Jerry Buttimer urges airlines to reduce their costs ahead of Ireland's clash with France

Jerry Buttimer urges airlines to reduce their costs ahead of Ireland's clash with France

A Senator has asked that airlines reduce their costs ahead of Irelands last 16 clash with France.

Irish soccer fans are on the hunt for tickets for Irelands crucial encounter on Sunday in the European Championships.

An extra 1,000 went online today through UEFA and the FAI secured a further 100.

Senator Jerry Buttimer has appealed to Ryanair and Aer Lingus not to hike the cost of flights.

"The cost of flights is disappointing, it's unacceptable in my view that airlines should be engaging in price gouging to make profit at the cost of fans.

"Our fans have been renowned across Europe this week for their sense of fair play and fun."

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