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Ryanair faces legal action over refusal to compensate cancelled flights

Ryanair faces legal action over refusal to compensate cancelled flights Passenger flights grounded by strikes must be repaid under EU law, warns Civil Aviation Authority The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority is taking legal action against Ryanair over the airline’s refusal to compensate thousands of UK customers affected by flight disruption over the summer. Ryanair was hit by its worst ever strikes in the summer, as walkouts by pilots and cabin crew over pay and conditions forced it to cancel flights, including to major holiday destinations such as Spain, Italy and Portugal. Continue reading… Go to Source Author: Julia Kollewe Tweet

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My 17-hour Qantas odyssey in kangaroo pyjamas

My 17-hour Qantas odyssey in kangaroo pyjamas The airline made history with its first non-stop flight from Australia to the UK. Here’s what it was like to be on board This is the story of a flight. But it starts with a few caveats. Firstly, it is not a normal flight – the passengers are not your average travellers as they include ministers, CEOs and more journalists than politicians would normally be comfortable sharing a small space with. Secondly, it is not your average payload – the luggage include cameras, tripods and special pyjamas – and it is a history-making flight. The first to connect Australia and the UK, non-stop. And thirdly, your Guardian correspondent doesn’t normally fly business…

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Ryanair to cancel flights affecting 400,000 more passengers

Ryanair to cancel flights affecting 400,000 more passengers Airline to suspend 34 routes including London Stansted to Edinburgh between November and March Ryanair is cancelling another 18,000 flights between November and March, affecting 400,000 passengers. The airline said it had emailed all of the customers affected, offering them the choice between a refund or an alternative flight. They will also receive a travel voucher for £40 one-way or £80 return that can be used to book a Ryanair flight for travel between October and March 2018. Continue reading… Airline to suspend 34 routes including London Stansted to Edinburgh between November and March Ryanair is cancelling another 18,000 flights between November and March, affecting 400,000 passengers. The airline said it…

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Cancelled Ryanair flight passengers warned to check insurance policies

Cancelled Ryanair flight passengers warned to check insurance policies The beleaguered Irish airline is refunding passengers for cancellations but getting compensation for all those other pre-paid holiday extras will be a much harder proposition warn consumer experts As Ryanair launches a massive seat sale offering one million flights from £4.99, travel insurance companies are warning all air passengers to check the small print of their insurance policies. The huge sale follows Ryanair’s recent PR catastrophe, in which the low-cost airline was forced to cancel 2,100 flights, affecting the travel plans of 315,000 customers. Despite Ryanair refunding or rerouting affected passengers, many have had their travel plans disrupted and may struggle to claim back lost expenses as a result. Continue…

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Ryanair tries to appease passengers with list of flights cancelled until Thursday

Ryanair tries to appease passengers with list of flights cancelled until Thursday Travellers still want to know which flights will take off over next six weeks after airline warned of up to 2,000 cancellations 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. However, this will do little to calm nerves as travellers are demanding to know which flights will be cancelled over the next six weeks when Ryanair has said there would be up to 2,000 cancellations. Up to 400,000 passengers could be affected. Continue reading… Travellers still want…

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BA passengers at Gatwick and Heathrow hit by check-in delays

BA passengers at Gatwick and Heathrow hit by check-in delays Disruption comes two months after more than 670 flights cancelled due to power failure over spring bank holiday weekend British Airways travellers faced delays at Heathrow and Gatwick on Wednesday after a temporary check-in problem. The disruption came about two months after more than 670 flights were cancelled due to a power failure over the spring bank holiday weekend. Continue reading… Disruption comes two months after more than 670 flights cancelled due to power failure over spring bank holiday weekend British Airways travellers faced delays at Heathrow and Gatwick on Wednesday after a temporary check-in problem. The disruption came about two months after more than 670 flights were cancelled…

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‘Marmite amnesty’ under way at London City airport

‘Marmite amnesty’ under way at London City airport Jar-swapping exercise could spread, as security staff stock up with 70g containers for passengers intent on taking their favourite foods on holiday A UK airport has declared a “Marmite amnesty” today, after the popular savoury spread was found to be the number one branded food item confiscated from passengers’ hand luggage. In an unusual move, London City airport is offering travellers the chance to swap any jars of Marmite exceeding the permitted 100ml size for a travel-friendly 70g miniature. Continue reading… Jar-swapping exercise could spread, as security staff stock up with 70g containers for passengers intent on taking their favourite foods on holiday A UK airport has declared a “Marmite amnesty”…

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