By Euro Weekly News Media •
Published: 05 Mar 2013 • 16:17
Spanish airline Iberia strikes against mass job cuts today forced the cancellation of 239 flights.
Iberia cancelled 76 flights , or 40 percent of the total number of flights that it had been scheduled to operate and Iberia Express, Air Nostrum and Vueling cancelled another 163 flights because of the strike.
A minimum service will be operating during the strike under Spanish law.
All affected passengers were put on other flights or have received a refund,
The strike started on Monday, the second of three five-day stoppages scheduled by Iberia ground staff and cabin crew.
The airline’s staff carried out the first of three five-day strikes February 18-22 and plan another from March 18 to 22.
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