There are still some calls for strikes in this September 2019 summer in Spain mostly affecting the proper functioning of some Spanish airports.
The cabin crew strike is still on – 10 days in its 13 Spanish bases on days 1, 2, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27 and 28 September, in protest at the announced closure of its headquarters at the airports of Gran Canaria, Tenerife South and Lanzarote and Girona.
British Airways (BA) has canceled a total of 1,700 flights, almost all of them with destination or departure from the London airports of Heathrow and Gatwick, before the two-day strike carried out by the pilots of the airline this Monday and Tuesday (9-10). Of those, 92 flights corresponded to connections with Spain. The strikes are caused by the demands for salary increases of the main drivers’ union (Balpa).
There are new protests scheduled for September 27th .
SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA AIRPORT
A General strike inside Santiago de Compostela airport on September 13, 20 and 27.
The workers of all the companies that operate in the Santiago de Compostela airport are called to strike during three Fridays of this month in stoppages that foresee an almost complete paralysis of the airport.
The stops announced by the CIG union will affect the service from 04:30 am to 10:30 am, which affects all flights departing in the morning from the Compostela airport. All the airport worker, from the security personnel to the workers of the airline companies, are called to strike. “It is the first time in history that this occurs at an airport in Spain where all workers are going to strike at the same time,” says Pablo de Prados, a union member, who emphasizes that the companies that support the strike. They will offer the minimum services set by each company.