Just when the Chile ash cloud seems to be dissipating along come the airline unions to disrupt interstate flights and deprive us of our lifeblood - tourists.
Baggage handlers, pilots and aircraft engineers are all proposing rolling action during the school holidays in support of various wage and conditions claims.
Ironically, the strikers all have jobs. They ought to try earning less than the minimum wage for an extended period like the majority of us. Difficult not to be angry at this action.