Ryanair braces for looming pilot strike with talks groundedJuly 8, 2018 8:49 am
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The Sunday Times
Ryanair executives say they have plans to minimise the disruption to Irish holidaymakers from a 24-hour pilots’ strike on Thursday.
The airline has claimed fewer than a third of Ryanair’s pilots in Ireland voted to take part in Thursday’s strike action. It is also unhappy that the Forsa trade union is refusing to meet Ryanair management at the company headquarters in Swords, near Dublin airport.
Just 94 of Ryanair’s 350 Irish-based pilots voted in favour of Thursday’s strike, leaving almost three quarters of its flight officers in Ireland available for duty during this week’s 24-hour action. Irish flights represent about 7% of all Ryanair traffic in Europe.
The company hopes to tell passengers on Tuesday what impact it expects the strike to have, but there…
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