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travel

Ryanair takes on Dutch screenscraper

“Ryanair has commenced copyright infringement proceedings against Bravofly before the Commercial Court, Dublin, to prevent it from using Ryanair’s booking engine to sell flights online. Bravofly, a Dutch-based business with offices in Dublin, Switzerland and Italy, is allegedly practising the subtle skill of screenscraping, contrary to the published terms for the website’s use.”

Link: http://ipkitten.blogspot.com

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easyJet warns ‘several websites’ to stop selling its flights

“easyJet has confirmed that Expedia is not the only online travel firm to have felt the airline’s wrath ???¢?¢?€š?¬?¢?‚¬Å“ it has also fired off letters to several other UK websites warning them to stop selling its flights.”

Link: http://www.theregister.co.uk

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travel

UK Carrier Easyjet To Back Aircraft Tax

“EasyJet is expected to break from the rest of Britain’s airlines today and support plans that would replace taxes on passengers with a tax levied on aircraft.”

Link: http://www.avweb.com

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travel

Ryanair CEO talks free sex on flights

“European budget carrier Ryanair has taken its cheeky reputation to new levels, with chief executive officer Michael O’Leary suggesting business class passengers would receive free oral sex on flights.”

Link: http://www.smh.com.aul

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miscellaneous

hero or villain?

“Easyjet has broken ranks with the remainder of the airline industry and supported the Government’s proposals to replace Airport Passenger Duty with a per flight charge. The current system is levied on individual passengers and flight distance. The new system will be levied per flight and will be based on take-off weight.”

Link: http://e8voice.blogspot.com

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miscellaneous

hero or villain?

“Easyjet has broken ranks with the remainder of the airline industry and supported the Government’s proposals to replace Airport Passenger Duty with a per flight charge. The current system is levied on individual passengers and flight distance. The new system will be levied per flight and will be based on take-off weight.”

Link: http://e8voice.blogspot.com

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travel

EU Probes Frankfurt Hahn Aid, Includes Ryanair

“The European Commission has launched a new probe into whether regional authorities break EU state aid rules by funding local airports used by Irish budget airline Ryanair, this time at Frankfurt’s Hahn Airport.

The Commission said on Tuesday it was checking public financing given to the airport by the Hessen and Rheinland-Pfalz regional authorities in Germany, as well as from publicly owned parent company Fraport.”

Link: http://news.airwise.com