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. Here are just a few of the hashtags that sprouted up on Twitter as Ryanair’s flights fiasco exploded on the internet: #BoycottRyanair, #ryanairareshit, #IhateRyanair, #RyanairAreRubbish, #RyanairNightmare, #1stflightonRyanairneveragain, #RyanairFails, #goodbyeRyanair. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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. Ryanair passengers unhappy with the Irish airline’s no-frills service can usually expect little sympathy, and sometimes public scorn, from its chief executive. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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. Ryanair this week overhauled its baggage policy in a bid to encourage more customers to pay £5 for “priority boarding”, while pushing through a sneaky rise in charges for hold baggage – despite headlining its official press release “Ryanair to lower checked bag fees”. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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. Ryanair customers face the threat of a fresh wave of flight cancellations as the airline’s pilots prepare to reject an offer of a cash bonus if they give up days off. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Wednesday 20th of September 2017 03:44:42 PM
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. Ryanair has written to 400,000 passengers to tell them that their flight has been cancelled after it admitted to a “mess-up” on pilot rostering that left 18 million ticket holders wondering if their holiday plans would be ruined. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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. Ryanair’s cancellation of thousands of flights across Europe due to a backlog of staff leave has raised alarm bells in Italy over its attempt to buy the troubled flag carrier Alitalia. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Wednesday 20th of September 2017 11:57:42 AM
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.... Brexiters have a habit of brushing away such impossibilities as mere flies in their ointment, but there is no ointment, only flies. I have interviewed those in an overstretched border force who say already they often abandon customs posts to cope with passport queues: will it take gridlock on both sides of the Channel before Brexit doubts penetrate? Or Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary proving right, that EU flights will stop? Not a week goes by without some new sign of imminent Brexit-caused decline. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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. Ryanair’s shares fell 2. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Monday 18th of September 2017 02:26:16 PM
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. The saga of the easyJet passenger who dropped her passport on board a flight was remarkably similar to my experience with Ryanair, only this airline’s handling of it was more troubling. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Wednesday 13th of September 2017 06:00:03 AM
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. Ryanair has tried to appease angry customers by publishing lists of all flights to be cancelled until Wednesday, after 82 failed to take off on Sunday, with the airline admitting it had mismanaged the planning of pilot holidays. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Sunday 17th of September 2017 03:58:51 PM
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. Ryanair has stepped up warnings that flights between the UK and Europe are imperilled by Brexit, with the airline’s chief executive Michael O’Leary claiming that the prospect of disrupting aviation was one of the quickest and best ways for the EU27 to “stick it to the British”. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Thursday 31st of August 2017 02:30:49 PM
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....”. His comments underline those of others in the business, including Ryanair, that the UK needed a replacement Open Skies deal by March or summer 2018 to allow airlines to contract their airport slots for 2019 around Europe and beyond. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Wednesday 20th of September 2017 05:00:37 AM
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. Ryanair was branded a “disgrace” by a group of pilots after missing a deadline to respond to their demands for improved employment terms, as the risk of a full-blown labour dispute has now spread to cabin crew. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Friday 22nd of September 2017 12:38:25 PM
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. Ryanair’s decision to cancel 40-55 flights a day for the next six weeks will leave as many as 400,000 passengers with their holidays and travel plans ruined. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Monday 18th of September 2017 12:35:49 PM
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. The Ryanair chief executive, Michael O’Leary, has escalated the airline’s dispute with pilots, saying they do not have a “difficult job” and claiming he can force them to defer their time off. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Thursday 21st of September 2017 10:50:13 AM
