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20:04, 12 JUL 2013
Ryanair and OFT clash
FAIR trading officials clashed with Ryanair over the reason the Irish airline gave for introducing extra charges for its passengers.
Denis Kilcommons: Staring into space rarely helps
WHILE we were in Ireland, I refused to think about the dead motor car I had left in my drive.
Denis Kilcommons: Alderman Clifford Stephenson - Huddersfield’s visionary
THE Beatles were in the charts with Hey Jude, Martin Luther King was shot dead, the Vietnam War was at its height and Harold Wilson said ‘I’m Backing Britain’.
London 2012 Olympics
Rebecca Kane and Olympic torch are flying high
REBECCA Kane has been on a high since being selected as an Olympic torchbearer.
Plea to investors
IRISH carrier Aer Lingus has published a 30-page circular urging shareholders to reject a revised takeover bid by rival airline Ryanair.
Airline faces winter woe
RYANAIR boss Michael O’Leary admitted that the low-cost airline was braced for a difficult winter as austerity measures and the eurozone crisis hit demand.
‘Reject airline bid’
AER Lingus says a revised takeover bid by rival airline Ryanair undervalues the business.
Airline urges no action
AER Lingus has urged shareholders to do nothing following a surprise bid from rival Ryanair to seize control.
Pete Barrow column: Team GB are all kitted out
IT IS A good job that the 2012 Olympics are being held in London!
Dale Tempest column: Gambling on Huddersfield Town getting it right
HAVE you ever been to a sports psychologist?
Grumpy Young Man: You can’t complain if your flight cost £20
BEFORE I joined the pale blue and grey-shirted world of journalism I used to play guitar in a slightly more colourful punk band.
Denis Kilcommons: The glamour days of air travel have long flown
DECADES ago when flying was a novelty I loved airports and international travel.
Andy Hirst: So just how unreal is all this Rene Magritte surrealism?
A TRIP on a Ryanair flight led us directly to a visit to the Tate gallery in Liverpool and a delve into a surreal world.
Denis: Cursed by a summer cold
WHY have I got a cold in what is supposed to be the middle of summer?
Denis Kilcommons: Customer service from Ryanair ground staff leaves much to be desired
ONCE upon a time, you could call someone a little Hitler and people would know exactly what you meant and no one would go running to complain to the politically correct brigade.
John Avison: Christmases past
LET’S put the news on, says Tony, and we all look at him as if he’s gone mad.
Denis: Not such a jolly holiday
THE time it takes to get through security at Liverpool Airport caused me to grumble recently.
Volcanic ash cloud flight delays latest: Services begin to get stranded Britons home
THE race to bring stranded Britons back home gathered pace today after the UK’s skies reopened amid a continuing row over flying restrictions caused by the volcanic ash cloud.
Ryanair revises forecast after reduced losses
BUDGET airline Ryanair raised its annual profit predictions today after a sharp fall in fuel costs helped it narrow its quarterly losses.
John: Cash goes flying out
MY colleague Denis Kilcommons nips over to Ireland regularly and finds Ryanair a boon.
Ryanair announced new base at Leeds Bradford International Airport
LOW-COST airline Ryanair is to set up a base at Leeds Bradford International Airport – bringing the prospect of hundreds of new jobs for West Yorkshire.
Denis: Ups and downs of budget flying
THERE we were at Liverpool Airport with email check-in tickets at the ready, waiting to enter the departure lounge when there was a traffic jam as a girl in three jumpers and two coats fell over.
Ryanair set to release figures
LOW cost carrier Ryanair reports full year figures tomorrow after a turbulent year for the airline sector.
Airlines axe jobs as recession worsens
TWO leading airlines have hit turbulence as the economic downturn continues.