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the company since 197a. another story we have been following, news from richard wescott oui’ following, news from richard wescott our transport correspondent, he understands the rya nair our transport correspondent, he understands the ryanair pilots, there has been a fiasco relating to leave allowance, rya nair admitting they have messed up holidays and had to cancel 2100 flights, are transport correspondent said ryanair offered captains a one—off payment offered captains a one—off payment of $12,000 but they said no and they have been offered money if they hadn't backed leave but there are regulations which means the pilots need a certain number of rest days so need a certain number of rest days so this tangled web gets even more complicated. it seems so far there is no end in sight, thousands more flights to be cancelled still as result of ryanair messing up holiday allowa nce. just as well, a little thought i had earlier today, bain capital looking like they will buy the memory chip unit of toshiba and they came to the rescue of toys r us a few years ago and they are now back in
calls potentially gon. that still leaves around million fifteen million driving on our roads. richard wescott bbc news. a reminder of our top story before we go local officials in the u. s. state of texas at least forty six people have died in relation to or. suspected to be in relation to harken harvey. water levels have finally begun to drop at least in some places. president trump announced he'll pay a second visit on saturday to houston and other affected areas overrule one million people have been displaced. and one count of a hundred thousand people has lost its drinking water. remember you can now find more the day's news on a website and see what we worked on it any time at checkout our facebook and twitter page you can reach me and that is the thing had on twitter. i'm past fan an. this is world news america. likability. i i. with the bbc news out. of vertical videos are designed to look around your life. so you can swipe your way. stay up to date with the latest. download now. does. funding of this presentation is. affable by. the freemen foundation. and coal fuller foundati
. here's our transport correspondent richard wescott. it is europe's biggest and busiest airline. but ryanair has been made to look a bit small today. accused of persistently misleading nearly three quarters of a million customers, the uk regulator has now threatened them with legal action. we want them to make it clear to every passenger what that passenger is entitled to in terms of re—routing, expenses and compensation where applicable. we don't think that is a big task. the law is clear. there is no dispute over the law, it is just over ryanair‘s willingness to do that. airlines are meant to rebook passengers on rival carriers if they can't replace their cancelled flights. but just listen to ryanair‘s boss last week. we will not pay for flights on other airlines. no. it is not part of the eu261 entitlements and as the lowest cost airline in europe, we can't afford to pay the fares of our competitors. there are lots of confused customers who have been contacting the bbc, like matthew, who in an online chat with the airline told them, you are obligated to re—route me as advi
announcement now? our transport correspondent richard wescott explains why the lid has finally been lifted on dysons electric ambitions... they said it was difficult talking to contractors, saying we were working on something, we can't tell you who we are. the contractors that we cannot talk to you until you tell us we cannot talk to you until you tell us who are. all they wanted was tired to test the car. they could not get to the point where they could open up to the tyre manufacturers. they said life was easier if they come out and admit it, for 2.5 years they have been working on an electric car. let's talk to robert llewellyn, writer, broadcaster and presenter of fully charged, a video series on electric cars and renewable energy... good to see you, thanks for being with us. no surprise, rumours flying around for ages that dyson was working on the electric car? yes, a lot of rumours and talk, certainly people working in the automotive industry i know having talking about it quite openly for a long time. i almost got to the point where i forgot about it, thinking they are not doing it.
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