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Blog posts for tag: strike

Germanwings Strike Comes to an End

29 Aug 2014
Categories: Air Travel     Tags: ,

After a day of cancelled flights and unhappy passengers who have had their journeys disrupted, the pilots’ trade union Cockpit’s strike has come to end. Not only has it caused chaos at the airports and disrupted travel plans for thousands of passengers...

Qantas grounds its entire fleet over bitter labour dispute

29 Oct 2011
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On what is perhaps the biggest travel weekend, Qantas has grounded all its fleet world-wide.  Planes in the air have been allowed to complete their flights.  Flights that were due to take off from Australian airports had their baggage off loaded and passengers were told to make their way home.