Ryanair loses screen-scraping case

A court in Barcelona has upheld a decision which allowed Spanish online travel agency eDreams to continue selling Ryanair seats.


The case in Spain has been running for two years, with Ryanair appealing a decision made nearly a year ago. It initially came about as part of Ryanair’s Europe-wide offensive against screen-scrapers.


eDreams was one of the largest businesses accused by the airline of contravening the terms and conditions of Ryanair.com.


eDreams is owned by venture capitalists TA Associates, which backed a £100 million-plus leveraged buy-out in October 2006.


Reports from Spain said Ryanair has had to pay the costs of the appeal.

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