Ryanair followed through on its threat Friday and submitted a claim for compensation worth just over £3 million ($5.7 million) to the UK Dept. for Transport. The LCC said the figure reflects its losses from cancellations and lost bookings over the week of Aug. 10-16. It insisted it does not want to profit from the operation and committed to donating all proceeds received from a successful claim to the Orbis charity, which is fighting to eliminate avoidable blindness in the developing ...

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