The concerning truths behind working at Ryanair

The concerning truths behind working at Ryanair

The embattled budget airline Ryanair, who recently announced the cancellation of 2,100 flights due to a shortage of crew, is now facing threats of more cancellations as several pilots reject cash bonuses to work extra days.

Ryanair offered pilots a one-off bonus of up to £12,000 to prevent further cancellations, meaning pilots would have to give up their holidays. However, The Guardian has obtained a draft letter signed by Ryanair pilots from across Europe, rejecting the offer and warning they will now “work to rule”.

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Comments (3)

  • Sir
    Sir
    Thu, 21 Sep 2017 9:48pm BST
    Oh, Frequant (sic) Flyer - if only HR Grapevine had a "Like" button - you have hit the nail on the head !
  • Sir
    Sir
    Thu, 21 Sep 2017 1:28pm BST
    I think it's about time the market rid itself of this exploitative employer - Ryanair is best left to go bust, leaving staff free to join other carriers who, hopefully, will treat their staff better.
    Cheap flights come at a cost - we've finally found out what that cost is.
  • A frequant flyer
    A frequant flyer
    Thu, 21 Sep 2017 1:02pm BST
    I'm sorry but people can't have it both ways. You pay £10 for a flight and of course the employees are going to have a tough time. Ryanair is the airline equivalent of buying £5 jeans from Primark and complaining over employee working conditions in Cambodia.

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