Fuerteventura airport strike
Canary Island strike
Canary Islands - Fuerteventura
Fuerteventura Tourist Board Is ready for you. Island has available 1,300 hotel beds in 14 hotels to accommodate passengers displaced by air traffic control strike.
Update:-19 June, 2018 Spanish controllers canceled strike planned for tomorrow and replaced it with "Perhaps we will strike in July, maybe" Just great leaving us up the creek. Lot's of speculation in the news today. If you know anything we don't email us.
May, 2018 Big news, have you seen this - Hand of Fatima ABC.es
7 May, 2018 You should know Barcelona air traffic control will strike through out the summer 2018. Your flight to and form Fuerteventura might end up being changed. First strike on the books is planned for Wednesday 20 June, 2018
Spanish air traffic controllers will strike.
Update:-8 July 2015 80% of flights by law must leave during these strike hours.
Update:-7 July 2015 Meeting to take place tomorrow (Wednesday) decision to be made over minimum service. At the moment 80% of controllers must attend work.
29 June 2015 New Spanish air traffic control dates are in. Local times.
Saturday 11 July 2015 10am - 1pm
Sunday 12 July 2015 5pm - 8pm
Saturday 25 July 2015 10am - 1pm
Sunday 26 July 2015 5pm - 8pm
Old strikes for 2015
Spain - Fuerteventura Airport Strike
Update:-3 June, Spanish government step in and insist 70% of flights by law will have to leave. Now it's up to your airline, call them asap.
Announced today, Wednesday 27 May, 2015 Spanish air traffic controllers will strike.
Union of Air Traffic Controllers (USCA)
Times 10 am - Noon and 6 - 8 pm (local times)
Monday 8 June 2014
Wednesday 10 June 2014
Friday 12 June and Sunday 14 June.
Strike is over the punishment of 61 controllers who went on strike in 2010.
(This union's last strike was 26 years ago, represent 90% of controllers) follow along with us at www.easytravelreport.com. Other strikes are going on in Madrid, Barcelona, UK
Old strike actions for 2015
Strike by Swissport baggage handlers. No particular days given.
9 - 24 hour strikes
March 2,7,9,14,16,21, 23, 28 and 30th. April 4 and 6th. Easter travel.
Call your airline see if they use Swissport, perhaps they will have a contingency plan. Follow along www.easytravelreport.com for updates.
Last years strike actions 2014
August 9, 2013 First article that we've found and only one so far Canarias 7
Old industrial actions
July 3, 2013 Fuerteventura Airport back in the news today. Airport to be hit by Spanish baggage handlers strike. Swissport workers will strike July 8th and 15th from 00.00 to 23:59.
Some airlines have different baggage handlers, not sure if this is the case in Fuerteventura. Or if Swissport have a monopoly at this airport. Are you flying into another Spanish airport? See Airport Strikes
Just stay in close contact with your airline