The Guardian - Kalyeena Makortoff

The airline swung to an €815m (£701m) loss in the 12 months to 31 March, compared with a €1bn profit a year earlier, after passenger numbers plunged 81% in what it said was its “most challenging” year to date.

Europe’s largest discount airline said passenger numbers dropped to 27.5 million last year from 149 million in the year before. It blamed the poor figures on European governments it claimed imposed uncoordinated flight bans, travel restrictions and national lockdowns with little notice during the here