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We can't answer this one "Have kids ever gone on strike?"
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Dear Fellow Travelers, 
Give us suggestions. Are we on the right track? What would you like to see? Keep it clean! We hope you've found this information useful. Help us get the word out.

Do send us any industrial action that your participating in either intentional or accidental! Your feed back is vital to us. Particularly what we've missed! We love a good correction. Keep sending your articles in.

To our critics, our readers just want to know what to expect, no more, no less. When holidaymaker's go on vacation they have little tolerance for hanging out in ports, airports, train stations and incurring extra costs with hotels and alternative transportation. They just want to sit on the beach with the kids and support your economy. No vendetta here. 

Viewer called us the drudge of travel, very witty... We wish.
Another viewer "not exactly drop dead gorgeous, but gets the point across" and another "A really useful site (though guaranteed to give you a few sleepless nights!!!). Will definitely check regularly on this one".

Jeez, thanks..

Another viewer
I appreciate what you are doing and I agree totally with your sentiment.
I am an international traveler for business on average one international trip a week, all year long.(maybe more lately).

I have been extremely inconvenienced like yourselves. I have slept on the floor in Narita airport, I have been treated as an animal in a mob of passengers at Milan Malpensa, and scrambled for an emergency place to
stay near JFK, etc, etc.

Can't you just feel this passengers pain.

From Karen:-I just want to thank you for the warning...unfortunately, I did not heed it, and my husband and I, traveling from Nice to Savona, Italy, were kicked off the train at the last stop in France, Menton, along with 3 others, with no prior warning of any troubles ahead. There WAS a strike in Italy, and we had to catch a cruise that evening, so ended up splurging on a taxi to Savona. But this is a great website...keep up the good work!! We went to the Nice train station to buy tickets a couple of days before we planned to travel to Savona, and I even asked at that time if there was any word of a strike in Italy.  The man looked at me and said in a very disinterested manner, "We do not know about Italy.  We sell French tickets.".   Well, OK then!!  
Our table mates on the ship had a flight cancellation on Iberia for their return, which was to be on Easter Sunday.  They ended up leaving the ship early, in Marseille, in order to get home.  Too bad....
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We get emails on a regular basis asking did this strike really happen or I need proof it happened?

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I just came across this site - http://www.easytravelreport.com/index.html - looks to be helpful if you want to have a backup plan.
Thanks for the info. Plan to save the site and check it from time to time. Every travel agent in this world should use it also.


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**Warning, Travel Alert, Travel Advisory 
for 2016**
 Shaky Airlines

Ask yourself, should I book a ticket with these airlines? These companies are embedded, entrenched with industrial disputes and have threatened strikes for when you are going to travel!
Air Berlin
Air France
Air India
Air Malta
Air Namibia
Air Zimbabwe
Alitalia
American Airlines
British Airways
Austrian Airlines
Czech Airlines
EasyJet
EgyptAir
Estonia Airline
Gulfair
Iberia Airlines
Kuwait Airways  
Liat Airlines
Lot Polish Airlines
Lufthansa Airlines
Monarch
PIA
Qantas
SATA
South African Airlines
Spirit Airlines
TAP Air Portugal

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​July 2016  I am airline staff and I find more information here than on company advisories for travel ... I go to France so often you have saved me last minute scrambling for a plan .... keep up the outstanding site and thanks from a lot of colleagues I have passed this onto ...

June 2016 As a frequent flyer to Europe your info is invaluable to us.
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So Avoid all your strikes during holidays
All papers regularly, suitcases packed and the house is on side. You're ready for your vacation and head towards the airport. Where you really do not fancy, is an unexpected strike at the airport. Fortunately, you can at home enough to figure out through a convenient web site, so you will not be confronted with unpleasant surprises.
With the holiday season approaching, the chance of latency. But it gets worse if your flight is canceled completely, for example by a strike. That happened to a lot of travelers in 2014, with strikes at Lufthansa and KLM partner Air France. In 2015, the chances of flights canceled suddenly also provided.
Just before the website is easytravelreport.com created. The page displays a country where at the moment strikes, but also countries which are risky in that area. Not only airlines but also by other carriers. The site warns especially for France. French air traffic controllers union is vehemently against the retrenchment of employment - a plan of the government. The eyes are focused on the Italian air traffic controllers, who have threatened to strike.

