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      Beleaguered Dusseldorf Airport

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​26 March, 2018 What is going on in Dusseldorf airport? The last week or so this page has been hopping. Email us contact@easytravelreport.com
​Perhaps it's airport security causing the delays or they are think you have this coin in your hand luggage.

Total flights in the last 30 days
Arrivals 238 flights cancelled and 2,230 flights have been delayed.
Departures:-225 flights departing were cancelled and 2,269 flights delayed.

Yes airport has to deal with French air traffic strike, Air France strike and AUA flight cancellations, but this was all last week. Today for instance
Monday 26 March, 2018 
Arrivals 4 cancelled and 45 delayed
Departure flights 5 cancelled and 41 delays.


​You should know French air traffic controllers will strike Thursday, 22 March 2018. Your flight to and from France day before and day after will be in jeopardy follow along Easy Travel Report

Air France workers are planning to strike 23 and 30th March, 2018. Your flight to and from Nantes, Paris, Charles de Gaulle and Bordeaux will be delayed cancelled or brought forward.

Don't forget knock on effect for both these industrial actions.
Air France Strike 30 March, 2018

11 March, 2018 Turkish passengers attacked at Dusseldorf Airport aa.com

Last years strikes 2017 
6 July 2017 Iranian jet pops tire and is blocking runway at Dusseldorf Airport. Weather in Europe is bad adding to the flight delays.

Berlin Airport Strikes
Two thousand Ground Handlers Strike
Tegel Airport Strike
Schonefeld Airport Strike
Berlin has a notice up

​Berlin Airports’ Strikes
Also stay in touch with our  Berlin Airport strike page

Update:-13 March 2017 Strike has been extended till Wednesday 5am. Just great.

Update:-13 March 2017  Flights from Dusseldorf effected by - Berlin baggage handlers back on strike today, 25 hour strike. Monday 4am till 5am Tuesday. Union and management a mile apart on any agreement soon. As usual you know what to do. No luggage, get to airport early, call airport to see if you are leaving, although this maybe unreliable.

Wednesday 15 February 2017 Yes, unions are back with strike action at both Berlin Airports. Union members, ground crews, will strike 3pm - 9pm local time, tomorrow Thursday 16 February.
Call your airline. Expect delays and possible flight cancellations. Can you come without luggage? Verdi trade union will meet with management on Friday for negotiations.

Recent Berlin Airport Strikes
Update:-Wednesday February 8, 2017 So far, flights cancelled 130. Air Berlin alone cancelled 60 flights. Flight marshals and plane re-fuellers joined in. Hamburg, flight crew, terminal bus drivers, cleaners and baggage handlers joined in. Passengers were asked to not bring luggage.

Announced today, Tuesday February 7.
Expect severe disruption, possible flight cancellations, tomorrow, Wednesday, 8 February 2017. Strike hours, between 5am and 11am (local time).
More talks planned for Friday, February 10th. This is considered a warning strike causing huge uncertainty.
Air Berlin
Berlin airports
Stay in close contact with your airline, before you travel to your airport. 
We will be updating www.easytravelreport.com

Last years strikes 2016
Eurowings strike today Tuesday 22 November from 5am - 8pm in Dusseldorf and Hamburg airports.

November 22, 2016 As you know Lufthansa pilot’s have called for 24 hour strike action tomorrow and 
Dusseldorf Airport will be affected in some shape or form. Lufthansa lawyers will be in court this afternoon fighting for you trying to get strike cancelled. Follow along with us at Lufthansa pilot strike and for other travel strikes that may effect you www.easytravelreport.com

German Airport Strike
Lufthansa flights likely to take brunt of strike action.
Announced today, Friday 22 April, 2016 workers at Frankfurt, Munich, Duesseldorf, cologne-Bonn, Dortmund and Hanover airports will strike Wednesday, 27 April, 2016. Carefully orchestrated strike times.
Striking workers from Verdi union will include, ground handlers, check in staff, engineers and air traffic controllers, fire department. 

Strike notice states
Frankfurt Airport Strike:-Start of shift till 3pm. Firemen striking at 8am. That would suggests airport will be closed. Demonstrations around Frankfurt Airport are planned - i.e. roads blocked to terminals.

Munich Airport Strike:- All workers through out the day. New terminal open today.

Cologne/Bonn Airport Strike:-Firemen and baggage handlers plus other ground workers 00:00 - 24:00. 

Dusseldorf Airport:- 3am to 2pm Terminal services, bus services amongst others.

Dortmund Airport:-Ground services from the start of shift.

