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British Airways aircraft at London’s Heathrow airport. The Government is being urged to intervene in the dispute between pilots and British Airways ahead of strikes which will ground flights. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

All of the British Airways flights between Dublin and Heathrow airport in London tomorrow and Tuesday have been cancelled as a result of strike action(...)

The decision to strike won support from 80% of directly employed Ryanair members of Balpa.  Photograph: PA Wire

Ryanair pilots in the UK will strike on August 22nd and September 2nd in a dispute over pay. Directly employed members of the British Airline Pilots’(...)

Ryanair pilots began balloting for industrial action, up to and including strike action, in a vote due to end on August 9th, indicating that any stoppages could begin in the middle of next month

Holidaymakers face potential disruption next month as Irish-based Ryanair pilots ballot for strike in a row over pay. Members of the Irish Airline Pi(...)

Directly employed members of the Irish Airline Pilots’ Association  at Ryanair submitted a pay claim to the carrier in February, and are said to be angry at the company’s response

Ryanair pilots will meet trade union officials on Tuesday to discuss the slow progress of a pay claim they made to the airline. Directly employed mem(...)

Peter Bellew:  he originally joined Ryanair from Kerry Airport in 2001, where he was marketing manager. Photograph: Garrett White

Ryanair rival EasyJet on Thursday said it was hiring the Irish carrier’s outgoing executive Peter Bellew as its chief operating officer. Mr Bellew c(...)

Flybe serves Dublin, Cork, Knock and Belfast. Photograph: PA Wire

Beleaguered UK regional airline Flybe is in talks about a possible sale of the group weeks after warning over profits. The Exeter-based carrier said (...)

Ryanair says it is  at various stages of agreeing collective labour agreements with pilots’ unions in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. Photograph: Heino Kalis/Reuters

British Ryanair pilots have taken a step closer to joining Irish and European colleagues on the picket lines adding to the airline’s mounting industri(...)

The Irish Airline Pilots’ Association said members at Ryanair would hold a fourth strike on Friday, August 3rd.

Ryanair has not ruled out further job cuts on top of the possible 300 announced on Wednesday if Irish pilots continue striking. The airline on Wednes(...)

Ryanair calculated the cost of recognising organised labour at €100 million a year. Photograph: Bernd Settnik/AFP/Getty Images

Ryanair flies into uncharted skies in January when it begins talks in earnest with unions representing pilots and prepares to do the same, ultimately,(...)

Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary said the airline would jettison its policy of refusing to recognise labour groups. Photograph: Eric Luke

Ryanair passengers still face possible disruption next week as the airline’s pledge to recognise trade unions drew mixed reactions from pilots’ groups(...)

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