From Dee
We found your fantastic site two weeks after leaving our luggage at Brussels airport due to the May, 2013 'industrial action'. Along with 78,000 other pieces of luggage, our 2 were eventually returned, once we were home, four weeks later. We were not informed of the 'industrial action' when we checked in in Rome, thank you Brussels Airlines. So we, experienced travellers of 30+ years, learned the hard way that we have to inform ourselves. And your site is excellent. We have sent it to many, many people. Keep up the fantastic work! - Sincerely, thankful Canadians

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May I just say how wonderful your website is and how it has helped me this year. I travel to Europe quite frequently and with all the strikes in France and Italy particularly, it has been an incredible help and always so topical - much more so in fact than the individual airlines webpages.

I have recommended it to several of my friends. Thank you so much for making life that much easier!

Very best wishes

Debbie

Amsterdam
30 July 2016 Schiphol Airport security beefed up, Level 4, due to security threats. Checks on cars going into the airport causing LONG traffic trams. Measures stay in effect till further notice.

EasyJet Pilot Strikes
Monday 22 August 2016 Dutch EasyJet pilot’s back on strike today 4am - noon, again this was announced late Sunday.
11 August 2016 Thursday Another strike pilot strike today, 5am - 10am  See list of cancellations at flightaware
1 August 2016 Wildcat pilot strike today 6am - 10am
22 July 2016 EasyJet pilots threaten strike action again. EasyJet will use foreign pilot's to fill in. Last strike was cancelled and the one before was barely noticed. Still you could get caught up in some delays. No strikes are planned for the next two days.
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KLM Royal dutch Airlines - Baggage Handler Strike Threat
Update:-11 September 2016 Strike Threat is over, union and management make a wage deal.  

Argentina
25 September 2016 Union CGT is making plans for a national strike next month.

​Australia
Australian Government Drag Feet
14 September 2016 CPSU union announce more rolling immigration and border strikes
Monday, 26 September - 2 October 2016.
Multiple short 30 minute strikes throughout the day. Sydney International will likely be hit hard with delays.

Immigration, security and Border workers have been striking on and off all year. Get to your Australian international airport or cruise ship, terminal, port earlier than usual. Give yourself minimum of four hours to get through security. 
Adelaide, Perth, Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Cairns and Darwin International Airport's.
Not much in the news about aftermath of these strikes. (or they never took place) Passengers coming into Australia after grueling long-haul flights waiting an hour or more to get through passport control is awful. Last strike was Friday 9 September, time varies between airports, two hours here and three hours there. All timed for your international arrival flight. Add to this further delays for passengers missing connecting domestic flights. 
Expect strikes over Christmas holiday's.  Last year workers were striking over this same issue believe it or not last Christmas. Union cancelled strike at last minute.


Sydney International Airport
Be aware largest transport project in Australia effecting routes to airport. Allow extra time West Connex Road Project ends 2019

​​Malta
Air Malta Pilot Strike
10 August 2016 You are good to go, at least till next meeting which is planned 31 August, 2016.

4 August 2016 Airline fails to get an injunction against Air Malta pilot's striking. You better have a plan B.

Airline might be purchased by Alitalia, causing pilot's into strike action mode.
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Portugal
Portuguese Airport Security Strike
​Porto, Funchal - Madeira, Porto Santo,
Domestic Airport strike
26 August 2016 Workers will be on strike Saturday, 27 August, 2016 for 24 hours. Security workers overtime strike is likely to go on till the new year. 
24 August 2016 Airport security workers start overtime ban.
15 August 2016 Strike called off, company will fulfill obligations.
13 August 2016 Portuguese domestic airport security strike. 
Workers will strike 27 August 2016 for 24 hours. You might also find ATM’s empty.
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South Korea
Korean Air

Metro and rail strike tomorrow Tuesday, 26 September 2016 
Commuting will be nightmare KBS.co.ks

Korean Air Pilot Strike 2016
Update:-Saturday May 6, 2016 Pilot's now suing chairman 
for more on this hoo-ha and  pilot go slow Korean Air pilot strike 


​Norway 
Norwegian Rail Strike
29 September 2016 NSB rail strike commuter Rail,  likely to continue NewsinEnglish.no

Easy Travel Report.Com  "Priceless Travel Information" a travel guide!
Transportation strikes for 2015. We just want to give you the "Heads Up" of a potential travel disruption, disaster! Find out whose ripe for industrial action. Check here first, even before you've bought your airline ticket. Be prepared for next trip. 2016 shaping up to be contentious between shareholders, unions and employees.

