Police officers by the Ryanair plane at Stansted airport where it was escorted into by RAF jets. Two RAF fighter jets have escorted a Ryanair flight into Stansted. The plane was diverted to the airport after a ‘suspected hoax security alert’, according to BBC Essex.
A mum who accidentally boarded a flight using her 15-year-old daughter's passport was left stranded in Spain when she tried to return home and now she is angry at airport security which let her board in the first place. Kelly Goodger, 37, flew out to Magaluf to celebrate her birthday on her daughter Hannah's passport.
UK-based airlines have reportedly been told that they must move to Europe after Brexit or face losing major routes. Executives at carriers including Ryanair, British Airways and easyJet have been warned in private meetings that they must have a major base on EU territory and a majority of capital shares EU-owned if they wish to continue flying routes within continental Europe, according to the Guardian. The warning will be of particular concern to companies like easyJet, whose primary business model is based on routes across the EU.
A Ryanair passenger claims he was denied a ticket refund on the grounds of serious illness despite being hospitalised with a bleeding oesophagus. David Black was meant to be flying to Croatia on holiday in September. ‘We regret to inform you that Ryanair tickets are non-refundable,’ read the letter, as reported by the Irish Independent.