A union representing Spanish cabin staff at Ryanair said it would strike for six days in late June and early July. The news is the potential for tourists to Spain, traditionally one of the busiest times of the year, as schools risk summer vacation and pressure on Europe’s already tense aviation sector. It means a lot of confusion.
USO and SITCPLA trade union officials said members would leave the country on June 24, 25, 26, 30 and July 1 and 2 as wage disputes escalated.
“Knowing the reality of our situation and mobilizing Ryanair to comply with basic labor laws,” said Lydia Alazants, secretary-general of Ryanair’s division at USO, in a statement. Must be resumed. “
The union estimates that Ryanair has a crew of approximately 1,400 based in Spain. A strike puts pressure on the travel industry, which is struggling to return to full flow after a two-year blockade, and increases traveler uncertainty. In response to the news, airline stock prices fell on Monday.
Ryanair and the union were discussing wages, but the airline withdrew under the threat of industrial behavior.