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18 March 2011 09:21
Good travel insurance is a must as industrial disputes threaten the airways
travel insurance can be a bonus with possible industrial action due to hit the airways.
This comes as the state-owned firm that runs Spanish airports, AENA, reached an agreement with unions which called for 22 strike days during the holiday season over privatisation proposals.
The plan would safeguard jobs and working conditions once the sell-off takes place.
A mammoth negotiating session thrashed out the deal, which is still to be ratified by union members who were concerned that wages and benefits would be cut once state control is relinquished.
Strikes had been planned for the peak holiday season, starting on April 20 and taking in Easter Sunday and key dates through the summer.
21 April 2017
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20 April 2017
Researchers have made a significant breakthrough in understanding the way in which breast cancer grows and spreads.
19 April 2017
Budget airline easyJet has apologised over an incident in which two passengers were ordered to leave an overbooked flight.
14 April 2017
Holidays have topped the priority lists of people approaching retirement, with close to two thirds (64%) aiming to go on more trips once they leave the world of work behind.
13 April 2017
A major bank has outlined plans to become more "dementia-friendly".
12 April 2017
Restrictions should be put in place to curb the drinking of alcohol before early-morning flights, a House of Lords committee has suggested.
11 April 2017
Drivers heading to airports and ferry ports this bank holiday weekend have been told to expect heavy traffic.
People who are beginning to notice signs of grey hair have more to worry about than their image.
07 April 2017
Women who live in built-up areas could face a higher risk of developing breast cancer, according to a new report.
06 April 2017
It's well known that oily fish like mackerel is good for the heart and the brain but experts are now considering whether it can also help people with diabetes.
05 April 2017
The UK could face a "damaging" drop in flights if an aviation deal can't be sorted quickly in the Brexit negotiations, a travel trade group has warned.
04 April 2017
BBC broadcaster Victoria Derbyshire has revealed that losing her hair while undergoing chemotherapy was the "worst bit about cancer treatment".