Beirut Airport Strike - Lebanon
Beirut–Rafic Hariri International Airport
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           Beirut Airport Strike
15 May, 2018 Beirut air traffic control wills strike tomorrow, Wednesday 16 May for one hour 9am - 10am. Issue over wages Albawaba newspaper said today. Likely to be more strike dates. Flights leaving during 9 and 10am:-
Larnaca, Cyprus Cobalt Air
Tehran Iran Air

31 January, 2018 Airport workers threaten strike action Daily Star
More strikes planned in February by European aviation workers see Easy Travel Report
Strikes from 2015
Flights to and from Lebanon will be delayed due to Italian air traffic control strike planned for 24 October 2015. Call your airline.

August 11, 2015 Garbage strike is still going on.
August 3, 2015 You should be prepared. Beirut's main landfill is closed. Stinking garbage is built up on the streets.

Beirut air traffic control strike tomorrow Tuesday, 31 March 2015.  Controllers will "Sit in" starting at 1pm.

​Old strikes for 2014
19 October 2014 We have some air strikes you might want to know about that may effect your travel plans to and from Beirut Airport.

Lufthansa pilot strikeEasyJet Strike and Tap Airlines
Italian air strikes and general strikes in Belgium and Morocco see ETR

Old strikes for 2014

  Italian Air Traffic Control Strike
Heads Up, Flights to and from Italy will be delayed, cancelled or moved up on Saturday, 27 September, 2014 due to an Italian air traffic control strike
16 June 2014 Announced today another air traffic control strike is planned for this Thursday, 19 June 2014 between the hours of 10 am to Noon local time. Call your airline.

10 June 2014 Today 7 arrivals and 8 departure flights were cancelled and parliament refuse pay raise.

8 June 2014 Beirut Airport to be hit by yet another Lebanese air traffic control strike. 
This Tuesday June 10, 2014 the airport will close local time 11am - 1pm. 2 hours only. Call your airline you will be delayed.
Issue over pay.

Last strike
Beirut air traffic controllers will strike for two hours, Tuesday, 1 April, 2014 from 10 am to Noon.
Middle East Airlines likely to take brunt of strike action.
August 28, 2013 Air France, British Airways and Cyprus Airways have changed flight times from night to day time.
High alert in Beirut on high alert due to recent car bombing and the on going civil war in Syria. No flights cancelled. Excellent article
Old industrial actions
July 4, 2013 Beirut air traffic controllers on strike today, only for a couple of hours. No delays reported. Except, Middle East Airlines join strike, in solidarity. Average wage of air traffic controllers at Beirut airport is LL640,000 ($423) plus LL39,000 for the rank.
19 March 2013 Beirut air traffic control strike Thursday March 21. Beirut airport will be closed from 10 am - 2PM local time. (GMT 8-Noon) Your airline flight will be delayed.
16 March Civil Servants have been striking all week and now airport workers threaten to join in if contract not given to parliament by Thursday March 21. Follow our Middle East Airlines strike page.

Beirut Airport 
Who else is on strike today?
What's your airline up to?
Shaky Airline Status
Airport Strike 2018
Travel Industrial Action strike this week 2018  

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