The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is taking enforcement action against Ryanair over the airline’s refusal to compensate passengers affected by strikes earlier this year, but the Irish LCC is standing its ground. The airline insists that strike-related flight cancellations fall under the “extraordinary circumstances” category of the Europe’s passenger-rights rules—known as EC261/2004 and EU261—but CAA and legal experts dispute that claim. CAA said ...

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