The easyJet pilot strike has caused eight flights to be canceled this Saturday, all in Palma

easyJet pilots strike in Spain, which began this Friday its second period of three days of strikes of 72 hours each, caused eight cancellations this Saturday, all at Palma de Mallorca airport.

As reported The Spanish Union of Aviation Pilots (Sepla)these cancellations occurred between 00:00 and 12:00 on that day on international departure or destination flights London, Basel, Berlin and Cologne-Bonn.

in the same period delays have also occurred, although Sepla pointed out that it was “difficult to quantify just because of the strike” as “other factors” were affecting them. The union also stressed that strike monitoring at this point is 100%, with “maximum respect” for the minimum services decreed.

60 cancellations

This Saturday’s eight cancellations add to the 16 recorded last Friday and the 36 from the first strike period – on August 12, 13 and 14 – so the total number of canceled enrollments since the strike began is 60.

airline pilots They are demanding the restoration of pre-pandemic wagesas the company is now operating with flight occupancy levels similar to pre-covid-19.

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Furthermore, they are protesting because after six months of negotiating the second collective agreement, the company has rejected the three proposals presented by the union to restore working conditions and have had no contact for two weeks.

After the first period of strikes, further shutdowns are planned for this weekend; and from Saturday 27 to Monday 29 August.

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