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Ryanair decision may cost them up to 53 million EUR in compensations

After messing up with planning pilots‘ holidays schedules, in the next 6 weeks Ryanair announced cancelling from 1680 to 2100 flights. The massive cancellations will affect around 400 thousand passengers. The grand plan was said to fight Ryanair’s low punctuality rate, but the day after, airline spokesman had to admit that it were staff holiday management mistakes what caused cancelati...

Ryanair Publishes List Of Flights To Be Cancelled Up To End Of October

Ryanair confirmed that it has published the full list of flight cancellations (now less than 50 per day) between Thurs 21st Sept. to Tues 31st Oct. next. These cancellations have been allocated where possible, to Ryanair’s bigger base airports, and routes with multiple daily frequencies so that Ryanair can offer these disrupted customers the maximum number of alternate flights and routes in...

Ryanair to cancel less than 2% of flights over next 6 weeks to improve punctuality

Ryanair announced that it would cancel 40-50 flights daily for the next six weeks (to the end of October) to improve its system-wide punctuality which has fallen below 80% in the first two weeks of September through a combination of ATC capacity delays and strikes, weather disruptions and the impact of increased holiday allocations to pilots and cabin crew as the airline moves to allocate ann...

Ryanair Announces Additional $300 Million Investment In Frankfurt

Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, announced an additional three based aircraft to bring it to a total of 10 ($1billion) at Frankfurt Main airport. The Frankfurt summer 2018 schedule includes 38 (34 new) Frankfurt Main routes and 43 (1 new) Frankfurt Hahn routes which will deliver over 4.7m customers p.a. through Ryanair’s two Frankfurt airports next year. Ryanair’s Frankfurt S18...

Ryanair Calls On Bundeskartellamt & EU Commission To Block Lufthansa-Air Berlin Take-Over

Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, on 30 Aug 2017 urged the German Bundeskartellamt and the EU Commission to block the stitch-up between the German Government, Lufthansa and Air Berlin to carve up Air Berlin’s assets, while excluding major competitors and ignoring both competition and State Aid rules, and called for immediate action to block this anti-consumer take-over. This ins...

Ryanair Q1 Profits Rise 55% To € 397m Due To Strong Easter But No Change To FY Guidance

Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, reported a 55% rise in Q1 profit to €397m. This result is distorted by the timing of Easter in Q1 with no holiday period in the prior year comparative. Traffic grew 12% to 35m as Ryanair’s lower fares and “Always Getting Better” (AGB) programme delivered a record 96% load factor. Ryanair’s CEO Michael O’Leary said:&nb...

Ryanair Unveils 2017/18 (Year 4) “Always Getting Better” Plan

Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, unveiled its 2017/18 customer experience improvement plan which forms Year 4 of its “Always Getting Better” (AGB) programme, including service, digital, ancillary and inflight developments. The new initiatives to be rolled out over the coming year include: Connecting flights – on Ryanair’s network, then on other airlines Even lower...

Boeing, Ryanair Celebrate Delivery of Airline's 450th Next-Generation 737-800

Boeing and Ryanair celebrated the delivery of the airline's 450th Next-Generation 737-800. This significant milestone has been reached in less than two decades, with the Irish low-cost carrier taking an average delivery of 25 737-800s per year since 1999.   "Ryanair is proud to partner with Boeing and has operated an all-Boeing fleet since 1994," said Ryan...