Spanish Court Rules Against 'A...

News

Spanish Court Rules Against 'Abusive' Ryanair Policy

Jack Quann
Jack Quann

9:50 PM - 20 Nov 2019



Ryanair's criticised a Spanish court ruling over its baggage policy.

It's after a woman was charged €20 on a flight from Madrid to Brussels.

The passenger had a bag weighing 10 kilograms and didn't have a 'Priority' ticket.

The Provincial Court of Madrid said it considered the charge "abusive".

It said it "condemns" the company for forcing the passenger to pay at the time of boarding - even though the carry-on bag, by its size and weight, "could be perfectly transported in the cabin".

The court also ordered Ryanair to return the €20 fee to the passenger plus interest.

It's ordered Ryanair to remove the clause from its terms and conditions.

In response, Ryanair said: "This ruling will not affect Ryanair's baggage policy.

"It is an isolated case which misquoted the [Court of Justice of the European Union] and misinterpreted the airlines' commercial freedom to determine the size of their cabin baggage".



Read more about

Abusive Policy Baggage Policy Madrid Provincial Court Of Madrid Ryanair Spanish Court

You might like

Live: Title

Now playing

00:00:00 / 00:00:00
Added to queue
Removed from queue

On Air

Share

Share

Up next

Episode title
Show
Duration

You currently have no podcasts in your queue.

Go to podcasts

On Air

The Last Word With Matt Cooper

The Last Word With Matt Cooper

4:30 PM-7 PM

Share

Up next

Ed's National Anthems

Ed's National Anthems

7 PM-10 PM

Share

The Paul McLoone Show

The Paul McLoone Show

10 PM-12 AM

Share

Overnight

Overnight

12 AM-5 AM

Share

Early Breakfast with Paula Mac...

Early Breakfast with Paula MacSweeney

5 AM-7 AM

Share

The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show

The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show

7 AM-9 AM

Share

Dermot & Dave

Dermot & Dave

9 AM-12 PM

Share

Mairead Ronan

Mairead Ronan

12 PM-2 PM

Share

Fergal D'Arcy

Fergal D'Arcy

2 PM-4:30 PM

Share

The Last Word with Matt Cooper

The Last Word with Matt Cooper

4:30 PM-7 PM

Share

00:00:00 / 00:00:00

Share on