LISBON (Reuters) – A strike by Ryanair’s Portuguese cabin crew started on Wednesday, with the low cost airline warning passengers that a small number of flights may be affected and the government ordering workers to deliver a minimum service to avoid chaos.
The five-day strike called by Portugal’s SNPVAC union is the first of a wave of planned walkouts by unions in Ireland, Britain and Spain. It comes a year after strikes over pay and conditions forced Europe’s largest low cost carrier to cancel hundreds of flights.
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Ryanair said on Tuesday a small number of fights from its Portuguese bases might be affected by minor schedule changes and that affected customers had been notified. There are no delays or cancellations reported so far at Lisbon, Porto and Faro airports.
Management say significant progress has been made since last year’s strikes, with collective labor agreements concluded with a number of pilot unions throughout Europe.
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