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Ryanair cabin staff strike cancels dozens of flights in Europe

Surging inflation causing labor unrested across Europe Some Ryanair cabin crew demanding better conditions Budget airline says does not expect widespread summer disruption Other airlines face strikes amid struggles with staff shortages LISBON/BRUSSELS, June 24 (Reuters) – Some cabin crew at Ryanair went on strike in Belgium, Spain and Portugal on Friday in a dispute …

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Nigeria blocking repatriation of $450 million in foreign airline revenue, IATA says

A logo of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) is pictured in Geneva, Switzerland, March 13, 2020. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DOHA, June 19 (Reuters) – Nigeria is withholding $450 million in revenue international carriers operating in the country have earned, an executive at the world’s largest …

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US Supreme Court rules Southwest Airlines cannot force wage suit into arbitration

June 6 (Reuters) – Southwest Airlines Co (LUV.N) cannot force a baggage handler’s class action lawsuit over overtime pay into private arbitration, the US Supreme Court ruled on Monday in a decision with costly potential implications for companies including Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) and Uber Technologies Inc (UBER.N) that employ many transportation workers. The justices ruled …

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California says methane-spotting flights are helping stop leaks

A pipeline that moves methane gas from the Frank R. Bowerman landfill to an onsite power plant is shown in Irvine, California, California, US, June 15, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Blake Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 8 (Reuters) – Airborne surveys of methane plumes spewing from landfills, power plants and oil fields …

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Japan to open to tourists after two years but only with masks, insurance, guides

Visitors, wearing masks following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), explore the wooden torii gates at Fushimi Inari Taisha shinto shrine in Kyoto, Japan March 13, 2020. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, June 7 (Reuters) – Foreign tourists visiting Japan will be required to wear masks, take …

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Biden wishes Elon Musk ‘luck’ on moon trip after job cut plans

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del., June 3 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden compared Tesla (TSLA.O) unfavorably to Ford (FN) on Friday, while sarcastically wishing Chief Executive Elon Musk “lots of luck” on his “trip to the moon” after the billionaire expressed reservations about the economy. Musk wrote in an email to executives that he has a …

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US backs flight attendants in California labor law fight

Passengers check in for their flights at the Virgin America ticket counter in San Diego, California April 4, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, May 25 (Reuters) – The Biden administration has given its backing to a group of California-based flight attendants who won a lower court ruling …

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Nigerian airlines suspend plans to ground local flights over cost of jet fuel

An Arik airline flight takes off from the domestic wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, Nigeria July 8, 2020. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ABUJA, May 8 (Reuters) – Nigerian airlines have suspended plans to ground all local flights due to the soaring cost of jet fuel …

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US consumer chief Chopra to revisit rules around credit card fees, abuses

The seal of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is seen at their headquarters in Washington, DC, US, May 14, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, April 27 (Reuters) – The US consumer watchdog will revisit its rules around credit card fees in a bid to stamp out …

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Poland plans drastic cut to Warsaw flights in traffic controller row

People queue up under the information board indicating canceled flights in a terminal at the Warsaw airport, April 16, 2010. REUTERS/Petr Josek/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WARSAW, April 26 (Reuters) – Poland could drastically cut back on flights to and from Warsaw from May 1 if a dispute with …

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