Colombia's Avianca pilots to end 51-day strike

Striking pilots with Colombia's Avianca, the second biggest carrier in Latin America, said on Friday they will end their 51-day work stoppage.The decision to stop the strike came even though they did not reach an agreement with the company, which said it had to cancel more than 6,000 flights and lost $2.5 million a day since late September.The Colombian Association of Civil Aviators (ACDAC), which represents about half of Avianca's 1,388 pilots, had been seeking wage parity with Avianca colleagues working on international routes.Aviation safety was another issue.One week into...

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By: France 24 - Friday, 10 November

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