While low-cost carriers are taking a growing share of the European market, their expansion on the long-haul market is increasingly worrying French airlines. The legacy carriers denounce the social practices, at the limit of the legality, of these new entrants. So what are the possibilities to fight against these "sky pirates"?
This article (in French - "Ryanair, Norwegian: comment lutter contre ces pirates du ciel") offers some insights on this question based on a research article written by Harvey Geraint and Peter Turnbull, entitled « Can labor arrest the 'sky pirates'? Transnational trade unionism in European civil aviation industry" » that has been published in Labor History.
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