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12 Dec 2018 | 08:09 AM UTC

Tunisia: Nationwide air traffic controller strike planned December 13-14

Tunisia News Alert

Severe flight disruptions expected on December 13-14 during air traffic controller strike; airspace closure possible at Tunis–Carthage International Airport (TUN)

TIMEFRAME expected from 12/11/2018, 12:00 AM until 12/16/2018, 11:59 PM (Africa/Tunis). COUNTRY/REGION Tunisia, Tunis–Carthage International Airport

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Event

The Regional Work Union (URT) called for air traffic controllers in Tunisia to stage a strike on Thursday, December 13, and Friday, December 14, to denounce the government's alleged failure to address grievances regarding working conditions. Officials have announced that the airspace above Tunis-Carthage International Airport (TUN) - would likely remain closed during the strike. Severe disruptions (including delays and cancelations) to domestic and international flights are to be anticipated throughout Tunisia on December 13-14.  

Advice

Individuals flying to or from Tunisia on the abovementioned dates are advised to monitor the situation, confirm reservations, and contact their airline for additional information.

 

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