Flight Delays

Post reply   Start new thread
:: New - Old :: Old - New

Pages: 1 |

Forum home :: Latest threads :: Search forums
The Comments
08 Feb 2010 00:00 by roddy1 Star rating in Leeds/ Balsicas. 250 posts Send private message

roddy1´s avatar

It is quite possible for flight delays to Spain at Easter, Spanish Air Traffic control possibly going on strike. 



_______________________
Roddy & Tracie Leeds/ Balsicas



Like 0      
08 Feb 2010 15:49 by carolandrichard Star rating in West Yorkshire and P.... 93 posts Send private message

Its also worth checking out car hire before you book your flights for Easter - last year the car hire was very expensive for Easter, was looking for this Easter too, but again too expensive.





Like 0      
09 Feb 2010 09:05 by TheBabyHireCentre Star rating in In between the two a.... 48 posts Send private message

TheBabyHireCentre´s avatar

Can you give a link to the source of your information please roddy1?

Edit: Don't worry, found some articles on this now... along with this interesting response form one of the ATC workers.

I work as an atco in Madrid. The numbers are false. First, they belong to 2008. 2009 numbers are much lower. Second, they are before taxes, Third, they belong to just one worker who did more than 100% overtime. USCA (the controllers' Union) has announced repeatedly no intention to strike in the foreseeable future.
That was before the Royal Decree, which increases working hours by almost 50%. It also makes controllers aged 52-62 willing to retire have to stay a further 3 years.
Basically, Spain needs 4000 controllers, and 2300 have to do their work.
By the way, we are also responsible for having taken the money we were offered by Aena. And we have also requested, via USCA, that the workforce be increased.
The Government has done none of the such because they have obscure interests in the privatization process."

 



This message was last edited by TheBabyHireCentre on 09/02/2010.

_______________________
Professional baby equipment hire providers.



Like 0      

Pages: 1 |

Post reply    Start new thread


Previous Threads

Driving an open-topped car with a baby.... - 3 posts
snowboarding - 1 posts
best tapas on costa del sol - 17 posts
Paying money into Spanish Bank Account - 50 posts
Cheapest way to play golf in The Costa del sol - 0 posts
Piano Teaching in Spain - 0 posts
WALK FROM mOUNTAIN pARK - 1 posts
Wow it is quiet!! - 12 posts
Hi All - moving to Alicante or Malaga areas - 5 posts
Speed cameras on Spanish roads - 12 posts
Understanding spanish bank statement - 2 posts
Wanted "old Snotter" - 0 posts
CD Collection for Sale. All originals, Good condition - 0 posts
FILM BOOK COLLECTION FOR SALE - 0 posts
Black-Brits and Others support network - 0 posts
Restaurant Expansion Launch Party Invite to all EOS subscribers!!!! - 2 posts
Electric Oven & Hob - La Tercia - 2 posts
Catral - 4 posts
Glass curtains - 0 posts
Other than Telefonica which is best company to use for telephone and internet - 13 posts
New feature for the community forums - Upload and share documents - 1 posts
7500kg truck for sale or swap 4x4. - 1 posts
Murcia - UK - Murcia Van. - 0 posts
Problems with Telefonica internet today - 31 posts
Entidad ByeLaws - 1 posts

Number of posts in this thread: 3

DISCLAIMER:  All opinions posted on these message boards are the opinion solely of the poster and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Eye on Spain, its servants or agents.


1 |
Our Weekly Email Digest
Name:  
Email:
   


This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse you are agreeing to our use of cookies. More information here. x