Ryanair cancels flights due to stewards' strike, 50,000 passengers affected

Ryanair strike will cut 50 flights to and from Belgium

Another 600 Ryanair flights have been cancelled next week due to ongoing strikes.

The strike by Forsa - which represents Irish pilots - will be union's third 24-hour strike.

Cabin crew from across Europe earlier this month published a list of 34 demands on July 4, including "a fair living wage", improved sick pay and employment contracts in their own language, based on local rather than Irish law.

"While this meeting was primarily to update the new members of your team, nothing has progressed since we have got no engagement or response from the pilots' committee on Ryanair's proposals", it read. The cancellations amount to 12 percent of its flights.

Given the possibility that the budget carrier may cancel more flights, the ministry is requesting detailed information from the company about the current situation. A further pilots' strike is scheduled for Tuesday.

National Day closes with 100,000 fireworks and record public attendance
Ryanair cancellations legal, admits government, demands more information

There have been frustrations with the airline over the failure to reach agreements on issues like seniority, base transfers, promotions and annual leave.

Ryanair said passengers may request a refund of their tickets or be assigned to an alternate flight. Belgium is the most affected, with 31% of flights; Spain sees more flights cancelled, with up to 200, but that only counts for 24% of all flights.

The Irish airline, Europe's largest by passenger numbers, said in a statement it expected disruption to the travel plans of nearly 50,000 customers as it would cancel up to 300 flights per day.

A spokesperson said anyone affected had already been alerted by text message or by email, while also being offered an alternative.

Trump administration seeks endangered species rule changes
As it stands, the term "endangered" applies to an animal or plant in danger of extinction within the foreseeable future. Western Republicans and business groups, particularly the oil and gas industry, have long sought changes to both laws.

Related News:

  • Fakhar Zaman surpasses Virat Kohli to break ODI record against Zimbabwe

    Fakhar Zaman surpasses Virat Kohli to break ODI record against Zimbabwe

    The 28-year old took just 18 innings to score 1000 ODI runs - three fewer than the record held jointly by five cricketers. The previous record was by Pakistan's Mohammad Yousuf, who had amassed 405 runs between two dismissals in 2002.
    North Korea's economy just had its worst year in two decades

    North Korea's economy just had its worst year in two decades

    After Pompeo's visit, North Korea accused his delegation of making "gangster-like" demands in connection with denuclearization. BBC notes that Trump's position regarding denuclearization appears to counter what he had said before he met with Kim.

    Iran’s Khamenei: ‘Negotiations with United States useless’

    Iran's presence in the region is elemental for Iran's power and security and it is a strategic policy, he stressed. The worldwide accord allowed experts to inspect Iranian nuclear sites.
  • Inside the Royal Family's Plan to Deal With Meghan Markle's Controversial Family

    But that's all coming apart with the drama and infighting coming from Meghan Markle's family since she married Prince Harry . He also said that he thinks that speaking out in the media will, eventually, win him favour within the royal family .
    Neil Prakash: Turkey rejects extradition of Australian jihadist

    Neil Prakash: Turkey rejects extradition of Australian jihadist

    Melbourne-born Neil Prakash has been linked to several Australia-based attack plans and has appeared in ISIS videos and magazines. He is believed to have travelled to Syria in 2013 to fight for ISIS and attempted to recruit other members using social media.
    Facebook suspends another data firm amid fresh probe

    Facebook suspends another data firm amid fresh probe

    Crimson Hexagon was founded in 2007 by Gary King, director of the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University. Crimson Hexagon's Chief Technology Officer Chris Bingham defended the company's work in a blog post on Friday.
  • Administration releases documents about former Trump adviser

    It added Page "has established relationships with Russian Government officials, including Russian intelligence officers". Few details about other sources of intelligence on Page were available in the unredacted portions of text.
    Alexis Sanchez trains with Man United teammates after landing in the USA

    Alexis Sanchez trains with Man United teammates after landing in the USA

    Michael Carrick officially held the armband last season but the 36-year-old retired at the end of the season to join United's coaching staff.
    'Active shooter' flees into Trader Joe's supermarket after police pursuit

    'Active shooter' flees into Trader Joe's supermarket after police pursuit

    Traffic in the Los Feliz, Silver Lake and Atwater area quickly jammed up and the LAPD urged the public to stay away from the area. Photos posted on social media show a auto crashed outside the store entrance as heavily armed police swarm the area.
  • Look! Prince George is adorable in birthday portrait

