Posts Tagged ‘ Ryanair ’

Selling alcohol at airports

Jun 20th, 2018 | By

Rather than airports shutting down the debate by saying that any alcohol sales would penalise the majority, they should consider the numbers affected when drinking becomes excessive.



Saturday snippets: 14th April 2018

Apr 14th, 2018 | By

With so many destinations recording increased British visitor numbers, tenerife is trying to attract even more of us with its medical tourism promotion!



Ryanair will deal with individuals not claims agencies

Mar 22nd, 2018 | By
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The High Court has decided that Ryanair was allowed to pay individuals claiming compensation for delayed or cancelled flights directly instead of paying companies and organisations making claims.



Ryanair’s Scottish logic

Feb 28th, 2018 | By
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Yesterday it was announced that Ryanair was pulling the vast majority of its flights from Glasgow Airport. Instead of there being 23 flights from the airport there would be just three – to Dublin, Wroclaw and Krakow.



Saturday snippets: 10th February 2018

Feb 10th, 2018 | By

The anniversary of HMS Belfast being launched, snow sculpting in Finland, free travel for local heroes on the Talyllyn Railway and development plans at George Best Belfast City Airport are some of the snippets Adrian has gathered together this week.



Ryanair persistantly misled passengers alleges CAA

Sep 28th, 2017 | By
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Mishandling the whole problem, as O’Leary sees it, seems to put question marks over Ryanair’s “Always Getting Better” programme. Is it for passengers or spin doctors?



Ryanair repulses… again

Sep 25th, 2017 | By

It’s been a long, long week for Ryanair…



Ryanair to have new seating

Aug 6th, 2017 | By
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If new Ryanair planes will all sport a 32inch seat pitch, then that will be – says seatguru – three inches shorter than some of the planes they currently operate!



Saturday snippets: July 29th 2017

Jul 29th, 2017 | By

With the summer holidays underway, Adian looks at where we are going, some of the problems and ends with Jet 2, the only travel company in the top 50 for customer satisfaction according to the ICS.



Qatar Airlines or Aermexico?

Jul 12th, 2017 | By

Adrian tries to understand how significant the World Airline Awards are.



“We make millions of dreams”

Jul 2nd, 2017 | By

If VivaColombia’s founder and head man, William Shaw, had his way passengers travelling on his airline could pay less by standing all the way.



What’s hot: April 2017

Mar 31st, 2017 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world



Saturday snippets; 18th March 2017

Mar 18th, 2017 | By
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A new low- cost airline – Level – launches, there are re-openings of museums and its nearly cherry blossom season.



Long-haul, cheap flights

Mar 13th, 2017 | By

Norwegian which has pioneered the re-birth of low cost transatlantic flights has announced that it will fly from five cities in the UK and Ireland from just £69 each way to the USA.



Saturday snippets: 25th February 2017

Feb 25th, 2017 | By
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Belly-dancing in the Scottish style, treasure hunting in Scunthorpe and avoiding Luton Airport by going to Southend are a few of the things on Adrian’s agenda this week.



Saturday snippets: 11th February 2017

Feb 11th, 2017 | By
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No beer or sausages on Friday as the Germans try to persuade Adrian and others to write about Germany. What is the world coming to?



Saturday snippets: 28th January 2017

Jan 28th, 2017 | By

In Dublin for Holiday World, Adrian reflects on the differences in consumer travel shows on both sides of the Irish Sea and awaits the arrival of a gorilla in Trafalgar Square.



Saturday snippets: 7th January 2017

Jan 7th, 2017 | By

The new year has stared as the old one ended; there is a planned strike at BA, shootings – this time at Fort Lauderdale – but cruise companies may issue medallions in the future to record what you do on board.



Ryanair and EU261

Dec 22nd, 2016 | By
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“In an effort to prevent customers being misled and ‘scammed’ in this manner, Ryanair has offered to pay Flight Delays the €25 admin fee it charges customers for every claim settled, on condition they do not deduct any fees from the compensation paid to customers.



Ryanair acts illegally; others airlines practice dirty tactics

Dec 13th, 2016 | By
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Is it not time for the CAA to read the riot act to all airlines, remind them of their responsibilities and order them to pay legitimate claims in a speedier manner?



Ryanair is a tour operator?

Dec 1st, 2016 | By
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Ryanair has decided to take on the big two, TUI and Thomas Cook, and become a tour operator. Or has it?



Rate my Ryanair flight

Nov 17th, 2016 | By
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Readers will know that Ryanair has adopted a friendlier stance to customers than they seemed to do in years gone past. This is their “Always Getting Better” customer experience improvement programme Now the airline crows at the high level of satisfaction that passengers have with the airline. Look more closely however and it seems that Ryanair is putting the best spin that it possibly can on what it releases. This week it released  its ‘Rate My Flight’ statistics, which “show that 94% of surveyed customers
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Make waves in Biarritz

Sep 21st, 2016 | By

Kaye Holland heads to Biarritz and finds that the end of summer never felt so good



Am I a parasite?

Sep 15th, 2016 | By
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Sir Tim Clark of Emirates was quite vociferous at the Aviation Festival last week calling many intermediaries parasites. What does he mean?



Saturday snippets: 27th of August 2016

Aug 27th, 2016 | By

As the fun in Edinburgh ends, Adrian looks at the Dublin festivities next month as well as those on Sark and how the BBC reported driver-less taxis in Singapore.



A-Z of travelling

Aug 13th, 2016 | By

Travel like a pro with our A-Z guide of travel advice



Drunken air passengers

Jul 31st, 2016 | By
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Does the problem warrant this gnashing of teeth? In two years, those 442 cases were split over the tens of millions of us flying through UK airports. The percentage is infinitesimal yet when a single case happens it causes misery for other passengers and expense for the airlines.



Sitting together on Ryanair

Jul 29th, 2016 | By
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Today the news is that only one adult in the family party must pay €4 (yes, its priced in euros not pounds) and all family members would be seated together.