19th April 2019

Portugal and Spain strike action - Potential flights impact

Strike action by fuel tank drivers in Portugal and airport workers throughout Spain may affect flights to and from Portugal and Spain over the Easter period.

If you are travelling during this time, you should prepare for the possibility of delays and keep up to date with your airline on the status of your flight. For more information visit

If your flight has been cancelled, the airline must offer you a choice between a refund and an alternative flight. You may entitled to assistance such as meals, refreshments, telephone calls, emails or overnight accommodation while you wait. For information on your rights download our ‘Plane Facts’ guide from or request a copy by phoning 0800 121 6022 or emailing [email protected].