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Spain Strike Alert

Updated on 8 September 2019


After a negotiation breakdown with Iberia airlines regarding the handling of the airline in

Spanish airports.

UGT air union is calling for a 24-hour strike Monday, 9 September at the Bilbao terminal,

where at 14:00 a demonstration will be held by Iberia staff to demand their labor claims be


Possible Effects:

  • Cancelled or delayed flights

  • Localized demonstrations

  • Large crowds

Mitigating Factors to Apply:

  • Avoid all protests, demonstrations, and large crowds, which have the possibility of turning violent

  • Allow extra time for travel

  • Monitor local and social media for updates

  • Enroll in the Safe Traveler program (STEP) to receive warnings from the U.S. Embassy or enroll in your preferred embassy alert system.

DISCLAIMER and Hold Harmless

Disclaimer: LSDS gathers information from multiple sources and offers insight and perspective to travelers. Sources cannot be validated for accuracy in every instance. Travelers assume all risk associated with their travel and are responsible for the decisions associated with travel and for their own safety. Users of this reference document agree, to hold harmless LSDS (LLC) its employees and clients associated with any risk or injury incurred during travel.


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