Negotiations with THY’s main aviation workers union collapsed yesterday with the head of the Turkish Civilian Aviation Union, or Hava-Is, stating that the strike against Turkish Airlines would go into effect at 3 a.m. local time today. “All of Turkish Airlines’ functions will stop, no passenger flights, no cargo services, no connecting flights,” Hava-Is president Atilay Aycin said in a phone interview with CNN. “All sectors starting with the tourism industry who are doing business with Turkish Airlines will be affected,” Aycin added. Hava-Is says it represents 14,000 Turkish airlines workers. THY has urged its employees to disregard the proposed

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