Ryanair boss in humbling apology to rival

msnbc  2010-07-16 14:12:12

Irish budget airline Ryanair said Thursday it has agreed to pay libel damages to the founder of rival carrier easyJet for falsely accusing him of suppressing reports about the company's performance.

Michael O'Leary apologises to easyJet founder over 'Pinocchio' ads

guardian.co.uk  2010-07-15 16:14:00

Ryanair chief pays £50,000 damages after newspaper ads implied Stelios Haji-Ioannou lied about easyJet's punctualityMichael O'Leary is not renowned among his passengers for eating humble pie - he ...

Michael O'Leary's apologies: the top six

guardian.co.uk  2010-07-15 14:01:00

Michael O'Leary's apology to easyJet's Sir Stelios is not the first time the combative Ryanair chief executive has eaten humble pie in public. Here are some of the othersMichael O'Leary's full-blown apology ...

Airline Traffic

Air Transport World  2010-07-14 02:10:59

Copa Airlines flew 533.8 million RPMs in June, up 10.6% year-over-year, against a 9% lift in capacity to 728.9 million ASMs. Load factor lifted 1.1 points to 73.2%. Affiliate Aero Republica flew 99.8 million ...

Airline Routes

Air Transport World  2010-07-10 02:25:40

EasyJet will operate seasonal winter service from Manchester to Amsterdam (starting Nov. 1), Gothenburg (Dec. 10) and Hamburg (Nov. 26). Frontier Airlines will resume seasonal daily Denver-Steamboat ...

EasyJet founder prepares for clash

The Australian  2010-07-04 22:06:31

STELIOS Haji-Ioannou is planning a showdown with easyJet next week as he seeks to change the airline's strategy.

British airlines poorly rated in Which? survey

guardian.co.uk  2010-06-22 10:10:48

- Which? survey ranks Thomas Cook worst for leg room- Easyjet, BMI Baby, and Thomson Airways were all poorly ratedAfter months of dealing with volcanic ash cloud disruption, British airlines have been ...

EasyJet's Stelios has a hard day in court

guardian.co.uk  2010-06-16 18:33:00

EasyJet founder accused at high court hearing of treating airline passengers like 'pound notes'EasyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou was accused of treating passengers as "pound notes" today after ...

Easyjet founder claims expansion plans are wrong turn

guardian.co.uk  2010-06-14 18:09:50

- Bitter row between founder and airline moves to high court- Imprudent growth concerns Sir Stelios Haji-IoannouEasyJet has expanded into other businesses to the point that "it is no longer really a low-cost ...

EasyJet feud descends into court battle

guardian.co.uk  2010-06-13 18:46:25

War between budget airline and its largest shareholder moves to high court as Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou accuses easyJet of breaching branding agreementThe war between easyJet and its largest shareholder ...

'Silver bullet' to beat ash disruption

The New Zealand Herald  2010-06-06 16:00:00

EasyJet, the UK's leading budget airline, has unveiled a "silver bullet" for airlines to avert disruption from volcanic activity.The carrier incurred losses of up to £75 million ($160 million) when ...

EasyJet and NatWest stalled on my travel refund

guardian.co.uk  2010-06-05 23:06:10

EasyJet cancelled Christmas flight - then NatWest travel insurance said it would not pay out without letter from EasyJetMy partner and I were due to fly to Berlin with easyJet on 23 December but the flight ...

EasyJet to trial 'weather radar for ash'

Air Transport World  2010-06-05 16:30:30

EasyJet will start trialing a new technology called AVOID (Airborne Volcanic Object Identifier and Detector) that it hopes will minimize future disruptions from volcanic activity. The system is "essentially ...

Budget airline unveils ash cloud detector

CNN  2010-06-04 17:42:00

British budget airline easyJet unveiled a volcanic ash detector on Friday that it says will allow aircraft to safely navigate around potentially lethal ash clouds.

EasyJet to trial volcanic ash 'radar'

guardian.co.uk  2010-06-04 11:47:59

Airline plans to fit jets with infrared sensors that allow pilots to detect ash clouds and fly around themAirline disruption caused by volcanic ash could be reduced using technology found in domestic security ...

Easyjet trials volcanic ash radar

BBC News  2010-06-04 08:14:29

UK budget airline Easyjet says it will be the first carrier to trial a system that allows planes to fly round ash clouds.

Ryanair to reject 'ludicrous' Iceland volcano claims

guardian.co.uk  2010-06-01 15:51:02

Ryanair will challenge EU's compensation rules by rejecting biggest claims under 'cheats' charter'Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary is challenging the European Union compensation regime for airline passengers ...

EasyJet plans lawsuit over flight ban

The Australian  2010-05-30 22:15:03

EASYJET is planning a class action lawsuit to win compensation for flight bans imposed by air safety authorities in April and May.

EasyJet founder slams CEO as overrated

The Australian  2010-05-11 23:25:36

THE founder of easyJet has ripped up the airline's growth strategy and launched a personal and unprecedented verbal assault on the CEO.