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. Ryanair customers will have to pay £5 for priority boarding from 1 November if they want to carry a wheelie bag on board, as the airline attempts to reduce boarding and flight delays caused by a shortage of overhead cabin space. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Wednesday 6th of September 2017 08:08:37 AM
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. Ryanair is preparing a binding takeover bid for Italy’s bankrupt airline Alitalia but has no interest in the ailing German carrier Air Berlin, according to its chief executive, Michael O’Leary. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Thursday 14th of September 2017 11:18:38 AM
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. Michael O’Leary, the boss of Ryanair, once told an interviewer that he was born “with bullshit on tap” – a rare case of his giving the media a story they already had. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Monday 18th of September 2017 06:24:15 PM
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. Ryanair has offered pilots a one-off bonus of up to £12,000 to forfeit holidays, according to a memo seen by the Guardian, as it battles to prevent further flight cancellations caused by a “mess-up” in its rota system. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Tuesday 19th of September 2017 01:25:39 PM
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. Ryanair has promised to publish details on Tuesday of all the flights it plans to cancel over the next six weeks following a passenger revolt, a slump in its share price and an expected compensation bill of £30m. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... It would embarrassing if Unilever decides it prefers the Dutch approach to stakeholder capitalism. The City is sticking to its breezy view of the chaos at Ryanair over cancelled flights. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....5 million Londoners using the app, many finding Uber more convenient and cheaper than traditional black cabs. As with Ryanair, passengers have flocked to a cheaper transport alternative without worrying unduly about the employment practices: a petition (started by Uber) calling on Khan to reverse the decision quickly reached 200,000 signatures on Friday. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Brexiters may not have been turkeys voting for a self-basting Christmas, but they could end up as flightless birds. That is the warning from Ryanair’s chief executive, Michael O’Leary, who sees the clock ticking down towards March 2019 with no further progress on any Brexit deal, let alone a separate discussion of the unique demands of the aviation industry. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 24th of September 2017 04:12:00 PM
....GROUNDED. First, you need to check whether you have been affected by Ryanair’s move, which will hit up to 50 flights a day between now and end of October, roughly 2 per cent of all flights with possibly more to come. ...
Michael O’Leary: a gift for controversy and an eye on the bottom line image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 24th of September 2017 06:00:37 AM
. There’s an old story about Michael O’Leary that sums up the outspoken boss of Ryanair. ...
Cancellations and staffing crises – is Ryanair losing height at last? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 23rd of September 2017 03:00:19 PM
. Ryanair passengers unhappy with the Irish airline’s no-frills service can usually expect little sympathy, and sometimes public scorn, from its chief executive. ...
You hate Ryanair – but you will fly it again image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 23rd of September 2017 06:00:08 AM
. Here are just a few of the hashtags that sprouted up on Twitter as Ryanair’s flights fiasco exploded on the internet: #BoycottRyanair, #ryanairareshit, #IhateRyanair, #RyanairAreRubbish, #RyanairNightmare, #1stflightonRyanairneveragain, #RyanairFails, #goodbyeRyanair. ...
Uber's rivals ready to fill the gap but cab giant puts up a fight image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 22nd of September 2017 05:10:10 PM
....5 million Londoners using the app, many finding Uber more convenient and cheaper than traditional black cabs. As with Ryanair, passengers have flocked to a cheaper transport alternative without worrying unduly about the employment practices: a petition (started by Uber) calling on Khan to reverse the decision quickly reached 200,000 signatures on Friday. ...
Ryanair staff brand company a 'disgrace' over handling of issues image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 22nd of September 2017 12:38:25 PM
. Ryanair was branded a “disgrace” by a group of pilots after missing a deadline to respond to their demands for improved employment terms, as the risk of a full-blown labour dispute has now spread to cabin crew. ...
Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary may be flying by the seat of his pants in row with pilots | Nils Pratley image
....Funnily enough, Michael O’Leary did not preach a gospel of peace, love and goodwill to all pilots at Thursday’s annual meeting. Even by his standards the Ryanair chief executive’s belligerence was extraordinary. ...
Ryanair chief claims he can force pilots to give up a week of leave image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 21st of September 2017 10:50:13 AM
. The Ryanair chief executive, Michael O’Leary, has escalated the airline’s dispute with pilots, saying they do not have a “difficult job” and claiming he can force them to defer their time off. ...
