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Travel warning: Strikes in Germany, India and Spain

People travelling to Germany, India and Spain are strongly recommended to check with the Foreign & Commonwealth Office before setting off on their journey. Germany Strike action at Frankfurt Airport is expected to cause severe delays and cancellations until Thursday, 1st March, as up to quarte... Read more

Strikes in Portugal will cause delays

Flights to and from Portugal will be disrupted as a result of a series of walkouts planned by Portuguese Air Traffic Controllers. Thousands of passengers face having their flights cancelled or delayed as airport staff are planning 24-hour strike action tomorrow starting at midnight, which will exte... Read more

Greek strikes set to affect Athens airport tomorrow

Greece will shut airports for a full day for the first time this year as the union representing at least 400,000 state workers plans a 24-hour strike to protest austerity measures aimed at winning European Union rescue funds. The country’s largest public-sector union, known as ADEDY, called the str... Read more

Qantas Update: Airline offering 70,000 affected passengers compensation after recent strikes

After the recent strike action that resulted in Qantas dramatically grounding all of its fleet of aircraft and the subsequent ruling by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to permanently end the dispute – Qantas has been requested to offer compensation to the 70,000 passengers ... Read more

Iberia to stage five strikes in February

Pilots of the Spanish airline Iberia plan to stage five separate strikes on February 13th, 17th, 20th, 24th and 29th. Cabin crew and ground staff might join these actions.If not called off, these walkouts are likely to cause severe flight disruptions, including delays and cancellations on the entire... Read more

Heathrow Cargo staff announces strikes

In a dispute over pay, staff working for Swissport Cargo Services at Britain’s largest airport announced two three-day strikes. The proposed walkouts will take place from: 6.30am on Wednesday, June 27 to 6.29am on Saturday June 30 6.30am on Wednesday, July 4 to 6.29am on Saturday, July 7 ... Read more

Flights to Greece face delays and cancellations due to strikes

Holidaymakers are facing more misery this week as flights to Greece are hit by delays and cancellations from 2pm this afternoon. Air traffic controllers at Greek airports have announced they will be striking today and are threatening to strike again on August 14 and 15. The planned strikes are pai... Read more

Deadly tornado strikes Texas town of Granbury

16 May 2013 Last updated at 06:11 GMTTornadoes touched down several times in northern Texas.A tornado has ripped through a town in the US state of Texas, resulting in six deaths, officials say.Homes were destroyed when the tornado hit Granbury, 70 miles (110km) west of Dallas, late on Wednesday. Loc... Read more

Lufthansa strike sees 'massive' flight cancellations

Lufthansa is offering free alternative bookings 22 April 2013 Last updated at 01:38 GMT German airline Lufthansa has cancelled the majority of its flights scheduled for Monday due to a strike over pay. The airline said only about 20 of its flights would run as planned, out of more than 1,700 orig... Read more

Double misery for travellers heading to France this week

If you're travelling to France this week, there's a chance you could fall foul of French air traffic controller strikes and new passport checks. The Telegraph reports that up to half of the flights between France and Britain could be cancelled as the SNCTA, France’s largest air traffic controllers’... Read more

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