Tuesday March 31, 2020

Ryanair to cancel 244 flights tomorrow as EU takes on controllers

European Union regulators plan to request new powers to lower air-traffic charges and shorten flight routes in the bloc, challenging national controllers in a bid to offer relief for carriers.

11th June, 2013
The European Commission intends to present proposals today to tackle the national fragmentation of Europe’s airspace.

Ryanair said it will cancel a further 244 flights tomorrow as a result of ongoing strikes by French air traffic controllers.

The airline today cancelled over 200 flights to and from France, as well as flights that travelled through French airspace. Hundreds of other flights were delayed, the airline said. Aer Lingus is to cancel four flights between Dublin and Paris tomorrow after cancelling six flights today.

Meanwhile, European Union regulators plan to request new powers to...

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