Severe Ryanair Flight Disruptions due to Volcanic Ash

Thursday 15, April 2010


Severe Ryanair Flight Disruptions due to Volcanic Ash


Due to volcanic ash from Iceland, European Air Traffic Control has confirmed that for flight safety reasons there will be widespread closures of Northern European airspace leading to severe restrictions on Ryanair flights throughout the day.



Update 14:30:

Airspace closures are causing widespread delays and cancellations as follows today (15th Apr):

  • From 09:00hrs (local) no further Ryanair flights will operate to/from the UK.
  • From 10:00hrs (local) no further Ryanair flights will operate to/from Ireland.
  • From 11:30hrs (local) no further Ryanair flights will operate to/from Norway, Sweden and Denmark.
  • From 17:00hrs (local) no further Ryanair flights will operate to/from Belgium


Cancellations and delays will continue in to tomorrow and passengers should continue to monitor Live Flight Information


Ryanair apologises sincerely for any inconvenience caused by these disruptions.


Passengers who were booked to travel on one of the below cancelled flights can transfer to the next available flight FREE OF CHARGE or apply for a refund on their unused flight(s) at the airport ticket desk, online by clicking on one of the below links or by calling our reservation centre.


Reservations Centres are open from 08:00hrs until 18:00hrs on +44 871 246 0000



Click on the link below to rebook to the same destination airport on an alternative flight free of charge, subject to availability. Customers can access this link up to the 16/04/2010 for travel on flights up to the 30/04/2010.


PLEASE NOTE: If your booking has a return flight included and you have already checked in for this flight you will NOT be able to transfer your flight to a different departure airport online. If you wish to do this you will need to call our reservation centre on the following number. Alternatively, go to the airport ticket desk and they will transfer you onto an alternative flight. We have instructed airports that passengers affected by these flight cancellations may not be able to check-in online and therefore airport staff will reissue boarding passes at the airport free of charge.



Customers who are booked on any of the below flights, who wish to cancel and claim a full refund on the unused flight(s) can do so directly by clicking on the link below and entering the required details. Refunds will be processed in 10 working days back to the form of payment used to pay for the booking.




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