Airline cheap Ryanair flights took over control 100% the capital of the Austrian carrier LaudaMotion, which announces a new growth plan. flight attendants and administrators employees directly by Ryanair in the Czech Republic Spain voted 99% in favor of the agreement he signed Sitcpla and USO unions,
LaudaMotion, founded by Niki Lauda at Niki's ashes, and based at Vienna-Schwechat Airport, confirmed on January 29, 2018, that the Irish Flight Expert acquired " at the end of December 100% of the shares of NL Holdings ". In March 2018, Ryanair earned an initial 24.9%, has increased to 75% already in August; Laudamotion is from there a subsidiary of Ryanair Holdings Plc, which owns the first European airline.
This takeover will be accompanied by " a number of exciting growth initiatives In Laudamotion, starting fleet which will increase to 25 single lanes Airbus at the beginning of the summer season (compared to the 19th summer). The memorandum of intent was also signed with a number of leasing companies Bring the total value 30 facilities in the summer of 2020Since this summer, Laudamotion will grow from 4 to 8 aircraft based in Vienna, 7 in Düsseldorf, 3 in Stuttgart and 2 in Palma de Mallorca; in the coming winter, the Vienna base will be further strengthened by 11 aircraft, which will make Laudamotion the second company in the capital " just behind Austrian Airlines ". Published Goal: increase traffic with 4 million passengers this year, 6 million in 2020 and 7.5 million by 2021. Details of the twenty new routes from four bases will be published in the coming weeks, after the negotiations are completed "(These negotiations will be held with 50 airports), six are already open for summer booking between Vienna and Greece.
Laudamotion also described in detail yesterday nearly 400 new jobs for pilots, cabin crew and engineers who will be created at their four base stations. According to General Director Andreas Gruber, With Ryanair's support, Laudamotion expects to see strong growth in the next three years and will carry 10 million passengers a year. Our summer program in 2019 will enable us to transport 6 million passengers in the second year, which is a measure 50% growth compared to four million cars in the first year, while offering our customers in Vienna, Stuttgart, Düsseldorf and Palma the lowest fares on board Airbus young aircraft, "a great attraction for passengers and the excellent Lauda service ". Ryanair's CEO Michael O'Leary for his part he suggested he could get in the coming years one or two small airlines In addition, the size of Laudamotion or its subsidiary Ryanair Sun in Poland is smaller, for example, Polish and Austrian units with different brands in the coming years. But " nothing big At a press conference, he said the opportunities depend on the European foundations provided by these airlines to the Ryanair network.
in Spain, low cost announced yesterday that almost 1,800 directly employed PNCs voted 99% in favor of the agreement union recognition of Sitcpla and USO ; this company and Ryanair should complete a new collective agreement by the end of April. Two trade unions issued a three-day strike notice at the beginning of January before they surrendered, after winning the case precisely on the transition to employment contracts. Spanish law and the immediate commencement of the negotiation of the collective agreement. During summer European strikes, President Sitcpla recalled that Spain " represents 20% of Ryanair's revenue "While his counterpart at USO maintained that low costs would be quickly replaced and that" if Ryanair does not work for us, it will be someone else "; " what we do not accept is that a foreign company comes, makes money, abuses workers in that country and threatens to end its activities ".
Ryanair signed a contract with the union at the end of October SEPLA representing their pilots in Spain, whose contracts will be in line with local labor law on 31 January.