RYANAIR NEWS

 

Michael O'Leary calls for abolition of airport taxes to boost Irish tourism

guardian.co.uk  2011-01-31 18:36:47

- Ryanair's third quarter losses increased by 1.6% to €12.7m- Ryanair reported quarterly revenues were up 22% to €746mRyanair boss Michael O'Leary has told Ireland's incoming government that the stricken ...

Ryanair blames snow and strikes for third-quarter loss

guardian.co.uk  2011-01-31 10:26:16

- €10.3m loss, down from €10.9m in same period a year ago- 3,000 flights cancelled in third quarter- Fares, ancillary revenues and passenger numbers all upBudget airline Ryanair reported a loss for ...

Judge rules Ryanair's boarding-pass fee is illegal

USA Today  2011-01-19 14:37:00

European no-frills carrier Ryanair finds itself at the center of yet another controversy. That's after a Spanish court ruled last week that it's ...

Spanish court rules Ryanair boarding pass reissue fee illegal

Air Transport World  2011-01-18 23:34:06

Ryanair on Tuesday announced it will seek a repeal of a Barcelona Commercial Court ruling deeming the carrier's €40/£40 ($53.26) boarding card reissue fee unlawful. The fee is charged if ...

Judge tells Ryanair that forcing passengers to print boarding passes is illegal

guardian.co.uk  2011-01-14 15:53:34

Ryanair to appeal for right to charge €40 to passengers with no boarding passRyanair's Michael O'Leary, the king of low-cost travel, may be regretting a recent decision to move some of his operations ...

Alfred Kahn obituary

guardian.co.uk  2011-01-12 18:46:36

Economist and the driving force behind airline deregulationMost economists measure their life's work in footnotes and journal citations. Alfred Kahn, who has died aged 93, could see his in the vapour trails ...

Ryanair pulls staff and planes out of Marseille in row over contracts

guardian.co.uk  2011-01-09 18:20:17

Michael O'Leary closes maintenance hub after authorities rule staff must be employed on French, not Irish, contractsRyanair boss Michael O'Leary, the unflinching king of cost-cutting, may finally have ...

EasyJet posts strong passenger numbers after escaping worst of snow

guardian.co.uk  2011-01-07 10:01:40

Budget airline reports 7.6% rise in December traffic as Gatwick and Stansted performed relatively well during the cold snapEasyJet has announced a strong rise in passenger numbers last month as its operations ...

Ryanair-Aer Lingus review will be pursued by regulator

guardian.co.uk  2011-01-04 21:10:29

OFT claims it is 'in time' to investigate Ryanair's stake in Irish rival Aer LingusThe Office of Fair Trading is to push ahead with an investigation of Ryanair's stake in Irish rival Aer Lingus despite ...

Qantas on brink of £200m biojet fuel joint venture

guardian.co.uk  2011-01-02 19:49:50

- Australian airline hopes to slash carbon emissions - US partner Solena will also build plant in London for BAThe Australian airline Qantas will this month announce a deal to build the world's second ...

Ryanair rejects rumors about Virgin

Air Transport World  2010-12-19 21:55:06

Ryanair on Friday dismissed speculation that it might bid for Virgin Atlantic Airways, saying that while it is interested in a low fares transatlantic service, it has "no intention of bidding for a high ...

Ryanair to cut more German flights due to 'eco-tax'

Air Transport World  2010-12-14 22:05:03

Ryanair announced further cuts to its German operations next year, citing the new flight tax as reason for its decision. German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced the new tax in June as part of a €80 ...

Ryanair to sue AENA over Spanish ATC strikes

Air Transport World  2010-12-13 22:18:23

Ryanair on Monday said it will take legal action against the Spanish air navigation and airports authority AENA, the aviation regulator AESA and the USCA traffic controllers union, over the unauthorized ...

Rail review suggests airline pricing

guardian.co.uk  2010-12-07 17:09:52

Roy McNulty, who is reviewing rail industry costs, suggests airline pricing to manage demand and cut peak overcrowdingThe rail industry could follow Ryanair's example and introduce airline-style ticket ...

Ryanair pilot 'sent to Siberia' after O'Leary jibe

guardian.co.uk  2010-12-07 11:31:46

Captain Morgan Fischer said that Michael O'Leary should be replaced by a cabin crew member - now the pilot's been transferred from Provence to LithuaniaA Ryanair pilot who suggested that the airline replace ...

Spanish air traffic controllers back at work - but delays continue

guardian.co.uk  2010-12-05 19:17:48

Stranded tourists begin returning home as airlines including Ryanair and easyJet lay on extra flights back to UKBritish tourists hit by travel woes caused by striking Spanish air traffic controllers were ...

Spanish flights: Britons still stranded by backlog from strikes at airports

guardian.co.uk  2010-12-05 15:16:31

- Spain's airports re-open after 24-hour controllers' walkout- Extra Ryanair and easyJet planes as disruption continuesThousands of UK passengers were still awaiting flights to or from Spanish airports ...

Ryanair to open three bases on Canary Islands

Air Transport World  2010-12-01 22:26:53

Ryanair announced Wednesday it will open three new bases in the Canary Islands next year as part of the LCC's Spain expansion plan, bringing the number of bases in the country to 11.

Ryanair passengers stage sit-in after plane is diverted to Belgium

guardian.co.uk  2010-11-17 18:32:38

Airport spokesman describes 'very aggressive' behaviour of some of the 90 passengers refusing to disembark at LiegeAbout 90 irate passengers staged a five-hour sit-in on a Ryanair plane in Belgium early ...

Rail operators push for Ryanair-style fares to beat off-peak overcrowding

guardian.co.uk  2010-11-07 00:07:02

Cost of most popular off-peak fare will rise under proposals for further deregulation, which could introduce easyJet-style pricing on long-distance servicesTrain operators are pushing for easyJet-style ...