18 Apr, 2019 @ 21:41
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Handler strike to affect ALL of Spain starting Easter Sunday

SPANISH airport handlers have confirmed plans for a mass walkout over the upcoming Easter weekend.

The strike action by 60,000 staff will affect all airports in the country and could cause delays, and even cancellations, for millions of travellers.

The four-day walkout over pay and working conditions is expected to start on Easter Sunday and could continue until Wednesday, April 24

Nearly 5 million travellers on 32,500 flights are scheduled to pass through Spanish airports over the holiday weekend,

An easyJet spokesperson told the Evening Standard: “Due to ground handling strike action taking place in Spanish airports from 21st to 24th April, easyJet, like all airlines, is expecting some disruption to its flying programme.”

All passengers flying to and from Spain should check with their flight operator.

Joshua Parfitt

Joshua James Parfitt is the Costa Blanca correspondent for the Olive Press. He holds a gold-standard NCTJ in multimedia journalism from the award-winning News Associates in Twickenham. His work has been published in the Sunday Times, Esquire, the Mail on Sunday, the Daily Mail, the Sun, the Sun on Sunday, the Mirror, among others. He has appeared on BBC Breakfast to discuss devastating flooding in Spain, as well as making appearances on BBC and LBC radio stations.

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