    Look! Prince George is adorable in birthday portrait

    Prince George meets a bilby called George at the Bilby Enclosure, named for the prince, at Sydney's Taronga Zoo on April 20. When former US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle visited England in 2016, they couldn't resist meeting George.
    British white paper constructive, questions remain

    British white paper constructive, questions remain

    Their published warning points to the 60 "preparedness notes" done by the commission on specific legal consequences of Brexit. In his resignation speech in the House of Commons, Boris Johnson insisted Britain will remain a rule-taker from Brussels.
    UK PM May takes Brexit trip to Northern Irish border

    UK PM May takes Brexit trip to Northern Irish border

    Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney is on the wires now, via Reuters, expressing his concerns about the Brexit negotiations . The UK Government insists that any backstop position should include the UK as a whole.

Most liked

In 'Dhadak', Janhvi has a special message for mom Sridevi
But if you've already watched Sairat and are expecting Dhadak to be a copy of it, that's not going to be the case. As far as the critics' opinion on the film is concerned, Dhadak has got mixed reviews.

Black Ops 4 - Official Zombies Blood of the Dead Trailer
Treyarch has announced a Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 "Mystery Box" Edition for the most dedicated of fans. The game developer released a trailer that showcases the new " Blood of the Dead " Zombie Mode.

Trump threatens tariffs on all US$505 billion of Chinese imports
Even while threatening China, Trump tried to reassure the Chinese government that he was not looking to "scare" the country. And last week, the administration announced plans for yet more tariffs on $200 billion worth of additional Chinese imports.

Supergirl Season 4 Casts Nicole Maines As Transgender Superhero Dreamer
Maines will play Nia Nal, the newest addition to CatCo's reporting team who is fierce and driven to protect others. David Ajala also takes on the recurring role of Manchester Black, a Superman villain from the DC Comics lore.

Donald Trump claims ex-lawyer's phone-taping is 'perhaps illegal'
Cohen's office, which Federal Bureau of Investigation agents raided in April and where the tape reportedly came from, is in NY . But the agreement meant that McDougal signed a non-disclosure agreement that prevented her from revealing the affair.

Britain's May in Northern Ireland to push her Brexit vision
The Prime Minister traveled to the Irish border on Thursday at the DUP leader's invitation, she said. She argued that it would also protect the gains of the Good Friday peace accord signed 20 years ago.

USA aims to meet deadline on reuniting migrants, government says
Younger children have already been reunited; but less than half were because of issues with the parents, officials said. "We're working very hard on doing that", U.S.

Start digging, there could be a quadrillion tons of diamonds underground
The researchers came across the diamonds by analyzing the seismic records produced by sound waves traveling through our planet. That's why the scientists used sound waves to study the part of lithosphere where the presence of diamonds was suspected.

Fleetwood surges into share of Open lead
Round 1 (73.160) and Round 2 (72.806) put up somewhat of a fight but Round 3 (70.228) saw the legendary track overrun by birdies. Rose is No. 3 and almost joined them until he made an 18-foot birdie putt on the last hole to make the cut on the number.

Paul Dunne Shoots Promising Round, As Kisner Sets Early Pace
He set the tone with a pair of opening birdies at 1 & 2 before adding another red number at the par-5 6th. You get ebbs and flows and hit a low point, but I've really enjoyed golf the last six, seven weeks.

Third Tour de France stage win for Sagan as Thomas retains lead
This time, Sagan was racing against a field of sprinters greatly depleted by three gruelling days in the mountains. Will he sit back and let his teammate claim victory , or will he attack him, risking team unity?

Russian warship 'holding $176 billion in gold' found
The Russians didn't want the cargo to fall into Japanese hands because the ship was reportedly carrying large amounts gold. The unlisted Shinil was founded on June 1 and its president recently agreed to acquire shares in local company Jeil Steel.

Rosenstein said in a speech at the Aspen Security Forum in Colorado. "Focusing merely on a single election misses the point". Critics have said the Obama administration should have done more to inform the American public about Russian interference.

Maharaj claims nine wickets, Sri Lanka out for 338
Dananjaya and Rangana Herath frustrated South Africa through the morning session as they added 61 runs to the overnight total. Despite de Kock's aggressive innings, the remainder of South Africa's batting were easy meat when Dananjaya came back.

Spieth plots alternative route up the leaderboard
SIX-UNDER on the day. @TigerWoods is your co-leader. "I played so well today I don't feel like I should have shot four under". Not since Woods in 2006 has the defending champion gone into the final round with at least a share of the lead.