Eddie Wilson

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Ryanair let the union genie out of the bottle shortly before Christmas when it was facing strike threats from Ialpa, VC and their Italian counterpart Anpac among others. File photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

A year ago the prospect of a strike at Ryanair would have been unthinkable. It remained steadfastly non-union, a significant exception to its peers in(...)

A Ryanair Boeing plane takes off at Lisbon’s airport on Thursday. Cabin crew in Portugal, Belgium and Spain – Ryanair’s third largest market – plan 48-hour strikes on July 25th and 26th. Photograph: Rafael Marchante/Reuters

Deadlock over a meeting venue is stalling talks on a possible resolution to next week’s threatened strike at Ryanair. More than 100 directly employe(...)

Irish-based Ryanair pilots plan a one-day strike on Thursday, July 12th, in a dispute over seniority. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Industrial unrest at Ryanair that threatens to disrupt thousands of Irish passengers could spread to some of the airline’s other European bases. Iris(...)

Ryanair will base three aeroplanes at London Southend. Photograph: Bloomberg

Ryanair has announced that it is opening a new London base at Southend airport, but warned it was not a “vote of confidence” in post-Brexit UK aviatio(...)

Unite general secretary Len McCluskey described the agreement as historic and called it a significant step for Ryanair. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Trade union Unite has signed a deal with Ryanair to represent cabin crew based at Belfast and other UK airports such as Stansted and Manchester. The (...)

Ryanair confirmed it had signed its first cabin agreement with Anpac and Anpav, which will represent Ryanair’s directly employed cabin crew in Italy. Photograph: Tony Gentile/Reuters

Ryanair has signed its first recognition deal with a union representing cabin crew. The Irish airline has been negotiating with groups representing p(...)

 IALPA-Fórsa is seeking a basic deal whereby Ryanair acknowledges that it recognises it as the representative of pilots employed in the Republic. Photograph: Reuters

Recognition talks between airline Ryanair and the Irish pilots’ union have stalled on differences between the two sides on the contents of the propos(...)

Ryanair had always said it wanted to recognise unions at some stage, the company’s chief people officer has said. Photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters

Ryanair was always going to have to recognise trade unions at some stage but the process was accelerated by the “mess up” over rostering last autumn, (...)

Kenny Jacobs, Ryanair chief marketing officer, Lisa Cashin, communications manager, and Eddie Wilson, chief people officer. Photograph: Peter Murtagh

Ryanair has announced it will be flying to nine new destinations from Ireland from October. However, the company says uncertainty over Brexit remains(...)

German pilot unions are flying into Dublin this morning for a meeting with Ryanair executives over union recognition. The meeting comes a day after a(...)

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