Tag: Kenny Jacobs

1,000 Flights Likely to Be Canceled as a Result of French ATC Strike

Reading Time: 2 minutes Many airlines will be severely affected by a week of disruption caused predominantly by striking French air traffic control (ATC) staff. While Air France has indicated that this will not affect long-haul routes and only a handful of medium-haul ones, flights to the south and west of the country will be badly hit. The French […]

Ryanair November Traffic Grows 15% to 8.8 Million Customers

Reading Time: 1 minute Ryanair released November traffic statistics as follows: traffic grew 15% to 8.8m customers, load factor rose 2% points to 95%, rolling annual traffic to Nov grew 16% to 115.5m customers.   Ryanair’s Kenny Jacobs said: Ryanair’s November traffic grew by 15% to 8.8m customers, on the back of lower fares and the continuing success of […]

Ryanair, Aer Lingus Cancel Some Flights Between Ireland and France

Reading Time: 2 minutes Another air traffic controllers strike in France to cause more chaos for travellers. The ATC union has been criticised for the short notice at which the latest action – the 11th in the past 12 weeks and 51st since 2009 – has been called. As well as disrupting flights due to land in and depart […]

Ryanair Reduces Some Baggage Fees

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ryanair today (2 Jun) cut its checked-in bag fees for 92% of its 116m customers, and simplified the number of bag fee options (from 108 to 6), as part of Year 3 of its “Always Getting Better” (AGB) programme, which continues to improve the customer experience, through service, digital and inflight developments. From today, customers […]