Ryanair defiant as strike grounds flights in Germany

By Maria Sheahan and Sarah YoungBERLIN/LONDON (Reuters) - Pilots and cabin crew at Ryanair in Germany staged a full-day walkout on Wednesday and threatened further strikes as management at Europe's largest low-cost carrier struggled to rein in an industrial relations revolt.The strike came a day before unions representing cabin crew in five countries - including No.

2 and 3 markets Italy and Spain - were due to announce whether to hold a joint strike later this month.Chief Executive Michael O'Leary was defiant, telling a press briefing in London.

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