February 19 - Inchcape Shipping Services has warned of a likely impact on crew logistics services in all Spanish ports after Iberia Airlines called a five-day national strike.

The strike is scheduled to run from February 18 - 22, 2013. According to Inchcape, it is anticipated that 40 percent of scheduled flights and ten percent of international flights will be grounded. Connecting flights to Malaga airport are also likely to be affected.

According to Julian Isola, operations manager, ISS Algeciras and Iberia: "We anticipate that this five day strike will affect crew changes in Spanish ports and are working closely to keep customers updated."
The unions have planned further industrial action from March 4 - 9, and March 18 - 22.