Monday, March 04, 2013 3:58 am
Spain's Iberia cancels flights as strikes resume
The Associated Press
The government has ordered a minimum amount of services should remain, meaning 85 percent of long-haul flights, 62 percent of medium-haul and 47 percent of domestic flights are guaranteed.
Unions representing most Iberia workers, but not pilots, called strikes between Feb. 18-22, March 4-8 and March 18-22.
A demonstration will be held at Madrid's Barajas airport later Monday.
International Airlines Group, which owns British Airways and Iberia, lost (EURO)923 million ($1.2 billion) last year on restructuring costs and writedowns on the value of Iberia.
Iberia last month said it planned to cut 3,807 jobs.