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Strike Actions

Barcelona court rules that Ryanair does not have to pay EU261 compensation for internal strikes

Ryanair today (4 Oct) welcomed the Commercial Court of Barcelona’s recent ruling confirming that no EU261 compensation is due to customers whose flights are...

Ryanair rejects the Belgian CNE/LBC union claim that the cabin crew strike of 28 September will create chaos

Ryanair today (13th Sept) rejected "false" claims made by Belgian union CNE/LBC that strike action by its small minority of cabin crew on the...

Ryanair cancels 150 of its 400 German flights on 12 September due to pilot strike

All affected passengers have been e-mailed this morning The VC pilot union has called a surprise strike with just 24 hours’ notice in Germany on Wed, 12 Sep. While...

The biggest strike ever organised at Ryanair looms for 28 September

The biggest strike in Ryanair's history looms for the last week of September, said the various European unions that met in Rome on Friday. The...

Flightright takes Ryanair to court over compensation for passengers affected by recent pilot strikes

German passenger rights company Flightright is taking Ryanair to court over whether it should pay financial compensation to passengers affected by the recent pilot strikes...

Ryanair will cancel 104 flights to and from Belgium on 10 August

The Irish low-cost airline Ryanair cancels 104 flights to and from Belgium on 10 August, due to the call of the pilot unions BeCA...

Court issues a preliminary injunction against FNV and CNV trade unions preventing security staff strike actions in excess of 15 minutes at Schiphol

The preliminary relief court has partially ruled in favour of FNV and CNV to permit a maximum of 5 work stoppages not exceeding 15...

Amsterdam airport Schiphol files for injunction against security staff strike actions, and looses

Schiphol has filed for a preliminary injunction to prohibit the 15- and 20-minute work stoppages by security officers announced by FNV and CNV until...

Trade unions shocked by Ryanair’s warnings to its striking staff

Belgian trade union CNE/LBC considers "scandalous" that Ryanair sends "no show" warning messages to its staff in the aftermath of the strike on Wednesday...

After Ryanair’s official refusal to compensate passengers for flights cancelled due to cabin crew strikes, Belgian consumer organisation announces legal actions

Despite a very clear jurisprudence of the European Court of Justice, a reminder of this jurisprudence by consumer organisation Test Achats/Aankoop, by Belgian Minister...

Leading EU Tourism Associations join A4E efforts to minimise impact of damaging ATC strikes

29 strike days in the first six months of 2018 have caused delays and cancellations affecting millions of travellers. Members of NET, the...

Ryanair recognises Ver.di union for German-based cabin crew

OVER 60% OF CABIN CREW NOW COVERED BY UNION RECOGNITION AGREEMENTS   Ryanair today (19 July) announced that it has signed its third cabin crew...

Ryanair cancels 300 of its 2,400 daily flights (including 50 in Belgium) on 25 and 26 July, due to cabin crew strikes

RYANAIR TO CANCEL UP TO 300 OF 2,400 DAILY FLIGHTS NEXT WEDNESDAY 25 AND THURSDAY 26 TO MINIMISE DISRUPTION TO CUSTOMERS FROM STRIKES BY...

French national strike (22-23-24 May 2018) is causing extensive flight delays and cancellations

  A national strike in France from 21 to 23 May is causing extensive flight delays and cancellations, the impact is particularly high in the...

Brussels Airlines pilot unions ask Management to formulate a proposal

No conciliation has yet begun in the social dispute at Brussels Airlines, the company said Monday. This Tuesday, Management must submit a new document...

Italian air traffic control and ground handling strike disrupts air traffic

An air traffic control and ground handling supplier strike in Italy will disrupt air traffic today (8 May) between 10:00 and 18:00 (UTC +2)....

Brussels Airlines pilot unions serve strike notice for 11 May

The trade unions representing the pilots of Brussels Airlines have served a strike notice for Friday, 11 May 2018. They are not happy with...

The Court of Justice of the European Union verdict on the wildcat strike after TUIfly’s surprise restructuring announcement

A ‘wildcat strike’ by flight staff following the surprise announcement of a restructuring does not constitute an ‘extraordinary circumstance’ , releasing the airline from its obligation...

Industrial action by German union ver.di will affect the airports of Bremen, Cologne Bonn, Frankfurt and Munich on Tuesday 10 April

Several airports in Germany are bracing themselves for a severe industrial action by the German union ver.di on Tuesday 10 April. Flights between 03:00...

Cabin crew strike in Portugal – Ryanair cancels 20 flights

Ryanair cancelled at least 20 flights to and from airports in Portugal on Thursday on the first of three days of planned strikes by...