Association (Ialpa). However, O’Leary has staunchly refused to deal with unions in the past or in the future.
Speaking to the Sunday Independent, SIPTU president, Jack O’Connor, says pilots are being denied their “fundamental right” to bargain collectively.
“The only thing the O’Learys of this world understand is when it’s put right up to them.
“That’s the currency in which he has always traded himself, and I hope the pilots beat him,” he said.