Ryanair strike hits 55,000 passengers across Europe

By Padraic Halpin and Victoria Bryan DUBLIN/BERLIN, Aug 10 : Ryanair endured its worst one-day strike on Friday after a walk-out by pilots in five European countries disrupted the plans of an estimated 55,000 travellers with the budget airline at the height of the summer holiday season. Ryanair, which averted widespread strikes before last Christmas […]

Ryanair proposes mediator for Irish pilots union talks

By Padraic Halpin Dublin, Aug 3 : Ryanair proposed that a third-party mediator join talks with a trade union representing its Irish pilots who went on strike for a fourth time today before wider stoppages planned around Europe next week. The Forsa trade union, which had called for such mediation, welcomed Ryanair’s response and said […]

Ryanair cabin crew to strike in late July, threaten further action

By Conor Humphries and Megan Dollar Dublin/Brussels , July 5 : Ryanair cabin crew are set to strike in four countries in late July, including in two of its largest markets, threatening to disrupt Europe’s biggest low-cost airline at the height of the holiday season. The strike plans, aimed at achieving improved working conditions, deal […]

Ryanair cabin crew in four countries to strike

By Conor Humphries Dublin, July 4 : Ryanair cabin crew are to hold coordinated strikes in four European countries, a union official said today, in the latest escalation of industrial action at Europe’s largest low-cost carrier. Cabin crew in Spain, Portugal, Italy and Belgium are planning the strikes and will announce dates for the action […]