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Italian strikes
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Over the years we've learned:-
Take a picture of the departure board, with time and date of cancellations. Document everything.

Save all receipts, you never know.

Put airline phone number in your phone as sometimes it's easier to call them when you have 30 people in front of you at the check out desk.

Know which other airlines are going your way.

Wear as many clothes as possible and pack just hand luggage.

Make sure you have room on your credit card to put the expense of another flight on it and it probably won't be a low cost flight!

Competing airlines love it when your airline strikes. It's not unusual for them to up the price fares at this time and add extra flights or planes with larger passenger capacity.

When Spanish air traffic control went on strike a few years ago. Only hotels available were the really, really expensive high end or hotel's you wouldn't put your enemy in.

When German Lufthansa Airline strike rental cars across Germany get more expensive and scarce.






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Put together by a real human 
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Not a news aggregator, with the same old, same old.

Only link to articles that interest me.

Israel
Tube strikes
​Bahamas
Bahamas Air Traffic Control Strike
Lynden Pindling Airport Strike
September 10, 2016 Bahamian air traffic controllers went on strike today for three hours at Lynden Pindling Airport.
BATCU Bahamas Air Traffic Controllers’ Union
In that short time span. Delta flights were delay for three hours, passengers missed connecting flights. A Jet Blue flight was cancelled. Other airlines affected InterCaribbean, American Airlines, Bahamasair, Flamingo Air, Le Air, Western Air, Pineapple Air, Sky Bahamas, Southern Air.

Barbados
Grantley Adams international Airport
http://www.gaia.bb/
Airport is popular with Liat, Thomson Airways, Delta, Thomas Cook, Air Canada, Jetblue and Virgin Atlantic.
Some popular flight destinations that could be affected:- Manchester Airport, New York - JFK, London - Gatwick.
Be prepared for a wait and it’s possible you may miss your connecting flight.

Belgium
Belgian Rail Strike
24 hour rail strikes
Will effect Thalys and Eurostar, ICE trains, TGV. Trains start powering down early, 5pm the night before? Then you will deal with knock on-effect. Expect traffic jams, severe road congestion.


Update:-22 June 2016 Turns out general strike is still on for Friday. 7sur.be reporting transportation will be disrupted. Just give yourself extra time to get to your airport expect taxi shortages, traffic jams..
Much of the country is expected to be paralyzed. Trains will stop working 10pm, tomorrow, Thursday. SNCB advising passengers to “provide for other transportation alternatives and not just rely on trains to get around”
Use website www.letrain.be, the SNCB app, twitter accounts and Facebook @SNCB and the Contact Center (02 / 528.28.28). “ More information to come out tomorrow/tonight

Friday June 24, 2016
Saturday September 24, 2016
Friday October 7, 2016
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January 2016 Stephanie Tunnel will be closed for a year. Expect random road tunnel closings across Brussels.
Update:14 February 2016 Another tunnel closed, Pacheco tunnel, falling concrete.

​Belgium Air Traffic Control Strike
May 2016 Controllers still calling in sick, on off. Effecting flights to and from Charleroi and Brussels Airport. They've hired subs/floaters to fill in when controllers have days off/appointments. 

Charleroi Airport
NOP for the latest

Brussels Airport  Belgian National Rail 
Eurostar 

​Brazil
25 September 2016 Banks have been on strike since beginning of September.

​Cyprus
Two new airlines based in Larnaca Airport Tus Airways and Cobalt Air

Flights get cancelled from Paphos and Larnaca airports when Greek air traffic controllers strike Hermes Airports
​Workers at Larnaca Airport stop work on the drop of a hat. Passengers rarely given enough warning consequently missing international connecting flights from Greece.
Italy
Always keep an eye on this page when traveling to Italy. Taking an Italian train? Always book what's called a guaranteed train ie strike proof. Book it well in advance.

