Iberia (IB) is facing a new wave of strikes by its pilots represented by the SEPLA union, while ground workers and cabin crew have also voted for industrial action, although for different reasons. Pilots will strike Jan. 25, Jan. 27 and Jan. 30 to protest company plans to create a lower-cost carrier, Iberia Express, for its loss-making medium-haul network (ATW Daily News, Oct. 6, 2011). The new strikes follow four one-day walk-outs Dec. 18. , Dec. 29, Jan. 9 and Jan. 11 (ATW Daily News, ...

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