DUBLIN Ryanair cancelled at least 20 flights to and from airports in Portugal on Thursday on the first of three days of planned strikes by a cabin crew union, according to flight information on the airline's web site.
BRUSSELS Chemical group Solvay said on Thursday it was planning to cut 600 jobs, mainly in France, Portugal and Brazil and to concentrate research activities in Lyon and Brussels.
LISBON Portugal's Novo Banco, rescued by the state and acquired last year by U.S. private equity firm Lone Star, reported a record net loss of 1.4 billion euros (£1.2 billion) on Wednesday for 2017 and a fresh capital injection from the country's bank resolution fund.
VIENNA Ryanair cannot rule out flight cancellations due to a planned cabin crew strike in Portugal during the Easter holidays but expects any disruptions to be small, its chief executive said at a news conference in Vienna on Wednesday.
LISBON Some Ryanair cabin crew in Portugal will go ahead with one-day strikes during the Easter holidays after Europe's largest low-cost carrier failed to meet their demands on working conditions, the SNPVAC union said on Tuesday.
LISBON Portugal's economic recovery is making it a hot destination for the rich and famous like Madonna as well as tech entrepreneurs and now private equity is looking to participate in the upswing.
LISBON Portugal's tourism boom has made the industry one of the biggest contributors to the national economy and the largest employer, with almost 1 million direct and indirect jobs, the head of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) said.
LONDON Borrowing costs in Spain and Portugal were on track for their biggest weekly fall in at least four months on Friday, a day after the ECB gave up a pledge to increase bond buys if needed but signalled a slow route out of its massive stimulus.
LISBON Portugal's unemployment rate is set to fall below the government's forecast of 8.6 percent in 2018, thanks to job creation in the booming tourism sector but also in technology and traditional areas like textiles, the labour minister said.
BRUSSELS Ryanair expects some disruption to flights in the coming months, notably into and out of Ireland and Portugal, as it discusses union recognition and working with pilot unions, chief executive Michael O'Leary said on Tuesday.
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