B&Q owner Kingfisher won't let its European DIY firms do their own thing | Nils Pratley image
.... Gentler winds in the steel industry would blow those problems away – but nobody is predicting that. It’s one thing for Ryanair to say it has taken on extra customer service staff to manage the knock-on effects of cancelling 2,100 flights over the next six weeks. ...
Further Ryanair cancellations likely as pilots reject cash to work on days off image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 20th of September 2017 03:44:42 PM
. Ryanair customers face the threat of a fresh wave of flight cancellations as the airline’s pilots prepare to reject an offer of a cash bonus if they give up days off. ...
Ryanair cancellations raise worries in Italy over Alitalia takeover image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 20th of September 2017 11:57:42 AM
. Ryanair’s cancellation of thousands of flights across Europe due to a backlog of staff leave has raised alarm bells in Italy over its attempt to buy the troubled flag carrier Alitalia. ...
US airlines 'very concerned' over aviation regulations post-Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 20th of September 2017 05:00:37 AM
....”. His comments underline those of others in the business, including Ryanair, that the UK needed a replacement Open Skies deal by March or summer 2018 to allow airlines to contract their airport slots for 2019 around Europe and beyond. ...
Ryanair offers pilots £12,000 bonus to tackle cancelled flights fiasco image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 19th of September 2017 01:25:39 PM
. Ryanair has offered pilots a one-off bonus of up to £12,000 to forfeit holidays, according to a memo seen by the Guardian, as it battles to prevent further flight cancellations caused by a “mess-up” in its rota system. ...
Ryanair to tell 400,000 passengers of cancelled flights after roster 'mess-up' image
. Ryanair has written to 400,000 passengers to tell them that their flight has been cancelled after it admitted to a “mess-up” on pilot rostering that left 18 million ticket holders wondering if their holiday plans would be ruined. ...
Editorial | The Guardian view on Ryanair: the low expectations airline image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 18th of September 2017 06:24:15 PM
. Michael O’Leary, the boss of Ryanair, once told an interviewer that he was born “with bullshit on tap” – a rare case of his giving the media a story they already had. ...
Ryanair vows to publish details of all flights cancelled in next six weeks image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 18th of September 2017 02:23:23 PM
. Ryanair has promised to publish details on Tuesday of all the flights it plans to cancel over the next six weeks following a passenger revolt, a slump in its share price and an expected compensation bill of £30m. ...
Why is Ryanair cancelling flights and what can you do? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 18th of September 2017 12:35:49 PM
. Ryanair’s decision to cancel 40-55 flights a day for the next six weeks will leave as many as 400,000 passengers with their holidays and travel plans ruined. ...
Ryanair tries to appease passengers with list of flights cancelled until Thursday image
. Ryanair has tried to appease angry customers by publishing lists of all flights to be cancelled until Wednesday, after 82 failed to take off on Sunday, with the airline admitting it had mismanaged the planning of pilot holidays. ...
Ryanair cancels 40 to 50 flights a day for staff to go on holiday image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 16th of September 2017 01:26:44 AM
. Ryanair has announced it will cancel 40 to 50 flights a day for the next six weeks due to a backlog of staff leave. ...
Fly Ryanair without paying the extras, plus the chance to live a spiritual life image
....Heavenly living in a former church. Ryanair has announced changes to its baggage policy, including £5 for “priority boarding”. ...
Ryanair is preparing takeover bid for Alitalia, says Michael O'Leary image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 14th of September 2017 11:18:38 AM
. Ryanair is preparing a binding takeover bid for Italy’s bankrupt airline Alitalia but has no interest in the ailing German carrier Air Berlin, according to its chief executive, Michael O’Leary. ...
Held in secure immigration as Ryanair fails to reunite me with ‘lost’ passport image
. The saga of the easyJet passenger who dropped her passport on board a flight was remarkably similar to my experience with Ryanair, only this airline’s handling of it was more troubling. ...
