Spain - Air traffic controllers threaten with summer strike - April 30, 2018

In a dispute about understaffing at air traffic controller ATC, 89% of the union members have voted to implement 24-hour stoppages from 20 June 2018 if the number of ATC staff is not increased by the start of the summer season. The union issued a statement that predicted a summer ‘collapse’ in Barcelona due to the lack of controllers and the constant traffic growth experienced by El Prat airport. The airport has seen a 9.4% increase in passengers compared to the same period of 2017 and everything points to exceeding the record of 47.2 million passengers.

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