German air traffic controller bills Ryanair for excess weight

Germany’s air traffic controller DFS has invoiced Ryanair for €445,000 because it said the airline repeatedly exceeded maximum weight at German airports.

29th January, 2013
A Ryanair aircraft.

Germany’s air traffic controller DFS has invoiced Ryanair for €445,000 because it said the airline repeatedly exceeded maximum weight at German airports.

A DFS spokeswoman said that the invoice was sent in December and related to plane movements between 2009 and 2012. She said that the invoice had not been paid as of yesterday but that the airline had been paying the correct fees since November 2012.

Aviation industry website CargoForwarder had previously reported that Ryanair...

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