Ryanair to cut one in five October flights due to coronavirus restrictions

Budget airlines blamed Irish and EU governments for ‘excessive and defective’ measures

Ryanair will cut a further one in five of its flights scheduled in October, blaming Irish and EU governments for what it called “excessive and defective” travel restrictions.

The move comes on top of an earlier 20% reduction in flights in September and October, which it announced in August, blaming a drop in bookings and the introduction of fresh quarantine requirements.

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