Landmark ruling in favour of Ryanair crew

In a decision with wide-ranging consequences for European aviation, a Belgian court has ruled that Ryanair cabin crew are subject to national labour law. The ruling marks the latest episode in a legal saga involving the Irish low-cost carrier, which traditionally employed all its pan-European crew on Irish or British contracts as a way of […]

June 14, 2019

EU probes airlines with large foreign stakeholders (

The European Commission has launched an inquiry into stakes held by foreign  investors in four European airlines, warning that EU rules prohibit foreign  companies from exercising “effective control” of airlines registered in the  28-member bloc. The EU probe targets four airlines with sizeable foreign  stakeholders, including German low-cost carrier Air Berlin, and comes days after […]

April 8, 2014