Ryanair cabin crews will walk out on Friday, Saturday and Sunday as well as on January 7 and 8. Crew members at the low-cost Irish airline based at Zaventem (Brussels Airport) and Charleroi have condemned Ryanair, which they say still refuses to guarantee the legal minimum wage in Belgium, according to the Brussels Times newspaper.
Negotiations over a new, collective labour agreement have stalled for months. The latest industrial action comes after strikes by cabin crew and pilots in the summer.
Over the first weekend, 107 planes are expected to be cancelled, leaving some 19,000 passengers on the tarmac, according to La Dernière Heure.
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