MADRID Ryanair cabin crew from five European countries announced they would go on strike at the end of the month, unions announced Thursday.
Workers unions in Spain, Italy Portugal, Belgium and the Netherlands announced they would stage a 24-hour strike on Sept. 28.
As a response to previous strike actions, including the one held yesterday in Germany, Ryanair has now a new favorite topic to add to their usual list of intimidating letters: anyone that exercised their right to strike is receiving letters and memos containing threats including job losses and base closures, a letters signed by the unions said following a meeting in Brussels.
The planned strikes followed on from similar industrial action taken by cabin crew in Spain, Portugal, Belgium and Italy at the end of June.
Pilots in Ireland and Germany also went on strike.
On Wednesday, the budget Irish airline had to cancel 44 flights between Germany and Spain when pilots and staff went on strike.