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Ryanair Surpasses New Safety Standards For Flight Tracking With GlobalBeacon

As announced FlightAware, Ryanair will deploy GlobalBeacon, a live flight monitoring platform that combines FlightAware's data processing capabilities and web-interface with global flight tracking coverage from Aireon(SM). The Aireon network tracks aircraft via their ADS-B (automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast) out antennas, which are mandated in many parts of the world inclu...

Ryanair Reports Q3 Loss Of €20m (Excl Lauda)

Ryanair reported a Q3 net loss of €20m (excl. Lauda). Strong traffic growth (+8%) to 33m was offset by a 6% decline in ave. fares due to excess winter capacity in Europe. Stronger ancillary revenue growth (+26%) was offset by higher fuel, staff and EU261 costs. Q3 Results (IFRS)* Dec. 31, 2017 Dec. 31, 2018 % Change Guests 30.4m 32.7m +8%...

Ryanair UK got CAA's Issued AOC

Ryanair confirmed that the UK CAA has issued Ryanair UK with a UK AOC, which will allow this UK airline to operate UK domestic and UK to non-EU routes in a post-Brexit environment, if necessary.  Ryanair continues to call on the UK and EU to agree a transition deal from 31 March 2019, so that any disruption to flights and British consumer summer holidays in 2019 can be avoided. Rya...

Ryanair Launches New Pilot Training Programme With Sky4U ATO

Ryanair announced a major new training partnership with ATO SKY4u to deliver a Ryanair Airline Pilot Standard (APS MCC) programme in Berlin and Vienna. The partnership will ensure Ryanair continues to attract highly trained professional pilots to support its continued growth across Europe. This new EASA approved enhanced MCC programme gives trainee pilots a structured path to achieve an ex...

Ryanair Announces $200m Investment In London Luton With 2 New Based Aircraft

Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline announced an investment of $200 million at London Luton airport with 2 new based aircraft (6 aircraft in total) for its winter 2018 schedule and added 6 new routes to Alicante, Athens, Barcelona, Bologna, Cork and Malaga and more flights on its existing Vilnius route. Ryanair’s winter 2018 London Luton schedule will now deliver a total of 21 routes w...

Ryanair Full Year Profits Rise 10% To €1.45bn

Ryanair today (21 May) reported a 10% increase in full year profit after tax to €1.45bn, as lower fares (down 3%) stimulated 9% traffic growth to over 130m guests, and an industry leading 95% load factor. Ryanair’s CEO Michael O’Leary said: “We are pleased to report a 10% increase in profits, with an unchanged net margin of 20%, despite a 3% cut in air fares, durin...

Report Confirms Contribution Made By Ryanair & LCCs To European Economy & Integration

Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, welcomed the findings of a research project carried out by CEPS (Centre for European Policy Studies) exploring the impact of low-cost carriers in Europe in terms of integration and patterns of mobility. The report, titled ‘Low-Cost Airlines: Bringing the EU Closer Together’*, considered several channels to assess the extent of the contribut...

Boeing, Ryanair Announce Order for 25 737 MAX 8s

Additional order takes Ryanair's 737 MAX order total to 135 airplanes Europe's largest low cost-carrier is the launch customer for high capacity MAX 8 variant Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Ryanair today announced they finalized an order for 25 additional high-capacity 737 MAX 8 airplanes. The $3 billion order, at current list prices, was previously listed as unidentified on Boeing&...