Argentina General Strike
13 June, 2018 Announced today by The General Confederation of Labor (CGT) union announce a 24 hour general strike on Monday, June 25th. Union reps cancel a meeting planned for today with government reps.
Truck drivers will also strike same day.
Expect public transportation to come to a halt, roads blocked with trucks, taxi shortages you name it. Airlines likely to join in.
Strikes from last year 2017
Argentine general strike is planned for Thursday, April 6, 2017, call your airline
Buenos Airports expected to be hit hard by Union CGT workers strike action.
Aeroparque Jorge Newbery
Strikes from 2015
Spanish Baggage Handlers Strike
28 June 2015 3,500 workers who work for Globalia who own Groundforce baggage handling company will strike starting from July 4, 2015.
Your flight to Spain with
Passengers flying on these airlines will be effected:-Aeroflot, Aerolineas Argentinias (Barcelona and Madrid airports) Aeromexico, Etihad Airways, Korean Air, Saudia, Air France - KLM, Alitalia, Lot, and Lufthansa.
These airports will be effected. Hopefully it’s not yours.
All 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
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.
18 May, 2015 Jorge Newbery air traffic control on strike today see
Last years strikes (that we caught!)
11 September 2014 Airline/Airport unions still have not made a deal.
11 September 2014 Airline unions agree to not strike in the near future. More meetings to take place over the next few days. Management offer 28.15%.
You might find yourself delayed in customs.
Customs Strike - go slow
Customs strike will effect, river bridges, airports and border crossings.
Minimal services will take place.
Friday, August 8 starting 00.00hrs - ?
Strike will continue all week ending with a 48 hour strike Thursday and Friday 14/15 August.
Aerolineas Argentinas and Austral Pilot Labor Strike
Tuesday, 12 August 2014 Argentinian pilot strike today was cut short (noon) by the Government, but not before several thousand passengers were left stranded at Aeroparque Jorge Newbery and Ezeiza - Ministro Pistarini International Airport.
30 International and local flights by Aerolineas Argentinas and Austral were cancelled. Miami, Caracas, Bogota.
Union states flights will be back to normal soon. Pilots looking for a 35% pay raise and some elimination of some taxes. Pilot contract ends September. Pilots gross salaries nearly $11,000 a month. Co-pilots earnings are considerable less $2,400 per month. Per AP.
The unions involved AAA, the APLA and the UA.
(My opinion only. Do yourself a big favor choose another airline, at least till a new contract is signed, which could take months in this economy. You will be stung, possibly, Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year)
14 April 2014 CGT Union state any further action unlikely.
No flights as Aviation Technicians Association (APTA ), aeronautical technicians, aircraft dispatchers and air traffic controllers will be on strike Thursday 10th. Buenos Aires subway workers will be on strike. Trains will be affected also. ATM's will be empty.
Air analyst Jon Duey from Globus family of brands:-Globus, Cosmos, Monograms and Avalon warns us
PASSENGERS WITH FLIGHTS ON THURSDAY APRIL 10, 2014
Aerolineas Argentinas is anticipating there will be a general strike in Argentina on Thursday April 10. Most, if not all flights will be or already have been canceled. Some of the evening flights might be rescheduled to depart after midnight.
For those with reservations on April 10, you can either process a refund or book the passenger(s) between today and April 14, without a penalty or any fare difference. If the same class of service is not available please contact Sales Support. You will also need to contact Sales Support to have tickets revalidated.
Please share this information with everyone that needs to know.
If you have any questions, contact Sales Support by phone or email.
SalesSupport@us.aerolineas.aero or 1-800-333-5855.
Old labor strike 2011
Sunday 13 November, 2011 Aerolineas grounds international flights from Ezieza airport and Jorge Newbery Airport, best call them. Some passengers on Twitter have been moved to Qatar Airways.
old labor strike 2010
4/29/10 No strike, but pilots and technicians annoyed and protesting reinstatement of Guillermo Ballestero as Director of Operations and Technical Area, who had been replaced by a Mexican national.
10/14/08 failed on Tuesday to reach agreement with Spanish owners Marsans on how much the troubled company is worth ft.com
April 4, 08 ARGENTINE AIRLINE
Argentine pilot strike strands thousands
Pilots at Argentina's flagship airline walked off the job briefly Thursday, suspending international and domestic flights and temporarily stranding hundreds of passengers.