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#pilots

# pilots - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Ryanair cabin crew to be represented by trade union for first time

Fórsa said it’s looking forward to “securing improvements in terms and conditions” for employees.

# pilots - Friday 3 August, 2018

Ryanair cancels 20 flights on 5th planned strike day by Irish pilots

The suggestion comes on the fourth day of 24-hour stoppages by Irish-based Ryanair pilots.

# pilots - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Irish Ryanair pilots to hold further one-day strike on Friday 10 August

The airline has called the strike action “irresponsible”.

# pilots - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Ryanair told striking cabin crew in Portugal their actions would affect their promotion prospects

The airline has since apparently reversed tack on that approach.

# pilots - Friday 20 July, 2018

Second 24-hour strike by Ryanair pilots under way

Some 100 Ryanair pilots have stopped work today in a dispute over rostering, leave and other working arrangements.

# pilots - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Ryanair to cancel more flights over planned strike action

The airline urged pilots to reconsider plans to strike next Tuesday.

# pilots - Thursday 12 July, 2018

The Ryanair strike started this morning and there could be more days of action to come

The industrial action began at 1am this morning.

# pilots - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Ryanair strike going ahead after last-minute talks fail

The airline has cancelled 30 of its 290 flights between Ireland and the UK tomorrow.

# pilots - Friday 6 July, 2018

Ryanair accuses pilot union of having no mandate, demands strike be called off

Ryanair has had a troubled relationship with unions in the past, and only recently recognised unions.

# pilots - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Ryanair offers its Dublin pilots a pay rise after it agrees to recognise unions

The Dublin pilots had previously voted against an offer from the company.

# pilots - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Ryanair pilots in Portugal serve notice of 24 hour strike on 20 December

This is the same time that Irish pilots in Ryanair who are members of Ialpa intend to undertake strike action.

# pilots - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Ryanair threatens Dublin pilots with pay and benefit cuts if they strike

The warning comes following a letter from the Irish pilots’ union IALPA to Ryanair which states that the union will ballot its members for industrial action.

# pilots - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Thousands of American Airlines' Christmas flights left without pilots

It’s been reported that pilots are being offered additional pay if they volunteer to work over the holiday season.

# pilots - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Nearly 60 Ryanair pilot reps from across Europe sign letter to Michael O'Leary calling for collective bargaining rights

In the letter – seen by TheJournal.ie – representatives said that pilots wanted to be represented with “one collective voice”.

# pilots - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Ryanair tells pilots they will likely have to take all their annual leave in first three months of next year

The memo to staff comes following a tumultuous month at the airline.

# pilots - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Aer Lingus has announced plans to hire 100 new pilots

Starting salaries will range from €59,000 to €72,000.

# pilots - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Ryanair pilot criticises negotiations in letter to Michael O'Leary

Dublin-based Captain Imelda Comer hand delivered the letter to Ryanair management yesterday.

# pilots - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

TD stops pilots from giving testimony after they raise problems with aviation regulator

The chair of the Oireachtas Transport Committee adjourned the meeting to a later date.

Aviation regulator found out about Ryanair's flight cancellations through social media

Ryanair’s CEO Michael O’Leary was invited to the committee meeting today, but declined to attend.

# pilots - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Ryanair wants to prevent further flight cancellations - by taking back pilots' holidays

The news comes shortly after reports of a threatened work-to-rule action.

More flight cancellations could be on the way as nearly half of Ryanair pilots reject bonuses

A number of staff at the airline have rejected a bonus offer from management.

# pilots - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Flight cancellations: Why is Ryanair switching its calendar year?

Michael O’Leary has denied that the loss of Ryanair pilots to rival airlines is partly to blame for hundreds of flight cancellations.

# pilots - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Call in the air support: How Dublin Fire Brigade is using drones

The force now has a growing air support unit, ready to be deployed to major incidents.

# pilots - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Last words of R116 crew should not have been released to media, says pilots' group

The last two minutes of the audio was released in the Preliminary Report by the Air Accident Investigation Unit of Ireland (AAIU) on Friday.

# pilots - Monday 27 February, 2017

Ryanair's chief trainer says Ireland should be the capital of the billion-euro student pilot industry

More than 500,000 new ‘skippers’ are expected to be needed over the next two decades.

# pilots - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Landing a 737-800 is really hard - here's what happened when we tried

We just avoided the grass.

# pilots - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Irishman and daughter unhurt after vintage airplane they were piloting crashes in Kenya

John Ordway and his daughter Isabella have been taking part in the Vintage Air Rally which journeys from Greece to Africa over the course of five weeks every year.

# pilots - Monday 29 August, 2016

Pilots charged in UK over drinking as they prepared to fly to USA

They were arrested on Saturday at Glasgow Airport.

# pilots - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Pilots arrested in Glasgow on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol

Concerns were raised about the two men ahead of their 8am flight yesterday.

# pilots - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Transatlantic pilots arrested before boarding flight for being drunk

The incident happened prior to a flight from Glasgow to Toronto yesterday.

# pilots - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Ever wanted to be a pilot? Now's your chance

CityJet are hiring ten.

# pilots - Friday 1 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge A pilot held up a flight so this woman could get to her husband’s funeral GOOD DEED

# pilots - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Ever wanted to fly an Aer Lingus plane? Now's your chance

It won’t cost you a penny, either.

# pilots - Monday 25 May, 2015

Bodies of Blackstairs plane crash victims recovered from scene

The two men who died have been named as Bryan Keane (69) and Paul Smith (58) – both from Athboy in Co Meath.

# pilots - Friday 27 March, 2015

Some people are talking sense about depression after Andreas Lubitz headlines

“Many of the greatest, most responsible people have been depressives.”

# pilots - Thursday 29 January, 2015

IAG is a 'predator hovering over Aer Lingus'

The Transport Committee has been told that selling Aer Lingus share would ‘devastate’ Ireland’s economy and connectivity

# pilots - Monday 20 October, 2014

Flights to Germany cancelled as 10,000 Lufthansa pilots strike

A small number of flights to and from Ireland have had to be cancelled due to the strike which is causing major disruption in Germany.

# pilots - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Pilots say there are "significant issues" within aviation industry

The Irish Airline Pilots’ Association were commenting on a report that said tiredness and ‘inadequate training’ were factors in a crash at Cork Airport.

# pilots - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Aer Lingus to close Shannon cabin crew base that employs 87

It follows a dispute with the IMPACT trade union on staffing levels for new transatlantic services.

# pilots - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Pilot flight hours restricted by EU vote but unions not happy

Rest days have been increased and night flights shortened but unions in Ireland and Britain say it could effectively increase flight times in some states.

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