Community to be hit hard in 2014 by closure of American Air Base.
Unfortunately Ryanair Portugal flight attendants threaten strike action over Easter 2018 see Easy Travel Report for updates. Also Lisbon Metro workers will down tools April 19, 2018.
You should know CGPT union, 750,000 members threaten strike action Friday 12 January 2018.
13 December, 2017 We have news that might effect your flight to and from Lajes.
Ryanair Portugal will strike lasting 24 hours Wednesday, 20 December starting 00:01 - 23:59 hours.
Other strikes you might need to know about, Madrid airport security, Barcelona IAG group which is British Airways, Vueling and Iberia strike.
Tap airline flight attendants will not strike over Christmas
For this info and some.. see
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
Sunday 30, November, 2014
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.
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:-
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
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