Ryanair strike in Spain: 10 airports affected! What vacationers need to know – News from abroad

Just in time for the start of the summer holidays, two Spanish unions have called for a strike against Ryanair!

From June 24 to July 2, low-cost airline flights are threatened with cancellation at several airports in Spain. BILD explains what you should know as a tourist.

► Unions do not want to strike every day: The first wave of strikes is expected across Spain on the weekend of June 24-26. Ryanair employees then want to suspend work from June 30 to July 2, according to “Diario Sur”.

The strike affects all ten Spanish airports to which Ryanair flies: Palma, Ibiza, Barcelona, ​​Malaga, Madrid, Alicante, Seville, Valencia, Girona and Santiago de Compostela.

In the event of a flight cancellation, Ryanair is obliged to offer its customers a replacement aircraft. If the flight leaves the next day, the airline even has to organize a hotel for stranded passengers. Customers can also cancel their flights and get back fares.

According to the striking unions USOP and SITCPLA, the low-cost airline Ryanair is the only international airline without a collective agreement that regulates the working conditions of Spanish staff. The unions demand “decent working conditions for all employees”.

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