Over 20 Ryanair flights to and from Poland canceled

More than 20 Ryanair flights to and from Poland were canceled on Friday, August 10 due to pilots’ strike. The destinations include Germany, Belgium, and Sweden. Overall, on August 10 Ryanair managed to execute 85 percent of scheduled flights in Europe, the company said. The airline apologized to pas...

Locked content Ryanair cancels flights to and from Poland

Irish low-cost airline Ryanair canceled six flights to and six from Poland, due to pilot strikes. Fly4free.pl portal was the first one to inform about canceled Ryanair flights, which were scheduled for August 10.  The flights on the list are from Warsaw-Modlin, Kraków, and Gdańsk airports. Last week...

Locked content Ryanair cancels 600 flights on July 25-26

Irish low-cost airline Ryanair is to cancel 600 flights in Europe on July 25 and July 26 due to strikes, the company announced on Wednesday. The cancellations will affect 100,000 passengers flying to or from Spain, Portugal, and Belgium. The strikes also took place in Italy, however, the flights sho...

LOT President meets employees over pay dispute

Rafał Milczarski, president of Polish airline LOT, invited all employees and associates to a meeting on Tuesday at 1 pm to discuss the ongoing pay dispute. “There was a total of about 20 people at the meeting, there were no trade union leaders, even though they announced that they would attend...

Locked content Women’s strike ‘Black Friday’ takes place in Warsaw

Women’s strike against proposals  for a total ban of abortion “Black Friday” started in Warsaw on March 23, at 2 pm.  Around 100 participants  gathered near the Świętokrzyska  metro station to march through the streets of Warsaw wearing black as a sign of protest. Those supporting the ban organized ...

Locked content PKP Cargo headquarters occupied, rail union foresees strike

Workers at PKP Cargo would like to have a share of the pie in the company’s earnings. They are calling for a wage increase and threatening the management with a general strike at the company. Solidarność labor union representative, Henryk Grymel, has announced a strike referendum which is due ...

Locked content Amazon Poland workers threaten strike

When Amazon, the world’s largest online store,  announced plans to open three distribution centers in Poland, it was poised to be one of the country’s largest employers. Now, however, the excitement has died down, as workers at Amazon Poland’s centers in Wrocław and Poznań have voiced their disgrunt...

Locked content Lufthansa cancels Warsaw-Frankfurt flights due to strike

As Lufthansa pilots went on strike on Wednesday, all flight connections between Warsaw and Frankfurt have been canceled, PAP reported citing Warsaw Chopin Airport spokesman, Przemysław Przybylski. A 24-hours protest started on Wednesday’s midnight. In total, 700 out of 1400 short and medium-ha...

Locked content EuroRating revises JSW rating

The EuroRating agency has reduced the credit rating for Poland’s mining company Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa from B+ to B- with a continuous negative perspective. According to the agency’s estimates, JSW may record more than PLN 1 billion in losses in 2015 and if it does not commence minin...

Locked content Miners’ protest at JSW gets physical

The Jastrzębska Spółka Węglowa miners’ strike and related negotiations have sparked a physical altercation between police and miners. Rubber bullets and a water cannon were used by law enforcement to block the entrance to the company headquarters. About a dozen people suffered injuries. The mi...