Ryanair cancel 22 flights a week to and from Dublin

The crisis hit airline announced yesterday that it would be grounding 18,000 flights over its winter schedule.

Ryanair has allegedly cancelled 22 flights a week to and from Dublin as part of its Christmas fiasco.

The crisis hit airline announced yesterday that it would be grounding 18,000 flights over its winter schedule - affecting 400,000 passengers.

But it has now emerged that 22 flights a week to and from the capital will be affected by the crisis.

Three flights departing on Mondays to Birmingham, Paris Beauvais and Barcelona have been cancelled, along with Thursday flights to and from Bucharest, reports RTE News.

Five Friday flights have also been cancelled, including Dublin to Birmingham, Paris Beauvais, Barcelona, Madrid and Warsaw Modlin.

Announcing the company's huge number of cancellations yesterday, a Ryanair spokesman said: "Flying 25 fewer aircraft this winter will result in a number of flight and schedule changes from November to March 2018.

"We have less than 400,000 customers booked on these flights, (which affects less than 1 flight per day across our 200 airports over the 5 month winter period), and many of these flights have zero bookings at this time.

"Less than 1% of the 50m customers Ryanair will carry this winter are affected and every one of these customers has received an email today giving them between 5 weeks to 5 months notice of these schedule changes, offering them alternative flights or full refunds of their airfare.

"They have also received a €40 (€80 return) travel voucher which will allow them to book – during October - a flight on any Ryanair service between October and March 2018."

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