Gatwick Airport Strike
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Travel Industrial Action strike this week 

Heads Up!
We have some strikes that might effect your travel plans to and from Gatwick Airport,
French air traffic control strikes
Barcelona airport strikes
General strike Greece for more information see Easy Travel Report

24 April, 2018 More strikes that will effect your flight from Gatwick. These strikes will ripple around the aviation network world wide. Your flight could be delayed, brought forward or even cancelled. Don't forget the knock on effect day before and after. Call your airline.
Italian air traffic control strike Tuesday 8 May 2018
Next it's Barcelona El Prat flights to and from Spain will be disrupted this summer 2018. Barcelona air traffic controllers will strike for 24 hours randomly though out the summer. So far only one strike has been announced thats Wednesday 20 June 2018. British Airways, easyJet, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Vueling.
See Vueling strike dates
For all of these disputes and some see
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Old strikes from 2018
8 April, 2018 Only one controller working at Gatwick air traffic control  7 April, 2018

Gatwick Airport Strike
​Unite union workers working at Gatwick Airport are being balloted for industrial action. Workers being balloted firemen, engineers and security workers. Ballots are due in 13 April, 2018
Unite The Union

23 January, 2018 That time of year again.
Gatwick shuttle/bus drivers offered 0% pay raise for the last three years by Omni Serve.
Balloting workers for strike action starts today and ends 6 February, 2018. 
Possible strike action action end of February.
Another issue that will effect flights from London Gatwick next month is an aviation strike in Italy on Friday, 2 February, 2018. For this and TAP Air Portugal strike, Follow along with us 
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Last years strike actions 2017
Update:-Friday 24 February, 2017  Another new BA strike
Strike starts Friday, 00:01hrs 3 March and will end Thursday 9 March 23:59hrs.
Contingency plan to be announced. Previous strike is still going on, all passengers got to destinations. Are you flying to Finland next month? Check for this and other strikes around the world

February 8th, 2017 Berlin Airport strikes will effect your flight

Labour strikes you might want to know
Heads up! See
British Airways Cabin Crew Strike 2017 your flight with British Airways could be delayed, cancelled or brought forward. For other strikes that may effect you see

January 18, 2017 British Airways changing terminals at London Gatwick airport 
see announcements

Old labour strikes for 2016
December 17, 2016 Unite union members who are baggage handlers and check-in staff who work for Swissport will strike on Friday and Saturday December 23rd and 24th.

The Swissport company does baggage handling and check-in services at these airports:-Aberdeen, Belfast City and International, Birmingham, Bristol, Bournemouth, Cardiff, Doncaster, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Gatwick, Glasgow, Heathrow, Leeds/Bradford, Luton, Manchester, Newcastle, Southampton and Stansted Airport. 

(Grr How did this company get so powerful, or should we say union. Or how stupid are the airport's to hire this company)

All airlines and airports will have a contingency plan in place. 

Less busy the airport less likely for disruptions as contingency plan works. More negotiations to take place on Tuesday. 

For this and other strike information, British Airways, Portuguese baggage handling strike and Virgin Atlantic

Gatwick Airport in the past hasn't been known to run well during strike actions. They will bring in volunteers and managers will chip in. Passengers will suffer. Keep in touch with your airline. Worst time of the year.
Unite union

Old industrial actions effecting Gatwick airport in 2016
11 May 2016 You should be aware that UK rail workers have been on a war path lately along with European air traffic controllers

French general strike planned for March 31, 2016. Air France cabin crew are joining in. French air traffic control strike it's a possibility they might join in as well.

Old strikes from 2015
31 July 2015 We have some strikes for next week that you should know about if traveling form Gatwick. Greek air traffic control strike Wednesday. Tuesday Brussels Airport and Australian border and immigration all found at

Tunisair Strike, will effect flights to and from Gatwick 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 Follow along with us Tunisair strike

Old strikes from 2015
3 April, 2015 Flights from Gatwick will be delayed next week due to a French air traffic control strike 
You should also know a Scottish airport strike  will be going on - security workers.

Old strikes
25 September 2014 International travel news you might need to know.
Italian air traffic control strike
Air France pilot strike 
Lufthansa pilot strike

Gatwick Airport Strike
12 September 2014 London Heathrow baggage strike not affecting Gatwick. Do check our front page as a lot of travel strikes are going on. Easy Travel Report

28 March 2014 Flights to and from Germany will likely to be delayed this week due to Lufthansa and Germanwings pilot strike.

You also should know that the German airport security issue has not yet been resolved and perhaps that Beirut air traffic controllers will strike Tuesday from 10 am - Noon.

Irish Airport Strike 11 March 2014 Flights to Ireland likely to be delayed Friday due to Irish airport workers strike. Expect more strikes to be announced. Follow along with us at 
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Last years industrial actionsOctober 14, 2013 Swissport Check in staff and baggage handlers threaten strike action at Manchester, Gatwick and Heathrow airports. More information to be announced.

​International travel news to
Tunisian airport strike April 2013
August 19, 2013 Mammouth baggage fail. Some 3,000 bags at North Terminal missed aircraft bbc

Gatwick Airport introduces new virtual Tesco, look for it in departures. Have groceries delivered at home ready and waiting for you after your trip. 
Gatwick Airport  strike Thursday May 10.
Border, custom and immigration union workers will strike for 24 hours. Thousands of public service workers intend to strike, including East Midlands Trains.

Expect your flight to be possible delayed cancelled till Friday or even bought forward to Wednesday May 9.

Call your airline see what plans they have for you. Make sure they can contact you.

Gatwick will have a contingency plan in place, airport has been plagued by immigration delays lately. Bring a book.

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