Several aviations strikes planned that may effect Istanbul Ataturk Airport.
(Remember strikes may change on a whim)
Atuturk Airport running to full capacity. Expect delays.
Belgium national strike
17 October 2014 Belgian unions announce general strike and demonstrations, Monday, 15 December, 2014. Updating on ETR
Morocco - General strike planned Wednesday, 29 October, 2014 lasting 24 hours. Follow along with us ETR
National Union of Civil Aviation Flight Personnel (SNPVAC) two sets of strikes planned:-
Thursday 30, October 2014
Saturday 1, November 2014
Sunday 30, November, 2014
Tuesday 2, December, 2014 follow along with us TAP Airline Strike
Italian List of Aviation Strikes
for Friday, 14 November 2014
18 October 2014 New strike planned by workers at Marconi Airport, 10 am - 6 pm. Friday, 14 November, 2014.
EasyJet Strike for 24 hours
Various aviation workers to strike nationwide for 24 hours.
Italian air traffic control from 1 - 4 pm nationwide.
Alitalia workers from 1 - 4 pm
Techno Sky, (servicing and maintenance of equipment and systems used for the national air traffic control) nationwide time?
Trend lately, strike threats and ultimately ending in cancellation of strikes. Do you feel lucky?
Old industrial actions 2014
21 September 2014 Air France strike is in full force and has been extended.
Istanbul taxi strike today. Might effect airport taxi's?
9 September 2014 Flights tomorrow delayed to Munich tomorrow if flying with Lufthansa
28 March 2014 German pilot strike starting April 2-4. Flights to and from Germany will have to be rescheduled. Lufthansa pilot strike
Last years industrial actions 2013
July 16, 2013 Rumours are airport is on a go slow. United Airlines pulls out Istanbul - Newark route.
Flight attendants cause gets lost in the protest news YouTube
Turkish Lira tumbles, protests started last week and street damage 8 million euros. 1,500 arrests over night. We've been reading the papers and can't find any air related industrial action, strikes, Turkish airline workers maybe on a go slow, as with Turkish airports. If you know different email us. General strike might be in the works. Confederation of Public Sector Trade Unions (KESK) are on strike today (some 250,000 members) and now The Confederation of Progressive Trade Unions (DİSK) has joined in. Hurriyetdaily
May 3, 2013 Turkish Airlines announce they will strike May 15 on. You have time to change your flight
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10 April, 2013 You should know that Turkish Airlines employees have threatened to strike. Latest possible strike date is May, 23. Unions must give six days notice by law. Follow along with us on Turkish Airlines Strike page. Find other airlines that travel your route, be ready with a plan B. Turkish flights will be delayed, re-routed or even cancelled.
Last years industrial actions
13 June 2012 Ataturk airport commission ban all forms of demonstrations at Istambul Airport. Hava-İş union had been at the airport since the strike had ended in support of the 305 employees who got fired.
Thursday 31 May Turkish parliament pass controversial aviation bill. Employees will strike daily from 3 AM - 8 PM GMT daily. Airline has fired 150 personnel. Call them passengers have been put up in local hotels. Turkish airlines contact Call Center ( outside Turkey: +90 212 444 0 849
from Turkey 444 0 849)
Wednesday 30 May 2012 Turkish Airlines website was hacked yesterday and airline cancels another 200 domestic and international flights today. 29 May 2012 Wildcat strike by workers at Istanbul airport Ataturk International, Turkey today. Causing all kinds of chaos and confusion.
Strike by airport workers, ground handlers, technicians eventually led Turkish Airlines to cancel some 100 or so flights. Strike will end at midnight local time tonight.
Thousands of passengers world wide were delayed or canceled. Turkish Airlines hit the worst, 100 or so flights, along with destinations to Germany, Frankfurt, London Heathrow and Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Turkish government wants to pass a law stating it will be illegal for aviation unions to strike.
Like that's going to work. This issue not likely to go away soon.