Ryanair’s poor level of customer service has once again hit the headlines after a Ryanair flight to Girona was delayed to striking air traffic controllers in France. While striking French air traffic controllers is something to be expected at this time of year, the airlines refusal to serve food or drinks while sitting on the […]Continue Reading →
Ryanair is blaming the UK government’s air passenger duty for its planned 16% cut in UK winter capacity, saying that it would cut costs and boost profits by moving operations to new bases at Barcelona and Valencia.
“Speaking in London, Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary said flights to three Irish airports from the UK would […]Continue Reading →
BMIBaby has announced Barcelona is included in its summer 2011 flight schedule from East Midland Airport. It is among 16 top European destinations offered to travellers between March and October next year.
“The destinations bmibaby has confirmed it will be flying to from East Midlands next summer are Alghero, Alicante, Almeria, Barcelona, Cologne, Dubrovnik, Faro, […]Continue Reading →
SinceJune 24th Spanish airline Vueling has been operating a flight between Edinburgh and Barcelona, opening the route up to thousands of Scottish travellers looking to escape to warmer climes. Vueling has three flights per week, in addition to its existing UK operations between London Heathrow and Bilbao, La Coruna and Seville.
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Seven of the eight worst airlines in a Which? survey were British according to an article in The Guardian. Top of the list for short haul flights was Swiss Airlines, while the worst offenders were Thomas Cook Airlines. Other poorly performing British carriers were Jet2.com, Easyjet, BMI Baby and Monarch Airlines, and Ireland’s Ryanair received […]Continue Reading →
In the week that brought travel chaos across Europe thanks to flight cancellations galore due to the heaviest snow falls in decades, Ryanair’s case against eDreams was rejected in a Barcelona court.
Ryanair’s claim was based around eDreams’ practice of “scraping” content from the Ryanair website in order to provide price comparison data with other […]Continue Reading →
I’ve been flying with EasyJet pretty much since they started and at one stage was flying up to Glasgow every week. Since Luton airport was 20 minutes away, rather than fly on a regular airline I always used to fly EasyJet and so learned quite fast how to get the most out of them.
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Wizz Air has confirmed that it plans on basing a fourth aircraft in Warsaw, which will allow it to offer flights to Barcelona and Eindhoven in time for the busy summer season.
Wizz Air currently operates flights to 150 destinations in 21 different countries. Over the past 12 months, it has carried 7.5 million passengers.
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Ryanair is preparing to begin operations from Barcelona airport in the spring, according to a report that appeared in Catalan daily Avui last Thursday.
The low-frills airline, infamous for its creative pricing practices, currently operates out of Girona-Costa Brava and Reus Airports, rather cheekily adding a Barcelona suffix on their website.
Although not […]Continue Reading →
Ryanair has promised to increase the frequency of existing Scottish routes to a number of locations, including Girona-Costa Brava airport after confirming it will cut 17 routes from Shannon Airport atthe end of March. It will also reinstate flights to Girona-Costa Brava from Robin Hood Airport for the summer.
The cuts will results in the […]Continue Reading →