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BALPA responds to O’Leary comments. 

The comment below is in response to comments from Michael O’Leary, CEO Ryanair, in the Times this weekend: (https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/ryanair-landing-on-shaky-ground-8qzgjrht2)

Brian Strutton, BALPA General Secretary said:

“Ryanair’s true colours seem to be showing through once again as O’Leary talks about “facing down the unions” and insults his staff as “a bunch of layabouts”.

“I don’t know if he’s goading the unions into more strikes or if he just can’t control what he says, but he’s fuelling the industrial unrest in Ryanair every time he speaks about it.”