• Ryanair Pilots Strike, Causing Cancelations Just as Tourist Season Takes Off

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Something's up at Ryanair, and it isn't the planes. About 100 of 350 total pilots in the Irish airline's home country walked out Thursday, citing demands for a more transparent system for promotions, transfers, and pilot pay.
    Irish Ryanair pilots are represented by the Irish Air Line Pilot's Association , part of the F?rsa trade union, which also announced two more one-day strikes to occur on July 20 and 24, according to Reuters .
    The forecast doesn't look much better for other European nations served by the low-cost carrier. Ryanair pilots in Belgium, Italy, Spain, and Portugal are also...
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  • The last Blockbusters in Alaska are finally closing, leaving just one location of the video rental chain left in the entire US

    The last Blockbusters in Alaska are finally closing, leaving just one location of the video rental chain left in the entire US

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Blockbuster's final two locations in Alaska are set to close, the stores' general manager announced on Thursday.
    Alaska was Blockbuster's last frontier, thanks to the state's long winters and generally slow WiFi.
    Now, it appears that only a single Blockbuster remains will open in all of the United States: a store in Bend, Oregon.
    Alaska, long the last frontier of Blockbuster, is about to lose the last holdouts of the video-rental chain.
    On Thursday, Blockbuster Alaska announced that the last two stores in the state are closing up shop next week. The two stores, both in Anchorage, Alaska...
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  • Ryanair Irish pilot union announces two more one-day strikes

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Ryanair's Irish pilots are planning to hold two more one-day strikes on July 20 and July 24, a spokesman for the IALPA/FORSA union told Reuters on Thursday.
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