Portugal -Cabin crew strike -November 03, 2014

Portugal Airline cabin crews launched a 24-hour strike. The crews for the TAP Portugal carrier grounded flights causing mass cancellations for nearly half of its 320 scheduled flights and rerouting more than 25,000 passengers.

Portugal Airline cabin crews launched a 24-hour strike. The crews for the TAP Portugal carrier grounded flights causing mass cancellations for nearly half of its 320 scheduled flights and rerouting more than 25,000 passengers. The cabin crews are demanding better working conditions. Currently, the government is preparing to sell the state-owned airline. The cabin crew trade union SNPVAC claims that contracts are being violated and contributing to a continuous and systematic degradation of work conditions at the airline.

English: http://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Portugal-Airline-Cabin-Crews ... 


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