Talks aimed at resolving the Ryanair pilot's dispute will take place later today.
The discussions will look to avert strike action by the airlines 170 Irish-based pilots, amid their ongoing row over pay and conditions.
Their union, Forsa, says only a serious proposal from Ryanair management would prevent its member from taking to the picket line next week.
Aviation journalist Gerry Byrne says it's hard to see an agreement reached at today's talks given the number of issues put forward by pilots:
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