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Flybe doubles unaccompanied child charge to £79

Flybe customers buying a ticket for a child travelling on their own will have to pay an extra £79 each way

21 February 2018

London City airport flights cancelled due to WWII bomb - your rights

More than 100 flights have been cancelled after London City Airport was closed when an unexploded WW2 bomb was found

12 February 2018

Airlines to be investigated over charging for allocated seats

Almost a fifth of airline passengers were separated from the rest of their group as they didn't pay extra, the CAA found

5 February 2018

'Ryanair sat my three-year-old alone'

MSE renews calls for airlines to scrap the 'family tax' as Ryanair tries to seat three-year-old away from her parents

12 June 2015

MSE calls for airlines to scrap 'family tax' and guarantee parents are seated next to children for free

MSE demands airlines scrap a 'family tax' that pushes parents to pay an extra £15 each to sit next to their children

26 April 2015

Airlines face legal action for wrongly rejecting flight delay compensation claims

Aer Lingus, Jet2 and Wizz Air face legal action following a review of their practices by the UK's CAA

23 March 2015

Ryanair gives Easter boost with early "air tax refunds" for U12s

Ryanair is refunding APD for under 12s on flights departing from 27 March 2015 onwards

5 December 2014

Flying with hand luggage? Check its size to avoid airline fees

Passengers can pay up to £75 per item, per flight to put luggage in the hold if their bags don't fit on board

4 June 2013

Credit and debit card fee clampdown begins

Firms will no longer be able to charge excessive credit and debit card fees when new rules come into force tomorrow

5 April 2013

Travel firms told to reveal hidden holiday costs

Companies must provide clear, transparent and timely information when advertising and selling holidays, says the OFT

26 March 2013

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