Olympics start 20?
Spirit Airlines Strike - Go Slow?
20 June 2015 Just what went on? The Inquisitor has some information.
Press release from Spirit
18 June 2015 Cancellations on flightware You  can refresh this page, somethings going on. USA Weather today.

17 June 2015 Cancellations today from Dallas Fort Worth. Was this weather related? Internet rumours that pilot's are on strike. Crews calling in sick. Complaint - no comments made till right before flight leaves at the gate.

Viewer complaint:-Just terrible. Are the.pilots on strike!?!? Our direct flight to Cancun was cancelled yesterday for "weather". That's a lie. It may have been delayed, but no reason to cancel. They couldn't get us on a flight until Friday, completely screwing up our family vacation we have planned for two years. Every other direct flight took off.

Now there are more cancellations today out of DFW and I saw a tweet stating that a pilot walked off of a loaded plane and they had to take all the passengers off and gave them back their wet luggage.

 We are already out $800 on a condo that we cannot cancel. If our flight takes off for Mexico on Friday (by some miracle) could we be stuck in Mexico?

16 June 2015 Something is going on over at Spirit Airlines. Twitter is full of long delays and an absense of employees at check in desks?
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Las Vegas delays see
​McCarran Airport

Are you flying in and out of JFK? Runway work to take place, spring, summer, September 2015, your flight likely to be delayed
​LAX also has runway repairs going on this summer.

​May 14, 2015 Amtrak rail de-railment between Washington DC and New York.
Car rentals hard to find and airline tickets have increased in price. Delta adding extra flights.

JetBlue to offer direct flights to Cuba from New York - JFK, Friday's starting July 3. In the not to distant future Baja Ferries wil offer the first ferry between US and Cuba.

Allegiant Airline Pilot Strike
Update:-2 May 2015 Latest on Allegiant Air and management. Next talks planned for 18 May  Las Vegas Review Journal
Update:-11 April 2015 talks still at an impasse. All parties get together Wednesday and Thursday of this week.
Update:-April 4, 2015 Government sets date for next talk April 10.
Update- Judge rules for Allegiant, pilots stand down, strike cancelled.
Update:- 1 April, 2015 Knee jerk reaction from pilot union. Allegiant pilots will strike 3 a.m Thursday morning, 2 April 2015. Allegiant management in court trying to get strike deemed illegal

Update:- 1 April, 2015 After two and half years of negotiations situation gets worse as Allegiant will sue pilot union Bloomberg Nice working enviroment..

Update:-Friday, 13th February, 2015 Contingency plans being made. Allegiant will bring in substitute pilot's if needed. Allegiant has little competition for it's routes - not good for you.

Allegiant Airlines pilots vote for strike action. No date set. Issue at National Mediation Board where it can drag on for months and months. 
Here a great article with what's what

​Based in Las Vegas McCarran International Airport
Teamsters Local 1224
Allegiant Airlines

Flights from Key West to Cuba start mid march Miami Herald
American Airlines
AA Mechanics take American Airline to court Forbes
Banned - "Selfie Sticks" in NYC and DC museums.
Sun CountryAirlines
Pilot's have voted for strike action, no date set
Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) funding a strike committee to educate pilots over strike rules and regulations. In November 2014 pilot union began talks with a federal mediator.

Next national bank holiday 3 October, 2015 Day of German Unity

German air traffic control
Update:-21 May, 2015 European air traffic controllers decide not to strike economicTimes
European unions will continue to review the situation monthly.

Lufthansa Strikes
Lufthansa Flight Attendants
Update:-30 June, 2015 Talks going better than expected, strike threat postponed till mid July.
Update:-Monday 29 June 2015 Waiting for news today.
Update-Monday 22 June 2015 No deal by June 30, strikes are planned for the first of July (24 hours) then further 24 hour strikes till 16 September, 2015  yahoonews

Update:-Sunday 21 June 2015 Tomorrow UFO union for flight attendants expected to announce strike dates.
13 June 2015 Lufthansa flight attendants threaten strike action, all 19,000. Latest wage offer falls flat. More news out June 20, 2015. Possible legal first strike date June, 23 or 24.
UFO flight attendants union

Lufthansa Pilots
Regarding Lufthansa Airline pilot strike actions, parties are talking with mediator, no strikes atleast not till the end of July per pilot's.

