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Ryanair expects zero disruptions to its 3,000 daily flights from strikes by Spanish cabin crew unions

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No flights were cancelled in July due to the strikes by USO & SITCPLA unions.

Ryanair expects no disruptions to its 3,000 daily flights in August or September as a result of poorly supported strikes by two minority cabin crew unions in Spain where Ryanair has already concluded a labour agreement with the main Spanish cabin crew union (the CCOO).

A Ryanair spokesperson said: “These two tiny unions who represent only a handful of our Spanish cabin crew have held a number of poorly supported 'strikes' in June and July which have had little or no impact on Ryanair’s flights to or from Spain. In July alone Ryanair operated over 3,000 daily flights and carried a record 16.8m passengers – many of them to/from Spain. Ryanair expects that these latest threatened strikes, which involve only a handful of our Spanish cabin crew, will have zero impact on our Spanish flights or schedules in August or September.

On a point of correction, while a tiny number of Ryanair flights in Spain were cancelled or delayed in July, this was mostly due to ATC strikes and flight delays. No flights were cancelled in July due to these unsuccessful and poorly supported strikes by these two minority unions (USO & SITCPLA) who represent only a small handful of Ryanair Spanish cabin crew. The vast majority of Ryanair’s Spanish cabin crew are represented by the CCOO union who have already reached a labour agreement with Ryanair which covers most of our Spanish cabin crew.”

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