“We have called off and lifted the notices [of strike]”, SIIFF president Renato Mendonça told Lusa.

At issue were the scheduled strikes at Humberto Delgado Airport, in Lisbon, between 5:00 am and 10:00 am on the days of May 27th to 29th, June 3rd to 5th, June 10th to 12th, June 17th to June 19th and June 24th to 26th.

At the remaining airports and border posts, namely maritime ones, the strike would take place on the 22nd and 29th of May and the 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th of June.

On Wednesday, the President of the Republic promulgated the Government diplomas - approved by the Council of Ministers on April 6 - on the replacement of the SEF and the transitional regime for the respective workers, foreseeing difficulties in the initial phase of the new agency.