What will the weather be?

Alitalia Strike
Alitalia pilot strike, nationwide strike, Thursday, 22 September, 2016 for 24 hours. Alitalia will have a contingency plan in place for you. Chances are you will miss a connecting flight.  Call them ASAP. Extra staff will be in place at Rome and Milan airports. You can postpone your flight free of charge till November 30th.
Alitalia

Alitalia CEO has a notice up
and notice up now for Alitalia strike info
​Flightware:- canellations
Rome Fiumicino and Ciampino
Milan Malpensa and Linate

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Italian Air Traffic Control Strike is planned for 11 October 2016
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Bologna
Trains out of service between
Bologna - Rimini
Bologna - Ravenna 
Saturday and Sunday September 24 and 25
Railway service will be suspended between Bologna Central and Castel San Pietro Terme
FS News

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​Trenord
​Trenitalia
Malpensa Express
Italylogue is a very helpfull site regarding Italian Rail
Alitalia Strikes
Italian Air Traffic control
Enav


​​February 2, 2016 New smoking rules for Italy. Smoking in a car with children or pregnant women 500 euros $546 fine. Drop a cigarette butt outside and it will cost you 300 euros.


​Jubilee Year of Mercy
Celebrations start December 8, 2015 ends November 20, 2016. Over the year Rome expects 33 million pilgrims.

Check out Italy Beyond the Obvious Madeline Jhawar, this lady knows her business.

​Jersey
Jersey Airport Strike
Update:-Jersey baggage handlers threaten more strike action, no date set. Stay in touch with your airline. You know you will get caught out!

24 hr baggage strike by Swissport baggage handlers
Involves Union Unite workers.
Airlines effected by baggage handler strike easyJet, Flybe and Blue Islands
Top routes
London - Gatwick, Guernsey, Southampton
Popular airlines, British Airways, Blue Islands, Flybe, 

When:- Saturday 24 September, 2016.
Update:-13 September, 2016 Vote’s have been counted and Swissport baggage handlers and ground staff vote for 24 hour strike action.
Jersey Evening Post also states union Unite don’t rule out more strike action in the future. 
Swissport management to announce new wage offer.

22 August 2016 You should know Swissport baggage handlers at Jersey Airport are being balloted for strike action.


USA
​Frontier Airlines asking for a mediator Deciples of Flight

Seattle Airport
October Possible strike action in the new future Aviation Pros

Hawaiian Air
Alpa pilot union
Update:-21 September, 2016 Strike Operations Center opened.
Update:-27 August 2016 Hawaiian Airlines will open a strike operations center in Honolulu September 14. 2016
Update:-23 July 2016 Pilots still picketing khon2.com
Update:-25 May 2016 Hawaiian Air pilots picket today at Honolulu airport.
​Hawaiian airlines pilots being balloted over whether or not to ask leadership to take strike action. Ballot closes May 17, 2016 for ALPA.org
​Hawaiian Tribune has some warnings for locals.

TSA
30 May 2016 Checkin lines getting better, chief resigned.
17 May 2016 It’s not even a public holiday and USA has long lines at airport security check in. Domestic flights expect three hour wait. Passengers missing flights.

Southwest Airlines
Septemer 2016 Southwest mechanics slam management DallasNews.com
September 2016 Flight attendants make tentative deal with management.
July Airline mechanics still no contract after four years DallasNews

Detroit Metropolitan Airport
Night time construction 8pm - 5am  The News Herald


Delta Airline Pilots
Delta
August 2016 Delta pilot's looking for 37% pay raise through 2019 and Delta opens a strike center in Atlanta ALPA

March 2016 Some 12,000 Delta Airline pilots contract expired December 2015. Compulsory 90 day contract talks end this Thursday, 31 March 2016. Delta has had record net profits, $4.5 billion last year. Next stop mediation board. Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) 
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Allegiant
July 28, 2016 Allegiant pilots sign contract, all's good till 2021.
June 22, 2016 Allegiant pilots take tentative wage deal, will still have to be voted in by pilots. September 30th will see mitigation results.


