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Ryanair row deepens as European pilots strike

Ryanair row deepens as European pilots strike

The Irish no-frills airline was forced to scrap some 400 out of 2,400 scheduled European flights as pilots in Ireland, Germany, Belgium, Sweden and the Netherlands walked off the job.

German Ryanair pilots to join European strikes on Friday

German Ryanair pilots to join European strikes on Friday

Germany's Ryanair pilots will join a wave of strikes against the no-frills carrier across Europe on Friday, escalating a row over pay and conditions at the height of the summer season.

Ryanair proposes mediator for Irish pilots union talks

Ryanair proposes mediator for Irish pilots union talks

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 on Friday before wider stoppages planned around Europe next week.

Ryanair's Irish pilots to join widening strike on August 10

Ryanair's Irish pilots to join widening strike on August 10

Ryanair has suffered strikes in some of its other main markets such as Spain and Portugal as it struggles to reach collective labour agreements across Europe.

Faced with more strikes, Ryanair says prepared to move jobs

Faced with more strikes, Ryanair says prepared to move jobs

Faced with the prospect of widening strikes by crews in Europe, Ryanair Chief Executive Michael O'Leary on Tuesday threatened to move more jobs to Poland if walk-outs hurt its business.

Ryanair strikes widen as German pilots vote for stoppages

Ryanair strikes widen as German pilots vote for stoppages

Ryanair management had met with the Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) pilot union in Frankfurt last week. VC said the talks ended without the progress they had hoped for.

Ryanair cabin crew strike grounds flights across Europe

Ryanair cabin crew strike grounds flights across Europe

The airline says the cancellations have affected some 100,000 passengers who have either been put on alternative flights, or applied for full refunds.

Ryanair to cancel up to 600 flights in biggest strike

Ryanair to cancel up to 600 flights in biggest strike

The Irish airline said in a statement it expected disruption to the travel plans of almost 50,000 customers.

Ryanair flight loses cabin pressure, 33 hospitalised

Ryanair flight loses cabin pressure, 33 hospitalised

Flight FR7312 from Dublin to Zadar in Croatia lost cabin pressure and was diverted to Frankfurt Hahn airport.

Ryanair cabin crew in four countries plan coordinated strikes

Ryanair cabin crew in four countries plan coordinated strikes

Ryanair cabin crew in Spain, Portugal, Italy and Belgium are planning coordinated strikes and will announce dates for the action on Thursday, an official with Spanish union SITCPLA said.

Ryanair to buy Niki Lauda airline in challenge to Lufthansa

Ryanair to buy Niki Lauda airline in challenge to Lufthansa

Ryanair has agreed to buy a majority stake in the new Austrian leisure airline founded by former motor racing champion Niki Lauda in a major push on the German and Austrian markets dominated by Lufthansa.

Snow cancels all flights at Dublin airport

Snow cancels all flights at Dublin airport

The snowstorm sweeping across Europe forced the cancellation of all flights in and out of Dublin airport on Thursday with most services not resuming until Saturday at the earliest.