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Pilot strike at Portuguese airline causes travel misery

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LISBON - Dozens of flights were cancelled on Saturday as pilots working for the Portuguese airline TAP staged a 24-hour strike to protest deteriorating working conditions.  

TAP airline pilots walk under the company's logo during a strike at Lisbon's Airport on August 9, 2014

After modifying or cancelling the reservations of around 27,000 of 42,000 passengers expected on Saturday, the company announced the cancellation of 36 flights ahead of the walkout.

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