By Caroline J. Posted Jun 14, 2022 12:41 PM
Bad news if you plan to fly this summer with Ryanair to Greece, Morocco or Spain. The flight crews of several French bases of the famous low-cost company, including the one located in Beauvais, are calling for an indefinite strike, with the “line of sight” on the July 14 bridge as well as the waves of holiday departures and arrivals. summer visitors.
While the last two summers have been disrupted by the health crisis, many French people are rejoicing at the idea of being able to go abroad again. Only here, several social movements threaten the summer vacation future travellers.
Thus, after a first social movement launched on June 9, the trade unions of employees of Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle airport voted to renew this strike from Friday July 1st.
Strike at Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle airport on July 1, 2022
The unions of employees of Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle airport are preparing a new strike movement this Friday, July 1, 2022, on the eve of the first departures on vacation. The organizations are asking for a salary increase. [Lire la suite]
And the strike seems to be spreading to other air sectors, since the aircrew of three French bases of Ryanair have filed a unlimited strike notice for this summer. More concretely, the employees of the French bases of the low-cost airline located at Beauvais, Marseilles and Toulouse launch a call for an indefinite strikeprimarily targeting the bridge of July 14, 2022as well as waves of major holiday departures.
“The dates on which we call to stop work will be communicated to the company in due course. However, it is clear that in the line of sight will be the July 14 bridge as well as the waves of departures and arrivals of summer vacations“explains the national union of cabin crew in a communicated.
And this strike call could thus threaten many flights this summer to southern Europe, such as the Morocco, spainthe GreeceI’Italyor even e Portugal. Flights toEnglandI’Ireland and theScotland could also be disrupted.
With the launch of this social movement, the employees of Ryanair intend to make their voices heard and demand in particular a salary increase. “Faced with a company that does not respect labor law, and without the Labor Inspectorates of Toulouse, Marseille and Beauvais lifting a finger. Faced with a company that does not respect the civil aviation code, in particular rest times, and this with the complacency of the General Directorate of Civil Aviation. Faced with misleading communication from management to its employees concerning the progress of negotiations, the SNPNC-FO is forced to use its only means of action, the strike.“wrote the union in the same press release.
This social movement also affects other European countries such as Spain where Ryanair flight personnel are called to strike from June 24 to 26, then from June 30 to July 2, 2022.