Second day of strike action by Iberia employees

 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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