Jorge Newbery Metropolitan Airport Strike Argentina
and Ezeiza Airport
Saturday 10 March, 2018 You should know if traveling to France this month French air traffic control will strike Thursday 22 March, 2018. Strike will ripple around the aviation network causing severe flight delays.
Add to this the following day Air France ground crews and airline pilots will strike 23 March, 2018. Charles de Gaulle airport will likely be a real mess.
Due to these two industrial actions keep in close contact with your airline for updates
Strikes from 2017
Argentina General Strike
Argentine general strike is planned for Thursday, April 6, 2017, call your airline your flight could be delayed, brought forward or cancelled. All forms of transportation are expected to be on strike.
Buenos Airports expected to be hit hard by Union CGT workers strike action.
Ministro Pistarini International
Aeroparque Jorge Newbery
Old industrial actions from 2016
1 February 2016 Are you flying to and from Brazil? 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.
See press release from LAN You have the option to change your flight.
Old strikes from 2016
14 January 2016 Not much in the news today regarding the firing of Guatemala air traffic controllers. Last night passengers were left stranded updates if any on www.easytravelreport.com
Old strikes effecting Newbery in 2016
Monday May 18, 2015 Delays today at Jorge Newbery Airport - Buenos Aires city, Air traffic control on strike
Last year 2014 strike actions in Jorge Newbery Airport
UPDATE:-28 August 2014
Article from Herald Buenos Aires airports were abuzz with people yesterday, as airlines tried to offset the impact of today’s national strike by rescheduling flights.
National carrier Aerolíneas Argentinas said yesterday it was rescheduling its flights “in an effort to minimize the impact and inconvenience caused to passengers as a result of the strike action,” free of charge and with the prospect of offering full refunds until September 7. Two flights — one to Miami and another to Madrid — were brought forward several hours yesterday, while others have been rescheduled for tomorrow.
Private carrier LAN Argentina was offering similar conditions to passengers, with the prospect of changing flights until September 10. All of its flights in and out of Jorge Newbery Metropolitan airport for today are cancelled, while some of its flights will be operating in and out of Ezeiza International Airport.
Update:-Tuesday, 26 August 2014 As the article states it's not known what effect this will have on flights. The Aeronautical Technical Personnel Association (APTA) - Air traffic control Buenos Aires Herald
21 August 2014 General strike, 24 hours, is being planned for August 28, 2014, along with demonstrations. This might involve public transport. Expect extra traffic on the road, traffic jams. Check your plans to and from your airport. Truckers, banks, hospitality and rail drivers will strike. Buses and light rail haven't decided yet. Taxi drivers will not be striking neither subway drivers. Argentine football association cancels three matches planned for Thursday.
Last general strike in April, several domestic flights were cancelled.
Another 48 hour strike is being planned for sometime in September.(September 3, 2014?)
Old industrial actions for 2014
Last years industrial actions 2013
Monday 26 August 2013 Argentina LAN airline union workers will strike this week, Thursday. Atcpea and The Argentine APTA unions, includes flight attendants, airplane engineers, ground crews. Likely to be grounded. Lan Strike Argentina
Old Industrial Actions
27 September 2012 Argentine union airport workers will be on a go slow this Monday. Domestic and International flights expected to be hit. Call your airline.
Trade Unions involved:-
Union for Superior Staff and
Air Company Professionals (UPSA)
Pilots Association (APLA)
Argentine Association for Aeronavegators (AAA)
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