List of cancelled flights
Pilot union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC)  
Verdi union
​Lufthansa Travel Information

Hamburg Airport
Road works. The most important north-south connectors - construction of the A7 Bordesholm - South of Hamburg Airport delays.

Spanish bank holiday's:- August 15, 2015, October 12, November 1, December 6 and 8. Of course Christmas Day which is on a Friday in 2015.

Taxi strike planned for July 1, 2016 Take precautions leave for your Spanish airport a lot earlier than normal. Expect exits to your airport to be blocked by taxi's. You may have to get out of your car and hoof it. Bring extra person to help you who isn't flying that can help you with elderly, children and luggage...

                       Spanish Baggage Handlers Strike
3,500 workers who work for Globalia who own Groundforce baggage handling company will strike starting from July 4, 2015.
Passengers flying on these airlines will be effected:-Aeroflot, Aerolineas, Argentinias, Aeromexico, Etihad Airways, Korean Air, Saudia, Air France - KLM, Alitalia, Lot, and Lufthansa.
Which airport are you flying into? These airports will be effected.
Local times
Barcelona El Prat:-Every Friday 8am - 10am and 7pm - 9pm
Bilbao:- Every Monday 11am - 1pm and 5pm - 7pm
Madrid:-Every Sunday Noon- 2pm and 8pm - 10pm
Seville:- Every Thursday Noon - 4pm and 7pm - 9pm

Canary Islands 
Las Palmas:- Every Wednesday 9am - 11am and 4pm - 6pm
North Tenerife:- Every Monday 1pm - 5pm
South Tenerife:- Every Friday 10am - Noon and 4pm - 6pm

Ryanair has a baggage handlers strike going on right now at Madrid Airport. Although Ryanair announce that workers are now back to work, airline is still on alert. Ryanair adjusted to this strike by giving passengers a choice of landing in another airport, change flight to a different day or fly with no luggage. Perhaps your airline will follow a similar routine or use managers as handlers or bring in scabs.

            Spanish air traffic controllers will strike.
29 June 2015 New Spanish air traffic control dates are in. Local times.
Saturday 11 July 2015 10am - 1pm
Sunday   12 July 2015  5pm - 8pm
Saturday 25 July 2015 10am - 1pm
Sunday   26 July 2015  5pm - 8pm

​17 June 2015 If dreams could come true usatoday
​​​15 June Spanish air traffic control strike done with. Several delays across Spain today due to weather. Controllers will meet this week to decide what to do next.

9 June 2015 Co-inkydink! Departure board at Madrid airport goes down at T4. Iberia asking passengers over loud speaker to go directly to gates from Iberia Twitter feed.

Train ticket sales up 27% across France during June’s air traffic control strike.

Update:-3 June, Spanish government step in and insist 70% of flights by law will have to leave, that's a great help. Now it's up to your airline, call them asap.

Union of Air Traffic Controllers (USCA)
Announced today, Wednesday 27 May, 2015 
Times 10 am - Noon and 6 - 8 pm (local times)
Monday 8 June 2014 
Wednesday 10 June 2014
Friday 12 June and Sunday 14 June.
Strike is over the punishment of 61 controllers who went on strike in 2010.
(This union's last strike was 26 years ago, represent 90% of controllers)
Will be updating here also Spanish air traffic controllers strike 2015
Madrid Airport
Barcelona El Prat Airport
Canary Islands - Fuerteventura
Fuerteventura Tourist Board Is ready for you. Island has available 1,300 hotel beds in 14 hotels to accommodate passengers displaced by Spanish air traffic control strike.
Ryanair Baggage Handlers Strike 
(25 June strike is still going on)
Madrid Airport Strike. 
Baggage handler strike will start Saturday May 30. No end date given.
20 -30% of workers to be given the heave ho. This is a very busy hub for Ryanair - over 40 destinations. You know the routine, just bring hand luggage. Perhaps Ryanair will bring in outside workers. Passengers who are already on holiday in Spain must be @!*&^#!! 
Ryanair is offering passengers free of charge - flights to a different Spanish airport and departure date. Airline is in court trying to deem strike illegal.
Ryanair Destinations map


