The air traffic controllers' strike is felt in Lanzarote

The air traffic controllers' strike is felt in Lanzarote

Sunday, November 19, 2023, 7:26 p.m.

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The air traffic controllers strike of the control towers that are privatized In Spain it was felt this Sunday in Lanzarote. At least three flights were delayed for several hours, which caused deep discomfort among the affected passengers.

A traveler bound for Gran Canaria complained because she was waiting more than three hours for her flight to leave. Instead of taking off at 3:45 p.m., as scheduled, They didn't get on the plane until three hours later. They found out that the incident had to do with the strike because they were informed so at the airline counter.

The air traffic controllers of the control towers that are in the hands of Saerco have been on strike for several months, because, as they denounce in the group's profile on the social network The private employers refuse to negotiate a new collective agreement.

The truth is that this strike has not had a major impact, among other things, because, the controllers also complain, the Ministry has set certain limits for them. «abusive minimum services« that prevents them from exercising the effective right to strike. However, in this case the strike was noticed and triggered the unrest of the passengers.