Israel

El Al
Ben Gurion Airport
Call El Al to confirm your flight
El Al in Israel 03-977-1111 
El Al Departures board

Ben Gurion Airport Strike
Busiest time of the year at Ben Gurion Airport
5 August 2016 Good news. Workers cancel strike action
4 August 2016 Ben Gurion strike by workers from dusk Friday till dark Saturday night.
Shabbat laws in place, landings only will take place, no takeoffs.
Row over finance minister transfer of royalties from the airport

El Al has a pilot shortage. Sunday night flight leaving Ben Gurion to NYC gets delayed often due to no pilot scheduled. Management scramble for a pilot to do overtime and new hires.
This airport closes at night. Airlines must leave and arrive on time.

​Iceland
30 September 2016 Southern island, yellow alert, Katla volcano seismic activity. 

Ireland
Football All-Ireland final replay Saturday October 1st
Dublin Bus Strike
Dublin Bus
So far industrial actions have cost 4 million euros, expected to get to 21 million.
23 September 2016 Union Siptu union looking for a 15% pay raise over the next three years. Meetings will take place Monday September 26.

Siptu union announces new strike dates:-
These two strike dates have been cancelled Tuesday and Wednesday 27 September and 28th.
These strikes are still on the books however:- 5, 7, 10, 12, 14, 18, 19, 24, 26 and 29th of October,

Wednesday 14 September 2016 Frequent bus strike lately with Dublin Bus workers. 
Another strike is planned for this evening 9pm, till Friday. More meetings are planned tomorrow.

400,000 passengers have to find alternative form of transportation. Extra traffic on road, taxi shortages. Make sure you can get to Dublin Airport with ample time to spare.
Next strike is planned 9pm, 23 September and 24 September, 2016.

Friday 23 September, 2016 No service this also includes Airlink, Nitelink and sightseeing tours.
Saturday 24 September, 2016 No service, same as Friday.
Sunday routes will be back to normal.

New
Bus Eireann
September 23, 2016 Bus Eireann to announce restructuring plans. Expect bus union workers to kick up a fuss as they are looking for a pay raise.
Bus company incurred six million euro loss in 2015.


Greece 
Greek Strikes
Greek airports are bursting with capacity expect delays through summer.

Greek Aviation Strike
Greek aviation strike that was for today and tomorrow has been cancelled. Late notice made it illegal.

Greek Ferry Strike
23 September 2016 Today, starting 6am and ending tomorrow, Saturday 24 September, 6am, dockers will be striking and ferries will be tied to ports. You could miss your connecting flight on the mainland.
Per Ekathimerini

Do you need help in Thessaloniki? See Nikos Mitrou

National airlines:-Olympic and Aegean  

​​Informative sites
ourairports Thessaloniki 
Athens airport
​Athens flights delayed today? see ourairports
Greek Newspaper in English:-Ekathimerini
Also for great information Living in Greece


General Strikes
France
French national public holiday 
November Tuesday 1st and Friday 11th.
CGT  Union

Air France 

Roissy Airport Strike
Charles de Gaulle Airport Strike
and 
Air France Strike
21 September, 2016 Two disputes are going on here. Two unions involved in this long winded bitter dispute.
Issues over "Torn Shirt" fiasco, mob mentality and forcing a gate open. See BBC, remember? Plus right to strike issue.

Union CGT Air France has asked Air France workers to strike while trial of 16 CGT union members takes place Tuesday September 27, at High Court of Bobigny.

South Air Union - Sud Aerien union has asked union members to strike at Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport 27, 28 September, length the trial is to take place.

Minimal disruption is expected for airline passengers. Marseille Airport demonstrations expected, leave early.

If you have an interest in Cargo at Roissy Airport, cargo security officers renewed strike today, Wednesday.





Keep your eye on the big guns NOP
Watch DSNA blog they will update with whose working that day
Air France
Union CGT  (in French) 
This site Flightradar.com gives you a good picture of flight delays - your airport

​Brittany Ferries to see ferry/port disruptions.

French SNCF strike - French National Rail Strike
SNCF Strike?


