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Lanzarote Arrecife Airport Strike - Canaries - Spain
Who else is on strike today?
What's your airline up to?
Shaky Airline Status
Travel Industrial Action strike this week 2016 
Lanzarote Airport
Local Paper (refresh) Lancelot Digital

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.
Swissport baggage handlers Strike Monday 22 August 2016. Call your airline.

Last strike 2015
Lanzarote Baggage Strike
Swissport Handling - baggage handler strike at Lanzarote Airport.
18, 20,22, 25, 27 and 29 October, 2015.
Strike hours 6am to midnight.
Indefinite strike will take place November 1, 2015 if wage deal not made.
Call your airline:-Ryanair, Air Berlin, Condor, EasyJet, Jet2.com, Aer Lingus to name a few.

Old industrial actions for 2015
11 June 2015 Another day of flight delays.

10 June 2015 Spanish air traffic control strike in full swing see Spanish air traffic control strike  Also see local article, all's going well, but airport worried about Sunday's strike - busy day lancelotdigital.com
Yesterday in Madrid Airport Terminal 4 screen had a "glitch" and the departure screen went black...

13 May 2015 Orange Alert Canary Islands on high alert due to hot weather, phew 42.4 degrees today at 5pm. Barcelona has a baggage handlers strike going on. Ryanair will not be effected. Helsinki Vantaa airport baggage handlers threaten strike action this month.

Last years strike actions
August 7, 2013 Centres of Art, Culture and Tourism of Lanzarote threaten indefinite strike action ​on August 15. Bitter dispute will likely close monuments and other tourist attractions in peek tourists season.

Lanzarote Swissport Baggage Handlers Strike.
July 2, 2013 between the hours of
8-11am and 3-7PM.
July 4th 8am - Noon & 4PM to midnight.
July 9th  8-11am and 3-7PM.
July 11 8am - Noon & 4PM to midnight.

This may or may not effect your airline. Call them, keep in touch with your airline. We are not sure if Swissport has a monopoly or  if it has competition. Perhaps not all airlines use Swissport.

Monday July 1, 2013Chances are if you are flying into another Spanish airport they will be striking also. Lanzarote, running smooth today.  Some Spanish airports bringing in private security workers. 
Let us know what's going on. Last week-end saw sabotage of company properties. Lanzarote departures


Iberia Airline Strike
Vueling, Iberia Express and Air Nostrum have modified schedules.
February 26 Lanzarote planned strike dates and cancellations are in. March 4 5 6 7 8

Monday to Friday February 18 - 22
Monday to Friday March 4 - 8
Monday to Friday again March 18 - 22
(No strikes planned for Easter Sunday March 31)

Follow allow on our Iberia Strike page.  We need to know about Spanish baggage handlers. Email us if you are having difficulties. 

Last years industrial actions
7 November 2012  Lanzarote Arrecife Airport Strike by Madrid Airport baggage handlers for the month of November.  

Airlines that fly to Madrid:-
Air Europa
Iberia Express and Ryanair

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