How to fly Ryanair without paying all the extras image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 9th of September 2017 06:00:00 AM
. Ryanair this week overhauled its baggage policy in a bid to encourage more customers to pay £5 for “priority boarding”, while pushing through a sneaky rise in charges for hold baggage – despite headlining its official press release “Ryanair to lower checked bag fees”. ...
Ryanair: pay £5 for priority boarding to carry on wheelie bags image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 6th of September 2017 08:08:37 AM
. Ryanair customers will have to pay £5 for priority boarding from 1 November if they want to carry a wheelie bag on board, as the airline attempts to reduce boarding and flight delays caused by a shortage of overhead cabin space. ...
The Brexit bill is cataclysmic. Only a swerve will save us | Polly Toynbee image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 5th of September 2017 05:00:33 AM
.... Brexiters have a habit of brushing away such impossibilities as mere flies in their ointment, but there is no ointment, only flies. I have interviewed those in an overstretched border force who say already they often abandon customs posts to cope with passport queues: will it take gridlock on both sides of the Channel before Brexit doubts penetrate? Or Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary proving right, that EU flights will stop? Not a week goes by without some new sign of imminent Brexit-caused decline. ...
The longer Brexit stays up in the air, the higher the risk flights will be grounded image
....Brexiters may not have been turkeys voting for a self-basting Christmas, but they could end up as flightless birds. That is the warning from Ryanair’s chief executive, Michael O’Leary, who sees the clock ticking down towards March 2019 with no further progress on any Brexit deal, let alone a separate discussion of the unique demands of the aviation industry. ...
Ryanair chief: May should be doing Brexit deal, not drinking sake image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 31st of August 2017 02:30:49 PM
. Ryanair has stepped up warnings that flights between the UK and Europe are imperilled by Brexit, with the airline’s chief executive Michael O’Leary claiming that the prospect of disrupting aviation was one of the quickest and best ways for the EU27 to “stick it to the British”. ...
Air passengers react to alcohol crackdown: 'Get as many in as you can' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 25th of August 2017 11:22:05 AM
.... For Kay Ashley, 19, the departure lounge is a “great place to start” her night out in Ibiza. “When you get there, you’ve drank; you’re ready to go to your hotel, put your bags down, get ready and go out,” she said, ahead of a late-night Ryanair flight to the Balearic party island. ...
Airports call for urgent post-Brexit deal on UK-EU flights image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 22nd of August 2017 05:07:10 PM
....British airlines can operate freely within Europe, but international air travel otherwise depends on a host of bilateral treaties, and there is no default fallback for the UK outside the EU. Ryanair in particular has been warning of the prospect of flights between Britain and the EU being unable to operate without a deal, although other airlines have dismissed the possibility. ...
Weak pound could boost manufacturing, if manufacturing itself wasn’t so weak image
.... But if he gets his way, passing the hours and minutes in departure lounges will be a considerably drier experience for holidaymakers. Ryanair, the budget carrier of which he is boss, has demanded a two-drink limit at airport bars, on the grounds that airlines have to deal with the consequences of drunk passengers – such as emergency landings at airports even more far-flung than the average Ryanair destination. ...
European stock markets dip after Spain terrorist attacks image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 18th of August 2017 05:04:02 PM
....IAG, the parent company of British Airways and the Spanish carrier Iberia, fell 2% on Friday. Ryanair and easyJet posted more modest losses, while Air France-KLM ended the day 1. ...
EasyJet could swoop for parts of Air Berlin as it goes into administration image
.... It was propped up by its main shareholder, Etihad, but the Gulf airline announced it was no longer willing to invest. Lufthansa is in talks and would be well placed to take over most of its ailing competitor – prompting criticism from rival Ryanair. ...
Ryanair calls for airport crackdown on alcohol sales image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 14th of August 2017 02:40:37 PM
. Ryanair has called for a crackdown on alcohol sales at British airports after claiming that airlines are saddled with the consequences of passengers getting drunk before flights. ...
Bumped off an easyJet flight – even though I had checked in on time image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 12th of August 2017 06:00:37 AM
....It also comes amid a rising number of complaints about overbooking, luggage and failure to pay compensation concerning easyJet that are turning up in Money’s Consumer Champions postbag. Unlike Ryanair, easyJet routinely overbooks its flights in a bid to maximise profits. ...
