Piraeus road works, detours in effect till the end of March.
Civil Servants Strike
15 February 2014 Greek civil servants strike, union ADEDY, planning strike for next month, Thursday, March 13th 2014. Union urging other unions to join in.
A 48 hour strike by Civil Servant workers is planned for March, 19th and 20th.
21st of March meeting planned by union as to what to do next.
28 February 2014 Some good news jobs, jobs, jobs. UAE backed company put only bid in to buy former Athens airport of Hellenikon. Came upon this gem Forgotten Airfields Hellenic Railways (OSE) (Trainose up for sale, real gem) Bulgarian State Railway BDZ Piraeus-Kifissia urban electric railway (ISAP) Looking for a taxi or limo? As well as coaches or mini-buses are available upon request. Stargroup's minibuses will be working during strike. Stargroup.org Reminder:-You may find a taxi hard to find during a general strike. Referred by a fellow traveler Athenstransfer.com
You may find archaeological sites and state museums closed during a general strike. When public transport are striking expect Athens to have extra traffic on roads, traffic jams.
Greek taxi strike?
Be prepared for delays, leave for airport early. Traffic to Athens airport maybe down to one lane. You may find ports blocked and have to lug your luggage. (Last Greek taxi strike information)
Greek customs border strike? Will effect travel between Albania, Bulgaria and Yugoslavia (Macedonia), Turkey. Trucks with perishables may get a pass and passengers by humanitarian needs only.
Aer Lingus Strike
Dublin Airport, Cork and Shannon Airport Strike
Friday, 14th March 2014 from 5am and 9am, expect more strikes to come. Here's what Siptu has to say
Monday 10th March Still waiting judges ruling. Meeting took place today. In the mean time. Aer Lingus Transatlantic flights will leave perhaps a little earlier or later than usual. Short hauls have been cancelled. Aer Lingus alone has rescheduled 3,000 passengers.
Even if courts deem strike illegal, it will come too late for airline to re-book passengers. Then you have the knock on effect. More strikes are likely to come.
Friday, 7th March Ryanair and Dublin Airport Authority trying to get the strike deemed illegal.
Monday, 3 March Irish government in emergency meetings.
Monday, 24 February, Aer Lingus and union heads meet Thursday 26th.
21 February 2014 Update:-Shannon engineers cancel strike action for more talks, other unions expected to collaborate. Otherwise nothing new in the news this week just sabre rattling.
17 February 2014 First workers to hand in a strike date. Shannon air craft mechanics given strike notice:-
Four hour strike to take place Tuesday, March 4th and a ban on all future overtime. Siptu
More strike action likely to take place in the future.
Aer Lingus and Irish Airport Strike
Cork, Dublin and Shannon Airports will be striking.
Update 11th February 2014 Regardless of legal threats by management, union votes have been tallied - Dublin and Cork airport workers will be striking. No date set - yet. Siptu press release
Also Aer Lingus ground crews. Shannon Airport mechanics have voted for strike action.
All in all make plans for being delayed for several days. If flying with Aer Lingus perhaps you could change your flight to fly from or to Belfast International Northern Ireland and destination map. Other airlines that fly out of Belfast are Easyjet, Jet2, Thomas Cook, United Airlines, Thomson Airways.
Aer Lingus to Heathrow an Gatwick
Flybe Aberdeen, Birmingham, Cardiff, Edinburgh, East Midlands, Exeter, Glasgow, Inverness, Leeds, Gatwick (ends March 2014), Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne and Southampton.
Ferries to Liverpool, France or Scotland. Thousands of passengers expected to be hit by this world wide.
No strike date set yet.
Issue over pension plan (shortfall of €780 million) has not gone away over the years.
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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....
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Finnair recently voted safest airline. Finnair transported 8.8 million passengers to over 60 European and 15 Asian destinations in 2012.
Codeshares with Aeroflot, Air China, Air France, Bangkok Airways, Belavia, Czech Airlines, Flybe Nordic, Icelandair, Rossiya, TAP Portugal.
Oneworld airline alliance member.
