Ryanair to fire 900 pilots and cabin crew, blames MAX and Brexit

Daily Newsletter | August 2, 2019
The European Commission ordered the Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair to return to France €8.5 million of illegal aid paid under contracts for Montpellier airport.
A Royal Air Force Chinook helicopter has been deployed to assist with the reinforcement of a dam about to collapse in Whaley Bridge, United Kingdom.
British Airways (BA) legal attempts to halt its pilots’ industrial action have now been defeated twice in court. The UK’s flagship carrier recently lost appeal against the British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA), whose members have voted strongly in favor of an industrial action. The airline had taken the union to court in an attempt to block pilots’ planned strike threatening the busy summer period.
Ryanair has confirmed plans to fire “approximately” 900 of its current employees. The news comes days after the company reported a 21% plunge in profit. 
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