Tag: Ryanair

Mediation Begins as Ryanair and Irish Pilots Try to Reach Agreement

Ryanair, the Irish low-cost carrier, has entered into three days of mediation in an attempt to reach a mutually acceptable conclusion to the current dispute with Irish pilots and their unions, the Irish Airline Pilot’s Association (IALPA) – part of the Fórsa trade union. While negotiations continue, the union has confirmed that no further strike […]

Pilot Strike Forces Ryanair to Cancel Another 250 Flights

Another 250 flights have been added to the list of Ryanair cancellations as the German Pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) confirms that pilots will be taking strike action this Friday after a 96 percent majority of Ryanair pilots employed in Germany voted in favor of a walk out. The VC pilot union has called for […]

Ryanair Warns of Job Losses after Cutting Dublin Fleet by 20%

Ryanair’s Board approved a plan to cut its Dublin based fleet from 30 to 24 aircraft for the winter 2018 season. These reductions have been driven by the rapid growth of Ryanair’s Polish charter airline. This airline is growing profitably in 2018, allied to a down turn in forward bookings and airfares in Ireland partly […]

Airlines Submit a Complaint to the EC Over Rise in ATC Strikes

In a bold move, International Airlines Group (IAG), easyJet, Ryanair and Wizz Air have all submitted complaints to the European Commission (EC) in relation to France and the current disruption being caused to flights by the country’s striking air traffic controllers (ATCs). Already this year French ATC strikes have risen 300% compared to the whole […]

Ryanair’s Turmoil and the Reasons Behind Explained

Since September last year Ryanair has headlined the most scandalous flight disruptions in its history. Starting from the 2000 cancelled flights last autumn to the current cabin crew strikes right in the middle of summer holidays, poor management practises at the largest Europe‘s LCC have finally started to come to the surface in the worst […]

Ryanair Informs 50,000 Passengers about Cancelled Flights

Irish airline Ryanair has cancelled up to 600 flights for more than 50,000 passengers over two days next week due to a strike by cabin crew in Belgium, Portugal and Spain. A total of 300 of its 2,400 scheduled flights will not take off each day next Wednesday July 25 and Thursday July 26, as […]

Ryanair Complains About ATC Staff Shortages and Cancels 1,100 Flights

Ryanair had to cancel over 1,100 flights for the second month in succession and complained about staff shortages, among other things, which has caused problems for air traffic controllers (ATCs) in the UK, Germany and France. It was only in September last year that the low-cost Irish carrier had to cancel flights affecting over 400,000 […]

IATA Confirms Ryanair Is Europe’s Favourite Airline

Ryanair, Europe’s No 1 airline, welcomed confirmation from IATA that it remains Europe’s favourite airline after IATA’s latest World Airline Transport Statistics showed Ryanair carried more customers than any other European airline – and the most international customers of any airline. Ryanair carried over 128m customers last year (1 Jan – 31 Dec 2017), over […]

Ryanair Fined €1.85 Million by AGCM Over Mass Cancelations

Ryanair has been fined €1.85 million (US$2.19 million) by the Italian competition authority AGCM in relation to the mass cancelation of flights. AGCM confirmed that it launched the action as a consequence of “incorrect commercial practice” which resulted from the cancelation of thousands of flights owing to “organizational and management problems.” The fine is not […]

Ryanair Full Year 2018 Profits Rise 10% to €1.45 Billion

Ryanair has 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 95% load factor. Average fares last year declined by 3% and traffic grew 9% to over 130m with Germany, Italy and Spain being the 3 largest growth […]