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Friday is the cheapest day to fly, research suggests – with flights to Milan the best value for money

Friday is the cheapest day to travel by plane, research conducted by Skyscanner has revealed. Out of the seven days of the week holidaymakers could save 9% by travelling out of the UK on this day.

6 April 2022

Airline passengers to be compensated for delays of 1hr+ on UK domestic flights under new Government plans - here's what's happening

The plans also include strengthening consumers' rights to complain when the airline won't help in the first instance.

31 January 2022

Easyjet to cut free hand luggage allowance in February

Easyjet passengers will soon only be able to take a single small bag which fits under the seat in front of them into the cabin unless they pay extra for priority seating, as the airline's slashing its hand luggage allowance

1 December 2020

Flybe cancels dozens of flights

Flybe has cancelled dozens of flights to and from UK airports today, blaming "operational issues"

3 April 2019

Ryanair doubles name-change grace period to 48 hours

Ryanair passengers who want to amend their bookings will have a 48-hour window to make changes for free, as part of a 'customer care improvement' package announced by the airline today

14 February 2019

Ryanair responds to MSE dossier of name-change complaints – and insists 'there is no glitch'

Ryanair has written to MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis insisting there is "no technical problem" which is resulting in passengers' names being automatically changed on bookings, despite us submitting a dossier detailing more than 160 reports of the issue

22 January 2019

Ryanair increases baggage fees

Ryanair has raised the cost of flying with a 10kg bag by hiking hold luggage and priority boarding prices, after twice cutting its cabin baggage allowance last year

14 January 2019

Martin Lewis calls on Ryanair boss to refund passengers hit with name-change charges

MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis has called on the chief executives of Ryanair and the Civil Aviation Authority to investigate an apparent name-change booking 'glitch' which has cost many passengers at least £115 to fix - and presented them with a dossier detailing over 160 reports of the problem

14 January 2019

1,000 back petition demanding Ryanair refund name-change charges

Ryanair passengers have set up a petition calling on the airline to refund customers who claim they've been unfairly charged £115 to change the name on their booking, after MSE revealed a raft of complaints about the issue

10 January 2019

Ryanair complaints flood in over name-change 'glitch' which could cost £115 to fix

Ryanair customers have inundated us with complaints that it is unfairly charging them £115 to change their name, insisting it was the airline that messed up their bookings - and we are urging Ryanair to prove it has a heart and show leniency

2 January 2019