Ryanair cancelled flights: Irish German Dutch Belgian Swedish pilot strike full list | Travel News | Travel

Ryanair has been forced to cancel hundreds of flights today (10 August) due to pilot strike action, with 396 routes affected in five countries. Pilot unions in Ireland announced their plan to strike for the fifth time in as many weeks. This was shortly followed by Belgium and Sweden, with Germany and the Netherlands joining on Wednesday and Thursday, respectively. Express.co.uk reveal the full list of strikes to plague travellers across Europe today flying with Ryanair. Ireland – 20 flights cancelled Irish pilots have been on strike for five weeks…

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1,000 bags pile up in Ryanair flights chaos stansted airport | Travel News | Travel

The budget airline also cut flights on Saturday and yesterday. European services, including those to Dublin, Cork, Barcelona and Budapest, were called off, leaving passengers stranded. A handwritten notice in the luggage area reads: “For Ryanair cancelled flights. Please collect your baggage from Reclaim Four. Please rebook your flights online or on Ryanair app.” The rows of abandoned luggage include baby buggies, rucksacks and plastic bags. Passengers were still looking for their luggage after at least five more flights were cancelled yesterday. Ryanair said: “Due to thunderstorms in Stansted on…

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Ryanair strikes 600 cancelled flights to Spain Portugal and Belgium | Travel News | Travel

Thousands of Brits will have their travel disrupted, as the mass walkout comes at peak holiday season, with schools having just broken up for the summer. Meanwhile, Italian cabin crews will strike today, but the budget airline says flights will not be affected. Ryanair said those travelling have been contacted and “90 percent of affected passengers have been transferred” to another flight. The Irish company said: “Ryanair has added extra Customer Service staff to help re-accommodate/refund these customers over the next seven days. “Any Ryanair customers travelling to/from Belgium, Portugal…

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Ryanair flight: Passengers suffer bleeding ears after cabin pressure loss mid-air | Travel News | Travel

Ryanair flight FR7312 was flying from Dublin to Zadar in Croatia when the incident occurred. A loss of pressure in the cabin meant the plane was forced to make an emergency landing at Frankfurt airport. Oxygen masks fell as the plane descended thousands of feet, dropping 26,000 feet in just seven minutes according to flight tracking website Flight Radar. According to Sky News, German police explained that 33 of the passengers out of 189 were taken to the hospital. Some suffered from bleeding ears due to the loss of pressure,…

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Ryanair flight news: 30 UK trips cancelled as pilots strike | Travel News | Travel

Ryanair flights from the UK to Ireland will be cancelled, the travel provider has announced. The company tweeted a statement to their account revealing the changes to travel plans. The tweet stated: “Ryanair to cancel up to 30 of 290 Irish flights on Thurs 12 July, only some IRE-UK flights affected. “All Ireland to Europe flights to operate as normal as majority of Irish pilots fly on Thurs.” In a further statement the company stated they “regret” the action. It revealed that striking pilots are behind the changes in the…

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Ryanair strikes: Airline reveals only 27 per cent of pilots backed action | Travel News | Travel

Ryanair has called on Irish trade union Forsa to cancel the Irish pilots strike due to take place on Thursday 12 July, calling it “unnecessary.” They asked for the the union to meet with the airline to negotiate, pointing out that just 27 percent of Irish pilots balloted backed the strike. Ryanair use over 350 pilots at its three Irish bases, Dublin Cork and Shannon. A notice was posted to Twitter on Friday. It stated: “Ryanair calls on FORSA Union to cancel next Thursday’s unnecessary Irish pilot strike, and take…

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