Community to be hit hard in 2014 by closure of American Air Base.
Local paper Rtp Pt Açores


May 2017 Portuguese airport and Sata airline disruptions May 2017 Follow along with us Easy Travel Report

Last years strike actions 2016
Flights to TERCEIRA AIRPORT will be disrupted by TAP Airline strike.

New TAP Strike May 1 -10, your flight will be canceled, delayed or brought forward. You can change your ticket for free. Airline asking passengers to do just that. Tough on passengers taking a cruise. Hotels in Lisbon and Faro will be full. You could change to another SATA International they fly to Lisbon. Not so easy getting off this island is. it see our TAP Strike page. See what TAP has to say. (Speculation only:-Tap might be getting rid of this route in the near future)

Strikes 2014 that effected this airport
           Tap Airlines Strike 2014
TAP has a list of flights up TAP
flights to and from Terceira airport likely to be delayed, cancelled or brought forward.
National Union of Civil Aviation Flight Personnel (SNPVAC) two sets of strikes planned:-
Thursday 30, October 2014
Saturday 1, November 2014
and
Sunday 30, November, 2014
Tuesday 2, December, 2014 follow along with us TAP Airline Strike  

Old strikes for 2014
26 July 2014 TAP airline pilots will strike Saturday, 9 August 2014. Strike will last 24 hours. Call them Follow along with us TAP Airline Strike page

December 27, 2013 SATA Azores flights delayed perhaps two hours, till January 6, 2014.   Call ahead. 

Old industrial actions for 2013
Portuguese Baggage Handlers Strike
Update:28 August Groundforce baggage handlers strike has been postponed for talks.

Groundforce back at it. Groundforce baggage handlers strike 30, 31 August and September 1st.  Lajes baggage handling is done by SATA Azores workers. Trouble is if you are flying from here to Lisbon or Porto or with TAP Airlines you might be effected in some shape or form.

and

SATA Airlines threaten industrial action now till new year.

Old industrial actions
Update:-Strike had minimal effect. A long distant flight by TAP was delayed for almost 12 hours. 
12 August 2013 Portuguese Groundforce (baggage handlers) workers will be on strike this Thursday, August 15, 2013. Workers have concerns over health and their status as human beings. (How strange, what does it mean? This is the exact date as last year, next year will be a Friday and will draw more concern) (turned out to be a bank holiday) Call your airline.

More information, follow along with us:-
SATA Strike page

These airlines and routes to be effected by the SATA Air Açores and SATA International strike.

SATA Air Açores - Flores, Graciosa, Horta, Pico, Ponta Delgada, Corvo, Santa Maria, São Jorge

SATA International  - Lisbon, Porto
Seasonal:- Boston, Oakland, Toronto-Pearson and a seasonal charter to Madrid.

Other airlines using Terceira Airport:-
TAP Portugal - Lisbon
Arkefly - Seasonal charter: Amsterdam

Flight-Delayed.co.uk You might be in need of this sites help!

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