Ryanair will close its base in Copenhagen and transfer the aircraft to Kaunas, Lithuania, after a Danish labor court ruled that unions are allowed to strike and refuse to handle or refuel Ryanair aircraft if the airline refuses to sign a collective agreement with its locally based pilots and cabin crew. CEO Michael O’Leary called the labor court’s decision “bizarre,” and said the company would appeal the ruling, “which allows competitor airline [SAS] unions to ...

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