Ryanair announced on Wednesday that it will introduce a €2 ($2.82) levy per passenger to fund the costs associated with “force majeure” cases under the EU261 European passenger compensation regulation. The LCC said it was forced to cancel more than 15,000 flights affecting some 2.4 million passengers last year for reasons beyond its control, such as the volcanic ash airspace closures, strikes by air traffic controllers and weather-related airport closures. These ...

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