Hannover-Langenhagen Airport:- 4:30 am - 3 pm ground handlers, admin and technology.. (is this the air traffic control?)
We will update as the news comes in www.easytravelreport.com Do email us any tips.

More talks planned 28 and 29 April, 2016. 

This strike may effect local public transport workers, check your rail or bus driver is working.

Verdi union is looking for a 6% pay raise for it’s union members http://www.verdi.de 

Likely to be the first of many strikes through out the summer. Perhaps change your flight for the day before. You will be delayed, cancelled or brought forward. 

Pay attention to the news as German journalists threaten strike action. No date set, but you can play your cards that it will likely coincide with a transportation strike.

Knock-on effect - will cause domino effect around the network worldwide.

Are you coming from a non EU country? Don’t get stuck in German international arrivals terminal, have a German visa so you can stay in a hotel instead of a cot in the terminal.

Lastly Belgium air traffic control are still playing up - controllers calling in sick. Charleroi and Brussels airport. Greece new strikes on the horizon for this and other strikes that will annoy you to no end www.easytravelreport.com
Chin up, call your airline. Believe it or not we'd like to know your plan B.

Strikes from 2015 that effected flights from Dusseldorf Airport.
Tuesday 10 November 2015 UFO Union step up strike action, painful. Flight attendants will strike from 4am Wednesday till Friday midnight, all flights will be grounded. Lufthansa management working frantically to get strike deemed illegal. New wage offer expected this afternoon.
Later today - Dusseldorf Airport - court deems strike at Dusseldorf Airport by UFO Union for flight attendants illegal - union was not clear with it’s demands and aims. Follow along with us at 
Lufthansa Strike and www.easytravelreport.com

Old strikes for 2015 involving Dusseldorf Airport
7 September, 2015 First of many. Long haul flights (only) to Chicago O'Hare and Newark from Dusseldorf Airport, with Lufthansa airlines will be delayed, cancelled or brought forward due to Lufthansa pilot strikeLufthansa Airlines has notice up. 
Spanish baggage handlers on strike as with Brussels taxi drivers www.easytravelreport.com

July 2015 Lufthansa to let go of 300 workers at Dusseldorf airport by 2021. You've been warned. This is not going to sit well with Lufthansa unions. Choose another airport to leave from, Cologne Bonn is 58km and Dortmund 89km.

Old strikes from 2015
Tunisair Strike, will effect flights to and from Dusseldorf Airport.
Srtike by flight attendants will start Friday June 4, 2015.
Strike will last 48 hours.
Strike will have an effect at all popular Tunisair airports - Tunis-Carthage, Monastir, Djerba Enfidha. 
Tunisair contact them

Old strikes from 2015
       Lufthansa Airline Strike
Update:-Thursday 19 March, 2015 Soldier on Lufthansa passengers. Pilots announce new strike for Saturday, again 00.01 - 23:59, likely to continue Sunday. Eurowings Germanwings not affected - yet. You can feel it, on the hairs at the back of your neck can't you.

Update:-Tuesday 17 March, 2015 Strike as expected has been extended to Thursday. Again 24 hours long and it will hit the long-hauls and cargo flights. Follow along with us on our Lufthansa strike page
Lufthansa Airline pilot strike will effect short and medium haul flights only.
Strike to start Wednesday 18 March 2015 at 00.01 till 11:59pm. Thousands of passengers to be affected. Call them.
German Wings and Euro wings not affected. Pilot’s threaten to expand strike. On Friday this week Italian air traffic control strike.

Dusseldorf and Hanover Airport
11 March 2015 Aviapartner baggage handlers wildcat strike today, no delays in flights. Strike will last till 2:30 this afternoon. Check with your airline.
GermanWings Strike - 48 hours
Pilot union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) calls its members in German Wings to strike. Strike starts:-
Wednesday night, 11, February, midnight till Friday, the 13th February, 23:59. Local times. Lufthansa will comment tomorrow, Wednesday. 
Going to Tunisia? Same day as Tunisair strike and demonstrations in Paris Orly and Charles de Gaulle Airports see our front page Easy Travel Report 
​Friday, 13th, is the day that votes are due in for airport security workers out of North Rhine-Westphalia - Cologne/Bonn and Dusseldorf airports. They are deciding whether or not to take a new wage offer.

Other news you might want to know:-
Spanish Airport Strikes 2015. 27 strikes have been cancelled.
Air Europa will likely have cut backs, Tunisair engineers strike and Italian air traffic control disrupted, see our front page Easy Travel Report
Also February 12 will see a strike by ground workers at Orly and Roissy, airlines will not be affected....

