Air Nostrum announced today that he is going to cancel 148 flights during Holy Week due to the pilot strike called for April 15, 16 and 17, affecting about 10,000 passengers. The pilot union Sepla has called 24-hour strikes in the company for the next 15, 16, 17, 22, 23 and 24 April, days in which many users will travel for the Easter holidays, to denounce the deviation of the production that, he assures, is being carried out towards other airlines of the same owners. The company maintains 76.4% of the operation for the minimum services decreed by the General Directorate of Civil Aviation for days 15, 16 and 17 April, full operation out of Easter, the airline has reported. Air Nostrum has informed that customers affected by these cancellations may opt for the reimbursement of tickets or relocation on flights or alternative dates to fly until May 10, depending on availability.
The minimum services cover 100% of the flights with origin or destination Baleares, Canarias and Melilla, the flights in Public Service Obligation in peninsular territories (Almería-Sevilla, Badajoz-Madrid and Badajoz-Barcelona), between 29% and the 31% of flights between Spanish cities in which the alternative is less than 5 hours, and between 45% and 47% for those exceeding 5 hours and for those connecting Spanish airports with foreign cities.
Customers who have purchased their tickets through iberia.com will receive a message from Iberia, the company for which Air Nostrum operates the affected flights, about the incident that has occurred. If you have purchased the tickets through a travel agency it will be the one who contacts the clients. In case of not receiving any notification, You can contact Serviberia (901 111 500) or your travel agency to see the available alternatives. The company will publish next week the list of flights canceled for April 22, 23 and 24, dates in which there are also calls for strikes by Sepla, according to Efe.