LATAM Airlines Strike
ARGENTINA LATAM and Aerolineas Argentias
Monday, January 9, 2017 Argentina Latam Airline strike by cabin crews today. Association Cabin Crew of Passengers Cabin of Aerocomercial Companies (Atcpea) of Latam Argentina. This caused delays from Buenos Aires airport to/from Jorge Aeroparque Jorge Newbery. Airline carrier not complying with salary agreement from December 2016.
Airline minister pipped up and insisted union lift strike and negotiate. Which they did. For some reason if you were on a Aerolineas Argentias flight the Argentine Association of Aircraft (AAA) also caused flight cancellations.
All’s calm for now till January 15, 2017 when an agreement is to be signed by all the players involved.
1 February 2016 You should know Lan and TAM possible strike by Brazil’s aeronautic personnel will strike on Wednesday, 3 February, 2016. Between the hours of 6am and 8am. Local Brasila time. Operation in the Guarulhos and Congonhas (Sao Paulo), Santos Dumont and Galeao (Rio de Janeiro), Brasilia, Porto Alegre, Florianopolis, Curitiba, Salvador, Recife, Fortaleza and Campinas airports may be affected.
14 January, 2016 LAN wildcat pilot strike today. El Diario reported today 20 domestic and regional flights were canceled in Buenos Aires by a wildcat LAN pilot strike. Aeroparque Jorge Newbery 10 flights canceled. Strike started 7am and ended mid-day.
14 January 2016 Are you flying to Guatemala? Air traffic controllers have been fired. Passengers stranded, call your airline www.easytravelreport.com
Old strikes for 2015
16 September 2015 Airport strike is over, airlines should be getting back to normal Business Insider 4 April 2015 Strike talks have been pushed back to April 11/12, 2015 Follow along Easy Travel Report
25 August 2014 If you are flying into Argentina on Thursday, beware a general strike will be going on. Domestic flights expected to be delayed.
4 June 2014 LATAM Peru mechanics union threaten to strike, delay, cancel, standstill, go slow, just in time for the World Cup. The 300 mechanics have not had a pay raise in ten years. They threaten a 48 hour strike this Saturday and Sunday 10, 11 June, 2014.
Lat Airlines is in negotiations with the union and hope to resolve the issue shortly.
Other mechanics over the LATAM network i.e. flights from and to Chile, Brazil, Colombia, Paraguay, Ecuador and Argentina will strike in support of the Peruvian workers.
Airline workers were giving out flyers warning passengers of possible disruptions today.
Old industrial actions
Lan Argentina Strike.
8 April 2014 Any flights to Argentina on Thursday will be cancelled due to a general strike. See our front page. Also Lan Express cabin crews threaten strike action. Good luck in your travels, bring a book!
Old industrial actions
11/28/09 Flight attendants of the Chilean airline LAN went on strike for several hours, demanding their own union.
Hundreds of passengers were stranded as two international and four domestic flights were cancelled and many more delayed.
12, November, 09 Wildcat strike today at Aeroparque, Buenos Aires City domestic airport. Problems began at 5:30am, when 5 aviation unions went on strike.
LAN flights were grounded till the evening. Flights that were canceled were those from Buenos Aires to Calafate, Ushuaia, Tucuman, Neuquen, Cordoba, Mendoza, Bariloche and Iguazu, while the rest of the flights were delayed.
LAN provided snacks, exchanged or return their tickets and allowed phone calls in Argentina.
New Terminal at the Miami airport
Ideal for passengers traveling from New Jersey with LAN to Lima, Santiago and Buenos Aires, as well as passengers traveling with LAN Ecuador to Quito and Guayaquil. Our unique shuttle service operates daily from New Jersey’s Paterson Station, Union City Station and Newark Station. Save in excess of $100 in taxi fares by using LAN’s new complimentary shuttle service. per LAN 04/29/07 Are they still offering this in 08 smh.com.au Near miss, space junk for LAN jet 3/28/07
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