The Dispatches programme dealt with criticisms of Ryanair’s fuel policy, passenger safety and pilot working conditions. Photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters

The High Court has ordered Ryanair to let Channel 4 and one of its programme makers see documents they say they need access to in order to defend the (...)

Ryanair claims it was defamatory because it wrongly meant the airline endangered passenger safety by operating a low fuel policy and by pressuring its pilots to take on as little fuel as possible.

Channel 4 is entitled to claim journalistic privilege over sources for a TV programme which Ryanair says is defamatory, a High Court judge ruled. Mr (...)

Ryanair has taken legal action against Channel 4 and a production company relating to allegations aired in 2013. Photograph: Alan Betson

Ryanair argues that Channel 4 and a production company behind an allegedly defamatory TV programme about the airline cannot claim journalistic privile(...)

Ryanair alleges it was defamed in Channel Four’s ‘Secrets from the Cockpit’ programme on the airline’s fuel policy. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Ryanair has been ordered to give Channel Four TV Corporation documents related to its fuel policy between 2010 and 2012 in advance of the hearing of p(...)

Mr Justice Michael Peart ruled the airline was entitled to all documents evidencing and/or recording all editorial decisions taken by the defendants during the course of making the programme

Channel Four Television and a film production company have been ordered to disclose to Ryanair documents used in researching and making editorial deci(...)

EOIN BURKE-KENNEDY Ryanair has initiated High Court defamation proceedings against Channel 4 and several other media outlets arising from a documentar(...)