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easyJet accused of ignoring rules for 'failing to book passengers on other airlines after cancelled flights'

11 Aug: easyJet accused of ignoring rules for 'failing to book passengers on other airlines after cancelled flights'

Britain’s biggest budget airline, easyJet, is refusing to comply with the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) rules on cancelled flights by failing to book seats on rival carriers where necessary. A family from Bristol were waiting at the city’s airport for easyJet’s 7am departure to Nice on Sunday, when the flight was abruptly cancelled 45 minutes…

UK power cut brings trains, airports and traffic lights to a standstill during rush hour

09 Aug: UK power cut brings trains, airports and traffic lights to a standstill during rush hour

A widespread power cut is bringing transport to a standstill across the UK during rush hour, including airports, trains and ports, plus traffic lights in the capital. Thameslink, the network that services both Gatwick and Luton airports, has announced that “services running across the whole network may be cancelled or delayed” for the rest of the day. A…