List Of Flight Incidents And Strikes In 2019

Airline, Airport Strike And Flight Incident List 2019

Strikes disrupt flights more often than you can imagine. That’s why we provided this list of flights delayed or cancelled due to strike. Compensation is usually not awarded in cases like these. However, under certain conditions, even strike flight disruptions can be compensated. Fill out our claim form to find out!

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Date
Incident or Strike
EC 261
2019 / September: 1, 2, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29
Not Claimable
2019 / September: 19, 20, 22, 27, 29
Not Claimable
2019-09-13
Activists Threaten To Fly Drones Over Heathrow Airport
London Heathrow
United Kingdom
Not Claimable
2019-08-30 / 31
Iberia Staff Will Strike In Madrid
Iberia
Madrid-Barajas Airport
Spain
Not Claimable
2019-09-09 / 10
British Airways Pilots Strikes On September
British Airways
United Kingdom
Not Claimable
2019-08-24 / 25 & 2019-08-30 / 31
Iberia Ground Crews To Strike In Madrid, Barcelona
Barcelona
Iberia
Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport
Not Claimable
From 2019-09-02 until 2019-09-12
Kyiv International Airport (Zhuliany) Will Be Closed For 10 Days
Kyiv International Airport (Zhuliany)
Ukraine
Not Claimable
2019-08-23 and 2019-08-24
Staff At London Heathrow Airport Plans To Strike
London Heathrow
United Kingdom
Not Claimable
2019-08-22, 2019-08-24 and 2019-08-29
Suspended Strike: Around 200 Workers Plan Strikes On August 22, 24 And 29 At Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Liverpool John Lennon Airport
United Kingdom
Not Claimable
2019-08-22 / 23 and 2019-09-02 / 04
Ryanair Pilots Call For Strike On August 22-24, September 2-4: Flight Disruptions Expected
Ryanair
Claimable In Some Cases
2019-08-21 / 25
Ryanair Cabin Crew Strike In Portugal
Portugal
Ryanair
Not Claimable
2019-08-15
Plane Evacuated At Paris-Orly Airport As Man Onboard With Knife Was Arrested
France
Paris-Orly Airport
Not Claimable
2019-08-12 & 13
All Flights Cancelled At Hong Kong International Airport On August 12 And Over 200 Flights Cancelled On August 13
China
Hong Kong
Hong Kong International Airport
Not Claimable
2019-08-12
Police Conduct Search At Terminal 2 At Indira Gandhi International Airport After Bomb Threat Call
India
Indira Gandhi International
Not Claimable
2019-08-10
Norwegian Air Shuttle Flight DY 7115: Metal Fragments Fell From Boeing 787 Near Rome Fiumicino Airport
Flight: DY 7115
Italy
Norwegian Air
Rome Fiumicino Airport
Not Claimable
2019-08-09
Flight Cancellations Reported At Sydney Airport And Melbourne Airport
Australia
Melbourne Airport
Sydney Airport
Not Claimable
2019-08-09
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport Delays As Airport Again Faces Refueling Problems: No Gates Available
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
Netherlands
Not Claimable
2019-08-08
Delays Reported At Lisbon Portela And Porto Airports
Lisbon Portela Airport
Porto Airport
Portugal
Not Claimable
2019-08-07
British Airways Suffers System Issues
British Airways
Claimable In Some Cases
2019-08-06
Disruptions Possible After Runway Incident At Saint John Airport
Canada
Saint John Airport
Not Claimable
2019-08-05 & 07
Lille Airport Closed For Runway Repairs
5O6624
5O963
Affected Flights:
BJ526
BJ527
BJ558
BJ559
EJU1649
