Ryanair cancelled flights: Irish German Dutch Belgian Swedish pilot strike full list | Travel News | Travel

Ryanair has been forced to cancel hundreds of flights today (10 August) due to pilot strike action, with 396 routes affected in five countries. Pilot unions in Ireland announced their plan to strike for the fifth time in as many weeks. This was shortly followed by Belgium and Sweden, with Germany and the Netherlands joining on Wednesday and Thursday, respectively. Express.co.uk reveal the full list of strikes to plague travellers across Europe today flying with Ryanair. Ireland – 20 flights cancelled Irish pilots have been on strike for five weeks…

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Ryanair strikes 600 cancelled flights to Spain Portugal and Belgium | Travel News | Travel

Thousands of Brits will have their travel disrupted, as the mass walkout comes at peak holiday season, with schools having just broken up for the summer. Meanwhile, Italian cabin crews will strike today, but the budget airline says flights will not be affected. Ryanair said those travelling have been contacted and “90 percent of affected passengers have been transferred” to another flight. The Irish company said: “Ryanair has added extra Customer Service staff to help re-accommodate/refund these customers over the next seven days. “Any Ryanair customers travelling to/from Belgium, Portugal…

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British Airways cancelled flights: Heathrow Airport passengers face technical problems | Travel News | Travel

British Airways passengers are facing huge delays and cancelled flights due to a system failure at Heathrow Airport. The airline tweeted: “We are experiencing disruption to our flights as a result of an issue with some of our IT systems. “We are working hard to urgently resolve the matter and are sorry for the disruption to some customers’ travel plans.” Passengers are being advised to book overnight accommodation as Heathrow Terminal Five was affected due to the computer failure. Four long-haul flights have been cancelled so far. Many were complaining…

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Holidays 2018: What to do if your flight is cancelled | Travel News | Travel

Cancelled flights can ruin your holiday plans so it’s essential you know what course of action to take should the worst happen. Cheap flight booking site CheapOair have offered their expect travel advice on cancellations. “Passengers traveling to, from, or within the European Union may be protected under EU Law if their flight is cancelled,” Anuradha Mudalige, Director at CheapOair.co.uk, told Express.co.uk. “EU Law applies to any flights departing from an EU airport regardless of airline, or flights that are arriving at an EU airport operated by an EU airline. …

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Ryanair flight news: 30 UK trips cancelled as pilots strike | Travel News | Travel

Ryanair flights from the UK to Ireland will be cancelled, the travel provider has announced. The company tweeted a statement to their account revealing the changes to travel plans. The tweet stated: “Ryanair to cancel up to 30 of 290 Irish flights on Thurs 12 July, only some IRE-UK flights affected. “All Ireland to Europe flights to operate as normal as majority of Irish pilots fly on Thurs.” In a further statement the company stated they “regret” the action. It revealed that striking pilots are behind the changes in the…

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French rail strike update: London Paris Eurostar cancelled trains | Travel News | Travel

Holidaymakers travelling to France or who are planning to pass through France, are being warned that their plans may be disrupted due to ongoing travel strike action. The strikes are set to disrupt both air travel and rail links heading, to, from or through the France. As of today, Easter Monday, rail workers begin a three-month walkout causing widespread havoc for passengers. The strikes, seen as a push back against Emmanuel Macron’s latest policies, will see two days of protest followed by three days or normal working services. In response…

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