Flights, a day of strike in low-cost areas; Trouble with Ryanair, Vueling, Easyjet and Volotea

It’s strike day, another one for low-cost airlines: 24-hour staff strike today Ryanair 13 to 17 4 hours of staff Vueling. Filt-Sigil and Ultrasporti announced yesterday in a note that it will take place from the 10th to the 14th at Milan Malpensa, Pisa, Rome Ciampino and Naples airports and from the 14th to the 17th at Rome Fiumicino. For pilots and winging flight attendants “.

“Italian workers Ryanair, Malta Air and CrewLink continue to claim contracts guaranteeing decent working conditions and salaries in line with the minimum wage provided for in our country’s national air transport agreement”, explained the two trade unions.

Low-cost airlines may not enforce the minimum wage law, even if it exists

By Federico Formica


“This time mobilization also affects Vueling pilots and flight attendants. The company has recently started a procedure that will give 17 layoffs out of about 120 flight attendants employed in Rome Fiumicino. We ask for a constructive and transparent comparison to avoid layoffs and transactions. Along with urgent issues such as compliance with legislation to protect maternity and paternity, add Filt Cgil and Uiltrasporti .

Instead Ulitrasporti announced, today again October 1, a 24-hour strike for both easyjet that Volley. “At EasyJet, workers continue to protest against exploitation of rights, lack of operational stability and total breakdown of industrial relations. Volley The union continues its action against the corporate attitude of violating workers’ rights and failure to fix minimum wages in accordance with the provisions of Article 203 of the Competition Ordinance.

See also  PNC could sell BBVA's US operations for $ 11 billion

Ryanair and Vueling strike, those staying on the ground are entitled to between €250 and €600.

By Federico Formica


“During tomorrow’s strike, we brought to the attention of the Commission of Guarantees, – the initials explained the day before – documentary evidence showing that Italian workers have been replaced by workers from other European bases in order to weaken the protest action in our country. , we hope that the penalties provided by Italian law will be applied to this “. “If the attitude of the company – concludes Uiltrasporti – does not change, we will continue our trade union and legal actions in all the places that were previously mentioned”.

On its website, ENAC published List of guaranteed flights.

Written By
More from Jake Pearson
Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.