December 8, 2023

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The strike caused Belgian Ryanair pilots to cancel 22 flights with Spain

The strike caused Belgian Ryanair pilots to cancel 22 flights with Spain

22 Ryanair flights with origin or destination in Spain have been canceled due to a strike by pilots of the Irish low-cost carrier. This strike will take place at Charleroi Airport in Belgium on the 14th and 15th of August. This was reported on Thursday by the same Belgian airport on website.

The airports of Barcelona-El Prat, Palma de Mallorca, Alicante, Málaga, Girona-Costa Brava, Castellón, Santander and Asturias in Spain have been affected by the cancellation of flights to and from Charleroi due to the Ryanair strike. This is already the third strike of this kind in just a month.

by He hits On August 14 and 15, 88 flights were canceled between Charleroi and other European cities and Morocco. However, the largest Belgian airport, Zaventem, which is close to Brussels, will not be affected by this strike.

On Monday 14 August, 10 flights between Charleroi and Spain were cancelled: five from Charleroi to Barcelona, ​​Palma, Girona, Castellón, Santander and Asturias; The other five go in the opposite direction, from Spain to Belgium.

For Tuesday August 15, a holiday in Spain, there are 12 canceled flights: six flights from Charleroi heading to Barcelona, ​​Palma, Girona, Alicante, Malaga and Asturias; The other six follow the reverse route to Charleroi.

The unions who organized the strike on August 14 and 15 cite the inertia of Ryanair management as the reason. Charleroi pilots complain about their working conditions, especially the breaks, and demand a return to the pre-pandemic salary level. The previous strikes on July 15-16 and July 29-30 eventually resulted in the cancellation of 120 and 96 flights.

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