​Air France Pilot Strike
Update:-June 21, 2016 Yes, it's true. Air France pilot's cancel strike action for this week-end. Deal to be signed tomorrow. Next meetings November 1, 2016
Air France


Air France - KLM
21 September 2016 New business plan will be announced in November “Trust Together” by new CEO Jean-Marc Janaillac Air France - KLM Royal Dutch Airlines group in a bid to fight competitors will likely announce that a new long-haul subsidiary might be in the future after it was revealed only 50% of Air France long-hauls are making a profit. 
This possible announcement surely will make union bosses go into apoplectic shock.
Further confirming to us to stay away from this airline for another five years! You don’t want your dream holiday or honeymoon in a French airport terminal along with bottle of water, food/accommodation voucher and peanuts.

New competitors on the long-haul routes and low cost carriers.
Emirates, Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa, Eurowings, Norwegian and French Blue.
​Germany
​Lufthansa Pilot Threat
Wednesday 22 September, 2016 Lufthansa make new wage offer to Lufthansa pilots.
Saturday 6 August 2016 Talks going well and have been extended into next week.
Lufthansa pilot union and management extend talks till 5 August 2016

German Airport Security Strike
15 July 2016 It’s that time of year again. Be aware, Verdi union looking for a 37% wage increase for it’s members.  
We will keep you informed. 
Berlin - Brandenburg airport security workers contract ends September. Others follow closely after. Last time airport checkin across the country was disrupted including the Fast Lane. Thousands of passengers disrupted.

​Lufthansa Flight Attendants
Friday 26 August 2016 Lufthansa cabin crew will have 1% raise October 2016 and 2% raise January 1, 2018. Retirement pension reconfigured and no flight attendants will be fired if company has to reduce workforce till after 2021.

Flight attendant union UFO accept three year contract 5 July. Union members will vote on this August 10, 2010.

Update:-June 30, 2016 Flight attendants accept deal today. Will be signed July 5, 2016.
Friday, 22 January 2016 Lufthansa has reached a truce with its flight attendants. Talks, mediation will go on till June 30.
Pilots on the other hand, no agreement yet, no truce.

Three hours notice is all workers have to give for strike action notice. Just enough time for you to leave home and go through airport security!

Passengers who booked via a travel agent got help, other customers complained that the phone lines were busy and Lufthansa website was slow.

Make sure you've given Lufthansa your up to date contact information and your phone is charged, room on your credit card and checked your route for other airlines. Take photo's of departure board.

Ufo flight attendant union

Lufthansa Airlines 
Lufthansa pilot union
Cockpit union

​Ghana
September 2016 The Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) banned Samsung Note 7 on all aircrafts at Kotoka International Airport.
Taiwan
Mandarin Airlines Strike

Mandarin Airlines Strike
12 July 2016 Mandarine Airlines - Another unhappy subsidiary of China Airlines (CAL) Workers looking for equal pay to China Airlines workers.

Workers, 590, will take a day off in on the Mid-Autumn Festival September 15 - 18, 2016. Workers want the right to strike on New Year’s Day next year 1 January, 2017.
More negotiations to take place end of this month.
Hubs Taipei Songshan Airport, Taichung Airport
Routes to and from Republic of China, Peoples Republic of China, Japan, Hong Kong, Philippines, South Korea, Vietnam, 
SkyTeam alliance
Codeshares with:-
China Eastern Airlines
China Southern airlines
Shanghai Airlines 
Xiamen Airlines
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V Air will go out of business October 2016
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Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA)
Railway workers threaten strike action during Mid-Autumn Festival.



Thailand
22 September, 2016 Are you flying to Thailand? Third busiest airport, Phuket Airport in turmoil at the new terminal The Phuket News
Air France
         Alitalia 
    EasyJet
EasyJet/Southern Rail  Hawaiian/Delta
Airport 
Security
Booking.com
Jersey Airport

Dublin Bus
Dockers
Ferries
England/Scotland/Wales
Keep in mind engineering works TFL
​Brexit what you need to know in the future Huffington Post

Eurostar Strike
12 August 2016 Eurostar strike cancelled till further talks.
Are you traveling in August with Eurostar see BBC for strike dates and  
telegraph

