Ryanair launches own prepay card as only way for customers to avoid fee

guardian.co.uk  2011-09-14 13:22:58

Passengers will have to buy flight with 'Ryanair Cash Passport' or pay £6 surcharge as airline flies in face of OFT findingsPassengers flying with Ryanair will have to use the airline's own Mastercard ...

Shannon has priced itself out of market, says O'Leary

Independent.ie  2011-09-12 04:00:00

Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary has claimed that Shannon airport "has priced itself out of existence".

Aer Lingus in firing line in €5bn state assets sale

Independent.ie  2011-09-08 04:00:00

THE IMF has called on the Government to double the amount it plans to squeeze out of state asset sales as Transport Minister Leo Varadkar said the State may sell its 25pc holding in Aer Lingus to raise ...

‘We might sell Aer Lingus' Varadkar reveals assets plan

Independent.ie  2011-09-07 11:02:22

There is no longer a strategic case for the Government holding a 25pc stake in Aer Lingus, Transport Minister Leo Varadkar has said. In the clearest indication yet that the state's quarter share will be ...

Airline Routes

Air Transport World  2011-09-06 22:05:09

SkyWork Airlines launched Bern service to Rome Fiumicino (5X-weekly) and Vienna (6X-weekly). Ryanair will cease Dublin service to Kerry and Cork on Sept. 7 and Oct. 30, respectively. Eastern Airways ...

Ryanair passenger numbers up

The Irish Times  2011-09-05 13:01:23

No-frills airline Ryanair carried over 8 million passengers last month, according to new figures published today.

Highs and lows start the north's economic week

guardian.co.uk  2011-09-05 09:26:24

Travel remains surprisingly buoyant but there's another blow for small-scale manufacturingThere's patchy economic news to start the week in the north. The good first: Liverpool's John Lennon airport had ...

Cork goes pop as airlines struggle to make their old Tiger routes pay

Independent.ie  2011-08-25 04:00:00

Aer Lingus gave it up years ago, and now Ryanair has come to the conclusion that the Dublin-Cork route just can't pay its way.This week, Ryanair blamed its decision to axe the service on something that ...

Aer Arann throws lifeline to Kerry airport

Independent.ie  2011-08-24 04:00:00

A RIVAL airline is poised to begin offering flights between Dublin and Kerry, after Ryanair announced it is dropping the route from early September.

Ryanair axes Dublin-Kerry and Dublin-Cork flights

Independent.ie  2011-08-23 10:01:14

No frills airline Ryanair is axing services from Kerry and Cork to Dublin.

Airlines' cheap ticket offers to be investigated

guardian.co.uk  2011-08-08 04:59:01

Practice of flights being displayed at low prices before further charges are added is to be looked at by European commissionThe European commission has launched an inquiry into airlines' controversial ...

Ryanair threatens legal action over Stansted fees

guardian.co.uk  2011-07-27 17:55:29

Cut-price airline clashes with BAA as sale of airport loomsBAA has accused Ryanair of attempting to influence the looming auction of Stansted airport after the budget carrier threatened legal action over ...

Ryanair Considering Fleet Plan Change

Aviation Week  2011-07-25 21:51:37

With Ryanair nearing the end of its order for Boeing 737-800s and no follow-on deal in sight, the low-fare airline may curtail planned fleet disposals and maintain slightly higher capacity than planned.

Ryanair passenger numbers rise 10%

guardian.co.uk  2011-07-25 16:44:29

Ryanair passenger numbers - and fuel costs - soar in first quarter as it benefits from 'recession in people's minds'Ryanair paid an extra €140m (£123m) in fuel costs during the first quarter of ...

Ryanair reports increased profits

BBC News  2011-07-25 06:27:42

Irish budget airline Ryanair reports growth in profits and passenger numbers, but says they were flattered by last year's ash cloud.

Ryanair to establish Manchester base

Air Transport World  2011-07-13 20:09:06

Ryanair will establish a base at Manchester Airport Oct. 2, initially with two Boeing 737-800s operating on 17 routes, and has plans to grow to four aircraft and 26 routes by summer 2012. MAN will be the ...

CAA backs Ryanair on Gatwick charges

Air Transport World  2011-07-10 03:15:02

UK Civil Aviation Authority instructed Gatwick Airport Ltd. to implement a more transparent and non-discriminatory pricing structure for check-in and baggage processing by April 2012 and consult its users ...

Flybe buys Finnish airline in £22.7m deal

guardian.co.uk  2011-07-01 09:57:56

Budget carrier acquires Finnish Commuter Airlines in joint venture with Finnair as quest to dominate European regional routes continuesBudget airline Flybe has laid down a marker in its quest to dominate ...

Ryanair said my transaction failed - but took my money anyway

guardian.co.uk  2011-06-24 23:01:17

I tried to book flights with Ryanair. They didn't give me a booking reference but took my money and I can't get a refundIn March I logged on to the Ryanair website to book two return flights between Leeds ...

Airbus 'overwhelmed' by sales success as A320neo proves a hit at Paris air show

guardian.co.uk  2011-06-22 19:43:35

Low-budget airline IndiGo orders 180 planes from AirbusAirbus has staked a claim to be the world's number one aircraft maker after it notched up a series of deals at the Paris air show that will take its ...