Ryanair continued its campaign against uncooperative authorities yesterday, announcing a summer capacity cut at Dublin that the LCC is blaming on "high and rising charges" at the airport and the Irish government's €10 ($12.91) "tourist tax" scheduled to be imposed from March 30. Last week, Ryanair said it would reduce the number of based aircraft and routes at Shannon owing to the tax, which it said will "decimate traffic and tourism" (ATWOnline, Feb. 6). Its cuts at DUB, where it is ...

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