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(...)

German union VC carried out a limited strike at Ryanair last year.   Photograph: Bloomberg

German labour union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) said it would start balloting Ryanair pilots for industrial action, raising the prospect of strikes from (...)

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,(...)