Don't just stop here, see who else is trying to ruin your travel plans in 2018
Brussels Airport and Charleroi
10 March, 2018 Heads up pay attention.
French air traffic controllers will strike March 22, 2018. Flights the day before and after will be delayed, cancelled or brought forward. Don't forget the knock on effect Friday morning.
On the Friday Air France pilots and ground crews will strike. Bad days for travel. You never know strike may get cancelled for updates
Strikes from 2017
Flights to Corsica
Air Corsica flights from Toulouse Airport could be impacted by this strike action if no deal is made. Stay in touch with Air Corsica you don’t want to be sleeping at the airport.
For May Italian aviation strikes see
Easy Travel Report and Corsican Air France baggage strike, Portuguese airport security strikes
Strikes from 2016
23 April, 2016 Saturday, Belgian controllers still calling in sick, delays of over an hour. Perhaps you need to know French air traffic control along with several other transportation unions will strike this week 28 April. Greek general strike is being planned for May.
Thursday 14 April 2016 41 flights ended up being canceled today. 29 incoming flights and 12 outbound, mostly Brussels Airlines. According to the powers that be, situation is now stable.
12 April 2016 Wildcat strike by Belgian air traffic control (How can this be legal?) Strike over pension reform. Call your airline asap, flights are up the creek. Took us by surprise and we are not even in your shoes.
Strike likely to go in through the night into Wednesday.
Old strikes for 2015
17 March 2015 You should know a Belgium general strike is being planned for April 22.
20 October 2014 We have some air strikes you might want to know about that may effect your travel plans from and to Charleroi.
Italian air strikes and general strikes in Belgium and Morocco see ETR
Belgian police strike is planned for Wednesday and Thursday October 22 & 23
German Railway strike issues still not resolved
Old industrial actions for 2014
30 June 2014 Charleroi reeling from aftermath of Belgian air traffic control strike last week. Now passengers are feeling the effects of Belgium rail strike News24.com
Old industrial actions for 2013
July 17, 2013 Ryanair threaten to pull out of airport after Charleroi airport threatens to hike up fees. Ryanair worried passengers will run to Brussels airport instead.
May 13. 2013 Zaventem and Charleroi airports. Meeting to take place 1PM local time Monday.
Brussels airport strike, started Sunday evening, Swissport baggage handlers strike, effecting hundreds of flights. Call your airline. Lufthansa cancels flights, airlines asking passengers not to show up airport. Arrivals leaving airport without luggage, may take two days to find passengers. Swissport hires 1,500 workers and union wants swift end to strike. Who will flinch first? Check in desks closed.
List of airlines at Brussels airport who use Swissport handlers. Chances are your flight is delayed or cancelled. For once TAP flights not effected.
Old industrial actions from last year
Charleroi airport strike Brussels, passengers told to come three hours early for flights.
18 July 2012 Update today:-First day, so far so good. No passengers delayed, mainly due to word getting out.
Brussels Charleroi airport -strike, work to rule by Federal police, ( in charge of security and passenger screening) started today and industrial action is likely to go on till 31 August 2012. Long lines were expected today. Passengers urged to show up three hours before flight.
Airlines in out of Charleroi airport
Freebird Airlines Jet4you operated by Jetairfly Jetairfly Ryanair