Tag Archives: Airport

Spain holidays: Airport staff threaten STRIKE this summer causing potential flight chaos

Spanish holidays this summer are being threatened with chaos due to a huge ground staff strike at major airports. The strike, with 60,000 ground staff to be involved, will affect all elements of the airport including baggage handlers, cleaning staff and maintenance workers. The reason for the strike is to deal with the issue of wage increases, working hours and ...

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News: Luton Airport baggage handlers to strike over pay

Baggage handlers at Luton Airport have voted to reject a new pay offer from their employer Menzies Aviation. United argues the deal fails to recognise their hard work and the rising cost of living. The union is meeting Menzies today to urge them to resolve the dispute. Strike action by workers employed by Menzies Aviation is due to begin at ...

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News: ACI World encourages government openness toward airport privatisation

Airports Council International World has launched a new policy brief on airport privatisation and funding at a time when critical investment decisions are being taken by airports around the world. The brief, entitled Creating Fertile Grounds for Private Investment in Airports, was jointly produced with global consultancy InterVistas and was officially launched at the 28th ACI World Annual General Assembly, ...

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News: Ryanair to open new base at London Southend Airport

Ryanair will open a new base at London Southend, from April 2019, with three based aircraft at the airport. The carrier said it represented an investment of $ 300 million. The low-cost airline will operate and 13 new routes to eight countries, including Alicante, Barcelona Reus, Bilbao, Brest, Corfu, Cluj, Dublin, Faro, Kosice, Malaga, Milan Bergamo, Palma and Venice. Ryanair ...

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