Month: October 2006

  • Ryanair ordered to treat passengers fairly

    ???¢?¢?€š?¬?…?€?Budget flight giant Ryanair has been ordered to tear down a wall of small-print and red-tape that creates misery and confusion for travellers. The airline has been taken to task by the Office of Fair Trading(OFT) over its attempt to avoid paying compensation for damaged and lost baggage. While it has also been told it…

  • Low-cost Fairtrade gets Ryanair on board

    ???¢?¢?€š?¬?…?€?MICHAEL O’LEARY’s popular image is of a swashbuckling, foul-mouthed, penny-pinching corporate titan. But the hard-nosed chief executive of Ryanair has now become an unlikely poster boy for impoverished Latin American coffee growers.???¢?¢?€š?¬?‚?? Link:

  • Controversy over ???€š?‚?£200m shops plan

    ???¢?¢?€š?¬?…?€?A controversial ???€š?‚?£200m shopping complex being opened in Plymouth aims to transform the city and turn it into the region’s main retail destination, but the exterior of the building, a combination of eye-catching cladding, has been criticised by architects.???¢?¢?€š?¬?‚?? Link:

  • Ryanair in ???€š?‚?£1bn Aer Lingus offer

    ???¢?¢?€š?¬?…?€?Budget airline Ryanair has launched a 1.48bn euros (???€š?‚?£1bn; $1.9bn) bid to buy fellow Irish carrier Aer Lingus.???¢?¢?€š?¬?‚?? Link:

  • Are you receiving us, easyJet?

    “What does it take to make the budget airline listen to your complaint? One Guardian Money reader sent easyJet more than 1,000 faxes and letters in a truly determined effort to get a refund. So did it work?” Link:,,1873178,00.html