Camera pens will be watching and recording you at Bolivian customs weborange
Brazil has World Cup 2014 and Olympics 2016, airports sub-standard and the clocks a ticking. Government owned Infraero owns 67 airports. New President Rousseff will privatize new terminals in Sao Paulo. Brazilian unions will have a lot to digest this year.
Brazilians will spend $66 billion on airports, railways, waterways and public transportation. 6,000 miles of new train tracks. Country is in an economic down turn.
Sao Paulo opening match of the World Cup on June 12, 2014
Fortaleza Pinto Martins Airport will have a huge tent to accommodate football fans. It's going to be hot, lets hope it's got A/C. UK Olympics did the same thing at Heathrow for the Olympiads.
Brazil's TAM and Chili's LAN are to merge, making it largest carrier in South America. LATAM Airlines
New fees come in for visitors to the Galapagos dailymail
18 February 2014 a general strike is planned for Wednesday, March 26th.
January 24, 2014 Ecuadorian airline Tame suspends flights to Venezuela along with Air Canada. Venezuelan government owes $43 million. Venezuela owes 3 Billion dollars to foreign airlines.
Army takes over toilet paper factory
Brand new Willy Brandt airport officials delay opening ETR
Dusseldorf airport tomorrow Thursday February 13th. Expect delays due to strike by check in staff, baggage handlers, runway workers . Dusseldorf will have a contingency plan in effect.... Call your airline to confirm your flight. Next talks planned 28 February, 2014.
Frankfurt Airport Security Strike
Update:-Flights back to normal today, security strike over with. Lufthansa has information up as to how to find your luggage!
Update:-21 February Lufthansa offer rail voucher The Local
Frankfurt International Security Strike
Friday 21 February 2014 1am to 10 pm. (more meetings to take place March 5th)
20 February 2014 Here's what Frankfurt International has to say. Travel Advisory: Strike action planned by security staff
Due to strike action planned by security staff for Friday, February 21, flight disruptions and cancellations are likely to occur at Frankfurt Airport. Passengers are advised to check their airline’s website and the traffic reports (e.g., on the radio or teletext) before traveling to the airport and allow extra time for their journey.
Flight information is available on the website of the respective airline or by calling 01806-FRAINFO (01806-3724636 – flat landline rate of €0.20 euro cents per call within Germany) as well as at www.frankfurt-airport.com or via the Frankfurt Airport app.
Long haul Air Canada - flights delayed.
19 February 2014 Frankfurt - Hann Airport 2,500 passengers daily, airport security strike today, to last 18 hours. Airport will have a contingency plan in place.
More meetings to take place March 5.
5.400 Pilots at Lufthansa, Germanwings being balloted for strike action. Voting results out March, 21, 2014. Follow along with us Lufthansa Strike
18 February Gate Gourmet who provide airline food on strike. Strike causing slight air delays. Best bring a snack.
Valentine's Day public transportation strike, metro will run every twenty mins STIB NO buses or trams. Give yourself plenty of time to get to airport. Taxi will be in short supply. Leave early , traffic jams.
Brussels airport Departures Rail link for Brussels Airport Diabolo Rail Link
ICE Frankfurt, Köln/Cologne
Eurostar:-London- Paris will be fine. Further on Eurostar may terminate in Lille like last strike. Rest of journey with buses. Thalys:-Paris, Köln/Cologne, Aachen, Amsterdam perhaps no service Brussels Paris Amsterdam and Cologne TGV Lyon, Bordeaux, Paris-CDG airport
Zürich, Switzerland, via Luxembourg, two trains daily
Amsterdam, Luxembourg run every hour.
Cypriot taxis threaten strike March 10th.
We recommend you book a hotel at your airports for just in case. Cancel as you see fit.
2013 National holidays in Portugal Sunday, December 8 and Christmas Day is on a Wednesday.
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Lan Airlines Goes to South America, but you would have to catch flight from Madrid, Spain.
26 December, 2013 SATA Airlines, passengers facing two hour delays till January 6, 2013. Will cause problems with connecting flights.
