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High Court rejects Ryanair compensation claims

Ryanair has been ordered to pay compensation to passengers who saw flights cancelled as the result of industrial action in 2018. The High Court said the thousands of people affected by cancellations or delays during strike action by pilots and cabin crew in 2018 should be compensated. The low-cost carrier claimed that “extraordinary circumstances” applied, […]

Eurowings to replace Ryanair at Düsseldorf Airport

Eurowings has said it will replace about 95 per cent of the program offered by the departing Ryanair at Düsseldorf Airport. The Irish carrier will withdraw a number of services from the North Rhine-Westphalia airport on October 24th. In response, the German airline said it would pick up the slack. Specifically, Eurowings has decided to […]

Ryanair’s C02 Emissions For August At Just 67g Per Passenger/Km

Ryanair today (5 Sept) released its August CO2 emissions statistics, which show an ave. of 67g CO2 per passenger/km. Ryanair’s Kenny Jacobs said: “Ryanair is Europe’s greenest/cleanest major airline with the youngest fleet and highest load factors. Our CO2 per passenger/km is the lowest in the industry, having been cut from 82g to 67g over […]

Ryanair faces Civil Aviation Authority action over unpaid refunds

The UK Civil Aviation Authority has today started enforcement action against Ryanair. The move follows the airline’s decision that financial compensation is not payable under European Commission Regulation 261/2004 for flight disruption resulting from industrial action by the airline’s staff this summer. Ryanair passengers have made claims for compensation directly to the airline, but these […]

New Ryanair Bag Policy Improves Airport Security Queues & Punctuality

Ryanair today revealed that its new bag policy from 1 Nov has already improved punctuality in the first week since its introduction and has been welcomed by both customers and airports across Europe. In a press release on their website, the airline says: This policy has delivered: More savings for customers as they switch to […]

Laudamotion Announces New 2019 Aircraft, New Livery, New Offices and Pay Rises Following Ryanair 75% Purchase

Laudamotion, Austria’s No. 1 low fare airline, today (Wed, 29th Aug) announced that it would double its Airbus fleet from 9 to 18 aircraft in Summer 2019 following the completion of Ryanair’s purchase of 75% shareholding in Laudamotion GmbH from Niki Lauda in August. Laudamotion also announced a series of initiatives to support Laudamotion’s continued […]

Thousands of travellers hit as pilot strike forces Ryanair to cancel flights

Ryanair has been forced to cancel around 400 flights today as pilots go on strike across Europe. Pilots in five countries are currently taking industrial action, affecting around 50,000 passengers during the peak of the summer holiday season. The 24-hour walk-out involves staff in Germany, Sweden, Ireland, Belgium and the Netherlands. The action is the […]