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Ryanair attacks UK quarantine plans

Ryanair attacks UK quarantine plans

3 June 2020 Airline News

Ryanair has branded the proposed 14-day quarantine to be introduced by UK authorities next week as “useless”. For a quarantine to be effective, inbound passengers arriving at ports and airports need to be detained at their point of arrival, the low-cost carrier said.

EASA unveils new guidance as airlines look to relaunch

EASA unveils new guidance as airlines look to relaunch

21 May 2020 Airline News

Recognising that airports, airlines and aircraft are different, the guidance takes a pragmatic approach in implementation – highlighting and giving guidance on the ways in which individual locations and situations can best be re-engineered to meet the new health safety standards.

Civil Aviation Authority launches refund review

Civil Aviation Authority launches refund review

18 May 2020 Airline News

The UK Civil Aviation Authority said it will review how airlines are handling refunds during the coronavirus pandemic. A statement said the body would consider if any action should be taken to ensure that consumer rights are protected.

Ryanair plans significant return to flying in July

Ryanair plans significant return to flying in July

12 May 2020 Airline News

Ryanair has confirmed plans to return to 40 per cent of normal flight schedules from the start of July. The low-cost carrier said the move was subject to government restrictions on intra-EU flights being lifted, and effective public health measures being put in place at airports.

Ryanair offers vouchers instead of cash refunds

Ryanair offers vouchers instead of cash refunds

29 April 2020 Airline News

Ryanair has warned passengers they may have to wait until the coronavirus pandemic has passed before they can claim cash refunds. In the latest update to its refund policy, the low-cost carrier said it would offer vouchers and free changes of flight in the short-term.