Nine flights canceled and delays in 215 on the ninth day of strike Ryanair

Nine flights canceled and delays in 215 on the ninth day of strike Ryanair

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The ninth day of the Ryanair cabin crew strike called by the USO and SITCPLA has caused this Thursday the cancellation of nine flights Y delays in other 215with the highest incidence at the Barcelona-El Prat and Palma de Mallorca airports.

According to the information provided by USO, until 7:00 p.m. Barcelona six flights had been canceledthree arrivals and three departures, and four in Palma de Mallorca (two departures and two arrivals).

An outbound flight in Rabat bound for Malagatwo in Madrid (entrance and exit), another two in Rome-Fiumicino (with origin and destination in Barcelona) and two more in Jérez. In total, although there are nine suspended flights, if arrivals and departures are taken into account, the figure is double.

In addition, they have been counted delays on another 215 flightsin this case more accused in Palma de Mallorca (53 incoming or outgoing flights delayed); followed by Barcelona-El Prat (38); Madrid (25); Malaga (24); Seville (21); Ibiza (19); Valencia (15); Alicante (8); Girona (7); Santiago de Compostela (5), and Madrid (3). The company has not released tracking data.

strikes continue

The stoppages this day are part of the 12-day strike called by USO and Sitcpla to force the airline to re-negotiate a collective agreement. The centrals denounce the practices of the Irish low-cost company and warn that it does not adapt the contracts to Spanish legislation.

Specifically, they are carried out from Tuesday to Friday 15, from July 18 to 21 and from July 25 to 28 at the ten Spanish airports where Ryanair operates.

The day of strike this Wednesday ended with a total of 11 flights canceled and 231 were delayedwhile in the strike this Tuesday (when the new round of called strikes began) a total of 15 flights canceled and 234 suffered delays.

The unions had already called another six days at the end of June and the first days of July, coinciding with the first operation out of the summer. In those days, 215 flights with origin or destination Spain they were canceled Y more than 1225 experienced delaysaccording to the latest data from the unions.

The trade union centers continue to complain that the company continues without listening to the workers and that it has not sat down to negotiate an agreement under Spanish law, which is why the strikes continue.

The USO union denounces the dismissal of seven crew members

The USO union has denounced this Thursday the illegal dismissal of seven cabin crew in Ryanair since the beginning of the strike that celebrates its third day this Thursday for reasons “that the Labor Inspectorate already warned that they were not legal”. On the other hand, the airline notes that “respects Spanish law and the right to strike“, but the crew cannot refuse to operate minimum service flights, since this action is “illegal”.

In a statement, USO assures that the seven crew members -three from the Malaga base, two from Barcelona, ​​one in Girona and another in Santiago de Compostela- have been fired in a “withering for not having obeyed illegal orders” of the airline during the strike days.

According to the union, in various meetings to which the Labor Inspectorate summoned the legal representatives of the workers and Ryanair, “they warned the company that they had to comply with Spanish legislation on the right to strike.”

The company claims there have been “a small number of cases” where crew members “have refused to operate minimum service flights” and have caused an “unnecessary interruption” in passengers’ travel plans. The airline explains that all minimum services flights are “clearly” communicated to the entire crew, since the strike is not allowed on those protected flights.

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