13.11.2013

Finnish Aviation strike may cause delays in airfreight and ports

The Finnish Aviation Union (IAU) has issued a warning of industrial action which is expected to start on 15 November 2013 and continue for one week. If the strike starts it will affect belly cargo movement on several airlines. Cancellations are also expected on selected Finnair Asian routes.Please contact Varova airfreight for further information.

Update 15.11.2013

The strike will not take place as planned.

Update 18.11.2013

Not all issues are resolved in the Finnish aviation negotiations. The Finnish Transport Workers’ Union has declared supporting industrial action to all Finnish ports starting 19 November 2013. It is possible that there will be stoppages in cargo handling at all ports in Finland.