Greek Air Traffic Controllers 2009

April 2, 2009 Greece, Air-traffic controllers will walk off the job for four hours from 12-4 p.m. (0900-1300 GMT), suspending all but emergency flights. Nationwide strike affecting all forms of public transportation.

3/15/09 Ireland 3/30 and France 3/19 playing up  see Easy Travel Report front page

1/23/09  Controllers in Australia being balloted.  Union, Civil Air.  Balloting will be over February 11, 2009

9/12/08 Air Traffic Controllers’ Guild has doubts on new navigation system

7/31/08 West Africa's aviation safety agency has agreed to boost pay and raise the retirement age of air traffic controllers, transport officials said on Thursday, after a strike this week disrupted flights

7/18/08 Papua New Guinea Civil Aviation Workers’ Unions walked off their jobs today and unanimously called for the immediate sacking of the entire PNG Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Board and Management

6/22/08  The union of Icelandic air traffic controllers is planning 20 short strikes from June 27 to July 20. Air traffic controllers do no have the right to go on a total strike, so they are proposing 20 four-hour strikes in a 24-day period

Italy strike action Air Traffic Control and Navigation service provider at Rome Fiumicino Airport for Saturday 21st June  maltamedia  and see avionews

6/20/08  Ryanair Slam Italian Air Traffic Controllers.  Low-cost carrier Ryanair have hit out at striking Italian air traffic controllers branding their actions as "shameful."

June 16, 2008  NYC Nearly a third of the air-traffic controllers at the region's big-three airports are now trainees as the Federal Aviation Administration struggles to cope with an unprecedented wave of retirees among its senior staff NY Post

6/15/08 India, ATC staff decide to defer strike hindustantimes

6/9/08  FAA gives wrong number of air traffic controllers

6/6/08  Australia, Airlines fly into new pay threat as controllers seek 63pc theaustralian

6/2/08  Heads up, Iraq has traffic controllers now

Memphis retaliating against whistleblowers 

6/1/08  Memphis International, 43 errors in one day in Memphis in mid-March in the middle of a Federal Aviation Administration audit of operations at the airport tower.

5/20/08  Air traffic control goes dark across SoCal  2dailybulliten

So you wanna be an air traffic controller  personalfinance

5/9/08  Chronic shortage of airline pilots, engineers and air traffic controllers is grounding flights and stoking safety concerns around the world  businesstimesonline

5/6/08  Barbados, Air Traffic Controllers are back on the job

More than 30 of the controllers who are employed at the Grantley Adams International Airport had staged a sick-out over the weekend, but returned to work late Sunday. 

5/7/08  Republicans vote to extend talks, deadlock is primarily a setback for consumer groups, which had momentum behind a passenger bill of rights and other important measures, and airports, which were hoping to secure approval to raise ticket fees to finance airport-expansion projects wsj

3/31/08 Africa Revelation by Air Traffic Controllers that communication, navigation 
and surveillance facilities are virtually non-existent in the nation’s aviation sector 
should confound concerned Nigerians especially air travellers Thisdayonline

3/11/08 Choas in India, all controllers strike per AP

3/8/08 Pilots, air-traffic controllers face English tests

3/5/08 Guyana, Cheddi Jagan and Ogle airports unmaned! per Stabroek news

3/1/08  Trial stalled for ExcelAire pilots

2/25/08  Ireland's air traffic controllers postpone strike threat HeraldTribuneeurope

2/14/08 Unions make deal over night.  Strike ended per

2/13/08 France 2nd day  per

2/11/08  French air controllers' strike forces flight cancellations strike from Monday through Friday at Orly, and on Tuesday and Wednesday at Charles de Gaulle.  per

France:Flights to and from Paris airports Roissy and Orly are expected be disrupted next week by a strike by air traffic controllers  by 2/8/08
Israel 1/3/08
Nigerian airspace12/06/07

Pilots, air-traffic controllers, truck and bus drivers barred from taking smoking-cessation drug varenicline
Better check and see what your airline's up to:This week Lufthansa is messing with us.
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