Pilots dig in at Ryanair after O’Leary’s job jibe

Ryanair pilots' mood has turned sour following comments by the airline's boss that they had easy jobs and were well-paid

24th September, 2017
Ryanair chief Michael O'Leary Pic: Getty

Ryanair is facing an avalanche of criticism this weekend, as the consequences of its deepening employment battle with its pilots become clear.

In an exclusive interview with The Sunday Business Post this weekend, Captain Chesley ‘Sully’ Sullenberger, the heroic pilot of the US Airways jet that landed safely on the river Hudson in New York in January 2009, hit out at low-fares airlines over their treatment of staff.

“For years, I have been disgusted...

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