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Flights cancelled due to Iberia airlines strike

<p><strong>Madrid -- Iberia airlines personnel commenced its second leg of strikes on Monday, following the initial strikes in February. As a result, over 1300 flights have been cancelled. This strike will last five days, as did the last one. Iberia&#39;s workers are irate at the airline&#39;s decision to make a large number of redundancies.</strong></p> <h2>Iberia airlines: flights cancelled</h2> <p>1300 flights have been cancelled due to the strikes. Many passengers have been offered alternative flights, but this will not be possible for all passengers. Passengers who aren&#39;t offered alternative flights will be refunded for the price of their ticket. Because the previous Iberia airlines strike was scheduled in the UK holiday period, it came at a great cost. The United Kingdom is the largest supplier of tourism to Spain. The Spanish economy is said to have lost ten&nbsp;million&nbsp;euros a day due to the February strike.</p> <h2>Massive Iberia strike</h2> <p>IAG, Iberia airline&#39;s parent company, intends to fire thousands as part as massive cutbacks. Aside from Iberia staff,&nbsp;British Airways personnel has indicated that it will also go on strike in sympathy with their Spanish colleagues, as they agree the cutbacks are irresponsible.</p> <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="" width="560"></iframe><strong>The Iberia strikes will take place on the following dates:</strong></p> <ul> <li>current (second) Iberia strike: March 4 through 8</li> <li>third Iberia strike: March 18 through 22</li> </ul> <p><strong>Written by: <a href="">Team Flight-Delayed</a></strong></p>