Military takes over Argentinian ATC

Argentina´s president on Monday ordered the military to take over air traffic control towers across Argentina after a weekend wildcat strike by air technicians caused chaos at Buenos Aires´ Ezeiza international airport.
The president issued the decree after the country´s largest carrier, Aerolíneas Argentina, had to cancel all of its international flights over the weekend.
The wildcat strike was called after the Association of Aeronautical Technical Personnel (APTA) union refused to accept a Labour Ministry order not to walk off their jobs.
According to the transport secretary, Juan Pablo Schiavi, union leaders want to force their way into management roles at Aerolíneas Argentina. The carrier, which used to be owned by the bankrupt Spanish travel group Marsans, was nationalized by the Fernández government in 2009.

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