Ryanair has confirmed it will operate “hand baggage only” on flights to/from Spain Wednesday, as it called on the European Commission to take urgent action to prevent ATC strikes and suggested that it follow “the example shown by Ronald Reagan in the early 1980s when he fired and replaced US Air Traffic Controllers after they went on strike.” It insisted that the national ATC providers should be deregulated and allowed to compete with each other in a “system ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Ryanair calls for EU action to prevent ATC strikes" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.

Already registered? here.