Frankfurt flights to and from Kerry hit by Ryanair strike today

Ryanair is facing widespread disruption across Europe today – with strike action in five countries including Ireland, which is impacting on two Kerry flights.

Dublin based pilots are walking off the job for a 5th day – joining their colleagues in Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands and Belgium.

Almost 400 flights have been cancelled – affecting tens of thousand of passengers, including those travelling to and from Kerry Airport and Frankfurt-Hahn this afternoon.

Bernard Harbor from the FORSA trade union says both sides are still some way off reaching a deal: