Tag: Strikes

Ryanair Repeats Call On European Commission To Protect Overflights During French Air Traffic Control Strikes

Following yesterday’s (14 Feb) confirmation that French Air Traffic Control (ATC) will strike again tomorrow (Thurs, 16 Feb) for the 5th time this year (almost 1 per week), Ryanair is once again calling on the EU Commission under President, Ursula von der Leyen, to step up and take immediate actio...

Ryanair: Will stance on strikes harm the low-cost carrier in the long run?

As Ryanair continues to cancel flights in droves following industrial action, how far can the low-budget carrier's healthy margins outweigh disruption to its operations? It is clear to see that industrial action groups - mainly pilots and other worker's unions - remain facing off in tense and stu...

Ryanair cancels hundreds of flights due to ‘unnecessary strikes’

Budget airline Ryanair has announced the cancellation of hundreds of flights in Europe following industrial action by its workers, which it has deemed 'unnecessary'. 146 flights have already been cancelled in Ireland, Sweden and Belgium as the Vereinigung Cockpilots pilots union chose to strike. ...

Ryanair boss to surrender large bonus after last year’s cancellation chaos

Ryanair boss, Micheal O'Leary is to give up the large bonus he is entitled to after the end of the 2017-2018 financial year. The decision not to take the sum follows the flight cancellation debacle that hit Ryanair last year. The budget airline marked record profits for the 2017-2018 financial...

Ryanair CEO suggests moving jobs to Poland due to ongoing strikes

Ryanair CEO, Micheal O'Leary, has announced that the airline will consider moving jobs to Poland rather than the UK as it faces a string of strikes. Multiple air crews in Europe have taken industrial action against the budget carrier, based in The Republic of Ireland, which the airline has failed...

Aberdeen Airport issue statement regarding future strikes

Abeerdeen Airport in Scotland has issued an official statement regarding proposed strikes at its airport set for 20th July 2018. The statement reads: "We have been informed by Unite of their intention to take industrial action on Friday 20th July.  This follows the rejection of our proposed pay...

Luton Airport baggage handlers set date for strikes

Luton Airport baggage handlers set date for strikes

Baggage handlers at Luton Airport have voted to reject a new pay offer from their employer Menzies Aviation which workers say still fails to recognise their hard work and the rising cost of living, Unite the Union stated. "Unite is meeting with Menzies today ( Monday 9 July) to urge the cmpany to r...

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