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Re: Strikes affecting Belgian airports in 2017

Post by sean1982 » 11 Jun 2017, 17:32

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10 Jun 2017, 22:56
But the union said action had come about because the airline had treated staff who had participated in earlier strike action unfairly. "Punishing staff for using legitimate industrial means to reach a wage deal is a culture that Unite cannot accept," it added..."
They probably won't get it back though, the company feels, and rightly so imo, that in that way it disadvantages the crew who DID come work, took the brunt and operated more than their schedule agreement to ensure all flights were operated.

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Re: Strikes affecting Belgian airports in 2017

Post by Passenger » 11 Jun 2017, 19:49

sean1982 wrote:
11 Jun 2017, 17:32
Passenger wrote:
10 Jun 2017, 22:56
But the union said action had come about because the airline had treated staff who had participated in earlier strike action unfairly. "Punishing staff for using legitimate industrial means to reach a wage deal is a culture that Unite cannot accept," it added..."
They probably won't get it back though, the company feels, and rightly so imo, that in that way it disadvantages the crew who DID come work, took the brunt and operated more than their schedule agreement to ensure all flights were operated.
Just to make sure: the above quote "..But the union said action had to come about because the airline..." is not a quote from me: it's a quote from the BBC article I referred to.

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Re: Strikes affecting Belgian airports in 2017

Post by luchtzak » 15 Jun 2017, 21:54

Strike in Italy tomorrow. Ground staff at the airports are holding a 24 hour strike.

http://www.luchtzak.be/miscellaneous/st ... l-flights/

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Re: Strikes affecting Belgian airports in 2017

Post by sn26567 » 18 Jun 2017, 21:45

The customs agents at Belgian airports threaten to strike Monday morning. Travellers are advised to come early at their respective airports.
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Re: Strikes affecting Belgian airports in 2017

Post by luchtzak » 18 Jun 2017, 23:09

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The customs agents at Belgian airports threaten to strike Monday morning. Travellers are advised to come early at their respective airports.
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Re: Strikes affecting Belgian airports in 2017

Post by Passenger » 19 Jun 2017, 22:54

It seems that today's let's-harrass-the-passengers-action at CRL Charleroi was very limited, compared to the same activities at BRU Brussels:

http://www.hln.be/hln/nl/957/Binnenland ... iers.dhtml

http://www.7sur7.be/7s7/fr/1535/Finance ... eroi.dhtml

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Re: Strikes affecting Belgian airports in 2017

Post by sn26567 » 23 Jun 2017, 10:37

The new government of Wallonia is not yet in place that the socialist union FGTB is already threatening with a strike of all the public sector of Wallonia (thus also the airports of Liege and Charleroi) on 30 June, a day of many holiday departures.
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Re: Strikes affecting Belgian airports in 2017

Post by Passenger » 23 Jun 2017, 16:36

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The new government of Wallonia is not yet in place that the socialist union FGTB is already threatening with a strike of all the public sector of Wallonia (thus also the airports of Liege and Charleroi) on 30 June, a day of many holiday departures.
Reason for the strike: "...we, the leftist union, have heared some rumours that..."
http://www.gva.be/cnt/dmf20170623_02938 ... e-vakantie

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Re: Strikes affecting Belgian airports in 2017

Post by sn26567 » 23 Jun 2017, 16:46

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The new government of Wallonia is not yet in place that the socialist union FGTB is already threatening with a strike of all the public sector of Wallonia (thus also the airports of Liege and Charleroi) on 30 June, a day of many holiday departures.
BSCA CEO Jean-Jacques Cloquet (who has a good relationship with the unions and no political affililation) is not amused and threatens back: "If they go on strike for a reason that has nothing to do with the airport, I resign."
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Re: Strikes affecting Belgian airports in 2017

Post by sn26567 » 27 Jun 2017, 11:05

British Airways is cancelling dozens of flights because of the unprecedented 16-day strike by some cabin crew. The strike BA’s Mixed Fleet will run from Saturday 1 July to Sunday 16 July inclusive.

