• Friday, August 19, 2022

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Ryanair Strikes Set to Hit Over 40,000 Passengers Across Europe

The cancellations account for around 10 per cent of its 2,400 scheduled flights on Friday. (Photo Credit: ANDREAS ARNOLD/AFP/Getty Images).

By: Radhakrishna N S

Ryanair is bracing for another strike on Friday (28) by staff as walkouts in six European countries, mainly cabin crew, force flight cancellations that will disrupt the plans of more than 40,000 travellers. Europe’s largest low-cost carrier has faced a string of strikes since it recognised trade unions for the first time in December, damaging bookings and forcing it to consider cutting short-term growth plans if labour unrest continues. Cabin crews in Germany, Belgium, Portugal, the Netherlands, Spain and Italy, as well as pilots in Germany, served Ryanair strike notices of the 24-hour walkout, stepping up pressure in talks over pay,…

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