Air Traffic Control – Strike Action: Thursday 23 May 2019

We deeply regret the impact on our passengers and communities of this escalation of the pay dispute by Prospect members and would like to apologise for the inconvenience caused to our customers.

The following airports will close to air traffic from 00.01 to 24.00 on 23 May 2019:

Benbecula, Dundee, Inverness, Kirkwall, Stornoway and Sumburgh.

A local arrangement is in place for Wick John O’Groats Airport and it will remain open to air traffic on 23 May 2019. Our airports at Barra, Campbeltown, Islay and Tiree will also remain open.

Contingency arrangements are in place for emergency situations on 23 May.

HIAL operate well-established local on-call medical and other emergency processes and this will continue. Prospect have confirmed that where medical or other emergencies arise, cover will be provided.