Ryanair has filed a formal complaint with the European Court after discovering European Union officials are barred from using low-cost airlines. The airline’s chief executive Michael O’Leary found that officials from the European Union’s executive arm were entitled to business and first class travel with some in senior positions using executive jets. Lawyers acting for Ryanair filed a complaint last week with the European Court of Auditors demanding a review of “the legality, regularity and financial soundness” of the no-budget policy. This all came about after O’Leary was offered travel expenses when invited to a Brussels conference but was told

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