The company has a goal to" improve punctuality ", rate of which is ' fell below 80 % during first two weeks of September."The irish-based airline Ryanair announced on Friday 15 September, removal of 40 to 50 flights per day for six weeks until end of October, or 1 680 2 100 flights, in order to improve its punctuality, arousing wrath of its customers.
" By cancelling less than 2 % of our flights over next six weeks [until start of our winter schedule in early November], we can (...) restore punctuality to level of our annual target of 90 %, " said Robin Kiely, head of communications for Ryanair, in a statement.
The low-cost airline said that its on-time rate had "fallen below 80 % during first two weeks of September," in particular by reason of strikes, adverse wear conditions and obligation to comply with obligations to leave drivers and crews.
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" We present our sincere apologies to small number of customers affected by se cancellations and will do our best to find m an alternative flight and/or repay in full, " said Mr Kiely.
These excuses have not satisfied clients, who were many on Friday night to express ir dissatisfaction on Twitter, company, having announced se last-minute cancellations.
According to website of Dublin airport, two flights from Towers, and Newcastle had already been cancelled Friday, and ors have been deleted Saturday, for Paris, Madrid and Amsterdam in particular.