PILOTS formed in Portugal for a British lowcost airline easyJet announced skeleton to strike for 5 days over a Christmas-New Year’s duration to direct improved conditions.
“The easyJet pilots formed in Lisbon have lodged strike notice for Dec 13, 24, 26 and 31 as good as for Jan 1,” their SPAC kinship pronounced in a statement.
The industrial movement will see a 43 association pilots interlude work for 24 hours any time, with usually a smallest use ensuring daily links to Portugal’s Madeira archipelago, a balmy plcae in a Atlantic off a African seashore that attracts winter tourism.
The pilots protest that easyJet is not respecting Portuguese work law in terms of vacation leave and limit operative hours.
They also explain that a British bill airline is “taking advantage” of Portugal’s frail economy “to scapegoat a workers’ work conditions, generally those of a pilots who are a misfortune paid of all a company’s European bases”.