ETF/ITF supports the Flight Personnel Union, Denmark (FPU) and the cabin crew at Atlantic Airways

The dismissal of two union representatives fighting to improve working conditions for cabin crew employed at Atlantic Airways is unacceptable. FPU and their local branch at Atlantic Airways have struggled to obtain a collective agreement on behalf of both pilots and cabin crew at Atlantic Airways. FPU organizes the cabin crew in the company, and […]

June 25, 2019

The FPU has sent a notice of dispute to Primera Air Nordic (

The FPU has sent a notice of dispute to Primera Air Nordic. The company flies out of Copenhagen Airport without a general agreement, with cabin crew employed under precarious terms of employment. Primera Air Nordics is a Latvian associated company of Danish Primera Air Scandinavia. FPU has an agreement with Primera Air Scandinavia, but via […]

August 29, 2018

LO-Denmark: “Thank you for supporting the struggle to obtain better pay and working conditions”

LO notes that Ryanair is closing its last base in Denmark tonight [17 July 2015]. This means that Ryanair no longer has crew in Denmark working on the very poor working conditions that we have been witnessing. “There will therefore be no secondary action in Danish airports tomorrow. The Danish labour market works and the […]

July 20, 2015

Danish Court backs trade union on Ryanair (

The Danish Labour Court yesterday upheld the right of Danish trade union LO to take industrial action to obtain a collective agreement for Ryanair staff employed in Denmark. “We are very pleased with the ruling of the Labour Court. Now it’s up to Ryanair. I hope we will succeed in concluding a collective agreement”, said […]

July 7, 2015

Ryanair pulls Copenhagen base in dispute with Danish unions over ‘Irish working conditions’ (

Ryanair has pulled its base from Copenhagen after a decision by the Danish Labour Court that ruled that Copenhagen airport staff had the right to refuse to service its flights in a dispute over workers’ rights. The Irish budget airline’s policy of employing people in countries such as Denmark under the less generous terms of […]

July 6, 2015

Ryanair Clashes With Denmark Over Labor Laws (

Ryanair Chief Executive Michael O’Leary loves a good fight, and he’s won far more than he’s lost, building the Irish carrier into Europe’s biggest discount airline over the past 20 years. But tiny Denmark could be O’Leary’s toughest adversary yet. Since introducing service to Copenhagen this spring, Ryanair has come under nonstop attack from unions, […]

June 23, 2015

Call to support Danish ‘Heroes of the Sky’

The ITF is urging its affiliates to support Heroes of the Sky, a new and exciting grassroots initiative among Danish aviation workers which attracted over 3,000 Facebook likes in its first three days. The aviation activists have formed the campaign group to pressurise Ryanair into an agreement with their trade unions and to fight the […]

April 9, 2015

Danish union still hoping for collective agreement after meeting Ryanair (Press release from FPU)

After meeting with Ryanair in London Friday the 20th of February 2015,the Danish trade unions The Flight Personnel Union and The Federation of Employees in the Service Trade are still expecting to enter into a collective agreement. At the meeting, Ryanair was introduced to a proposal for a Danish collective agreement. The anticipation for entering […]

February 23, 2015