Calendar of aviation strikes at airports in Europe in August 2022!

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The aviation crisis is continuing to affect our travels, vacations, flights. It became a lottery to travel by plane. Although the number of canceled flights is decreasing, the number of delayed or delayed flights is increasing. More than once we have seen endless queues through airports, mountains of lost luggage, nervous passengers and overwhelmed staff.

Calendar of aviation strikes at airports in Europe

The problems will continue in August. In addition to the crisis of ground and air staff, more unions of aviation employees are calling for strikes and putting pressure on airline management to solve their financial problems or improve their working conditions.

Strikes in Portugal – 19-21 August 2022

Two unions of ground staff from Portugal announced a three-day strike on the ten airports Portuguese internationals, between August 19 and 21, demanding additional staff and wage increases. Airline pilots TAP Air Portugal have demonstrated to protest their declining incomes. The announced strike will affect air traffic at the main airports in Portugal: Lisbon, Porto, Faro, Funchal, Ponta Delgada, Horta, Santa Maria, Flores and Beja.

The weekend in question de strike (from Friday 19 August at 00:00 to Sunday 21 August at 23:59) is expected to be one of the busiest of the year at Portuguese airports and will affect hundreds of flights, disrupting the travel plans of tens of thousands of passengers. ANA Aeroportos de Portugal reminded, in turn, that ground wages were revised in April.

Meanwhile, about 500 pilots of the national company TAP Air Portugal they demonstrated at Lisbon airport, according to the union SPAC, demanding the restoration of low wages during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Strikes in Spain – 8 August 2022 – 9 January 2023

The USO and Sitcpla unions have made a new strike call for Ryanair crews, from 8 August 2022 to 9 January 2023, from Monday to Thursday every week, at the 10 Spanish bases: Barcelona, ​​Madrid, Palma de Mallorca, Girona, Valencia, Ibiza, Malaga, Santiago de Compostela, Seville and Alicante.

And easyJet employees have announced strikes on 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 27, 28 and 29 August 2022.

Lufthansa pilots and British Airways pilots they are in the process of voting on a strike call for the month of August.

The news is being updated!

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