Stobart flies Aer Lingus Regional services between the Republic and provincial British airports. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Cabin crew have dropped a strike threat at Stobart Air that could potentially have grounded Aer Lingus Regional flights, after the airline agreed to t(...)

According to trade union, Fórsa, the ballot would give them a legal mandate for industrial action should Stobart discipline any staff member for joining the union or taking part in a dispute.

A dispute over trade union recognition at Stobart Air could affect Aer Lingus regional flights. Cabin crew directly employed by Stobart Air, which op(...)

Forsa official Ashley Connolly said that the cabin crew agreement marked a milestone in the development of collective bargaining at the airline. Photograph: Rafael Marchante/Reuters

Fórsa will be the only trade union to represent Ryanair’s 200 or so directly-employed Irish-based cabin crew following a deal struck between the pair.(...)