Lisbon Transportation Strike
24 hour strike planned for Friday, January 24th.
As usual leave early for the airport, taxi's hard to find, over flow on trains, extra traffic on the roads, causing traffic jams.
19 December 2013 Things looking up for TAP. Possible buyer from Brazil/Colombia. Tap's competition - LOT Polish Airlines and Alitalia which are also up for sale.
27 September 2012 TAP airline up for sale
likely buyers IAG (own Iberia and BA and a percentage of Vueling) Lufthansa and Avianca - Taca, Brazilian. Update February:-Only one offer made, which was rejected came from a Brazilian investor but still may happen.
Airline will be sold by the end of the year. Are you booked with this airline for the holidays? If so, get travel insurance. Book a hotel at your airport at either end of your trip. Only cancel when you know you are safely online for your flight. Make sure you've got room on your credit card for unexplained expenses. Save all receipts. Issue will not be civil with employees. Codeshare with some huge airlines, Air Canada, Lufthansa, United Airlines to name a few.
Flights with Carpatair might be delayed due to codesharing with Italian Airline Alitalia
Owing to the organisation of the 84rd International Motor Show and Accessories, which will be held from 4 to 16 March 2014 at Palexpo, access to Genève Aéroport by road will be difficult at certain times of the day. Moreover, during that period, the airport car parks are often full.
9 March 2014 Sunday, Wildcat baggage handlers strike today at Geneva Airport. 10 am to Noon
Zurich Public Transport (VBZ)
Italian train strike see above Swiss trains can/will be delayed.
Federation of Independent Petrol stations recommends buying petrol on week-ends when it's cheaper.
Still time for these strikes to change.
Update:- Milan taxi strike postponed till Thursday, March 13th. Make plans if flying out/into Linate, Malpensa Airports or Milan train station.
Wednesday, 5th March 2014 an ENAV company "Techno Sky" will strike from noon to 4:30pm. Not sure what effect a strike will have. per website:-is responsible for the management, servicing and maintenance of equipment and systems used for the national air traffic control, ensuring full availability and full operational efficiency without interruption.
Strikes planned for Friday March 7th.
Friday March 7th Workers in the airline and airport industry to strike for 24 hours, nationwide?
Also reported for the same day:-
Aviation workers in Palermo will strike 4 hours, from 12:30-4:30pm.
MeridianaFly flight crews will strike nationwide for 24 hours.
Milan's Linate and Malpensa airport workers will strike for 24 hours 00:00-23:59. Alitalia want you to confirm your flight. Intercontinental flights will be flying out of Malpensa.
Italian EasyJet Strike
Italian EasyJet strike, nationwide, 24 hours, Friday, 7th March, 2014. Expect flights to be manned by foreign workers, no flights cancelled but you might be delayed. (Except for Milan and Palermo)
Change your flight before everyone else wakes up. This was announced January 28th. EasyJet
Tuesday 18th March Catania Airport, Sicily baggage handlers 4 hour strike 12-4pm.
Friday, 21st March Naples, aviation workers at Naples airport will strike from 10am-6pm, ground workers.
Italian air traffic controllers.
Italian air traffic control strike planned 21st February, 2014 has been revoked (again) and is now planned for Sunday, March 23rd 1pm - 5 pm.
Italian air traffic control (ENAV)
Air traffic controllers Enav to strike again Sunday, 30th March from 10am to 6pm.l
ENAC Italian air traffic controllers Rome guide Tourism and travel guide, find the best of Rome
Trenitalia call centre ( 800 892,021)
Rome's Fiumicino Leonardo Express. Toll-free number
(800 892021) to provide assistance to travelers.
Coming to Italy from Switzerland? Swiss Federal Railways can be delayed coming into Italy if an Italian rail strike is going on.
Remember all Italian strikes are subject to change at the last minute! You will not be abandoned, by law a skeleton schedule must run. Book a strike proof train.
