Aer Lingus pay talks with pilots break down

98 per cent of pilots who are union members voted against the pay deal

In a statement Aer Lingus said it was “disappointed” at the manner in which IALPA representatives engaged. Picture: Getty

Pay talks between Aer Lingus and its pilots at the Workplace Relations Committee (WRC) have broken down.

The two parties had started talks at the WRC on February 14.

Earlier this year pilots in Aer Lingus voted overwhelmingly to reject a pay offer based on the findings of an Aer Lingus Pilot Pay Tribunal.

Some 98 per cent of pilots at the airline who are members of the Irish Air Lines’ Pilots Association (IALPA), a ...