Articles tagged “airline regulation”

UK Regulator Seeks to Force Ryanair to Compensate Strike-Hit Flyers

UK Regulator Seeks to Force Ryanair to Compensate Strike-Hit Flyers

Christopher Jasper, Bloomberg

The Civil Aviation Authority's move to consider an enforcement action comes after the Irish carrier declined to compensate passengers over strike-related disruptions this summer. Ryanair said that courts in Germany, Spain, and Italy have already ruled that the strikes were an exceptional circumstance and that the airline doesn't owe compensation.

3 months ago

Tired of Being Stuffed in an Airplane Seat? Congress Is Trying to Help

Tired of Being Stuffed in an Airplane Seat? Congress Is Trying to Help

Kevin Freking, Associated Press

Airlines would prefer less regulation, not more. Yet we don't expect they'll be affected much by these Congressional proposals. It should be business-as-usual if and when the bill passes.

6 months ago