Iberia Airport Service strike called by the CCOO, UGT and USO trade unions. January 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th It coincides with the feast of the Three Kings, and thousands of people return from the holiday. A total of 444 flights will be canceled by Iberia, Iberia Express and Air Nostrum.
The suspension was proposed to force the company to resolve a labor dispute stemming from the revocation of its handling license at the country’s main airport. This will affect 45,641 passengers who have already purchased tickets.
The company offers customers the possibility to rebook or find an alternative route, change the date of their flight, or request a refund.
The handling service strike forces the cancellation of 270 Iberia flights, 64 Iberia Express flights and 110 Air Nostrum flights.
Airlines are looking for alternative ways to travel for the more than 45,600 passengers affected by the flight cancellations.According to the airline Travelers will be informed of possible changes to other flights “in the coming days”.
As far as Iberia is concerned, the airline plans to operate 836 flights, or 76% of its total scheduled flights of 1,106. Scheduled flights include virtually all long-haul flights (including level flights).
Of Iberia’s 270 flight cancellations, 51% will be domestic flights and 49% will be European flights. Iberia Express operates 88% of the flights, Air Nostrum 72%.
Passengers who booked affected flights on January 5th, 6th, 7th, or 8th Request a travel date change or ticket refund. Customers on flights not directly affected by the strike can change their travel dates or request a voucher.
Changes can be made through the Iberia website, the travel agent who made the reservation, or our customer service center. strengthen staff.
Given the expected problems at the airport due to the strike, Iberia is urging all passengers to check-in in advance through its website and arrive at the airport earlier than usual.