Heathrow Airport Strike Today?
Are you going to and from Heathrow Airport today?

Canceled or Delayed Flights from London Heathrow Airport.
Heathrow arrivals:- Bring book expect 1-2 hour delays going through customs.

Let's see what's going on in 
Heathrow Departures and Heathrow arrivals

​Tube Strike
London Underground strike, 24 hours, starting 7pm Sunday 7 May 2017. Monday morning, will be hell for London commuters. It will be difficult to find a taxi cab, extra traffic on roads, horrendous traffic jams. Industrial action based out of London Bridge, central London. Leave very early for your airport updates see Easy Travel Report


March 2017 Berlin Airport Strikes


NEW British Airways strike Action

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 www.easytravelreport.com


Announced today Friday January 27, 2017 new strike action is planned, six days this time.

Sunday, Monday and Tuesday February 5, 6 and 7th.
and
Thursday, Friday and Saturday 9, 10 and 11th
(Breather on Wednesday, perhaps you can squeeze your flight in)
Last strikes 50 flights were cancelled, some were merged together, you will be re-routed
British Airways management will have more information for you this Tuesday the 31st.

You should also know London Underground workers will strike 5th and 7th 
February. Thousands of commuters will be disrupted.

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             Heathrow Airport Strike
Gatwick Airport Strike
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 www.easytravelreport.com
​Remember Southern Rail is still on strike causing mayhem.


Labour strikes from 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, Virgin Atlantic www.easytravelreport.com

Heathrow Airport in the past has run well during strike actions. They will bring in volunteers, managers will chip in. The busiest airport in Europe passengers will suffer. Keep in touch with your airline. Worst time of the year.
Heathrow Airport

Unite union

8 October 2016 Greek four day air traffic control strike has been canceled. 
In the mean time thousands of passengers had to be displaced, despicable.

26 May 2016 Good morning, I'm sure by now you've figured out French air traffic control strike is planned for today. This will be followed by more French ATC strikes on June 3, 4 and 5. Air France pilots will make an announcement end of this month for their strike plans.  EasyJet Malaga Spain have plans for strike action end of the month Malaga Airport Strike and don't forget Southern Rail and Gatwick Express issue still not resolved www.easytravelreport.com
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23 March 2016 French air traffic control strike next week perhaps after two days of strike action this week.
London Underground strike Thursday 24 March 2016 Piccadilly Line to Heathrow. Book Heathrow Express. Brussels Airport still closed. Air France striking same day as French General Strike
www.easytravelreport.com

London Underground Strike
Train drivers belonging to RMT and TSSA unions.
Update:-9 March 2016 Strike dates are in. Three 24 hour strikes.
Wednesday 9pm 23 March 2016 Strike is on.
Tuesday, Noon 19 April, 2016
Thursday, Noon 21 April, 2016

Tuesday, 22 March First strike started at 9pm this evening. Use Heathrow Connect or Heathrow Express.

Piccadilly Line, 400 train drivers belonging to RMT trade union, being balloted for strike action. Ballot results due in March 8, 2016.
Serves 600,000 passengers daily and serves Heathrow Airport. Perhaps now's a good time to book your seat with Heathrow Express.
Another trade union TSSA, also train drivers are being balloted over a different dispute for strike action.


Old strikes from 2016
Grand Canaria and La Palma baggage strikes have been cancelled along with Australian Customs and Immigration

March 2016 Are you flying to Gran Canaria or La Palma or it's third name Gando Airport with Iberia Express? You should know baggage handlers are for Iberia will be on strike and may effect you. Call them. Strike dates www.easytravelreport.com French strikes are planned also in March 


Strikes from last year
7 September 2015 Two majour strikes you should know about Lufthansa strikes and Spanish baggage handlers
www.easytravelreport.com

Old strikes from 2015
31 July 2015 Strikes you should know about for next week that might effect flights from Heathrow. Found on www.easytravelreport.com
Australian Immigration and border strike,
Brussels airport security and Greek air traffic control strike Wednesday.

You should know if flying to Portugal  Lisbon Portela baggage handler strike 31 July 2015 See our front page

Spanish air traffic control strike dates

Tunisia
Tunisair Strike, will effect flights to and from Heathrow International 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

Flights to France will be delayed, cancelled or brought forward due to a French air traffic control strike April 8,9 10th
​Lets not forget Scottish Airport Strike
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Old strikes
London Heathrow Baggage Handlers and Check-in Staff Strike
Strike will start 4am, December 23rd ending 24th December 2014.
London Heathrow Terminals 2 and 3 will accommodate 200,000 passengers over those busy two days.

Airlines who use Dnata baggage handling company:-
Cathay Pacific
Emirates
Qantas
Turkish Airlines
Virgin Atlantic.

Airline and airport workers will minimize union strike action with a contingency plan by bringing in additional workers. Airport asking passengers to come early and contact your airline.
Manchester and Gatwick Airports - strike will have minimal effect as workers unload cargo planes only.
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Old industrial actions for 2014

Civil Servants Strike 
Heathrow Airport Strike
24 September, 2014 UK civil servants strike, Public Commercial Services Union (PCS) will strike Wednesday 15, October, 2014. Some workers from this union work for customs and immigration service, plus passport control. All ports of entry, airports, ports, ferries. (A bit early for that kind of speculation)


Heathrow Express likely to be on strike see our Heathrow Express Strike page

France
Flying to France with Air France? 
Air France strike September

Germany
Lufthansa pilots to strike. Wednesday, September 10, flights to Munich delayed, cancelled or brought forward.
​Munich Airport Strike

Israel
El Al pilots unhappy as with Ben Gurion airport security.

ITALY
See front page

Lebanon 
Beirut air traffic controllers strikes
have been less lately.


SPAIN
front page Madrid Airport  

Other Airport Strikes 2017

Local London papers:-The Independent This is London Dailymail
Twitter feed for Heathrow Gatwick Manchester
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