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​May 2017 It is not Portuguese air traffic controllers striking its airport security.
Then you have the SATA strike to deal with


Last year 2016 strike actions
PORTUGUESE AIRPORT STRIKES STARTING CHRISTMAS EVE 2016 SEE EASY TRAVEL REPORT Get to your airport early, call your airline and Portuguese airports have a notice up asking you not to bring hand luggage to speed up going through customs.
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Tomorrow 27 October 2016 Portuguese airport security strike. Get to airport four hours prior for your flight. Expect delays.
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Portuguese Air Traffic Control Strike
Update:-June 30. 2016 Portuguese air traffic control strike cancelled.

Strike will include air traffic controllers and airport personnel.
Strikes are planned, your flight will be delayed, cancelled or brought forward.
Stay in close contact with your airline.
Strikes will only last two hours, enough to cause major disruption in the aviation network.
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Friday July 8
Friday July 15
Friday July 22 
Friday July 29, 2016 More information closer to dates. We will update as news comes in.
National airlines, TAP, SATA, SATA Air Azores and Portugalia Airlines likely to take the brunt of any strike actions.
Also see our front page for other strikes that may effect you www.easytravelreport.com


Portugal Baggage Handlers Strike
July 1, 2016 Last night TAP Airlines reported strike has been cancelled. Great news.

June 9, 2016 Portuguese baggage handlers will strike July, 1, 2 and 3 nationwide.
Union involved SITAVA, handling companies to be involved Groundforce, Portway, out sourced workers and temps. 5,000 workers in this sector 1,300 in SITAVA union. 
You know the drill, stay in touch with your airline, just take carryon. All airport’s in Portugal will be hit. TAP Portugal has a notice up
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We haven't needed to update this page in a long time, guess that's a good sign!
December 8, 2014 TAP subsidiary Portugalia strike action
Friday, December 12, 2014 length?
Sunday, December 14, 2014
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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 industrial actions
26 July 2014 This time it is TAP pilot's not Portuguese air traffic controllers. TAP Airline pilots will strike Saturday, 9 August 2014. Strike will last 24 hours. Call them. Follow along with us TAP Airline Strike page
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​Baggage handlers strike Porto Airport, Thursday, 7 August 2014.
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Old labor strikes for 2014

         SATA Azores Strike
June 8, 2014 SATA Air Azores workers will strike from Wednesday 18 - 28 June Saturday. Call them asap. Your connection with SATA International to the Azores is in jeopardy. Follow along with us SATA Strike

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29 January 2014 ANA send you their regrets!

17 January 2014. Portuguese air traffic controllers will join other European air traffic controllers in a Pan European air strike. Follow along with us on our front page. Here are the Portuguese times so far. 
Portuguese air traffic controllers will strike Wednesday, 29th January 7 - 9am and 2-4pm. 
You know this will effect your TAP or SATA flight. Minimal service to islands. Be the first to change your flight!

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Old industrial actions for 2013
Portuguese Baggage Handlers Strike
August 22, 2013 Portuguese baggage handlers strike. Groundforce back at it again with strike action.
Friday, August 30, 2013
Saturday, August 31, 2013
and Sunday, September, 2013
We will be following this issue on Groundforce strike page.


Old Industrial Actions
Update:-Friday, June 28 Today we learned Lisbon airport is still in a state of confusion. TAP flights were still not back to normal in the afternoon. Flights leaving three hours late. Here is a link for Faro departure board  and Lisbon departure board. Perhaps a go slow is in effect. Still looks like flights are slowly getting back to normal in 
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Update:-June 26, Santa Maria airport and Porto will not be effected by any industrial actions.

June 26 Airlines still held hostage, no information out yet today by air traffic controllers. ANA Aeroportos de Portugal (How convenient we can't get link to work, journalists will strike tomorrow)
TAP Airlines
SATA

June 25 As you know a general strike has been organized for this Thursday, June 27, 2013.  Portuguese air traffic control has stated they will strike between Wednesday, June 26, 23:00 UTC and Thursday 23:00 UTC. All Portuguese airports will be effected. More news to come out for the islands. We do know some British Airways flights have been cancelled. We will be updating. Portuguese ATC to announce more information June 26, tomorrow. 