Groundforce old strike this year that failed
Madrid - Adolfo Suárez Airport 
Adolfo Suarez Madrid Barajas 
Spanish baggage handlers strikes
Groundforce baggage handler strike have caused minimal disruptions - if any
​Groundforce (UGT union) Baggage Handler Strike - indefinitely.
Starts Saturday 16, May 2015 between the hours (local times)
Noon - 2 pm
8 pm - 10 pm.
Expect flight delays and delivery of luggage. Call your airline. 

​Are you taking a Lion/Leon Airlines flight? Company will stop selling tickets after 2 July 2015. Routes Palma de Mallorca, Alicante, Malaga and Barcelona.

Watch your bags, thieves target holidaymakers Spanish News Today

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We can't answer this one "Have kids ever gone on strike?"
How to reassure a passenger if the fuel runs out?
We don't know "Where to buy Lucky Strikes in Tunisia?"

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Industrial Action Strike Guide for 2015

Came across this website this week.
Perfect match for viewers of Easy Travel Report

Dear Fellow Travelers, 
Give us suggestions. Are we on the right track? What would you like to see? Keep it clean! We hope you've found this information useful. Help us get the word out.

Do send us any industrial action that your participating in either intentional or accidental! Your feed back is vital to us. Particularly what we've missed! We love a good correction. Keep sending your articles in.

To our critics, our readers just want to know what to expect, no more, no less. When holidaymaker's go on vacation they have little tolerance for hanging out in ports, airports, train stations and incurring extra costs with hotels and alternative transportation. They just want to sit on the beach with the kids and support your economy. No vendetta here. 

Viewer called us the drudge of travel, very witty... We wish.
Another viewer "not exactly drop dead gorgeous, but gets the point across" and another "A really useful site (though guaranteed to give you a few sleepless nights!!!). Will definitely check regularly on this one".

Jeez, thanks..

Another viewer
I appreciate what you are doing and I agree totally with your sentiment.
I am an international traveler for business on average one international trip a week, all year long.(maybe more lately).

I have been extremely inconvenienced like yourselves. I have slept on the floor in Narita airport, I have been treated as an animal in a mob of passengers at Milan Malpensa, and scrambled for an emergency place to
stay near JFK, etc, etc.

Can't you just feel this passengers pain.

From Karen:-I just want to thank you for the warning...unfortunately, I did not heed it, and my husband and I, traveling from Nice to Savona, Italy, were kicked off the train at the last stop in France, Menton, along with 3 others, with no prior warning of any troubles ahead. There WAS a strike in Italy, and we had to catch a cruise that evening, so ended up splurging on a taxi to Savona. But this is a great website...keep up the good work!! We went to the Nice train station to buy tickets a couple of days before we planned to travel to Savona, and I even asked at that time if there was any word of a strike in Italy.  The man looked at me and said in a very disinterested manner, "We do not know about Italy.  We sell French tickets.".   Well, OK then!!  
Our table mates on the ship had a flight cancellation on Iberia for their return, which was to be on Easter Sunday.  They ended up leaving the ship early, in Marseille, in order to get home.  Too bad....
Do you have a particular app that you can't live without?
​Why do we leave information up you ask? Because travel agents, insurance companies and passengers refer to it. 

We get emails on a regular basis asking did this strike really happen or I need proof it happened?

Penny Ciocchi @ Easy Travel Report
Thanks for all your encouragement. Got something to say? Send us your tips, gripes. We don't have eyes in the back of our head. Awkward.

