And theIn a statement, the carrier noted that “less than 2% of the 3,000 flights scheduled for Friday (24 June) were affected by the strikes” with the effects “confined to minor disturbances in Belgium, where about 60% of flights planned to and from Charleroi and Zaventem today. “.
In addition, he noted, “there have been no disruptions in Italy, Spain, Portugal, the United Kingdom, France or Ireland, where the majority of Ryanair’s crews are operating normally.”
In the same note, the carrier also said it expects for the weekend “minimal disruption” or even no disruptions to flights it had planned as a result of these “non-significant” layovers and with “little support,” he explained.
However, the carrier warned of disruptions over the weekend, especially in France, Italy and Spain, but due to a two-day strike by French flight controllers in Marseille, which is expected to be “significantly delayed” or have other kinds of effects on the airline. the airspace of that country.
The company indicated that passengers affected by the air traffic controllers’ strike will be notified by “e-mail” or message.
It concluded, “Ryanair expects that more than 98% of its 3,000 daily flights will operate normally on Saturdays and Sundays.”
The National Civil Aviation Workers’ Union (SNPVAC) issued a notice of strike at work at Ryanair on June 24, 25 and 26, according to an internal memo sent to members on June 14.
According to the letter, SNPVAC management has decided “to file a strike notice on June 24, 25 and 26, issued for all Ryanair flights, whose viewing hours occur between 00:00 and 23:59 at that time. Today (local time at the crew base), as well as For other services (assistance or any mission on the ground, any mission requested by the company, any instructions or other services in which crew members perform an activity, travel situations, refreshments or other training procedures on the ground or trips to corporate headquarters).”
“After Ryanair could not reach an agreement with SNPVAC exclusively because we demanded that the negotiated company agreement (AE) comply with the rules set out in Portuguese legislation, I was able to negotiate and agree to an AE that includes illegal clauses with another union,” SNPVAC noted, making It ensures that the structure in question, STTAMP – Transport Workers’ Union of Portugal, “at that time had no members of Ryanair, nor any other airline”.
“We repeat that Ryanair chose a union that did not have any affiliated flight crew to sign an agreement and forced its workers to join it, at the risk of further aggravating their situation,” SNPVAC ensured, noting that “basic labor rights cannot be forgotten, let alone a desire to increase contribution.”
SNPVAC joined several European unions, which also advanced strikes.
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