Dusseldorf Airport Security Strike and Cologne/Bonn Airport security strike.

German Airport Security Strike
Update:-You can put your feet up for a week. Deal has been offered, union members will vote on whether to take it or not. 
Results due in Friday the 13th, February. 

Update:-29 January, 2015 Some 200 flights ended up cancelled. Hall B had long lines.

Strike is planned Thursday, 29 January, 2015. Workers will strike all day to put pressure on management before a scheduled meeting takes place 5, February, 2015. 
Strikes took place earlier this week on Monday and Tuesday with little disruption at both airports.

Get to the airport earlier than normal. Call your airline for instructions.

Monday’s airport security strike was carried over into today, Tuesday, 27 January, 2015. Strike is expected to go on all day. Airport officials state no delays for passengers. Cologne/Bonn did have slight delays.

Old industrial actions for 2014
30 November 2014 Lufthansa pilot strike, negotiations failed see Easy Travel Report Lufthansa Airline Strike You are going to have a bad travel day.

Old industrial actions for 2014
 German Rail Strike
DB Rail Strike
Union GDL workers will strike from:-
2 am Thursday, 6 November 2014 till
4 am Monday, 10 November, 2014
Millions of passengers will be hit hard. Longest rail strike ever. Long distant trains will be delayed.
Free helpline will be busy 08000 99 66 33

   Lufthansa Pilot Strike 2014
4 November 2014 Pilots state they will not strike while negotiations are going on?

Back again
Announced today Sunday 19 October 2014 pilot's will strike tomorrow, long one:-
1 pm Monday 20 October, 2014 till
midnight Tuesday 21 October 2014 (local time)
Short-hauls. If you are flying on a A320, Boeing 737 or Embraer fleet you will be delayed, cancelled or brought forward.  

Other strikes you might need to know.
TAP Airlines and EasyJet strikes
Italian aviation strikes 14 November, Morocco and Belgium plan general strikes see ETR

Old strikes in 2014
German Rail Strike
DB Rail Strike
Has been extended into the holiday week-end.
18 October 2014 Strike started at 2am local time. Only a third of trains running. 30% of region and city lines. Hit hard long distant passenger services.
Strike will end 4am Monday. It will take long distant trains several hours to get back to normal.
Helpline 08000 99 66 33

Wednesday 15 October 2014 starting 2pm and ending 4am Thursday morning. Local times
12 September 2014 German train drivers (GDL Union) are planning to strike on Thursday 
2, October, 2014.


​        Lufthansa German Pilot Strike
Monday 29 September 2014 Lufthansa pilot strike tomorrow from 8am to 11pm. Strike based out of Frankfurt International. Strike will effect all long-hual flights, estimation of 70 - 80 flights.

Most importantly not effected, long- hauls from Munich and Dusseldorf. Chances are your Frankfurt flight will be redirected to/from Munich or Dusseldorf.
Check your ticket if you are flying on an B747, A330, A340 or A380 you will face a change of plans.
Also not effected by industrial action, domestic and European flights. Subsidiaries Brussels Airline, Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines, Swiss Airlines and German Wings.
Lufthansa Airlines

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
and Air France is still on strike

26 June 2014 Belgium has an air traffic control strike today. Will be over at 3 UTC. French air traffic control strike is over, knock on effect. 

Lufthansa pilot dispute is not over with as with German airport security workers since last strike.

Dusseldorf will have robots park your car DailyNews

              Italian Air Traffic Control Strike
Italian air traffic control will strike Friday May 16, 2014. Italian air space will be closed for one hour 2-3pm local time. Call your airline for details.

Old industrial actions for 2014
30 March 2014 Air traffic control strike in Lebanon, Beirut airport this Tuesday from 10 am to noon. Issue likely to get worse.
Lufthansa pilots strike dates are in. April 2 - 4

Update:-Wednesday, 26th. Not much up on Dusseldorf Airport site. See list Lufthansa has cancelled 1/3 of flights for Thursday. Air Berlin nothing up. Tuifly and Condor expect delays.
​Germanwings has something posted

​Update:-25 March 2014 Email sent out by Verdi union at 7:30am today. Civil Servants strike, 53,000 workers. Airport workers strike has now spread to Munich Airport, Cologne/Bonn Airport, Dusseldorf Airport, Hamburg Airport, Stuttgart and Hannover Airports. Strike is Thursday, 27 March, 2014.
Strike will start early am and go till 2pm. Call your airline. Despicable. Germany has to change these laws.
​Air traffic will not be back to normal till Friday afternoon. (Will Lufthansa pilots call strike for this week-end? Pulling a double whammy?) Public transport workers across the country are also joining in. 
Fraport (refresh)