EJU1650
EJU1703
EJU1704
EJU1713
EJU1714
EJU1753
EJU1754
EJU7675
EJU7676
FHY6851
FHY6852
France
Lille Airport
QS2493
QS2496
QS2497
QS2498
SS7911
TB5231
TB5232
TB5382
TB5513
TB6053
TB6054
TB6161
TB6162
TB6441
TB7211
TB7212
TB7221
TB7222
TB7231
TB7232
ZI783
Not Claimable
2019-08-05 & 6
London Heathrow Airport Staff: August 5 & 6 Strikes Were Called Off
London Heathrow
United Kingdom
Not Claimable
2019-08-05
British Airways Flight BA 422: People Evacuate Off Smoke Filled Aircraft
British Airways
Flight: BA 422
Spain
Valencia Airport
Claimable In Some Cases
2019-08-03
United Airlines Flight UA 162: Two Pilots Arrested At Glasgow Airport for “Failing Breath Test” Before Flight
Flight: UA 162
Glasgow Airport
Scotland
United Airlines
Claimable In Some Cases
2019-08-01 / 28
Ryanair Cabin Crew: Ten Days Strike, Affecting Flights Within Spain
Ryanair
Spain
Not Claimable
2019-07-31
Fire Reported At San Francisco International Airport Maintenance Yard
California
San Francisco International Airport
Not Claimable
2019-07-29
Luggage System Failure Causes Disruptions At Helsinki Airport, Terminal T2
Finland
Helsinki Airport
Not Claimable
2019-07-29 / 08-01
Traffic Disruptions To / From Thessaloniki Airport Makedonia
Greece
Thessaloniki Airport Makedonia
Not Claimable
2019-07-27/28
Iberia Staff Strike At Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport
Iberia
Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport
Spain
Not Claimable
2019-07-26/27
Called Off: London Heathrow Airport Staff Strike
London Heathrow
United Kingdom
Claimable In Some Cases
2019-07-26
Nationwide Aviation Strike In Italy
Italy
Not Claimable
2019-07-26
Radar Issue Disrupts Flights At London Heathrow And London Gatwick Airports
London Gatwick Airport
London Heathrow
United Kingdom
Not Claimable
2019-07-25 / 08-27
EasyJet Check-In Staff Strike At London Stansted Airport
EasyJet
London Stansted Airport
United Kingdom
Not Claimable
2019-07-22
Delays Reported On Flights Departing From Londo Gatwick Airport Due To Air Traffic Control Issues
London Gatwick Airport
United Kingdom
Not Claimable
2019-07-20
British Airways Flight BA 2668 From London Gatwick Airport To Marrakesh Menara Airport: Hydraulic Leak, Returned To Gatwick
British Airways
Flight: BA 2668
London Gatwick Airport
Marrakesh Menara Airport
Morocco
United Kingdom
Not Claimable
2019-07-18
Airplane Refueling Workers Are Planning To Launch Indefinite Weekly Partial Strikes At Madrid-Barajas Airport
Madrid-Barajas Airport
Spain
Not Claimable
2019-07-18
British Airways Luggage Belt Failures Causing Departure Delays At London’s Heathrow Airport
British Airways
London Heathrow
United Kingdom
Not Claimable
2019-07-18
Lufthansa Flight LH 1411 From Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport To Frankfurt Am Main Airport: Plane Evacuated At Belgrade Airport After Bomb Threat Call
Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport
Flight: LH 1411
Frankfurt Am Main Airport
Lufthansa
Serbia
Not Claimable
2019-07-12/13
Belavia Belarusian Airlines Boeing 737-300 At Kyiv International Airport (Zhuliany) Overran Runway On Landing
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Kyiv International Airport (Zhuliany)
Ukraine
Not Claimable
2019-07-12
Flights Resume At Leeds Bradford Airport Following Drone Sighting
Leeds Bradford Airport
United Kingdom
Not Claimable
