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BBC breakfast show host slams ‘cowboy outfit’ Ryanair over cancelled flight

PUBLISHED: 09:31 11 August 2018 | UPDATED: 06:01 12 August 2018

A Ryanair jet taking off from Stansted Airport  Picture: CHRIS RADBURN/PA WIRE

A Ryanair jet taking off from Stansted Airport Picture: CHRIS RADBURN/PA WIRE

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BBC Radio Suffolk presenter Mark Murphy labelled Ryanair an “absolute disgrace” after his weekend trip to Luxembourg was among thousands of journeys disrupted by strike action.

Mark Murphy  Picture: JAMES HAZELL/IMAJIM PHOTOGRAPHYMark Murphy Picture: JAMES HAZELL/IMAJIM PHOTOGRAPHY

The breakfast show host was due to depart from Stansted Airport on Friday evening but his flight was cancelled an hour after its scheduled take-off time.

In a furious tweet directed at the airline, he said: “So @Ryanair you are an absolute disgrace. My flight to #Luxembourg cancelled an hour after it should have taken off. Thanks for ruining my weekend. How can this cowboy outfit be allowed to get away treating customers this way.”

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