Left up so you can get a general idea of how different areas handled the general strike. Of course this is only an example. (We've noticed a new trend lately by Italian railway/transport worker unions. They don't seem to like the predictability of the below and have now started causing a slightly more irritating stance. Where each city chooses when they will strike, no more in unisom. Can be as far out as a week from original date. We will conquer this.)
Public transportation strike
June 10, 2010 Friday, 25, June, Nationwide strike, Bus, metro, tram and trains, Trenitalia, 2-6pm, local cities will have own schedule for striking. Some services are guaranteed. Remember finding a taxi can be difficult. Try to get your hotel to book you one.
* Bari from 20.00 to 24.00
* Bologna from 19.30 to 23.30
* Cagliari 9.00 to 13.00
* Florence from 16.30 to 20.30
* Genoa from 11.30 to 15.30
* Milan from 18.00 to 22.00
* Naples from 9:00 to 13
* Palermo from 9.00 to 13.00
* Rome from 8.30 to 12.30
* Torino from 17:45 to 21:45
* Venice from 10.00 to 13.00
Old information left up
Black Friday in Italy, May 24, transportation strike tomorrow. Get to your airport early, taxi's will be hard to find and may only take reservations only on strike days. Perhaps hotel concierge can help you out. Extra traffic on the roads. Buses, trams, trolley, subway and trains.
Transport will strike from 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM. The strike picks up again after everyone is home for the night from 8PM till the end of service. Some transport will be running in between. Likely to effect long distant trains. Airport train Leonardo Express will be running, not as often, but will be running. Several protests are planned around the city, making maneuvering around Rome difficult.
Milan airport strike
Update Thursday Some 156 flights cancelled, 31 to and 37 from Malpensa. Linate 45 cancelled but 43 flights did leave the airport yesterday.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Milan airport strike, Linate and Milan Malpensa workers will strike for 24 hours. Your flight will be subject to delay, cancellation or bought forward. Passengers should call your airline. See Twitter and airport websites. Call center 02.232323. SeaMilano.eu
International flights will be delayed.
Iran Air due to sanctions, airline carrier's aging fleet has no spare parts. 2014 Sanctions lifted from USA. Maybe they will buy a new Boeing. Came across this Reuters
For new year 2013 Air France - KLM, Austrian Airlines pull out flying to Tehran. Route not profitable.
Not all profit at Emirates Cityam
Dubai International (base Emirates, Qantas and Flydubai) both runways will be closed for repairs 1, May 2014 for three months. Flights will be diverted to Dubai World Central an hour away.ubai International (base Emirates and Flydubai) both runways will be closed for repairs 1, May 2014 for three months. Flights will be diverted to Dubai World Central an hour away.
Big hit for all those Spanish Ma and Pa businesses. Ryanair reducing flights severely to Barcelona and Madrid after March 30, 2014. Airport taxes to double by July 1. 3.1 million passenger reduction 648 flights per week.
14 February 2014 Iberian pilots union SEPLA make deal with management. Wage freeze, cut by 14% (which is already in effect) till 2015. Further 4% cut of salary has been dropped. Deal still has to be signed off with union members.
Deals between ground staff and cabin crew still to be made. Airline must get it's act together before the World Cup.
Spanish car rentals
Spanish car rental rates have gone sky high due to fuel charges. Rates have tripled.
Value Added Tax increase end of September 2012. Price of your holiday goes up.
Hotels, hostels, restaurants, transportation buses and trains VAT will go up from 8% to 10% this also includes toilet paper. Alcohol and tobacco on the hand will go up from 18% to 21%. murciatoday March 2014 United change carry on rules Dailymail
Coming to America?
Need to know:-US hurricane season starts 1 June, till November, 30. This years predictions by NOAA You will have plenty of warning just follow evacuation routes if necessary. DO NOT procrastinate. Caribbean, Texas, Florida and up east coast.
American Citizens self service passport control!
Awesome news, filling up empty seats in private jets now at prices you will like, I promise you. socialflights.com
Do you need a reliable local travel agent in New England? Boston Red Sox tickets, Boston Bruins games or tours. Reliable source Milne Travel Top ten most dangerous cities in USA. Dailymail
TSA Elderly can keep shoes on, but only in Chicago's O'Hare, Portland Oregon, Denver and Orlando. You can take a pocket knife on planes now, can't be locking.
