Belgium - Brussels Airlines pilots on strike - May 31, 2018

 Brussel Airlines held walkouts this month after some 80% of the pilots voted in favour of strike actions. The pilots protested the heavy workload with not enough time to rest, retirement conditions, career prospect and demand a pay hike. The strikes that were held on 14 May and 16 May 2018 lead to a cancelation of approximately 75% of the scheduled flights. Brussels Airlines says it will lose 10.4 million euro from the two days of walkouts.

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