While most flights will operate as normal, British Airways has cancelled a number of long-haul departures to and from Heathrow, but says that short-haul flights are unaffected.

http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/new ... 09561.html
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Re: Strikes affecting Belgian airports in 2017

Post by PttU » 27 Jun 2017, 11:36

De Lijn plans strikes from Friday June 30 until Monday July 3rd: http://www.gva.be/cnt/dmf20170627_02944 ... drie-dagen. Probably with impact on the bus lines serving BRU, ANR and OST...
(Or is this something not supposed to be posted here as it doesn't impact the airports themselves, more the travellers to the airports?)

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Re: Strikes affecting Belgian airports in 2017

Post by luchtzak » 27 Jun 2017, 12:01

PttU wrote:
27 Jun 2017, 11:36
De Lijn plans strikes from Friday June 30 until Monday July 3rd: http://www.gva.be/cnt/dmf20170627_02944 ... drie-dagen. Probably with impact on the bus lines serving BRU, ANR and OST...
(Or is this something not supposed to be posted here as it doesn't impact the airports themselves, more the travellers to the airports?)
It DOES affect Belgian airports, thanks for posting!

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Re: Strikes affecting Belgian airports in 2017

Post by sn26567 » 27 Jun 2017, 15:04

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27 Jun 2017, 11:36
De Lijn plans strikes from Friday June 30 until Monday July 3rd: http://www.gva.be/cnt/dmf20170627_02944 ... drie-dagen. Probably with impact on the bus lines serving BRU, ANR and OST...
... and Rock Werchter ;)
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Re: Strikes affecting Belgian airports in 2017

Post by PttU » 27 Jun 2017, 21:57

sn26567 wrote:
27 Jun 2017, 15:04
PttU wrote:
27 Jun 2017, 11:36
De Lijn plans strikes from Friday June 30 until Monday July 3rd: http://www.gva.be/cnt/dmf20170627_02944 ... drie-dagen. Probably with impact on the bus lines serving BRU, ANR and OST...
... and Rock Werchter ;)
Not entirely: http://deredactie.be/cm/vrtnieuws/binnenland/1.3011012
But then again, they're not an airport :p

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Re: Strikes affecting Belgian airports in 2017

Post by sn26567 » 30 Jun 2017, 11:06

Bus services De Lijn to/from Brussels Airport are currently disrupted due to strike | Bus service STIB/MIVB to/from Brussels city centre is not impacted.
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Re: Strikes affecting Belgian airports in 2017

Post by sn26567 » 04 Jul 2017, 15:27

Belgium might be a country seriously affected by ATC strikes, but that is nothing compared to France. The following graph was just published by A4E (the Club Med countries are indeed special cases!):
ATC_strikes.PNG
ATC strikes
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Re: Strikes affecting Belgian airports in 2017

Post by sn26567 » 05 Jul 2017, 18:30

BA mixed fleet crew will strike for two more weeks on 19 July, extending the current strike. QR A320s will also fly two more weeks for BA...
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Re: Strikes affecting Belgian airports in 2017

Post by luchtzak » 07 Jul 2017, 11:30

A planned security strike in Palma, due to take place every Tuesday and Saturday from 04:00 to 08:00, from 12:00 to 14:00 and from 18:00 to 23:59 (local time) starting on 11th July and ending on 29th July 2017.

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Re: Strikes affecting Belgian airports in 2017

Post by sn26567 » 07 Jul 2017, 19:19

HOP! pilots affiliated to the SNPL union threaten to strike from 13 to 18 July.
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Re: Strikes affecting Belgian airports in 2017

Post by JOVAN » 13 Jul 2017, 16:49

sn26567 wrote:
04 Jul 2017, 15:27
Belgium might be a country seriously affected by ATC strikes, but that is nothing compared to France. The following graph was just published by A4E (the Club Med countries are indeed special cases!):

ATC_strikes.PNG
So Belgium IS Club Med !!

Leaving even Cyprus behind us !!

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