EasyJet Pilot Strike - UK
easyJet
Update:-21 September 2016 BALPA pilot union receives wage offer from management. Strike threat is over for now till pilots except the deal.
https://www.balpa.org/
easyJet
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Thomas Cook
Update:-25 May 2016 Votes in, crews vote for strike action. Meetings planned this week. More news to come end of June.
7 May 2016 Thomas Cook air crews belonging to Unite union are being balloted for strike action. Ballots due in Wednesday May 25. If industrial action is called for it will likely happen during half term, school holidays 30 May - June 3, 2016. By law union will give management 7 days notice of any strike action.
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​Monarch Airlines
26 September 2016 Monarch Airlines is suffering financially stay in the know 
The Telegraph

Virgin East Coast Strike
26 September 2016 Virgin East Coast workers belonging to The Rail, Maritime and Transport Union (RMT) announce strike action Monday, October 3, 2016 for 24 hours.Talks have broken down.
Very busy franchise. Virgin East Coast InterCity East Coast franchise East Coast Main Line between London, Yorkshire and North East including Scotland.
Virgin Coast expect no interruptions
 https://www.virgintrains.co.uk/about/media-room
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"New" Southern Rail Strike
Southern Railway Strike
22 September 2016 Southern Railway strike again. This time industrial action will be spread over 14 days.

Strikes start Tuesday, 11 October and end Thursday, 8 December, 2016.
Tuesday, 11 October - Thursday 13 October
Tuesday, 18 October - Thursday 20 October
Thursday 3 November - Saturday November 5
Tuesday 22 November - Wednesday November 23
Tuesday 6 December - Thursday December 8

Gatwick Express will have a modified schedule and will be crowded.

AND
26 July 2016 Beleaguered passengers on Southern Rail now have a new problem to deal with. Ticket office staff are now being balloted for strike action. When will it ever end?

Typical Southern Rail aftermath from Daily Mail Don't rely on bus service in isolated areas.
Southern Rail 
​Southern Rail
Gatwick Express don't rely on it being on time or running. 
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CityJet Strike
CityJet pilot Strike - No date set.
10 August 2016 Irish airline, based in London City Airport. CityJet pilot strike action by union Independent Pilots Association (IPA). Broken down:-19 of the 50 pilots belong to IPA pilot union, 14 of which voted for strike action. CityJet will open base in Amsterdam’s national airport Schiphol. This may cause some pilots to loose night premiums.

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British Airways Strike Threat
17 August 2016 Vote is in and as expected cabin crew vote for strike action, no date set. Union must give passengers seven day's notice by law.
18 July 2016 British Airways cabin crew, 8,800 will vote on whether to strike or not.
British Airlines Stewards and Stewardesses Association (BASSA) ballot will close 17 August, 2016.

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London National Gallery
Union workers are on an indefinite strike. Chances are you will find several exhibits closed.
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Heathrow Express
Stoppages and delay's, you will want to know HeathrowExpress

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Tidbit for you. Make sure you get your foreign currency before going to your airport DailyMail.com
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Spain

Spanish public holidays 2016
Wednesday 12 October 2016 Hispanic Day
Tuesday 1 November 2016 All Saints Day 
Tuesday 6 December 2016 Constitution Day
Thursday December 2016 Immaculate Conception

​Sevilla Airport Strike   San Pablo Airport
14 September 2016 Seville airport firemen have plans to walkout this Friday 16 September, 2016. If they do airport will be closed. Time/times?
Seville Airport hub for Ryanair and Vueling
Flightaware Seville Airport

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Canary Islands
Lanzarote Airport Strike - Arrecife Airport - Las Palmas
Lanzarote Baggage Handling Strike
Very busy airport, popular with English and German tourists.
11 September 2016 No deal for Swissport baggage handlers. Expect delays.

Swissport baggage handlers Strike Monday 22 August 2016. Call your airline.
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18 July 2016 Spanish air traffic control USCA complain of over work. Keep an eye open, check website, makes one nervous. Spanish controllers may have a point. Spanish tourism surges, up 13% compared to last year. Tourists shun Turkey, Egypt and Tunisia Reuters
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Spanish national railway RENFE and ADIF 
​Renfe communication notices

Heads up, Spain is still on level four alert Spanish News Today

If anything comes in regarding these individual airports we will 
update on :-
Alicante Airport strikes
Madrid Airport Strikes
Barcelona El Prat
Palma de Mallorca Mallorca 19 July day four of rubbish bin strike
Malaga Airport Strikes