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**Warning, Travel Alert, Travel Advisory 
for 2015**
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Ask yourself, should I book a ticket with these airlines? These companies are embedded, entrenched with industrial disputes and have threatened strikes for when you are going to travel!
Air Berlin
Air France
Air India
Air Namibia
Air Zimbabwe
American Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Czech Airlines
Estonia Airline
Iberia Airlines
Kuwait Airways  
Liat Airlines
Lot Polish Airlines
Lufthansa Airlines
along with Germanwings
Spirit Airlines
TAP Air Portugal

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So Avoid all your strikes during holidays
All papers regularly, suitcases packed and the house is on side. You're ready for your vacation and head towards the airport. Where you really do not fancy, is an unexpected strike at the airport. Fortunately, you can at home enough to figure out through a convenient web site, so you will not be confronted with unpleasant surprises.
With the holiday season approaching, the chance of latency. But it gets worse if your flight is canceled completely, for example by a strike. That happened to a lot of travelers in 2014, with strikes at Lufthansa and KLM partner Air France. In 2015, the chances of flights canceled suddenly also provided.
Just before the website is created. The page displays a country where at the moment strikes, but also countries which are risky in that area. Not only airlines but also by other carriers. The site warns especially for France. French air traffic controllers union is vehemently against the retrenchment of employment - a plan of the government. The eyes are focused on the Italian air traffic controllers, who have threatened to strike.

From Dee
We found your fantastic site two weeks after leaving our luggage at Brussels airport due to the May, 2013 'industrial action'. Along with 78,000 other pieces of luggage, our 2 were eventually returned, once we were home, four weeks later. We were not informed of the 'industrial action' when we checked in in Rome, thank you Brussels Airlines. So we, experienced travellers of 30+ years, learned the hard way that we have to inform ourselves. And your site is excellent. We have sent it to many, many people. Keep up the fantastic work! - Sincerely, thankful Canadians

May I just say how wonderful your website is and how it has helped me this year. I travel to Europe quite frequently and with all the strikes in France and Italy particularly, it has been an incredible help and always so topical - much more so in fact than the individual airlines webpages.

I have recommended it to several of my friends. Thank you so much for making life that much easier!

Very best wishes

Sydney International Airport
Be aware largest transport project in Australia effecting routes to airport. Allow extra time.
West Connex Road Project ends 2019

​Qantas top ten airlines in 2014 Herald Sun 

Australian Public Service Unions 
June 26, 2015 Next two hour custom and immigration strike is planned for Wednesday 1, July 2015 starting 9am and will be at Sydney International, Brisbane, Cairns, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide and Darwin airports. Strike will also cause disruption at seaports.
See Dailymail article more strikes perhaps next week
Update:-25 June 2015 Melbourne airport delays due to customs strike and baggage collection delays. International arrivals take a hit.
Herald Sun 
Strike includes customs The Camberra Times

Italian Aviation strikes are planned for Tuesday July 14, 2015
Miserable day for aviation strikes in Italy
Italian air traffic control strike (ENAV) 10am - 6pm (local times) as with the French air traffic control strike your flight will be delayed, cancelled or brought forward. 
The weathermen for air traffic control will strike from 1pm - 5pm 

Rome airport workers from 1pm - 5pm

Italian national airline Alitalia pilots and flight attendants will strike for 24 hours 00.01 - 24.00

Milan Linate and Malpensa Airport workers 10am - 2pm and Milan's air traffic control centers 1pm - 5pm.
Venice airport workers 10am - 2pm and baggage handlers Aviapartner from 10am - 2pm.
Bologna airport workers 10am - 6pm
Italian airline MeridianaFly 10am - 6pm
This comes from the official Italian site
​Look for changes on Monday mornings.

Italy - Rome Fiumicino Airport
10 June 2015 Rome airport asking airlines to cut back flights by 40% till 24 June, 2015. Long hauls not to be delayed.

