ITF and ETF continue to support striking Ryanair pilots

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) support Ryanair pilots taking strike action tomorrow. Ryanair pilots in several European countries are taking industrial action tomorrow over the company’s continued failure to deliver improvements for the workforce. Their demands include contracts under national rather than Irish law, an end to false […]


August 10, 2018

Cabin crew stand up to Ryanair in unprecedented industrial action

With two days of unprecedented and highly impactful industrial action, Ryanair cabin crew have taken a major step in standing up to the company management and demanding a fair deal. Workers based in Belgium, Spain and Portugal are reaching the end of their second planned strike day, while those based in Italy took industrial action […]


July 26, 2018

Solidarity message for striking Ryanair workers

ITF, ETF and affiliates send a message of solidarity to Ryanair cabin crew striking on 25 and 26 July The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) and affiliate unions in the civil aviation sector stand in solidarity with your strikes. Back in December, under intense pressure from workers and unions, Ryanair […]


ITF and ETF stand in solidarity with striking Ryanair workers

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) support Ryanair cabin crew taking industrial action on 25 and 26 July. Tomorrow [25 July] and Thursday, Ryanair cabin crew in Belgium, Italy, Portugal and Spain will be striking over the persistent failure of the company to improve their pay and working conditions. […]


July 24, 2018

ITF and ETF warn Ryanair against obstructing cabin crew right to strike

With cabin crew due to strike next week, ITF and ETF demand that Ryanair respects workers’ fundamental right to take industrial action On 25 and 26 July, Ryanair cabin crew in four countries will take industrial action after their grievances have been repeatedly ignored by the company. ITF and ETF affiliates CNE/LBC in Belgium, FILT […]


July 20, 2018

ITF and ETF statement: support for IALPA’s lawful and legitimate strike at Ryanair

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) stand in solidarity with the strike action taken today by Irish pilots at Ryanair. Last week, the Irish Airline Pilots’ Association (IALPA), part of the ITF/ETF affiliate union Fórsa, announced twenty-four hours of strike action on Thursday, 12 July. This followed a […]


July 12, 2018

Press lunch invitation: Ryanair crew summit

In two weeks, Ryanair cabin crew from across Europe and North Africa will come together in Dublin to voice their grievances and formulate a charter of demands. If these demands are not met, the company risks a summer of industrial action. You are invited to attend a press lunch on 4 July to hear from […]


June 25, 2018

ITF and ETF applaud landmark victory for Unite

ITF general secretary Stephen Cotton responds to Unite’s announcement that it has won recognition from Ryanair to represent UK cabin crew: “I would like to congratulate Unite on winning this historic recognition deal with Ryanair. For the first time, around 650 Ryanair cabin crew directly employed in the UK will have a union fighting their […]


June 14, 2018