Saturday, 19 October 2019

Tag Archives: Ryanair

Ryanair pilots to stage UK strikes

LONDON: British pilots at the low-cost airline Ryanair will strike during September to press for better working conditions and pay, the BALPA union said Wednesday. The pilots have planned strikes for seven days between September 18 and 29, the union said. “Pilots in Ryanair are seeking the same kind of ...

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Ryanair seeks to limit UK share holding with buyback amendment

DUBLIN: Ryanair amended the terms of a 700 million euro ($795 million) share buyback on Wednesday to allow block repurchases it said could limit the holdings of British shareholders and ensure it remains majority EU-owned after Brexit. Ryanair triggered contingency plans in March to restrict the voting rights of British ...

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Ryanair posts weakest annual profits in four years

DUBLIN: Ryanair posted its weakest annual profit in four years on Monday and said earnings could fall further next year as Europe’s largest low-cost carrier grapples with overcapacity, Brexit and delays in delivery of the Boeing 737 Max. The airline posted a profit after tax for its financial year to ...

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Ryanair cabin crew in Spain vote for recognition agreement

IRELAND-based carrier Ryanair said on Tuesday its cabin crew in Spain had voted in favour of a recognition agreement with SITCPLA and USO workers’ unions. Ryanair suffered a number of strikes last year by pilots and cabin crew, forcing it to cancel hundreds of flights across Europe, after the airline ...

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Dutch refuse Ryanair’s right to fire pilots and cabin crew

AMSTERDAM: Dutch authorities have denied Ryanair the right to lay off pilots and crew members who refused to move away from the Netherlands following the contested closure of the company’s base in the country. Ryanair said last month that it would fire 16 Dutch pilots and 15 cabin crew members ...

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Lufthansa and Ryanair settle dispute over leased planes

  VIENNA: Lufthansa and Ryanair-backed carrier Laudamotion settled a dispute over leasing contracts, avoiding a London court hearing that was scheduled for November, both airlines said on Tuesday. The German flagship carrier said in July it wanted to end an agreement to lease planes to Laudamotion, claiming the Austrian leisure ...

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UK public pension group to oppose Ryanair at AGM

LONDON: Ryanair faced growing criticism from unions and investors on Friday about how it has handled an industrial relations revolt ahead of its annual shareholder meeting next week when its veteran chairman’s position will be challenged. Britain’s Local Authority Pension Fund Forum (LAPFF) recommended members vote against Ryanair’s financial report ...

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London airports, trains disrupted by extreme weather

LONDON: Tourists and Britons hoping to go on vacation are enduring another day of travel trouble in Britain after severe weather led to flight cancellations and delays on cross-Channel trains. A week of extreme heat gave way to thunderstorms Friday, touching off travel delays on Saturday. Budget airline Ryanair says ...

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Airlines to complain to EU over French strikes

AFP BRUSSELS: Budget carrier Ryanair and British Airways owner IAG said Wednesday they will file a complaint to the EU over what they say is France’s failure to tackle crippling strikes by air traffic controllers. They say repeated strikes by French controllers, particularly in Marseille, are having a devastating impact ...

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