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NEWS Nov 20, 2023 French Air Traffic Controllers Protest Against Anti-Protest Laws Passed by French Parliament Flights departing from airports across France were canceled on November 20 as air traffic controllers conducted a one-day strike. The strikes happened after the French Parliament passed a bill to restrict air traffic controllers' ability to go on strike on November 15. Read More →
NEWS Aug 23, 2023 Emirates A380 Reportedly Damaged by Drone in Nice, France On August 18, an Emirates Airbus A380 reportedly collided with a drone while landing at Nice Côte d'Azur Airport (NCE). The incident damaged one of the aircraft's wing slats, forcing the grounding of the jet for several days. This incident comes after Emirates re-introduced the A380 on its Dubai-Nice route after a three-year absence. Read More →
NEWS Jul 02, 2023 Over 130 Ryanair Paris Flights Cancelled Due To French Air Traffic Control Strikes Due to the ongoing ATC strikes in France, Ryanair has been forced to cancel over 130 flights. Thousands have been left stranded at airports as employees fight the pending labor changes. Read More →
NEWS May 28, 2023 Air France Flight Returns to Osaka After Bird Strike On Sunday, an Air France A350 en route from Osaka to Paris experienced a malfunction with its weather radar and speed meters after striking birds. Read More →
NEWS Apr 20, 2023 Emirates Cancels Flights to Hamburg and Dusseldorf Amid Germany Staff Strikes The Dubai-based airline cancelled flights to and from German airports due to strikes announced by a trade union. Read More →
NEWS Jan 12, 2023 UK Strikes Bring Border Security into Question An update on the UK strikes which are affecting the UK's airports. There have been questions surrounding the security of the UK border during the time of strike action and whether this should be allowed. No agreement has been made as of yet. Read More →
Sep 16, 2022 French ATC Strike Leaves 1000+ Flights Canceled French ATC workers struck on Friday over wages and recruitment, affecting a thousand flights in France. Read More →
NEWS Sep 08, 2022 Norwegian 737 Returns to Trondheim After Birdstrike On Monday, September 5, 2022, a Norwegian Air Shuttle 737-800 experienced a bird strike upon takeoff from Trondheim Vaernes Airport. The aircraft returned a few minutes after the strike occurred. The 737 will remain in maintenance until the damage has been fixed. Read More →
NEWS Sep 05, 2022 Hundreds of Flights Cancelled After Lufthansa Pilots Strike The Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) union stated that Lufthansa pilots would begin a 24-hour strike starting at midnight Thursday. The reason: the airline's 5,000-member union went on strike after being denied a requested 5.5% pay increase and automatic inflation bumps. The pilots are also seeking a new pay and holiday structure that Lufthansa said would bring staff costs up 40% or around 900 million euros ($899 USD) within the next two years. Read More →