cabin crew

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Nov 6 '18 12:30

Sixteen Ryanair cabin crew workers at Eindhoven Airport have been fired by the Irish budget airline, according to union FNV. According to the airline, these workers were still in their trial period, which lasts a year according to Irish employment law, NOS reports.

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Oct 23 '18 08:49

Ryanair cabin crew workers at Eindhoven Airport are striking for 24 hours on Tuesday. According to union FNV, they are protesting against the closure of Ryanair's base at the airport and the way they are being treated by their employer, NU.nl reports.

The striking employees will hand a petition to the provincial government of Noord-Brabant. According to FNV, the province is party to the conflict as a shareholder in the airport.

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Jul 19 '18 16:00

Ryanair cabin crew members in Belgium, Spain and Portugal will be striking next week Wednesday and Thursday. As a result, the Irish budget airline is canceling around 600 flights, including some to and from the Netherlands. Around 50 thousand passengers will be affected, Ryanair said. 

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Jan 10 '18 10:30

A Norwegian couple accused of causing trouble on a KLM flight from Amsterdam to Panama were arrested when the plane landed to Panama, and returned to the Netherlands under police escort. The flight crew said the woman punched the purser, tried to kick her in the face, yank her hair, and spat at the co-pilot.

While the man was freed for insufficient evidence in a Tuesday arraignment hearing, the woman was remanded into custody at least until the next court status hearing on January 18.

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Dec 28 '17 10:00

Behind the scenes KLM pilots are preparing labor actions to force the Dutch airline to meet their demands for a new collective bargaining agreement, pilots union VNV confirmed to Het Parool. KLM wants to conclude a long-term agreement with the pilots. But according to VNV, there are so many disagreements about major topics that a short-term in-between collective bargaining agreement must first be concluded to restore calm while the talks on a long-term agreement continue.

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Sep 15 '17 08:48

Travelers flying from Schiphol on a KLM flight today, can expect delays. The airline's cabin crew members are performing labor actions on Friday to protest against KLM's decision to reduce the number of flight attendants on some long flights. Cabin crew members taking part in the actions - members of union VNC - will strike for an hour before each flight. The actions take place between 5:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m., RTL Nieuws reports.

KLM Boeing 737-700, PH-BGP at Schiphol Airport
Sep 11 '17 10:30

Some KLM cabin crew members are threatening to strike for an hour on Friday, union VNC announced. The union wants to push the Dutch airline to restart negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement for the cabin crew. Other involved union FNV Cabin is surprised by the announcement, a spokesperson said to newspaper AD.

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Jan 27 '17 16:40

KLM is allowed to without getting permission from the works council, the Enterprise Chamber of the court ruled on Thursday in a lawsuit brought by the works council, ANP reports.

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Nov 2 '16 12:10

The KLM cabin crew members are increasing the labor actions they are performing against the airline's plans to From Thursday the crew members will strike for 30 minutes before each flight, ANP reports.

Oct 25 '16 12:48

Antisocial passengers are causing more and more problems on planes, according to th Environment and Transport Inspectorate. In the first three quarters of this year the Inspectorate received 723 reports of antisocial behavior. That is the same number as in all of 2015, AD reports.

The most common problems are smoking in the plane with 38 percent of the complaints, antisocial behavior with 35 percent and alcohol with 27 percent of complaints having to do with intoxicated passengers.

Oct 24 '16 10:52

Antisocial passengers are causing more and more problems on planes, according to th Environment and Transport Inspectorate. In the first three quarters of this year the Inspectorate received 723 reports of antisocial behavior. That is the same number as in all of 2015, AD reports.

The most common problems are smoking in the plane with 38 percent of the complaints, antisocial behavior with 35 percent and alcohol with 27 percent of complaints having to do with intoxicated passengers.

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Oct 6 '16 15:00

KLM flight attendants are starting labor actions from Monday in protest to the airline's decision to remove a cabin member on some long flights. Cabin crew union VNC informed KLM negotiator about the actions by letter.

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May 29 '15 11:31

After long and intensive consultations, KLM has finally reached an agreement with the cabin crew unions on a mutually balanced package of agreements for the next 15 months, the airline announced on Friday.

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Nov 28 '14 12:35

KLM's cabin crew was unpleasantly surprised by the significant cuts announced by the airline. Union VNC says that there will be protests from the employees that will have consequences for travelers.

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Nov 28 '14 08:57

KLM has stopped hiring new cabin crew, according to the Association of Dutch Cabin Crew (VNC). KLM has confirmed this. The airline company wants more productivity from its current employees, which would make the hiring of new cabin crew unnecessary.

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