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Agreement reached on Spain's general strike flight cancellations

24-Sep-2010 12:27 PM

Spain's Government stated it reached an agreement with unions on the minimum transport services for the day of the general strike on 29-Sep-2010 (Typically Spanish/Travel Pulse, 23-Sep-2010). Under the agreement all the country's airports will open, and that 40% of intercontinental, 20% of European and 10% of national services will be operated. There will also be 50% coverage on services from the mainland to the islands and on services between the islands. Local train services will have an average of 25% coverage, rising to 30% at peak times, and 20% of AVE high-speed train services will operate. Iberia stated it would relax penalties for flight cancellations in relation to the proposed strike.