SEPLA pilots union (in Spanish, sorry)
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Book a hotel at airport, you don't want to be sleeping on the airport floor. Always cancel later. Perhaps both ways. I'm not sure how good Air Europa is about updating website or giving passengers the time of day. Call them.
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Strike for Canary Islands, Balearic Islands, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo
Air Europa third largest airline in Spain after Iberia and Vueling.
Hub:-Madrid Barajas Airport.
Also operates out of Barcelona Airport and Tenerife South Airport, Palma de Mallorca Airport.
Services to Canary Islands, Balearic Islands, North America and South America. Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela, Peru, Dominican Republic, Mexico City, Cuba and the United States. New routes Cancun Punta Cana.
Owned by Globalia which also owns Groundforce baggage handling company. Works with Thomas Cook. Member of SkyTeam alliance. Codeshares with Aeroflot (SkyTeam) Air France (SkyTeam) and Spanair (Star Alliance)
Old Industrial actions
22 September First Thursday for strike, little impact. 13% of passengers put on other airlines.
20 September As of today Air Europa strike is still on. Management refusing to sit down with pilots union SEPLA.
1 September 2011 Air Europa pilots strike, starts from Thursday September 22. Air Europa pilots will strike every Monday and Thursday till issues are resolved. This is going to be a very bitter industrial dispute and will only get worse. Issues over workplace harassment, boycott of union reps, down sizing. Management has a tough stance.
10 August 2011, Possible strike threat in the air, 520 Air Europa pilots claim management is funneling flights to Orbest from mainland to Canary Islands, resizing the company before selling it or merging with another airline.
Orbest is based out of Lisbon, Portugal a subsidiary of charter company Orbest Orizonia Airlines.
Orbest orizonia orbest taking over the route to canaries