2013 Industrial Actions
June 10, 2013 This week Portuguese air traffic controllers are likely to cause flight delays this week. In conjunction with French air traffic controllers. Keep in close contact with your airline. Strike likely to go on till Thursday.
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Portugues air traffic controllers are not striking just TAP Portugal, Portugalia, SATA Açores Azores and SATA International. Follow along with us on our TAP strike page we will be up dating.

Last years industrial actions
4 July 2012 Portuguese government looking to cancel TAP pilots strike.
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28 June 2012 Great news today, Portuguese air traffic controllers and airport workers have cancelled strike. Late news for some, as TAP for example had cancelled over a 100 flights. Negotiations will take place instead. If flying TAP or SATA Airlines both company pilots have set strike dates for later in the month.


Portugal and Madeira 
Portuguese air traffic control strike and other Portuguese airport workers will strike
29 June - 3 July.
Friday 29 June 06:00 to 12:00 and from 18:00 to 22:00
Saturday 30 June 06:00 to 12:00 and from 18:00 to 22:00
Sunday 1 July 06:00 to 12:00 and 17:00 to 21:00.
Monday 2 July 06:00 to 12:00 and 17:00 to 21:00.
Tuesday 3 July 06:00 to 12:00 and from 18:00 to 22:00
All Portuguese airport workers will be on strike 2 July in the morning only. If you are flying in/out Portugal on the 2 July, change your flight now at your convenience and not someone elses. 

Azores, 
29 and 30 June, 3 July (for the three days between 05:00 and 11:00 and between 17:00 to 21:00), 
July 1 and 2 July (from 05:00 to 11:00 and 16:00 to 22:00).

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Update:-Portuguese airport strike 18 May
Back again
Portuguese air traffic controllers strike
Expect flight delays or even cancellations as high as 200 or so flights will be effected daily. (May 10 UK border strike)
11, 17, 18, 24 and May 25 
2 hours per shift from 07:00 to 09: 00, from 2-4 PM and from 9-11PM of the continent and Madeira).
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Friday 18 May Workers Union Aviation and Airports (SITAVA) Portuguese airport strike, ANA Group, 
ANAM-Madeira Airport, The Portway, The TAP Group, 
(but not Groundforce workers) Starts 17 May 8:30pm. You figure it out here's the article from DN
Sata International strike threat  and
Sata Azores TAP

5 April 2012 Lisbon Airport Portuguese air traffic controllers will strike from 
7 AM - 9 AM Lisbon.
12,(EasyJet gets hit hard, 12 flights cancelled) 13, 19, 20, and 26 April.
Expect some flight delays or even cancellations. Madeira ATC strike 6-8AM. 

Portuguese general strike planned for Thursday, 23 March 2012. Airports flights will be delayed. Call your airline.

7 February announced today, good news the air traffic control strike has been cancelled!
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Portuguese air traffic controllers strike. Sporadic two hour strike though out the day.
Wednesday 8 February 2012
Sunday 12 February 2012

So last year
Another update:-22 November, 2011
Airports will be on strike from 2100 UTC on 23rd Nov until 0400 UTC on 25th Nov 2011 Different for Air traffic controllers


Different for Air traffic controllers
Lisbon Air Traffic Controller personnel will strike from 2200 UTC on 23rd Nov until 2200 UTC on 24th Nov 2011

Santa Maria Airport (Azores) 
Azores termnal from 2300 UTC on 23rd Nov until 2300 UTC on 
24th Nov 2011.
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Update:-21 November, 2011 more times released.
Lisbon airport strike starts Wednesday, 23 November at 10pm local time to 10pm following night.

Santa Maria Airport (Azores) 11pm Wednesday, 23 November to 11pm 24 November.
Portuguese airports will strike from 9pm 23 November to 4am 
25 November.
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Announced today 8 November 2011 Portuguese air traffic controllers have stated they will join in the nationwide general strike, Thursday, 24 November 2011. As of yet no date or time frame has been announced.

If strike does take place all air space in Portugal will be closed.
Naturally all Portuguese airports will be closed Porto, Madeira, Faro, Bragança and Lisbon Portela. 
Your flight to/from Portugal will be cancelled, call your airline. 



National Union of Civil Aviation Flight Personnel (SNPVAC) which serves these Portuguese airlines will be joining in the strike, again no time frame announced.
TAP Portugal 
Portugalia Airlines 
SATA Air Açores
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