Airline news

Aer Lingus has introduced a new weight allowance for hand luggage on its flights.

With effect from this week, each passenger is allowed a limit of 10 kg. The previous allowance was just 6 kg per person.

Customers are allowed to only take on board one piece of hand luggage per person.

Meanwhile, Ryanair has announced a new route from Faro to Liverpool from October 27, with prices starting at 10 euros. To book tickets to travel between October 27 and March 27 2010, visit www.ryanair.com before August 5.