Poland - Pilots consider to join strikes at Ryanair - August 31, 2018

The European Cockpit Association (ECA) that represents more than 38,000 Ryanair pilots from national associations across 36 countries seeks to counter concerns that Ryanair might transfer hundreds of jobs to countries less welcoming to unions. The low-cost carrier had stated its intention to transfer a fifth of its Irish fleet to Poland, supposed to be a country with limited pilot union representation, as part of the dispute over pay and working conditions. However, the move could lose relevance as pilots in Poland have announced plans to join the European-wide protests.

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