Passengers board a Ryanair flight at Cork Airport (Photo: DAA)

Ryanair Responds to Strike Notice from Dublin-Based Pilots

There appears to turbulent skies ahead for Ryanair flights leading up to the Christmas travel rush as Dublin-based pilots issued a full day's strike notice for Dec.20. In a provocative press release issued by the Irish carrier this week entitled 'Ryanair To Face Down IALPA Threatened Strike', the airline made clear that it sees the planned action as a strategic, publicity move on behalf of the pilots’ union IALPA. The union, which historically has been the union of Aer Lingus…