The Irish low-cost airline Ryanair has canceled almost 250 flights in six countries of Europe due to the strike of the pilots and flight attendants that takes place today, on September 28.
35,000 passengers in Spain, Belgium, the Netherlands, Italy, Portugal and Germany had to change their plans.
The travelers from Germany suffered the most from the strike – there 133 flights were canceled. Two dozens of the flights at London Stansted Airport, eight flights at Birmingham Airport were canceled.
Ryanair claimed that despite the strike, 2150 flights (90% of the planned) will take place and the air fleet will transport 400,000 passengers.
Earlier Ryanair canceled all flights from three European countries that should take place on July 25, 26. It is reported that the strike of the stewards has become the reason for the cancelation. It affected 50, 000 passengers who should fly out by the canceled flights. It is specified that the strike affected 24% of the flights to and from Spain, 27% Portuguese flights, and 31% of the Belgian flights.
As we reported, in the nearest future, the flights of the low-cost Ryanair will be launched at Kherson international airport.