29 May 2015 Independent has some insurance advice 
13 May, 2015 Rome airport asking airlines to cut back flights to Fiumicino by 40%. Not sure how long this is to last. Alitalia moves all operations to Terminal 1. Check Staff complaining about the smell during clean up, asbestos. Worker hospitalized after baggage handlers cart crashed into a petrol tanker. It's also possible a strike is going on or was on for some time today.

​7 May, 2015 Rome Fiumicino Airport has re-opened after last nights huge fire at Terminal 3.
All flights were cancelled. Other terminals not effected. Took firefighters 5 hours to get it under control. Passengers face long delays. Investigation to follow, was this "wilful"

7 May 2015 Last night around 10pm a fire started in Terminal 3, behind a fridge in one of the restaurants. Some intercontinental flights are arriving. Don't go to the airport till it's announced it's opened. Road to airport closed. Italian railway brings in empty trains to evacuate passengers from the airport.

​Stay in touch with your airline.
Italy Trenitalia strike?

Easy Travel Report.Com  "Priceless Travel Information" a travel guide!
Transportation strikes for 2015. We just want to give you the "Heads Up" of a potential travel disruption, disaster! Find out whose ripe for industrial action. Check here first, even before you've bought your airline ticket. Be prepared for next trip. 2015 shaping up to be contentious between shareholders, unions and employees.

26 May 2015 General strike being planned Wednesday 2 September 2015

Indira Gandhi Airport Swine Flu scanning causing flight delays
E Turbo News

New Delhi
May 2015 Summer sickness, typhoid, gastroenteritis, food poisoning have gone up significantly Times of India

El Al
Ben Gurion Airport
Call El Al to confirm your flight
El Al in Israel 03-977-1111 
El Al Departures board

El Al flight attendants push back on three inch heels

El Al has a pilot shortage. Sunday night flight leaving Ben Gurion to NYC gets delayed often due to no pilot scheduled. Management scramble for a pilot to do overtime.
28 June 2015 Bring euros, Greek banks closed for the next 6 days

Greek Ferry Strike
25 June 2015 Greek ferry strike is planned for Tuesday, 24 hours, 30 June 2015 Ansamed It's possible trike might be extended. Bring Euros.
​Your Greek ferry will be tied to port. Connecting to Athens for a flight will becomes difficult. Cruise ships will be effected? Perhaps they can get away with using tenders. You might need a hotel in Athens.

Last day to pay bill June 30, 2015 of 1.6 billion euro
ABTA and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) have both urged anyone travelling to Greece to take plenty money in Euros as well as an alternative form of payment, such as credit cards Herald Scotland

April 2015 Greek air traffic controllers re-iterate the need for a new upgraded air traffic control system is desperately needed along with more staff. It's not unusual for controllers to bring airline landings in by eyesight only.

See ourairports for flight delays in Athens and ThessalonikiCrete

Informative sites
Living in Greece

United States 
​Next Portuguese public holiday Monday June 1 and Wednesday June 10th.

Lisbon Metro Strikes
Several strikes so far this year. Have a plan B if taking public transportation to the airports.
Another 24 hour strike is being held today 18 June 2015.
and another 24 hour strike Friday, June 26, 2015. Strike on the 26th will not have any minimum service at all.

​Portugal Rail Strike
CP Rail
​Portuguese Rail strike - for one month!
Strike starts Wednesday June 10, 2015
Arbitration Court rules 25% of longhaul and local trains must run. 
Railway state strike will have minimum effect except for public holiday on the 10th and local holidays June 13th and 24th....

TAP Air Portugal Pilot Strike
​11 June 2015 Deal made - 61% of TAP sold to Gatway Consortium led by David Neeleman, founder of Jetblue and Brazilian airline Azul Reuters Will be successful if union let's it.

The privatization of TAP was agreed (2011) to when the country took a 78 billion euro bail out from the IMF and EU.

TAP Notice up
TAP Face Book
More information on our TAP Strike page

Tuesday 12 May 2015 Yesterday pilot union met with all other unions related to TAP. Plans are likely being made for you. Can't be a good thing.

