Ryanair slashes a THIRD of its flights in January

RYANAIR has slashed a third of its flights in January due to Omicron.

The budget airline has revealed the new 冠状病毒 variant and travel restrictions across 欧洲 have prompted it to cancel flights.

Ryanair has slashed a third of its flights from its January schedule

Ryanair has slashed a third of its flights from its January schedule

The airline reported it has seen a huge decline in 圣诞节 and New Year bookings as passengers choose not to travel, or restrictions prevent them from doing so.

The sudden downturn has caused Ryanair to cut its planned January schedule capacity by a third.

ban on Brits travelling to France德国, 和 suspension of all EU flights to and from Morocco has hit the airline hard.

A spokesman for Ryanair said: “The impact of these recent government travel restrictions, in particular last weekend’s ban on UK arrivals into 法国 德国, and the suspension of all EU flights to/from 摩洛哥 has lowered Ryanair’s expected December traffic from 10-11m, to a lower range of between 9m-9.5m.

In responding to these restrictions, Ryanair has now cut its January capacity by 33 百分, reducing its expected January traffic from approximately 10m to 6-7m.

The airline said it has not made any decisions about cancelling flights beyond January, and it will look at travel restrictions nearer the time before it decides.

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一位发言人说: “In light of the current uncertainty about the Omicron variant and intra Europe travel restrictions, no schedule cutbacks have yet been decided for February or March 2022.

These schedules will be revisited in January as more scientific information becomes available on the Omicron variant, its impact on hospitalisations, European population and/or travel restrictions in February or March.

Ryanair is not the only airline that has cancelled flights amid reduced demand for air travel caused by the pandemic.

British Airways has scrapped more than 2,000 flights from its schedule until March.

The decision has affected both domestic routes like London to Belfast and transcontinental flights like London to Cape Town. Affected passengers will be able to receive a full refund or swap flights.

The boss of TUI warned his firm could be the next airline to cancel flights due to Covid.

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The decision was made due to Covid restrictions and a lack of demand for air travel

The decision was made due to Covid restrictions and a lack of demand for air travel

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