European Consumer Centre (ECC) Ireland presents a round-up of the week’s consumer news – in case you missed it!


Consumer News Round-up – week ending 3rd May 2019


Scandinavian Airlines strike leaves passengers stranded

Strike action by pilots at Scandinavian Airlines entered its fourth day on Monday forcing the airline to cancel flights which affected 110,000 passengers.

Read the full article here: ‘Thousands affected as Scandinavian Airlines strike continues’, Irish Examiner, 29th April 2019.


Consumers warned about online loan scams

The Garda National Economic Crime Bureau has issued a warning to the public about scam websites offering loans and targeting vulnerable people.

Read the full article here: ‘Warning as online scam targets the vulnerable with offer for quick loans’, by Charlie Weston, Irish Independent, 30th April 2019.