2019-07-12
Naxos Island National Airport Closed After Sky Express Airplane Lands In A Ditch
Greece
Naxos Island National Airport
Sky Express
Not Claimable
2019-07-10-11
London Gatwick Airport: Mass Delays After Power Outage And Air Traffic Controllers Computer Meltdown
London Gatwick Airport
United Kingdom
Not Claimable
2019-07-10
Air Italy Staff Strike
Air Italy
Italy
Not Claimable
2019-07-03
Aeroflot Cancels Flights From Moscow to Prague
Aeroflot
Ch
Czechia
Moscow
Prague
Russia
Not Claimable
2019-07-02
Czech Authorities Cancel Ural Airlines Flights to Prague
Czech Authorities
Czechia
Prague
Ural Airlines
Not Claimable
2019-07-02
Baggage Handlers Strike At Brussels Airport
Belgium
Brussels Airport
Not Claimable
2019-07-01
SpiceJet Flight Overshoots Runway At Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
India
SpiceJet
Not Claimable
2019-06-24
Flight Disruptions Caused By A 24 Hours Strike Action In Some Air Transport Sectors (From 00.00AM June 24)
Italy
Not Claimable
2019-06-24
Radar Issue At John Paul II Kraków-Balice International Airport Caused Flight Delays
John Paul II Kraków-Balice International Airport
Poland
Not Claimable
2019-06-22
Air Malta Flight KM 306/7 From Malta International Airport To Munich International Airport Delayed Due To Bird Strike
Air Malta
Flight: KM 306/7
Germany
Malta
Malta International Airport
Munich International Airport
Not Claimable
2019-06-20
United Airlines Temporarily Suspends Newark Liberty International Airport – Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Flights
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
India
Newark Liberty International Airport
United Airlines
United States
Not Claimable
2019-06-19
Temporarily Closure Of Budapest Airport Due To Airport Fault
Budapest Airport
Hungary
Not Claimable
2019-06-19
Technical Issue Causes Flight Disruptions At Göteborg-Landvetter Airport
Göteborg-Landvetter Airport
Sweden
Not Claimable
2019-06-15
Flight Operations Temporarily Suspended At Newark Liberty International Airport
New Jersey
Newark Liberty International Airport
United States
Not Claimable
2019-06-15
Kostanay Airport Will Close For Two Months
Kazakhstan
Kostanay Airport
Not Claimable
2019-06-14
Wizz Air Flight W6 3776 From London Luton Airport To Mihail Kogălniceanu International Airport Experiences Bird Strike
Flight: W6 3776
London Luton Airport
Mihail Kogălniceanu International Airport
Romania
Wizz Air
Not Claimable
From 2019-06-07
Flight Disruptions Possible At Luxembourg Airport
Luxembourg
Luxembourg Airport
Not Claimable
2019-06-07
Ukrainian Civil Aviation Administration (CAA) Grounds Yan Air Over Safety Concerns
Ukraine
Ukrainian Civil Aviation Administration
Yan Air
Claimable In Some Cases
2019-06-07
Radar Failure At Porto Airport Prevented Airplanes From Flying In Madeira Airport
Madeira Airport
Porto Airport
Portugal
Not Claimable
2019-06-07 & 06-10
Airport Workers Strike In Glasgow Airport And Aberdeen Airport
Aberdeen Airport
Glasgow Airport
Scotland
Not Claimable
2019-06-06
Flight Disruptions At Berlin Tegel Airport And Berlin Schönefeld Airport Due To Storm
Berlin Schönefeld Airport
Berlin Tegel Airport
Germany
Not Claimable
2019-06-06
Ryanair Flight FR-4097 From Alicante Airport To Newcastle International Airport: Diverted To Bordeaux Airport Due To Medical Emergency
Alicante Airport
Bordeaux Airport
Flight: FR-4097
