Ryanair’s chief operations officer Peter Bellew (left) and chief people officer Eddie Wilson, who has asked pilots to postpone an “unnecessary” strike scheduled for Friday. File photograph: Collins

A second strike by Irish Ryanair pilots appears set to go ahead on Friday, resulting in the cancellation of up to 24 flights between Ireland and the U(...)

Capt John Goss said negotiations between pilots and Ryanair management were relatively amicable up until 2000 when there was a threat of a one-day strike.

Ryanair’s dismissal of a pilot in 2001 had led others to believe being a staff representative in the company was “a very dangerous thing”, a former pi(...)

Ryanair response: Darrell Hughes, the airline’s HR director, said it took no disciplinary action against Capt Jean-François Claes and had given him the benefit of the doubt in one incident. Photograph: Collins Courts

A former Ryanair pilot has told the High Court the company treated pilots “like robots” and was not interested in any issues they had, including about(...)

Ryanair is not trying to punish three pilots – whom it is suing at the High Court – for speaking out, the airlines’s human resources boss has told the court. Photograph: Eric Gaillard / Reuters

RYANAIR is not trying to punish three pilots – whom it is suing at the High Court – for speaking out, the airlines’s human resources boss has told the(...)

Ryanair did not accept the results of an internet survey among its pilots about their attitudes to safety reporting procedures because the survey was “anonymous and unverified”, the company’s HR director Darrell Hughes has told the High Court. Photograph: Eric Gaillard / Reuters

Ryanair did not accept the results of an internet survey among its pilots about their attitudes to safety reporting procedures because the survey was (...)

Thursday was the fifth day of the action before Mr Justice Bernard Barton and a jury. Photograph: Reuters

Ryanair’s director of human resources strategy and operations has rejected claims the airline’s pilot representative system for negotiating pay and co(...)