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Schedule padding: Is this why air travel is getting slower?

Schedule padding: Is this why air travel is getting slower?

Scheduled flight times are up to 35 minutes slower this summer than 10 years ago, a Which? Travel investigation has revealed. Despite advances in air travel, 76 out of the...

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Fewer than 500 Ryanair passengers awarded compensation by complaints body in 2017

Fewer than 500 Ryanair passengers awarded compensation by complaints body in 2017

With Ryanair saying it won’t pay compensation for its latest round of cancellations, passengers will have to take their claims to Aviation ADR, the airline’s dispute resolution handler. Yet new Which? Travel research...

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Want more legroom on your next long-haul flight? Try a budget airline

Want more legroom on your next long-haul flight? Try a budget airline

New long-haul budget airlines are challenging traditional carriers on legroom in economy, as well as ticket price. Which? Travel research found that passengers searching for bigger seats with more legroom...

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Booking flights by phone costs you more

Booking flights by phone costs you more

Four of the five biggest UK airlines charge extra if you book by phone. Ryanair and Tui both add a £20 surcharge for flights that aren’t booked through their websites....

Ryanair free check-in window shrinks from four days to 48 hours

Ryanair free check-in window shrinks from four days to 48 hours

From 13 June, it will not be possible to check in for free with Ryanair until 48 hours before your flight. Passengers who want to check in before that will...

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Passengers still having to fight for flight delay compensation

Passengers still having to fight for flight delay compensation

Some fliers have had to take airlines to court to receive flight delay compensation, even after using new, government-promoted dispute resolution schemes. One severely delayed passenger told Which? Travel that...

‘Low-cost’ flights, hotels and hire-cars not always the cheapest option

‘Low-cost’ flights, hotels and hire-cars not always the cheapest option

There’s never been a better time to travel. But it pays to look twice at bargain flights, hotels or car hire. Thanks to the low-cost airline revolution it’s not unusual...

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Ryanair currency rip-off

Ryanair currency rip-off

Brits who book flights from abroad to the UK are at risk of paying extra when they fly with Ryanair.  Like most airlines, Ryanair automatically shows the price of your ticket...

The best and worst airlines 2017

The best and worst airlines 2017

British Airways falls and Ryanair hits the bottom Ryanair’s troubled year of flight cancellations has added another dent to its public image, with passengers rating it the joint worst short-haul...

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