Newcastle International Airport
Ryanair
Not Claimable
2019-06-03
Flight Disruptions At Frankfurt Am Main Airport Due To Storms
Frankfurt Am Main Airport
Germany
Not Claimable
2019-06-03
Bomb Threats Across Kharkiv City, Prompting Evacuations, Including Kharkiv International Airport
Kharkiv International Airport
Ukraine
Not Claimable
2019-06-03
Passengers Were Evacuated From London Gatwick Airport Baggage Area After A Suspected Knifeman Was Spotted In The Terminal
London Gatwick Airport
United Kingdom
Not Claimable
2019-06-01 / 06-15
Flight Limitations From 01:30 Until 04:30 (local time) During Maintenance Work At Jorge Chávez Airport
Jorge Chávez Airport
Peru
Not Claimable
2019-05-31
Oman Air Cancels Around 500 Flights Through May 31: Suspension Of Boeing 737 MAX 8 Planes
Boeing 737 MAX 8 Suspension
Oman Air
Not Claimable
2019-05-30
Flights Diverted To Valencia Airport After Aircraft Crash At Alicante Airport
Alicante Airport
Spain
Valencia Airport
Not Claimable
2019-05-29
Aerolíneas Argentinas And Latam Cancel All Flights Scheduled For May 29: Nationwide General Strike
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Argentina
LATAM Airlines
Not Claimable
2019-05-28
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport Authorities Reduced Capacity On Flights To/From Amsterdam In Order To Minimize The Number Of Passengers Travelling Through Airport
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
Netherlands
Not Claimable
2019-05-26
Heavy Wind At Madeira Airport Has Already Diverted 8 Planes
Madeira Airport
Portugal
Not Claimable
2019-05-26
Transavia France TO-4678: Boeing 737-800 Fuel Leak At Nantes Atlantique Airport
Flight: TO-4678
France
Nantes Atlantique Airport
Transavia France
Claimable In Some Cases
2019-05-25
LOT Polish Airlines LO-151 From Warsaw Airport (Poland) To Tel Aviv (Israel): Bird Strike, Return Flight Was Cancelled
Flight: LO-151
LOT Polish Airlines
Tel Aviv Airport
Warsaw Chopin Airport
Not Claimable
2019-05-25
EasyJet U2-3043 From London Stansted (UK) To Ibiza (Spain): Bird Strike
EasyJet
Flight: U2-3043
Ibiza Airport
London Stansted Airport
Not Claimable
2019-05-25
Air Caraibes TX-421 From Pointe-a-Pitre (Guadeloupe) To Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic): Engine Shutdown, Smoke In Cabin
Air Caraibes
Flight: TX-421
Pointe-a-Pitre Airport
Santo Domingo Airport
Claimable In Some Cases
2019-05-21 / 06-03
Security Staff Strike At London Luton Airport
London Luton Airport
United Kingdom
Not Claimable
2019-05-24
ANAC Suspends Avianca Brasil Operations
Avianca Brasil
Brazil
Not Claimable
2019-05-23/24
Sialkot International Airport Closed Until May 24
Pakistan
Sialkot International Airport
Not Claimable
2019-05-23/06-03
Security Staff Strike At Luton Airport
London Luton Airport
Not Claimable
2019-05-23
Air Traffic Controllers Strike In Scotland – Update 1
Benbecula Airport
Dundee Airport
Inverness Airport
Scotland
Stornoway Airport
Sumburgh Airport
Wick John O'Groats Airport
Not Claimable
2019-05-22/05-23
Aviation Unions Indefinite Strike In Nigeria
Nigeria
Not Claimable
2019-05-21
Alitalia And Air Italy Personnel 24 Hour Strike
Italy
Not Claimable
2019-05-20
Professional Drivers, Taxi Drivers, Driving Instructors And Ambulance Drivers Protesting Across France: Access To Paris CDG And Paris-Orly Are Blocked
Charles de Gaulle Airport
France
