27 Sep '11, 3am

Philippine Airlines cancels all international, domestic flights after surprise walk-out by ground crew

Philippine Airlines cancels all international, domestic flights after surprise walk-out by ground crew

Philippine Airlines said it has cancelled all its international and domestic flights following a surprise walk-out by its ground crew.-- PHOTO: AFP MANILA (AFP) - Philippine Airlines said it has cancelled all its international and domestic flights on Tuesday after a surprise walk-out by its ground crew in protest at plans to outsource their 2,600 jobs. The strike added to the chaos brought on by powerful Typhoon Nesat, which slammed into the country earlier in the day causing many other domestic flights, ferry services and railway operations to be suspended. 'We are cancelling flights today, all the way up to 6pm. This affects all our international and domestic flights,' PAL spokesman Cielo Villaluna told AFP. 'Our workers walked out of their jobs and these include the airport services staff in charge of checking in and boarding passengers, as well as those in the catering...

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