The mistake involved an error in currency conversion which only occurred on United Airlines’ localised Denmark website, and erroneously converted Danish Kroner to Dollars resulting in First class fares from the EU to the U.S. for an unbelievably low fare of $51.
Ryanair confirms it will have no bases in Denmark by midnight Friday of this week, July 17, unless Danish labor unions back off on threats of blockades.
Ryanair’s battle against Danish labor unions continues to escalate as unions threaten to blockade its flights, despite Ryanair’s decision to close its base in Copenhagen and move the one aircraft based there to Kauna in Lithuania.
The dispute, which Ryanair characterises as “blackmail” has now spread to LEGO’s home airport of Billund–the largest airport in the Danish peninsula of Jutland, Denmark’s second largest airport, and the 10th largest airport in the Nordic region.
The airline issued a statement saying it had “instructed its lawyers to appeal the bizarre Danish Labor Court [ruling]”, and expressed concern that the courts decision might allow unions of its competitor (SAS) to blockade its one aircraft flying out of Copenhagen.
After facing accusations of “social dumping” from the Lord Major of Copenhagen, Frank Jensen, Ryanair launched a “Thanks Frank!” promotion on four of its Copenhagen routes to Dublin, London, Milan, Warsaw.
Boeing has announced that it will partner with Danish company Sky-Watch to develop a new type of “smart” Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), in a project supported by the Danish National Advanced Technology Foundation.
First, my deepest thanks to Nikos Loukas of Inflightfeed for sharing this link via his Rebel Mouse Newsfeed, which is always fresh and tasty. Nikos you have totally made my Friday! This latest Safety Video, from EL AL’s Low-Cost Carrier UP, […]