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Airlines slash prices in wake of volcanic disruption

Airlines slash prices in wake of volcanic disruption

Skyscanner ( encourages travellers to bag a bargain as airlines initiate a frenzy of special offers to support UK consumers whose holidays may have gone up in smoke.

‘After the cloud the silver lining’ was BMI’s special offer with European flights from as little as £18.50 one way in a sale that ended at midnight on 26 April 2010. Other great offers on BMI available to book now are flights departing on Saturday 22 May from London Heathrow to Belfast City can be snapped up for as little as £36.00 one way. Compare prices at

Ryanair has extended its ‘explosive 3 million seats at just £3 sale’ for those travelling in May or June now the dust has settled. A flight from Birmingham to Biarritz booked between Thursday 22 April and Monday 26 April 2010 available on travel periods between Monday 17 May and Wednesday 30 June can be bought from just £3. After this date the same single fare flying on Saturday 15 May 2010 can be purchased from as little as £12. Compare prices at

easyJet is also offering £10 [c]’ash back’ on return flights booked with them. Customers simply enter the word EASYASH in the promotional code box when making a booking at and receive £10 off any booking made until 30 April 2010 for travel between 14 May and 15 July 2010 inclusive. Take this ‘ash back’ discount in to consideration when comparing deals with other airlines at

Gareth Williams, Chief Executive of Skyscanner commented “By running these promotions the airlines are encouraging bookings from travellers who may be feeling a little flight adverse after the recent volcanic disruption. If passengers are willing to be flexible with their travel plans these deals offer exceptional value.”