Britons shunning two-week holidays in favour of short breaks image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 7th of August 2017 12:27:00 PM
....One of the most likely explanations for UK residents going on more but shorter holidays was the growth of budget airlines, the ONS said. Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, EU leaders relaxed the rules to create a common aviation area across Europe, allowing low-cost carriers such as easyJet and Ryanair to enter the market, it noted. ...
Air passengers wary of pilotless planes – even if they lead to lower fares image
....Passengers could benefit from a reduction in ticket prices of about a tenth, the report said. “The average percentage of total cost and average benefit that could be passed onto passengers in price reduction for the US airlines is 11%,” it said, although the savings in Europe would be less, at 4% on average but rising to 8% at Ryanair. ...
Air passengers face delays due to strikes and tighter border controls image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 4th of August 2017 05:28:21 PM
....Airlines have advised passengers to allow extra time and prepare for long delays, while one travel organisation said the elderly and young should take special precautions. Aage Duenhaupt, a spokesman for A4E, which represents airlines including BA’s owner, International Airlines Group, Ryanair and easyJet, said: “There is a danger people could get ill if we are looking at the worst-case scenario. ...
BA passengers at Gatwick and Heathrow hit by check-in delays image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 2nd of August 2017 08:20:23 AM
....Lobby group Airlines For Europe (A4E) said passengers arriving at airports in Spain, Portugal, France, Italy and Belgium were being forced to endure long waits to get through immigration. The group, which represents carriers including easyJet, Ryanair and British Airways’ parent company IAG, claimed some passengers were missing their flights because of the issue. ...
Passengers facing delays and long queues at some European airports image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 1st of August 2017 08:32:11 AM
....British passengers flying to and from continental Europe for their summer holidays face the prospect of “devastating” delays because of tougher Schengen area border controls, Europe’s largest airline lobby group has warned. Aage Duenhaupt, a spokesman for A4E, which represents airlines including BA’s owner, International Airlines Group, Ryanair and easyJet, said thousands of flights had already been delayed because of tighter checks at some EU airports. ...
Toddlers dragging suitcases – this is passengers’ Ryanair revenge | Anne Perkins image
. “Are passengers taking the piss,” Ryanair’s chief financial officer, Neil Sorahan, was asked when commenting on their propensity for dragging more and more luggage on to the plane to avoid charges for checking in bags. ...
Travellers are taking advantage of bag rules to avoid fees, says Ryanair image
. Cash-strapped holidaymakers are making their toddlers drag suitcases onboard planes to escape baggage fees, according to Ryanair bosses. ...
End of the 'rip-off': all charges for paying by card to be banned image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of July 2017 11:01:04 PM
.... It suggested a “best estimate” of around £473m for that year. Among the companies that impose fees are the airlines Ryanair and easyJet, which charge a credit card fee of 2% and 1% respectively. ...
EasyJet to set up Austrian HQ to operate EU flights after Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 14th of July 2017 09:31:48 AM
....EasyJet still faces legal uncertainty over whether it will be able to fly between the UK and Europe, and on what terms, after Brexit. Ryanair repeated its warnings to the European parliament this week that there was a real prospect of no flights operating between the EU and UK for a period in 2019. ...
What’s your policy when it comes to having a perfect holiday? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 2nd of July 2017 06:00:21 AM
.... Cover is designed to complement travel insurance, not replace it. Ryanair faces a growing passenger rebellion over “random” seat allocation that leaves families split at opposite ends of an aircraft even when there are unoccupied seats nearby, writes Patrick Collinson. ...
Holiday car hire: how to avoid the add-ons that can double your bill image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 24th of June 2017 05:59:00 AM
....• Take your own car/booster seats The typical charge at a rental desk was £51 – though Hertz in Milan and Barcelona charged £110 and £82 respectively. Ryanair charges £20 return to take your own if it’s pre-booked online, and with easyJet they are free. ...