​24 March 2014 A few things you should know.
1. Lufthansa pilots threaten strike. Will not strike over Easter. No date set just yet. Lufthansa Pilot Strike

2. Frankfurt airport workers will strike this Thursday, 27th March, no times given yet. Frankfurt airport strike

3. Amsterdam Schiphol Airport - cargo strike is going on and threatens to spill over to passengers.

Old industrial actions for 2014
17th March 2014 French air traffic control strike planned tomorrow. Airlines asked to reduce flights by 20-30% to and from France. Flights will be normal by noon on Wednesday.
Also French baggage handlers strike planned for Wednesday. Good luck, bring a book, stay in touch with your airline.
So called warning strike. Dusseldorf airport tomorrow Thursday February 13th, 2014. Time 0400-13:30. Expect delays due to strike by check in staff, baggage handlers, runway workers . Dusseldorf will have a contingency plan in effect.... Call your airline to confirm your flight. Next talks planned 28 February, 2014.
4 February 2014 Old issue from last year never resolved. Lufthansa/Germanwings pilots being balloted for strike action, ballots due in March 21st. Lufthansa Strike

2013 Industrial actions
September 24, 2013 Dusseldorf Airport bomb threat. Airport closed till 18:30 and then severe delays.

                   Lufthansa Airline Strike
Monday, 22 April 2013 Strike is on today, Germanwings not effected. follow along

Sunday 21 April Strike still on. Some 1700 flights to be delayed, bought forward or cancelled. 

Saturday, 20 April Lufthansa trying to get strike deemed illegal. Dusseldorf to be hit by Lufthansa Airline strikeEl Al strike and SATA Airlines. What a week for air travel.
March 20, 2013 Dusseldorf Airport to be hit by Lufthansa baggage handlers strike
Do you have to worry about a German airport security strike today?
Wednesday March 14, 2013 Tomorrow, Thursday, new German airport security strike to start 4am and likely to go on all day. Cologne/Bonn is also striking. Again expect hundreds of flights to be cancelled.

Monday, March 11 4am, German airport security strike again today, Dusseldorf Airport, 160 flight cancellations already, mainly arrivals. Strike likely to go on till midnight.
KLM Cityhopper, Aer Lingus, Tyroloean Airways, Air France you name it. Cologne-Bonn security workers also on strike today.

Friday, February 22, German airport security workers walked off the job again yesterday at Dusseldorf and Cologne Bonn airports. Strikes started at 3:30 am and went till 10am, in that short time, Cologne Bonn cancelled some 13 flights and 8 arrivals were cancelled. Dusseldorf 72 flights were cancelled, 136,000 passengers. 
Hopefully week-end won't be interrupted.
Friday, February 15, 2013 Unexpected today at 4 am Cologne - Bonn security workers never showed up for work. Strike likely to go on all day. Added to this the confusion of flight delays from yesterdays's strike. You, as planned by Verdi union are perhaps stranded for a second day. Possibly even another day by the time Cologne airport finishes back up of flights on Saturday. Whose to say what antics union pulls for Saturday morning.
Germany, travel strike again, February 14 Some 183 flights to be delayed or cancelled today at Dusseldorf Airport  as 400 security workers don't show up for work.
February 13, 2013 German airport security strike again tomorrow at Dusseldorf and Hamburg airports. Will start at 3 am and last all day. Happy Valentine Day! 

Workers are only paid €2.50 per hour, union Verdi looking to raise wages to €3.64 per hour for 34,000 airport security workers. 

Dusseldorf Lufthansa passengers hit by striking German airport workers. Also likely to effect Germanwings, Air Berlin, Flybe.

Germany, February 2 Issue with German airport security still not resolved. 

January 25 Strike still going on. Likely to last all day.

January 24 Dusseldorg and Bonn/Cologne airport security strike again today.  Call ahead if possible.  Be prepared for flight to be cancelled or delayed.  Will ripple around the network.  Lufthansa expected to be hit hard, expected to last all day. Again
18 January 2013 Airport security issue back in the news today. Airport security workers never showed up for shifts today at Hamburg Airport. Only one of the 20 security isles working. Airport telling passengers to be prepared to miss flight or have it cancelled. A foot of snow has also caused cancellations across Germany adding to the mix. Security earn 11.80 euros ($15.73) and want a raise to 14.50 euros. Call airport before you leave the house.  Lufthansa flights hit especially bad, strike will last from 4am to 11PM. Ripples around the world network. See Hamburg Airport press release 

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