EasyJet strikes: Spanish pilots begin 9 days of walkouts in August over working conditions

Passengers flying to Spain with low-cost carriers could see major travel disruption throughout August.

EasyJet pilots in Spain will walk out for nine days this month over pay and working conditions.

Today (12 August) marks the first of three 72-hour strikes. The Spanish Union of Airline Pilots (SEPLA) said further walk outs will place from 19 to 21 and 27 to 29 August. It is demanding that working conditions for pilots are restored to what they were before the COVID-19 pandemic.

The union is also asking easyJet to provide its pilots with new multi-year contracts.

“This is the last possible recourse, as all attempts by the pilots’ representatives to reach an agreement have

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