SHOCK WARNING: ‘No doubt fares will rise’ Ryanair’s O’Leary warns holidaymakers | Travel News | Travel

The cost of air flights will rise, warned Ryanair’s CEO, Michael O’Leary, as Ryanair released its annual results for 2018 with revenue up eight per cent. Mr O’Leary told Bloomberg: “Currently oil prices are up to close to $80 a barrel. “Now I think that’s going to lead to a major shake out in the industry as early as this winter. “Some of those loss-making airlines couldn’t make money when oil was at $40 a barrel, they certainly can’t survive this winter oil at $80 a barrel. “So it is…

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Cruise holidays are more stress free than flying for some holidaymakers, survey reveals | Cruise | Travel

A new survey by Cruise Critic has revealed that nearly 60 per cent of holidaymakers planning to go on a cruise see it as a more ‘stress-free’ holiday option, when compared to flying. It’s no wonder that after recent horror stories of children screaming for eight hour’s straight, fights breaking out at 30,000-feet and airplane doors falling off, that passengers find flying stressful. This stress can be what is known as aerophobia, an excessive worry of air travel, which is thought to affect one in ten Britons. The survey asked…

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