Air transport: turbulence in low-cost




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C. Tixier, A. Guin, T. Petit A. Zouioueche, P. Caron, Ph. Goldmann – France 3

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Airlines face two challenges: the lack of personnel and the anger of the employees. In low-cost companies, the latter feel under pressure and demand salary increases.

For this summer, it may be necessary to be patient. The holidays promise to be hectic, with hectic flights, crowded airports and cascading strikes. At the house of Ryanairthe employees then demonstrate 127 thefts are removed. To Charleroi (Belgium)of them sisters had to go to Italy, but they are constrained to cancel their vacation. The strike will spread to France on Saturday June 25. At the house of EasyJettoo, the hostesses and stewards are demanding salary increases.

You take a plane at 9.90 euros, there is fuel, pilots, flight crew, hostesses and stewards, for 9.90 euros so there is someone who is toasting in the matter and this are essentially the hostesses and stewards“, explains Christelle austerePresident of the National Union of Commercial Flight Crew. Employees feel under pressure because fewer. During the pandemic, companies have largely cut their workforce. Today, traffic is picking up again, but the workforce is struggling to keep up. Companies are already announcing disrupted traffic in the coming weeks.

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