A passenger looks for her bag at Barajas Airport in Madrid Saturday Dec. 4, 2010. Spain placed striking air traffic controllers under military authority Saturday in an unprecedented emergency order to... more 
A passenger looks for her bag at Barajas Airport in Madrid Saturday Dec. 4, 2010. Spain placed striking air traffic controllers under military authority Saturday in an unprecedented emergency order to get planes back in the skies and clear chaotic airports clogged with irate travelers standing shoulder-to-shoulder or sleeping anywhere they could.Hours after the order issued at an emergency Cabinet meeting, officials said strikers were in fact returning to work and Spain got the all-clear from Eurocontrol, Europe's air traffic control agency, to reopen air space closed Friday when the wildcat strike began. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Paul White
Sun, Dec 5, 2010 6:01 AM EST