We look forward to a long and constructive relationship with SEPLA
More than 90% of Spanish pilots are members of SEPLA
but it is not out of the ordinary that he was not a member.
CCOO, UGT and SEPLA
are willing to negotiate on the basis of good faith a viable plan for Iberia and return to the land of profitability.
The strikes are being organised by pilots' union, SEPLA
, in protest over the launch of Iberia's new no-frills subsidiary, Iberia Express.
Spanish airline Iberia announced on Wednesday that it has found alternative flights for all customers affected by the planned strike by the SEPLA
pilots union on 29 December 2011.
O The airline will this week call on the SEPLA
pilots union to join the agreement and negotiate with other unions.
Spanish carrier Iberia on Wednesday announced that it has booked alternative flights for over 10,000 customers affected by the strike, which was called for on 29 December 2011 by the SEPLA
Pilots' union SEPLA
says Iberia Express is a threat to jobs and conditions, but the company says it is vital to increasing profitability.
The government intervention means that strike action by members of the SEPLA
Pilots union was immediately suspended.
The strike by the SEPLA
pilots union will see 36% of the carriers total initially scheduled flights cancelled.
According to Reuters, representatives for the SEPLA
union and the airline signed the agreement after some last-minute talks at the Spanish transport ministry.
The pilots' union SEPLA
reportedly said that the airline offered them nothing new at the latest meeting, adding that the airline did not send any top officials to a meeting late yesterday (10 July).