In Europe, began a large-scale strike of the pilots of Ryanair: canceled more than 400 flights

У Європі розпочався наймасштабніший страйк пілотів Ryanair: скасовано понад 400 рейсів

From January this year, the Cockpit Union is negotiating with the leadership of the Irish airline, achieving the conclusion of the first tariff agreements with Ryanair and wages

In Europe, Ryanair pilots began a large-scale strike in the history of the Irish low-cost airline. The representative of the German pilots Union Cockpit said that the strike began on August 10 and will last 24 hours, according to DW.

The result of the strike was canceled about 400 flights. In particular, in Germany cancelled the most flights – 250. It is generally known that the strike affected about 55 thousand passengers. In turn, the management of Ryanair asked them to reschedule the flight or return the money for the ticket, payment of other compensation is rejected.

From January this year, the Cockpit Union is negotiating with the leadership of the Irish airline, achieving the conclusion of the first tariff agreements with Ryanair and salary increases. Reference point for negotiations are the tariff conditions of the tour operator Tui, which, as Ryanair uses the Boeing 737. Due to the lack of progress in the talks, 96% of members surveyed supported the continuation of Cockpit combat by strike.

As reported 5.UA France was one of the largest and most sustained protests in the country’s history.