19 September 2012 Comparing US - EU passenger rules and regulations Chicago Tribune
New York City
High speed rail plans, Boston to Long Island dailymail
March, next month, Transport Workers Union local 234 TWA union, prepare SEPTA strike. Four contracts to be negotiated in the city. Trolley, train, buses and local railways contracts end 7 April.
French travel 2014
May 13, 2013 Signed into law today. French law makers raise retirement age from 62 - 65. Not sitting well with French unions.
Louvre patrolled by 20 policemen daily, museum is plagued by thieves, so watch your back, leave passport in hotel.
Paris Train Strike
RER Line B
7 March 2014 Paris, Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport, SNCF to strike, midnight, Monday March 10th.
RER line B, between Gare du Nord and Mitry and Roissy-Charles de Gaulle. Roissy Bus Service provided by RATP from the Place de l'Opéra operate normally.
French Air Traffic Control Strike
5 March 2014 Came across this article today by France's largest air traffic control union SNTCA. SNCTA have called a strike for Tuesday, March 18th. If this goes ahead airlines will be called to modify flight schedule.
Transavia.com France Crews threaten 6 day strike before 31 March?
Air France flights to Ireland will be delayed due to Irish airport strike.
Air France pilot strike
9 February 2014 Air France strike. Announced today pilot union SNPL have submitted strike action from Saturday, May 3 to Friday, May 30th!
We will update as news comes in.
That's got to hurt, 160% rise in the beer tax Just-Drinks
Viewer Ray. By the way some of the rail booking sites are very variable releasing timetables/prices due to all the ongoing engineering works on the French rail network.
French air traffic controllers are expecting layoffs and new ATC rules and regulations. Even closure of some local towers.
Transavia Air France subsidiary low cost airline.
Driving into France?
Driving from UK? Law now requires cars entering France to carry selected items dailymail See where the speed camera's are thelocal New private train Thello sleeper Paris to Venice French national railway SNCF (45 euro fine for having feet up on seat)
If RER A and B are on strike. Three out of four trains will be running. Alternative transport metro, bus and Tram.
If going to Orly airport? Then take a bus or RER C
TER and TGV 0 805 90 36 35
Transiliens call toll-free numbers 08 05 70 08 05.
Hurricane season June to November.
Liat Airlines Strike
November 10, 2013 All operations back to normal. November 8 Nevis service suspended Caribbean News Now November 5, 3013 Liat Airlines, pilot strike see advisory LIAT wishes to advise passengers who decide to travel but are unable to complete their journey due to the disruption, will not be provided with meals, transportation, hotel accommodation, etc. Passengers with onward connections are advised to contact their respective carriers.
Keeping this info up.
Information for passengers LIAT Call Centre from 7:15am: – from Antigua – 1-268-480-5582; toll free from the rest of the Caribbean – 1-888-844-5428 and from Puerto Rico and the
US Virgin Islands – 1-866-549-5428
Some of you may have trouble getting back to mainland U.S when Liat strike, forcing you to miss your international flight.
October 28, 2013 More layoffs at SkyBahamas
20 February 2014 Bermuda ferry workers strike Bermuda Sun
28 February 2014 Tankers stopped work
20 February 2014 Flying into Jamaica? Tanker driver strike - petrol stations empty.
Regarding Chinese air space, 80% of it is taken up by Chinese military jets. A high percentage of civilian air traffic gets delayed because airports have lack of equipment for bad weather. Be prepared for a delay in your flight and angry Chinese passengers, don't be pushed around.
December 5, 2013 Just what's going on with the Chinese air space LA Times High speed rail Shijiazhuang Zhengding International Airport airrailnews Stunning stats out for drunk driving in Xiamen/Amoy SE China, 80% of car accidents due to alcohol weirdasianews.com
China to build 70 new airports by 2015.
General elections planned mid April 2014
Monsoon Season end of May till September. Mumbai airport runway had to close several times last year due to Monsoon caused potholes.
