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Ryanair's Michael O'Leary: Fuel risk claims are lies

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Ryanair's CEO Michael O'Leary has dismissed claims that his airline is risking more emergency landings because pilots are not being allowed to carry sufficient fuel.

Three Ryanair planes had to make emergency landings in Valencia in July when fuel was low but Mr O'Leary told HARDtalk's Stephen Sackur that the airline complied fully with EU rules on fuel and that claims made by an anonymously quoted pilot that there could be more emergency landings were "lies".

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