An announced strike by TAP flight attendants on December 8 and 9 led the company to decide to cancel 360 flights🇧🇷 According to TAP Executive President Christine Urmier-Widener, 50 thousand passengers this will affect the cancellation and the result will be a loss of income of eight million euros.
TAP allows you to change the dates of flights scheduled for 8 and 9 December.
🇧🇷[O sindicato] decided to hold a meeting on December 6, two days before the strike. […] Whatever the union decides, and because of the size of the TAP, it will be too late to organize anything properly. That is why we have made the decision to cancel 360 flights on December 8 and 9,” TAP Executive President Christine Urmier-Widener said at a press conference at the airline’s headquarters.
The person in charge said the decision was “not easy” but would allow the company to work with partners to find alternatives for customers who had flights scheduled for strike days.
Asked if she believed the National Union of Civil Aviation Pilots (SNPVAC) would call off the strike after the general meeting on the 6th, the official said she didn’t think so “at the moment”.
The airline also said the strike would result in lost profits of around eight million euros.