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 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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Luton Airport bank holiday strikes: Will YOUR flight be affected? | Travel News | Travel

Luton Airport strikes will occur over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend as workers dispute pay and zero hours contracts. But will a strike disrupt your bank holiday holiday plans? It is known strikes in the past have led to cancelled flights and delays. A Sky News Breaking posted this evening explains that staff from multiple departments are striking. It reads: “The Unite union says workers at London Luton Airport including baggage handlers, firefighters and security staff are to stage strikes over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend in disputes over pay…

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