AUSTRALIA: Airport Workers Hold Protests at Multiple Airports

8 November 2019

According to media, hundreds of airport workers led by the Transport Workers’ Union, including baggage handlers, cabin crew and security staff, were staging demonstrations at Perth (PER/YPPH), Sydney (SYD/YSSY), Melbourne (MEL/YMML), Adelaide (ADL/YPAD) and Brisbane (BNE/YBBN) airports since morning hours local time, to protest against low wages and safety issues faced by workers.

ADVICE: Anticipate possible delays to check-in and security services at the affected airports over the next several hours. Allow for additional travel time.

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