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10 Nov 09:01 AM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 9/19/2017, 12:00 AM until 11/13/2017, 11:59 PM (America/Bogota). COUNTRY/REGION Caribbean coast
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Colombia: Avianca pilot strike coming to an end /update 7

Avianca pilots and management reach agreement after 51 days of strike; pilots to return to work November 13

Event

Pilots at the Colombian national airline Avianca reached an agreement with management late on Thursday, November 9, promising to end a strike that has been ongoing since September 20. The pilots have agreed to resume operations on Monday, November 13. As such, flight disruptions remain possible November 10-12.

Context

The strike lasted for a total of 51 days and resulted in the cancelation of nearly 14,000 flights.

Advice

Travelers are advised to confirm the status of their flights prior to departure for the airport.

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