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Ryanair, BA and easyJet strikes: When are airline staff walkouts happening this summer?

Cancellation, delays and hours-long queues are already having an unavoidable impact on summer travel across Europe. Sweeping job and pay cuts during the pandemic are behind much of the disruption. But it isn’t just passengers that have been affected by staff shortages as now, unions across the industry are calling for strikes over working conditions. …

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Island flight schools see increase in pilot interest – as national airlines see pilot shortage | local

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Delta Pilots Write Open Letter, Share Frustration of Passengers Over Flight Disruptions

Delta Air Lines pilots have come forward to say they share the frustration of passengers over recent flight delays and disruptions, which they say are “unacceptable.” “We are disheartened when we witness the impact of your disrupted travel plans,” the pilots wrote in an open letter, in which they reminded passengers that pilots “prioritize safety” …

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US Airlines Cancel Over 1,500 Flights As Vacation Season Hea…

(MENAFN- Khaleej Times) Flights struggle to maintain schedules amid worker, pilot shortages By AP Published: Fri 17 Jun 2022, 6:44 AM Airlines canceled more than 1,500 flights in the US on Thursday, one of the worst days yet for travel as the peak summer vacation season heats up. At LaGuardia Airport in New York, more …

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Airline pilot shortages impacting summer travel

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WWBT) – Major airlines all over the country have been canceling hundreds of flights a day, citing pilot shortages after encouraging many pilots to retire early during the pandemic while underestimating the demand during recovery. So far, over 300 airports nationwide are now offering fewer flights. One hundred eighty-eight airports have lost more …

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For the First Time This Spring, Alaska Airlines Starts a Month with Few Cancellations | Idaho

After a busy holiday weekend with relatively few flight cancellations, Alaska Airlines got through the first day of June with just two cancellations at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport as of Wednesday evening. Given the experience in the previous two months, when hundreds of canceled flights left Alaska passengers stranded across the country, that’s real progress. Passengers …

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The government will delay airline flights this summer | opinion

Planning to fly this summer? Good luck. Delays are up. Cancellations, too. why? Because of the pilot shortage. A pilot shortage? How can this be? Flying is a popular job. Some people fly small planes just for fun. Why aren’t there enough commercial pilots? Because the government passed another dumb law. In 2009, after a …

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Alaska Airlines to reduce flights at Walla Walla Regional Airport this fall | business

Alaska Airlines sister company Horizon Air will reduce flights at the Walla Walla Regional Airport to just one arriving and one departing daily starting Sept. 7 due to a pilot shortage. Scheduled flights, which include two arriving and departing times daily, will remain as they are for the next three months. After Sept. 7, the …

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