Ryanair asks court to block pilot strike in NetherlandsStaff Writer | August 9, 2018
Ryanair Holdings is seeking a temporary injunction in the Netherlands to block a strike scheduled to start on Friday.
Airline A Haarlem court will rule Thursday
Pilots and crew are seeking a new contract on wages that includes better working conditions.
The union announced Wednesday that its members would join their counterparts in Belgium, Germany, Ireland, and Sweden in the strike. It is scheduled to take place between 3:01 am local time Friday and 2:59 am Saturday.
The discount airline, based in Ireland, responded by filing its injunction request and wants to block strikes for the entire summer. Altogether, about 400 flights have been cancelled in anticipation. ■