Ryanair cancels 250 flights due to France strike

Ryanair says its been forced to cancel some 250 flights to and from France tomorrow, as air traffic controllers (ATC) there stage another strike.

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Aer Lingus cancels two flights between Dublin and Brussels

Aer Lingus cancels two flights between Dublin and Brussels

Aer Lingus has confirmed that it has cancelled two flights between Dublin and Brussels tomorrow due to an air traffic controllers’ strike in Belgium.

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Ryanair cancels most flights to and from Spain

Ryanair has today announced the cancellation of all Spanish domestic flights and most international flights to/from Spain which were due to operate tomorrow.

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Sack striking air traffic controllers, says Ryanair

Ryanair has today called for the EU to follow the example shown by Ronald Reagan in the early 1980s when he fired and replaced U.S Air Traffic Controllers after they went on strike.

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Labour Court rejects controllers' claims over new technology

Industrial relations chiefs have backed aviation bosses in a row with air traffic controllers over new working arrangements, it was revealed tonight.

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Suspended controllers reinstated

Fourteen air traffic controllers suspended from duty have been reinstated.

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Unions set to meet aviation authority today

Air traffic controllers and management at the Irish Aviation Authority will meet for talks today at the Labour Relations Court.

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Air traffic controllers agree to talks

Air traffic controllers today deferred plans for another crippling strike in favour of talks to resolve the bitter row.

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Union to meet IAA at Labour Court tomorrow

Union to meet IAA at Labour Court tomorrow

The union representing air traffic controllers has agreed to meet the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) at the Labour Court tomorrow.

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Aviation chiefs hit out at controllers

Aviation chiefs hit out at air traffic controllers today as the threat of further strike action loomed at the country’s main airports.

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IAA: Air traffic controllers cannot dictate form of work

The Irish Aviation Authority says no business can have its staff dictate what work they will do and will not do.

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More disruption for airports threatened

Air traffic controllers tonight threatened to repeat the massive disruption which grounded more than 150 flights in and out of Ireland.

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Air traffic controllers set for more stoppages, says union official

Michael Landers of IMPACT has said this evening that air traffic controllers have agreed to engage in further industrial action.

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No justification for air traffic controllers' action, say business leaders

Business chiefs have hit out at today's proposed work stoppage by air traffic controllers, claiming it is unjustified and will damage the country’s image.

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Cowen calls for end to air traffic controllers' dispute

The Taoiseach has today called on all sides involved in the air-traffic controllers dispute to enter into industrial relations talks to have the issue resolved.

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ISME slams controllers' work stoppage

The Irish Small & Medium Enterprises Association (ISME) today accused air traffic controllers of trying to sabotage the economy by participating in a work stoppage which will close the country’s main airports.

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Air traffic control strike 'likely to escalate'

Strike action that will ground more than 150 flights in and out of the country today is set to escalate, aviation authorities warned.

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Controllers' strike to cause flights chaos

Flights in and out of the country were facing massive disruption today over a planned strike by air traffic controllers.

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Accusations fly in air traffic controllers' dispute

Flights in and out of Ireland face massive disruption tomorrow as air traffic controllers are to strike over new work practices.

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Air Traffic Controllers union examines Labour court report

The Trade Union IMPACT, who represent air traffic controllers, has received a recommendation from the Labour Court in relation to the dispute with the Irish Aviation Authority over staffing levels in Air Traffic Control.

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Talks adjourn at Labour Court in air traffic controllers dispute

The Labour Court will issue recommendations later this evening, which if accepted, will end the dispute between air traffic controllers and the Irish Aviation Authority.

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Air traffic controllers cancel planned one day strike

Air traffic controllers have called off their threat to mount a one day strike this Thursday as part of their dispute with the Irish Aviation Authority.

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Aer Lingus and SIPTU reach agreement on cost cuts

The threat of strike action at Aer Lingus has been lifted following an agreement hammered out over the weekend between the airline and SIPTU.

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Air traffic dispute due before Labour Court today

The dispute between air traffic controllers and the Irish Aviation Authority is due before the Labour Court later today.

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Delays expected today at Dublin Airport

Delays can be expected throughout the day at Dublin Airport, the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) have warned.

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Air traffic controllers' strike will damage economy, warns Minister

Next week’s threatened strike by air traffic controllers will damage the economy and the country’s international reputation, Minister for Transport Noel Dempsey warned tonight.

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Tourism Ireland urges resolution to air traffic contollers dispute

Tourism Ireland has said that it is vital the dispute between the Irish Aviation Authority and Air Traffic Contollers is resolved as quickly as possible.

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Ryanair: 'Public being hijacked by €140k air traffic controllers'

Ryanair has welcomed the 24-hour strike notice served by air traffic controllers for Thursday February 28 saying the IAA, airlines, and passengers should stand up to "overpaid public service workers".

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Cork Airport to be hit by more flight delays tonight

Airline passengers are being warned of delays at Cork Airport again today to the ongoing overtime ban by air traffic controllers.

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Air traffic controllers to mount 24-hour strike next week

Air traffic controllers have announced plans for a 24-hour strike at Dublin, Cork and Shannon airports next week.

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Air traffic controllers poised to strike

Air traffic controllers are expected to unveil plans for strike action today after crunch talks with their bosses broke down.

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Air controllers dispute unresolved after day long talks

Day long talks at the Labour Relations Commission between air traffic Controllers and the Irish Aviation Authority broke up at 10.30pm this evening without agreement on interim solutions to resolve the current staff shortage.

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Delays expected at Cork airport

Flights in and out of Cork airport will be restricted tomorrow between 8.30am at 6pm due to the ongoing air traffic controller’s dispute, which will result in minor delays.

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Dublin Airport to be affected by industrial action

Due to ongoing disruptive action by air traffic controllers, there will be no air traffic services at Dublin Airport between 11.30pm tonight and 6.30am tomorrow morning.

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Irish air traffic controllers vote to approve strike

Irish air traffic controllers issued a two-week strike notice to management tonight with workers planning an overtime ban and temporary walk-outs.

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Industrial action to impact flights at Shannon Airport tonight

There is to be further unofficial action by air traffic controllers tonight, the Irish Aviation Authority has announced.

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Union outlines danger of 'fatigued' air traffic controllers

Air traffic controllers could be brought in from other countries to help Ireland's overworked staff, the IMPACT union said today.

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Air traffic controllers 'suspend unofficial action'

The unofficial industrial action by air traffic controllers at Dublin Airport has been temporarily suspended until Friday, February 1, according to the Irish Aviation Authority.

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Some progress at air-traffic dispute talks

Talks between the Irish Aviation Authority and Air Traffic Control (ATC) operators have broken up for the evening at the Labour Relations Commission (LRC) with progress reported as having been made.

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Both sides in air-traffic dispute to attend LRC talks

The Labour Relations Commission is due to oversee talks this morning aimed at resolving a row involving air-traffic controllers.

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Air traffic controllers agree end to unofficial overtime ban

Air traffic controllers at Dublin Airport have today agreed to end their unofficial overtime ban.

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Strike will ground flights between Dublin and Paris

An air-traffic controllers' strike in France will come into effect this evening.

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Aer Lingus cancels flights to France

Aer Lingus has cancelled all its flights from Ireland to Paris tomorrow because of a strike by French air traffic controllers.

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