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The low-cost airline has blamed the UK government for its decision to axe a number of flights from Liverpool's John Lennon airport

Ryanair announces axing of routes

Ryanair has blamed airline tax increases for its recent decision to cut back on a number of flight routes to European destinations from Liverpool's John Lennon Airport.

Participants were asked to state what aspects of flying had annoyed them

Noisy children 'biggest flight irk'

Research has shown that loud children are the biggest bugbear for British air passengers, to the extent that more than half would support the introduction of adult-only flights.

Air connections meant holidaymakers in Santorini had a lucky escape

Holidaymakers stranded amid strike

Holidaymakers were left stranded in Greece and Italy amid industrial action from ferry workers.

Iberia pilots have vowed to strike for a total of 30 days

Pilot strike grounds 124 flights

Industrial action from Iberia pilots caused the airline to cancel 124 flights, affecting many people returning from breaks over the Easter bank holiday weekend.

Many travellers reckon Sydney is the capital of Oz, a poll found

Britons not up to speed on capitals

Not knowing Canberra is the capital of Australia and thinking it's Sydney could be excused but many Britons get confused with the capital of Scotland, according to research.

Millions are set to escape the bad weather for sunnier climes this Easter

Brits flee snow for Easter getaway

Adverse weather is moving across the UK as around 1.5 million people are getting set to head overseas for an Easter break.

The Olympic Stadium

Millions planning Olympic getaway

The desire to be out of the country while the Olympics is on has influenced about a third of Britons in their choice of vacation dates this summer.

The baggage belts in Terminal 3 at Heathrow Airport.

Passengers hit by £168m in charges

British air passengers were charged a total of £186 million for excess baggage last year.

The launch of the new Cardiff-Barcelona service was delayed due to the genral strike in Spain

Strike thwarts new service launch

Passengers travelling on Vueling's new service between Cardiff and Barcelona have had to make alternative arrangements after the first flights were postponed due to the general strike in Spain.

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