Paris-Orly Airport
Not Claimable
2019-05-17/05-19
Avianca Brasil Pilots And Flight Attendants Strike
Not Claimable
2019-05-17
Italy: Flight Disruptions Due To Strike
Italy
Not Claimable
2019-05-16
Air Namibia Ground Staff Strike
Air Namibia
Eros Airport
Hosea Kutako Airport
Not Claimable
2019-05-14/05-19
Cancelled Strike: National Union Of Airline Pilots (SNPL) Strike
France
Claimable In Some Cases
2019-05-09
France: Air Traffic Controllers And Civil Servant Strike
France
Not Claimable
2019-05-03
Italy: Flight Disruptions Due To Strike
Italy
Not Claimable
2019-05-02
Mega Maldives Airline Ceases Flights Due To Restructuring
Mega Maldives
Not Claimable
2019-05-02
France: Air France Staff Strike At Paris Airports
Charles de Gaulle Airport
Paris-Orly Airport
Not Claimable
2019-05-01/05
Security Guards Strike At Luton Airport
London Luton Airport
Not Claimable
2019-04-30
General Strike Of Aerolíneas Argentinas, LATAM And Other Airlines
Aerolíneas Argentinas
LATAM Airlines
Not Claimable
2019-04-26/05-02
Danish, Sweden And Norwegian SAS Airlines Strike
Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS)
Claimable In Some Cases
2019-04-26/05-03
Hundreds Of Baggage Handlers And Ground Staff Strike At London Gatwick And Luton Airport
London Heathrow
London Luton Airport
Not Claimable
2019-04-26
Suspended Strike: Air Traffic Controllers Strike In Scotland
Benbecula Airport
Dundee Airport
Inverness Airport
Scotland
Stornoway Airport
Sumburgh Airport
Wick John O'Groats Airport
Claimable In Some Cases
2019-04-25
France: Customs Agent Strike At Lyon Airport
France
Lyon Airport
Not Claimable
2019-04-24
Cancelled Strike: ~60,000 Airport Workers Strike – Update 1
Spain
Claimable In Some Cases
2019-04-24/26
Norwegian Air Crew Mambers Strike At Paris Airport
Charles de Gaulle Airport
Norwegian Air
Not Claimable
2019-04-23/24
France: SNFC And Air France Strike
Air France
Charles de Gaulle Airport
Paris-Orly Airport
Not Claimable
2019-04-22/24
Cancelled Strike: Air Nostrum Multiple 24 Hour Strikes
Air Nostrum
Not Claimable
2019-04-21
Cancelled Strike: ~60,000 Airport Workers Strike
Spain
Claimable In Some Cases
2019-04-19
France: National Public Sector Strike
France
Not Claimable
2019-04-19
Air Corsica: Aviation Union Starts Indefinite Strike
Air Corsica
Not Claimable
2019-04-16
Suspended Strike: Glasgow Airport Staff Members Holds 24 Hours Strike Due To Salary Issues
Glasgow Airport
Claimable In Some Cases
2019-04-15
Tunisair Airline Staff Strike
Tunis-Carthage Airport
Tunisair
Not Claimable
2019-04-15
Avianca Brasil Cancels 50 Scheduled Daily Flights Due To Recent Judicial Ruling In Bankruptcy Case
Avianca Brasil
Not Claimable
2019-04-15/17
Cancelled Strike: Air Nostrum Multiple 24 Hour Strikes
Air Nostrum
Claimable In Some Cases
2019-04-13
Italy: Milan Area Airports Staff Strike
Bergamo Airport
Malpensa Airport
Milan Linate Airport
Not Claimable
2019-04-12
Airport Security Staff Strike At Madrid Airport
Madrid-Barajas Airport
Not Claimable
2019-04-03
Flybe Cancels A Number Of Regional Flights Due To Operational Reasons
Flybe
Not Claimable
2019-04-01
Denmark: Baggage Handlers Strike
Copenhagen Airport
Not Claimable
2019-03-28
Not Claimable
2019-03-28/30
Tunisair staff, ATC and Civil Aviation Strikes At Tunis-Carthage Airport
Tunis-Carthage Airport
Tunisair
Not Claimable
2019-03-28
Brussels Airport Heavy Disruptions Due To ATC Industrial Actions
