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TK Flight Crews To Strike For One Day?  
User currently offlineTK787 From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 4980 posts, RR: 11
Posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 4231 times:

I have read about this in some Turkish papers. The union decided to have a strike for one day only (the date yet to be decided). It says this could be any day starting after tomorrow.
Does anyone have any more info? I have a TK flight coming up this week, I hope this is not too serious.

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User currently offlineThereAndBack From Turkey, joined Aug 2005, 699 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 4197 times:

What is their reason for striking?

User currently offlineTK787 From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 4980 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 4175 times:

Quoting ThereAndBack (Reply 1):
What is their reason for striking?

I thought Pilotaydin or Wing could have replied to this better but as far as I can see, it has do to with long working hours for the pilots and the FA's.

User currently offlineLaxintl From United States of America, joined May 2000, 29011 posts, RR: 50
Reply 3, posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 4161 times:

Hava-Is the main Turkish civil aviation union which represents about 11,000 employees including cockpit and cabin crews at Turkish Airlines has been in acrimonious contract talks with THY which have dragged on for many months.

Accordingly as per the labor laws, the union is within it rights under such circumstances to call a partial one-day work stoppage which they have intimated they plan to do in the very near future.

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