Next bank holiday August 31, 2015
Are you taking the train to and from Luton Airport, June 20 - 26? Engineering work going on East Midlands Trains

Aberdeen Airport Strike
Aberdeen Airport under strike threat follow along with us Aberdeen Airport Strike

Scottish Ferry Strike - Clyde and Hebrides
Update:25 June 2015 Several ferry routes cancelled HeraldScotland
Update:24 June 2015 Work to rule has started HeraldScotland
Update:-22 June 2015 Calmac ferry strike Friday, 26 June. Strike will last 24 hours. Calmac website has more information.
June 18, 2015 Calmac ferry strike by RMT union workers will strike for 24 hours, 00.01 - 23.59hrs on Friday June 26, 2015 pressandjournal

10 June 2015  Have you booked a car or passenger ferry in Scotland? You might want to follow this news - CalMac Ferry workers being balloted for strike action
Bitter National Rail dispute is over, union take deal good till 2017
London Tube Strike
30 June 2015 Talks today in the hope of averting next weeks Tube strike.
Strike is planned for July 8, 2015 starting 9:30 pm lasting 24 hours. 
First Great Railway union workers being balloted for strike action. Ballot due in June 30, 2015 and London Underground union RMT will have strike ballot due in the same day.

UK Air Traffic Control - First Class First Landing
Airlines with more first class passengers will cut the line and land earlier than an aircraft without first class passengers DailyMail
UK Ports
UK exit visa checks may cause further delays - rail and ferries Telegraph

May 2015 Eurostar opens new rail route, year round to Marseille only 6 1/2 hour trip. Eurostar is expensive minimum £340 return. Easyjet from Gatwick can land you £200 return. Even less if you plan properly.

A plug for Germfalcon Kickstarter 
Air Canada
Star Alliance member:- Codeshares with some strike prone fellows ie:-
Greek national airline Aegean Airlines, Air India, Croatia Airlines, Lufthansa, SAS and TAP Portugal.
Update:-14 June 2015 Tentative deal made, union members to vote on it.
​Update:-10 June 2015 Unifor union threatens strike action Carillion

Possible bus strike July 1, 2015
Peru General Strike
1 May 2015 Unions announce today plans for 72 hour general strike starting, Thursday August 27, 2015

Beauvais Airport
Train into Paris has been on strike for several months. Modified schedule is in place.
Beauvais Airport
Keflavik airport 
​23 June 2015 Electricians take deal Icelandmonitor.mbl
14 June 2015 Is this any help?
​9 June 2015 Update Electricians have postponed strike action till Monday June 22, 2015.
5 June 2015 Most unions have made deals lately, unfortunately not electricians. Electricians threaten strike action June 10, 2015 - could effect airport Iceland Monitor
Over the years we've learned:-
Take a picture of the departure board, with time and date of cancellations. Document everything.

Save all receipts, you never know.

Put airline phone number in your phone as sometimes it's easier to call them when you have 30 people in front of you at the check out desk.

Know which other airlines are going your way.

Wear as many clothes as possible and pack just hand luggage.

Make sure you have room on your credit card to put the expense of another flight on it and it probably won't be a low cost flight!

Competing airlines love it when your airline strikes. It's not unusual for them to up the price fares at this time and add extra flights or planes with larger passenger capacity.

When Spanish air traffic control went on strike a few years ago. Only hotels available were the really, really expensive high end or hotel's you wouldn't put your enemy in.

When German Lufthansa Airline strike rental cars across Germany get more expensive and scarce.

26 May 2015 Irish government accept Aer Lingus sale to International Airlines Group. Aer Lingus largest union group Siptu, not having it and will fight it tooth and nail.

​                    Aer Lingus Cabin Crews
6 May 2015 Aer Lingus cabin crews not happy with roster and Impact union balloting crew members for strike action. Voting results due in two weeks - 20 May. Crews will be legal to strike ten days after ballot results are in.

Cyprus has a shortage of air traffic controllers, causing constant flight delays. If you are flying to Athens to catch a long-haul flight you can get caught up in a Greek aviation strike. 