6, January 2014 Pilots cancel strike threat. Perhaps it has to do with two new airlines in the works AirAsia and Tata-SIA.
Indian bank strike over 6am Wednesday, 12th February.
Indian Rail Strike
Update:-January 19, 2014 60% of workers turn out the first day of voting.
Update:-December 26, 2013 Railway union threaten indefinite strike February - March 2014. Union has long list of demands.
December 19, 2013 The All India Railwaymen Federation (AIRF) some million railway workers will vote this week-end to decide whether to strike or not. Results will be in on Monday. See press release
Another union National Federation of Indian Railwaymen will possible hold a strike ballot, Friday and Saturday, 17th and 18th of January, 2014.
October 25, 2013 Chennai, Kolkata, Guwahati, Jaipur, Ahmedabad and Lucknow airports to be privatized. Workers on hunger strike. Managements state contingency plan in place. Issue likely to get worse. Update Privatization put on hold!
Going to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport? Passengers missing flights Article from Times of India
Flying in out of India? Don't get caught. In view of ATC Regulations, check in counters will close 40 minutes prior departure for domestic flights and 60 minutes prior departure for International flights at all Indian airports. All airlines to abide by new rules.
Worlds most heavily bombed nation. Millions of tons of unexploded bombs litter the landscape. Stay on the roads, travel well used routes/paths. Absolutely no running bare foot through a field.
Lets go tubing and drink scorpion snake infused whisky news.com.au
August 25 MAS flight attendants will not be ignored The Sun Daily
Out of a dictatorship. Islamic society, strike threats left right and center. Watch yourself.
December 2013 Nepal Airlines banned from flying to EU
Fingerprint Recognition for South Korean Airports
Incheon hosting 17th Asian Games from September 19, 2014 to Oct 4, 2014
Other airline companies that owned or co-owned by Turkish Airlines include AnadoluJet, SunExpress, Cyprus Turkish Airlines and North Cyprus Airlines.
UK England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
January 2014 Several Tube, railway unions are being balloted for strike actions. Just make sure you have a plan B to and from your airport.
Maintenance workers, runway plow men, at Pierre Elliott Trudeau Airport and Mirabel Airport threaten strike action after no new contract for a year now. A meeting with management is to take place December 16th. Mirabel airport handles cargo ie:- Fex Ex and UPS - Amazon - your Christmas gifts, Still workers have to abide by essential services. Passenger traffic not expected to be affected.
Canadian Foreign Service Strike
Still going on in September The Varcity
21 February 2014 Qantas to cut back costs by $2 billion dollars over three years! Employees must be extremely anxious. Do not book a long haul flight with Qantas. Do your homework. Delta, British Airways, Virgin, Emirates for example. Management painfully slow in taking the bull by the horns.
September 6, 2013 Tahiti general strike planned for September 10. Keep an eye on your Air France flight.
2014 Air New Zealand named airline of the year (again)
Lufthansa/Germanwings pilots being balloted for strike action, ballots due in March 21st.
Frankfurt airport strike Feb 21st
Where are French tourists flocking to now a days? Algeria now top French destination, Oran, Algiers, Bejaia, Tlemcen and Constantine. Morocco Casablanca, Marrakech and Tunisia sales decline sharply.
March 4th, 2014 Air traffic control on strike today. Hundreds of flights grounded British Airways, Lufthansa, Alitalia you name it Ghana Review
- Not safe for Christians
December 13 Kenya marks 50 years of .
October 2012 Brussels airline, Virgin Atlantic and Gulf Air all pulled flights to Kenya.
Nairobi hotels, U.S issues warnings regarding possible bomb threats to hotels not safe for tourists Stratford
Kenyan border to Somalia closed.
Brits told to stay away from Kenyan coastline
Airlines in Nigeria do not live up to safety codes.
Strike season July and August
Mango Airlines Strike
Mango Airlines under strike threat from pilots union Solidarity Mango Strike
When SA truckers strike, Swaziland will feel it's effect quickly. Best stock up with petrol while you can.
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