Just in time for the start of the summer holidays, two Spanish unions have called a strike against Ryanair!
From June 24 to July 2, the low-cost airline’s flights threaten to be canceled at many airports in Spain. BILD explains what you need to know now as a vacation maker.
► Unions don’t want to strike every day: The first wave of strikes is expected to spread in Spain over the weekend of June 24-26. Next, Ryanair workers plan to leave from June 30 to July 2, as “Al Janoub newspapermentioned.
The strike affects all 10 Spanish airports that Ryanair flies to: Palma, Ibiza, Barcelona, Malaga, Madrid, Alicante, Seville, Valencia, Girona and Santiago de Compostela.
If a flight is cancelled, Ryanair is obligated to offer its customers a replacement aircraft. If you do not leave until the next day, the airline has to organize a hotel for stranded passengers. Customers can also cancel their flights and get a fare refund.
According to the troubled unions USOP and SITCPLA, low-cost airline Ryanair is the only international airline without a collective agreement regulating working conditions for Spanish employees. Unions are demanding “decent working conditions for all employees”.