​See Larnaca to see what we mean
 French air traffic control strike
Put together by a real human 
Penny Ciocchi.
Not a news aggregator, with the same old, same old.

Only link to articles that interest me.

South Korea
17, JUNE 2015 50,000 tourist cancel trip to south Korea due to MERS
30 June 2015 Goverment trying to get strike deemed illegal
24 June 2015 Strike still going on Dailymail picked story up
June 17, 2015 Air Madagascar domestic and international flights grounded
​Delays at Nice Airport
Reunion strike see below. 
                         French Air Traffic Control Strike 
French Air Traffic Control Strike
Update:-Wednesday 1 July 2015 Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) recommend you call your airline 50% of flights will go.
Talks have failed between the Secretary of State for Transport and the National Union of Air Traffic Controllers (SNCTA), threat of new strike in 10 - 15 days high.

Strike will start 0400 UTC Thursday 2 July, 2015 till 0400 UTC Saturday, 4 July, 2015.
If you are flying on these days expect your flight to be delayed, cancelled or brought forward. 
French air traffic control will ask airlines to cancel a certain percentage of flights to, from over and around France  by as much as 50% is possible. Can you adjust your plans before everyone else does? Might cost you a fee. Other passengers who wait end up back of the line to other passengers whose flights were not cancelled. Airlines not likely to know what's going on till 24 - 48 hours before strike action. 

Another union this time is joining in FO which are 2.9% of controllers. With both these two unions coming together, that's less workers to work for minimum sevice. Not looking good for passengers.
(Also thanks Deb for your help)
Tuesday June 30, 2015 Port of Calais could be closed for day's SkyNews
and KL.FM
(Another air traffic control union ICNA - engineers which was joining in has come up with a deal. Thanks to a sharp viewer who noticed issue had been resolved. This really did add confusion to the mix.

This strike threat has been lifted but you've still go the above to deal with the above strike.
 A viewer has sent this to us. Another union is joining in with different strike dates June 30 and 1 July, 2015)


Follow along with us on French Air Traffic Control Strikes 2015 

and for Air France flights which will likely take the brunt of strike action

National Union of Air Traffic Controllers SNCTA (40% of controllers)
Paris Orly Airport
Watch DGAC blog
Air France 
Charles de Gaulle Airport 

Air France Pilots
Pilots will not strike summer 2015
Marseille Bus / Tram Strike
12 January 2015 Marseille bus company RTM has announced a 5 month bus strike/go slow starting tomorrow at peak times. Workers will walk out every day 7 am to 8:30 am and again in the evenings from 5 to 6pm.  RTM is a popular bus to and from Marseille Airport. Strike will not effect subway. Extra traffic on roads, taxi shortages. Strike ends June 30th.
Marseille Airport

Toulouse Metro Strike
Seven month strike announced. Strike will end September 30, 2015.
Strike is over extension of hours on Friday and Saturday’s till 3am and security concerns.
Strike time will be on the extended hours. This is a continuation of the same strike which ended January 31, 2015 which caused random chaos for commuters in am. Meeting to take place March 11. Metro does not go to Toulouse Airport.

RER train lines - watch out tourist being targeted by thieves.

Brussels Airport
Brussels airport police inspectors threaten strike action from Monday 
June 29, 2015
See Brussels Times
Brussels Airport
Brussels Airport departures at
Brussels Airlines
Elections coming up.
Air Austral Strike by flight crews
Strike will start Thursday, 2 July, 2015 00.01 with no end date.
Based in Roland Garros Airport
Popular destinations Joannesburg, Paris, Charles de Gaulle, Seychelles, Bankok. Problem with flight connections to and from mainland.

Bucarest sees an up swing of tourists this summer, might have to do with Ryanair coming in.
25 June 2015 Posted this article because they mention - possible disruption of Tour de France and a reminder that civil servants negotiations have stalled Reuters 
Greek ferry strike
Air Traffic Control
Aviation strikes July 14