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27 Mar 2019 | 04:50 PM UTC

Tunisia: Unions update strike plans at Tunis-Carthage Airport (TUN) March 27 /update 1

Tunisia News Alert

Air traffic controllers and civil aviation staff postpone strike at Tunis-Carthage International Airport (TUN) to May 16-17; Tunisair airline strike to proceed on March 28

TIMEFRAME expected from 3/27/2019, 12:00 AM until 3/31/2019, 11:59 PM (Africa/Tunis). COUNTRY/REGION Tunis–Carthage International Airport

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Event

On Wednesday, March 27, representatives for air traffic controllers and Civil Aviation and Airport Authority (OACA) officers at Tunis-Carthage International Airport (TUN) postponed a two-day strike initially set to take place on March 29-30. The work stoppage is now expected to be held on Thursday, May 16, and Friday, May, 17, with significant disruptions to airport services to be anticipated during this period.

On a related note, a strike called by Tunisair airline employees at TUN is expected to take place as scheduled on Thursday, March 28. The strike will likely result in delays and cancelations impacting scheduled Tunisair flights on Thursday, with associated disruptions possible to flights operated by other airlines. Residual delays are possible in the days following the work stoppages.

Advice

Individuals flying via TUN are advised to monitor developments to the situation, anticipate widespread flight disruptions, confirm flight reservations prior to departure for the airport, and contact their airline for more information.

 

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