Willie Walsh: 'I think some of the criticism of BA has been unfair' image
.... But we’ve got to be relevant in the market, to provide services to customers at a price they’re prepared to pay. If you look at easyJet and Ryanair and their growth, they’ve clearly done something that’s more relevant than what we did. ...
How low does Uber have to go before we stop using it? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 8th of June 2017 01:27:04 PM
.... But the numbers involved seem small, and there’s been no indication that it’s served to hit the company’s bottom line at all. Instead, Uber has entered that rarified portion of the market, alongside companies like Ryanair and Sports Direct, where unpleasantness is now an assumed part of the brand. ...
European commission will set out plan to tackle air traffic control strikes image
....An action plan drawn up by the commission will push for unions to give 21 days’ notice of planned strikes, and for individual workers to give three days’ notice before joining industrial action. A4E, an airline lobbying group which includes easyJet, Ryanair and British Airways, calculates that air traffic strikes have cost the European Union economy €12bn (£10. ...
For BA, a £100m compensation bill could be just the start image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 3rd of June 2017 02:59:09 PM
.... The shares, 146p five years ago, are near an all-time high, closing at 607p on Friday, despite the previous weekend’s debacle. Vueling and now Aer Lingus, where Walsh earned his reputation, make up the rest of the IAG fold in an industry where rivals such as Ryanair dominate the short-haul market. ...
BA chaos: why I’m flying the flag for the new arbitration scheme image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 2nd of June 2017 11:14:07 AM
....Airlines often defend compensation claims relying on the “exceptional circumstances” excuse the EU legislation allows. I encountered this from Ryanair in November when a weekend trip to Pisa was delayed both ways partly due to fog at the Italian airport. ...
Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou pledges to give half of £2bn fortune to charity image
....Haji-Ioannou was 28 years old when he founded easyJet in 1995, leasing two Boeing 737-200 aircraft in a bid to create a low-cost rival to traditional flag-carrier airlines such as British Airways. The business has since grown to become the second-largest carrier in Europe behind Ryanair in passenger numbers. ...
Ryanair makes £1.1bn profit despite cutting fares image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 06:21:29 PM
. Ryanair announced a record annual profit on Tuesday in a vindication of its strategy of cutting fares to boost market share, and said it planned to turn up the heat further on rivals. ...
British Airways should come clean about computer chaos image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 05:52:44 PM
.... But given the scenes of chaos at the weekend – where one passenger described Heathrow as “the angriest place I’ve been”, the market’s optimism may be misplaced. Meanwhile serendipity treated us to Ryanair’s results on the very day BA was mopping up its shattered schedules. ...
FTSE 100 falls as IAG hit by BA's IT failure image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 07:44:34 AM
.... . Ryanair opened lower - despite the carrier reporting record annual profits - but then gained altitude to close up 2. ...
Ryanair expects lower fares but reports record profits image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 06:08:03 AM
. Ryanair expects fares to keep falling, although the decline will be less steep than last year. ...
Great bed and power shower: is this really a budget hotel? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 13th of May 2017 03:00:03 PM
....For the battle-hardened business traveller, budget hotel chains are synonymous with dreary decor, thin walls and the hum of the motorway beyond the window. But in the same way that Ryanair and easyJet raised their game to make the low-cost option acceptable for work trips, cheap hotels are luring the corporate pound with a move upmarket. ...
Tripsta charges £118 to change misspelled name on flight booking image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 6th of May 2017 06:00:56 AM
....Air travellers who mistype their names when booking flights continue to be charged excessive fees to put them right because they used online travel agents to make the booking. While most big airlines, including the low-cost carriers Ryanair and easyJet, now allow customers a 24-hour grace period to correct minor spelling mistakes, online travel agents are continuing to penalise people who make even the tiniest of changes. ...
Italy's ​Alitalia to enter administration after staff reject rescue deal image
....Hogan said new challenges, including greater low cost carrier competition and the impacts of terrorist events on tourism demand, meant further, deeper change was required. Alitalia was once one of Europe’s very largest airlines, but it has struggled against rivals including Ryanair and easyJet. ...
