Lauda is facing headwinds including higher fuel costs, lower fares and increasing pay. Photograph: iStock

Ryanair’s planned cull of pilots has reached the group’s Austrian subsidiary, with workers there told that the positions of 30 flight-deck crews are a(...)

A Ryanair worker taking part in a protest in Valencia, Spain, in September. Photograph: Heino Kalis/File Photo/Reuters

Moves by Ryanair to close bases in some parts of Europe represent a “declaration of war”, union leaders say. The leadership of the pilot groups said (...)

Empty Ryanair check-in counters in Weeze, Germany, on Wednesday. Photograph: AP

Pilots and cabin crew at Ryanair in Germany staged a full-day walkout on Wednesday and threatened further strikes to put pressure on management in lab(...)