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# pilots - Sunday 27 June, 2021

'My life savings have been wiped out': Pilots concerned that Covid restrictions could see licences elapse
# Grounded
# Grounded

'My life savings have been wiped out': Pilots concerned that Covid restrictions could see licences elapse

Jun 27th 2021, 6:30 AM 36,768 Views 32 Comments

Many pilots have been laid off due to a lack of international travel during the pandemic.

# pilots - Friday 18 October, 2019

Pilots union seeks High Court order preventing Ryanair from progressing legal action
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Pilots union seeks High Court order preventing Ryanair from progressing legal action

Oct 18th 2019, 5:49 PM 8,351 Views 0 Comments

Ryanair brought proceedings against the union over a planned 48-hour strike last August.

# pilots - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Trade union Fórsa agrees to attend mediation talks over Ryanair pilots' dispute
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Trade union Fórsa agrees to attend mediation talks over Ryanair pilots' dispute

Aug 13th 2019, 5:17 PM 9,682 Views 10 Comments

Ryanair pilots in Ireland voted in favour of industrial action last Friday.

# pilots - Friday 26 July, 2019

Cabinet approves plans to train two Air Corps pilots in Australia in bid to address retention crisis
# Air Corps
# Air Corps

Cabinet approves plans to train two Air Corps pilots in Australia in bid to address retention crisis

Jul 26th 2019, 6:15 AM 24,131 Views 46 Comments

There are around 100 Air Corps pilots in the force.

# pilots - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Some female pilots have to 'choose between terminating pregnancy or quitting'
# Bogus Self-employment
# Bogus Self-employment

Some female pilots have to 'choose between terminating pregnancy or quitting'

Jun 20th 2019, 3:08 PM 32,560 Views 68 Comments

Ialpa today said that female pilots in bogus self-employment are not guaranteed a job when they return after having a baby.

# pilots - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Search-and-rescue helicopter pilots industrial action called off to allow for talks
# On Hold
# On Hold

Search-and-rescue helicopter pilots industrial action called off to allow for talks

Jan 24th 2019, 6:26 PM 6,677 Views 8 Comments

The pilots had planned to take action as a result of a dispute on rostering issues.

# pilots - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Explainer: Why are Irish Coast Guard search-and-rescue helicopter pilots taking industrial action?
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Explainer: Why are Irish Coast Guard search-and-rescue helicopter pilots taking industrial action?

Jan 23rd 2019, 6:01 AM 12,590 Views 7 Comments

From Thursday, the pilots will engage in a work-to-rule action.

# pilots - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Ryanair cabin crew to be represented by trade union for first time
# Up In The Air
# Up In The Air

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

Aug 30th 2018, 8:13 AM 10,809 Views 43 Comments

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
# Labour Relations
# Labour Relations

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

Updated Aug 3rd 2018, 2:03 PM 35,436 Views 54 Comments

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
# Grounded
# Grounded

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

Updated Aug 2nd 2018, 4:25 PM 40,434 Views 89 Comments

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
# Industrial Relations
# Industrial Relations

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

Aug 1st 2018, 4:54 PM 12,851 Views 24 Comments

The airline has since apparently reversed tack on that approach.

# pilots - Friday 20 July, 2018

Second 24-hour strike by Ryanair pilots under way
# Dispute
# Dispute

Second 24-hour strike by Ryanair pilots under way

Jul 20th 2018, 10:08 AM 11,713 Views 32 Comments

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
# Grounded
# Grounded

Ryanair to cancel more flights over planned strike action

Jul 19th 2018, 8:03 PM 23,311 Views 21 Comments

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
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

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

Jul 12th 2018, 7:49 AM 19,202 Views 31 Comments

The industrial action began at 1am this morning.

# pilots - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Ryanair strike going ahead after last-minute talks fail
# Dispute
# Dispute

Ryanair strike going ahead after last-minute talks fail

Updated Jul 11th 2018, 6:28 PM 17,361 Views 32 Comments

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
# Forsa
# Forsa

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

Jul 6th 2018, 6:01 PM 13,851 Views 32 Comments

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
# New Offer
# New Offer

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

Jan 9th 2018, 11:01 PM 13,902 Views 16 Comments

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
# Portugal
# Portugal

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

Dec 13th 2017, 9:57 PM 9,837 Views 30 Comments

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
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

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

Dec 6th 2017, 4:55 PM 12,252 Views 37 Comments

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
# System Glitch
# System Glitch

Thousands of American Airlines' Christmas flights left without pilots

Nov 29th 2017, 9:47 PM 18,837 Views 13 Comments

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
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

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

Nov 7th 2017, 1:08 PM 25,352 Views 29 Comments

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
# Rostering Issues
# Rostering Issues

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

Oct 25th 2017, 12:22 PM 16,954 Views 44 Comments

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
# Jobs Jobs Jobs
# Jobs Jobs Jobs

Aer Lingus has announced plans to hire 100 new pilots

Oct 17th 2017, 1:15 PM 16,411 Views 43 Comments

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
# Negotiations
# Negotiations

Ryanair pilot criticises negotiations in letter to Michael O'Leary

Oct 12th 2017, 5:14 PM 19,227 Views 28 Comments

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
# Air Safety
# Air Safety

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

Oct 4th 2017, 9:30 PM 24,985 Views 20 Comments

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
# Flight Disruption
# Flight Disruption

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

Oct 4th 2017, 4:37 PM 15,883 Views 19 Comments

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
# IALPA
# IALPA

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

Sep 21st 2017, 1:36 PM 22,432 Views 54 Comments

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
# Grounded
# Grounded

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

Sep 21st 2017, 8:23 AM 24,548 Views 104 Comments

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?
# Pilots On Leave
# Pilots On Leave

Flight cancellations: Why is Ryanair switching its calendar year?

Sep 19th 2017, 1:05 PM 28,174 Views 43 Comments

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
# Help From Above
# Help From Above

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

Jul 16th 2017, 7:00 PM 11,136 Views 2 Comments

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
# Blackrock Island
# Blackrock Island

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

Apr 18th 2017, 8:43 PM 32,299 Views 67 Comments

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
# Top Gun
# Top Gun

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

Feb 27th 2017, 8:18 PM 19,809 Views 16 Comments

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
# Flying High
# Flying High

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

Feb 26th 2017, 9:30 PM 36,066 Views 26 Comments

We just avoided the grass.

# pilots - Sunday 27 November, 2016

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

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

Nov 27th 2016, 7:06 PM 20,111 Views 5 Comments

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
# Transatlantic
# Transatlantic

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

Aug 29th 2016, 10:00 PM 24,336 Views 0 Comments

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
# United Airlines
# United Airlines

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

Aug 28th 2016, 6:09 PM 28,642 Views 26 Comments

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
# Not Clever
# Not Clever

Transatlantic pilots arrested before boarding flight for being drunk

Jul 19th 2016, 8:57 AM 36,809 Views 30 Comments

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
# Flying High
# Flying High

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

May 31st 2016, 4:05 PM 30,470 Views 27 Comments

CityJet are hiring ten.

# pilots - Friday 1 January, 2016

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

A pilot held up a flight so this woman could get to her husband's funeral

Jan 1st 2016, 2:31 PM 8,362 Views 0 Comments

*applause*

# pilots - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Ever wanted to fly an Aer Lingus plane? Now's your chance
# Career Take Off
# Career Take Off

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

Sep 1st 2015, 12:13 PM 22,699 Views 19 Comments

It won’t cost you a penny, either.

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