How disabled travellers still face discrimination by airlines image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 24th of April 2017 06:00:04 AM
....However, passengers still complain of discrimination. Daniel Scott (not his real name) says he was left to fend for himself after he found the brakes of his wheelchair damaged following a Ryanair flight from Slovakia to London Stansted. ...
From London to the south of France: when trains are cheaper than a flight image
....For the same family on the same dates, opting for the cheapest Gatwick-Bordeaux flights, easyJet would charge £455, which includes £70 for two hold bags weighing 20kg each, but no other extras. However, Ryanair (London Stansted) would come in cheaper: £307, which includes £78 for the bags. ...
Bookies bet on record weekend of sport image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 7th of April 2017 08:21:42 PM
.... The last five races have produced winners at odds of 33/1, 25/1, 25/1 and 33/1. Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary owns five of the 40 horses in Saturday's field. ...
Ryanair 'will have to suspend UK flights' without early Brexit aviation deal image
. Ryanair has warned it will have to halt flights from the UK for “weeks or months” if Theresa May does not seal an early bilateral Brexit deal on international aviation. ...
Could Brexit cause holiday apocalypse? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 3rd of April 2017 06:16:23 PM
. Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary has warned that all flights between the UK and Europe could be suspended once Britain leaves the EU. ...
The car-loan boom isn’t the housing bubble. But there still might be a crash image
....Of all the warnings that pro-Brexit voters chose to ignore last June, the notion that planes might cease to link this island to the continent barely figured on the Project Fear register. Nine months on, with the pound depressed, food prices up, and article 50 triggered, it might be worth hesitating a little longer when Ryanair repeats that there is a “distinct possibility of no flights” for a period when Brexit happens. ...
Cool your jets, Michael O'Leary – Brexit unlikely to ground Ryanair | Nils Pratley image
. Every industry wants its interests to be uppermost in the trade negotiations between the UK and the EU, but few companies shout as loudly as Ryanair. ...
UK businesses welcome May's free trade call but warn of no-deal Brexit disaster image
....Airlines schedule flights up to a year in advance, meaning they could be forced to scrap flights in March 2018 for March 2019 and beyond, when Britain will have left the EU. Kenny Jacobs, chief marketing officer of budget airline Ryanair, said: “There is a distinct possibility that there may be no flights between the UK and Europe for a period of time after March 2019. ...
Cheaper flights image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 02:50:44 AM
....Our love affair with budget airlines continues unabated. Ryanair, the Irish carrier that passengers have long loved to hate, last year overtook Lufthansa to become Europe's biggest airline by passenger numbers. ...
Please bring back my old British Airways | Victoria Coren Mitchell image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 12:01:15 AM
....This kind of publicity is terrible for British Airways. It doesn’t suit it in the way it suits Ryanair. ...
Viagogo's shady reputation grows as it shuns critics image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 06:02:46 PM
....If MPs really want to speak to Viagogo’s bosses, they could send their invitation to Limerick. Any executives based in the city could easily make their way to London via a £35 Ryanair flight from nearby Shannon airport. ...
UK-based airlines told to move to Europe after Brexit or lose major routes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 09:33:08 AM
. EU chiefs have warned airlines including easyJet and Ryanair that they will need to relocate their headquarters or sell off shares to European nationals if they want to continue flying routes within continental Europe after Brexit. ...
Waitrose coffee change gives grounds for complaint image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 11:13:26 AM
.... The number of single-use plastic bags used by shoppers in England plummeted by more than 85% in the first six months, according to the government. Before Easyjet and Ryanair rewrote the rules on short-haul air travel, passengers could take their free drink and snack for granted. ...
In the Hunt image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 12:03:41 AM
.... . Event sponsors include Bentley, Boodles, JCB, RSE, Guinness, Ryanair, St James Place, and Timico which backs the Gold Cup. ...

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