Brussels Airport
Not Claimable
2019-03-27
Burssels and Antwerp Airports Disruptions Due To Strikes
Antwerp Airport
Brussels Airport
Not Claimable
2019-03-25
Germany And Austria ATC Disruptions
Austria
Germany
Not Claimable
2019-03-25
Unions Representing Aviation Workers Strike
Italy
Not Claimable
2019-03-18/20
Air Traffic Controllers Strike In France
France
Not Claimable
2019-03-14
Ground Staff Strike At Hamburg Airport
Hamburg Airport
Not Claimable
2019-03-12/13
Air Traffic Controllers Strike In Belgium
Belgium
Not Claimable
2019-03-08
Italy Nationwide Public Transportation Strike
Italy
Not Claimable
2019-03-3/10
Suspended Strike: Baggage Handlers Strike At London Luton Airport
London Luton Airport
Claimable In Some Cases
2019-02-23-25
Finland: Third Air Traffic Controller Strike
Finland
Not Claimable
2019-02-23/24
Cancelled Strike: Air Traffic Controllers Strike At Pristina Airport
Pristina Airport
Claimable In Some Cases
2019-02-21
Demonstrations And Marches Nationwide
Slovakia
Not Claimable
2019-02-21
Transportation Disruptions Due To Amid General Strike
Catalonia Region
Spain
Not Claimable
2019-02-20
Bhopal Airport Workers Strike
Bhopal Airport
Not Claimable
2019-02-15
Kosovo Air Traffic Controllers Strike
Kosovo
Not Claimable
2019-02-15
24-Hour Airport Ground Staff Strike Across The Country
Italy
Not Claimable
2019-02-13
Unions Call For General Strike
Belgium
Not Claimable
2019-02-07
Strikes at Düsseldorf & Hannover Airports
Düsseldorf
Hannover Airport
Not Claimable
2019-02-05/06
Basel Airport Flights Cancelled Due To An Unexpected Strike By French ATC
Basel Airport
Not Claimable
2019-02-04
Flights Cancelled Due To Hamburg Ground Staff Strike
Hamburg Airport
Not Claimable
2019-01-29
Finland: Second Air Traffic Controller Strike
Finland
Not Claimable
2019-01-28
Air Italy, Alitalia, Vueling Staff National Strike
Air Italy
Alitalia
Vueling
Not Claimable
2019-01-17
Tunisia: Nationwide General Strike
Tunisia
Not Claimable
2019-01-17
Germany: Airport Security Strike
Germany
Not Claimable
2019-01-15
Germany: Nationwide Security Staff Strike
Germany
Not Claimable
2019-01-13
Third Ryanair Cabin Crew Strike In Spain
Ryanair
Spain
Not Claimable
2019-01-11
Air Traffic Controllers Strike In Italy Nationwide
Italy
Not Claimable
2019-01-10
Second Ryanair Cabin Crew Strike In Spain
Ryanair
Spain
Not Claimable
2019-01-10
Security Staff Strike At Several Germany Airports
Cologne Bonn
Düsseldorf
Germany
Stuttgart
Not Claimable
2019-01-08
Ryanair Cabin Crew Strike In Spain
Ryanair
Spain
Not Claimable
2019-01-07
Air France Strike at Marseille Provence Airport
Air France
Marseille Provence
Not Claimable
2019-01-04
Air Traffic Controllers Strike In Helsinki
Finland
Not Claimable
2019-01-04/07
Virgin Atlantic Flight Delays Due To Strike
Virgin Atlantic
Not Claimable
2019-01-07
Flight Disruptions Due To Berlin Airports Strike
Berlin Schönefeld
Berlin Tegel
Not Claimable

When you are entitled to flight compensation

The flight is only eligible for flight compensation if the airline was responsible for the disruption! Here are some examples:

Was your flight disrupted and it was the airline’s fault?

If you can't see your flight on the strike list and your flight meets one of the above mentioned conditions, your flight disruption might be eligible for flight compensation of up to €600!