Strike Ryanair will affect more than 50 million passengers

Забастовка Ryanair затронет более 50 тысяч пассажиров

The pilots of Irish budget airline Ryanair on Friday conducted a strike in five European countries

In biggest strike in the history of Ryanair cancelled flight 400, with 250 of them in Germany.

Ryanair pilots have begun the most extensive strike in the history of the Irish budget airline. Protest action began in 3.01 hours (4.01 hours Kiev time) on Friday, August 10 and will last 24 hours, confirmed a representative of the German pilots Union Cockpit.

In connection with the strike, taking place in Germany, Belgium, Sweden, Ireland and the Netherlands, the management of the airline canceled nearly 400 flights every sixth of the planned for this day European flights Ryanair.

At the same time most flights – 250 – cancelled in Germany. Cancelled almost all the flights that had to start from German airports on the morning of 10 August. Only in the afternoon from Germany once again starts to fly planes Ryanair, we are talking about return flights to other countries not covered by the strike pilots.

In total, the strike affected about 55 million passengers, of which more than 42 thousand in Germany. They offered to reschedule the flight for another day or receive a refund for the ticket. The payment of other compensation to passengers of Ryanair rejects the user.

Previously, Ryanair has cancelled flights from the three countries of Europe, on 25 and 26 July was supposed to fly up to 50 thousand passengers from-for strikes of stewards.

Source: Russian service of DW


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