Tag: Ryanair

Ryanair and BALPA Agree on 20% Pay Cut for UK Pilots

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ryanair and the British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA), a trade union for UK pilots, have reached a four-year agreement on 20% pay reduction (to be restored over four years). Along with salary cuts, under the agreement, accepted by 96% of Ryanair’s UK pilots, come productivity improvements on rosters, flexible working patterns and annual leave to […]

Ryanair Returns with Over 1,000 Daily Flights in July

Reading Time: < 1 minute The beginning of July marked the renewal of air services in many countries and for many operators. For example, low-coster Ryanair has returned to flying with over 1,000 daily flights all across Europe in July. By introducing more flights, Ryanair is placing back on track with almost 90% of its pre-Covid-19 route network. Although frequencies […]

Ryanair Expects €200 Million Loss in Q1 and Difficult Return

Reading Time: 2 minutes Since the middle of March, Ryanair Group has almost entire fleet grounded. The duration and impacts of the crisis provoked by the pandemic are yet undetermined. However, the Group is determined to “weather Covid-19 and emerge stronger when the crisis passes”. Dramatically low demand, travel restrictions and fleet grounding reduced Ryanair Group’s traffic by over […]

All-Boeing Ryanair: Lauda to Stop Flying Airbus Aircraft?

Reading Time: < 1 minute In a way, the current situation of airlines restructuring their fleets reminds of a chess game. A number of moves, including aircraft retirements, parking or storage, are taking place. Carriers are also deferring or cancelling their orders for new planes, or simplifying their fleets by switching to a single-type aircraft. This is the case of, […]

Ryanair to Reinstate 40% of Flights Across 90% of Its Network

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ryanair has announced about its plans to re-launch 40% of flights across 90% of pre-crisis route network from July. The airline expects to operate almost 1,000 flights daily. Although the return to operations at such a scale is still a subject to restrictions lift and safety measures introduced, the low-cost carrier has set very ambitious […]

Ryanair Says Most If Not All Its Flights Might Be Grounded

Reading Time: < 1 minute The spread of the coronavirus has put Ryanair in huge crisis as well. The carrier has already began slashing the capacity across all the airlines of its Group by 80%. From 24 March it expects to ground the “most if not all Ryanair Group flights, except for a very small number of flights to maintain […]

Ryanair Still Believes in Boeing 737 MAX Amid Delays and Losses

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ryanair, a Dublin-based low cost carrier, has announced that it is suffering great losses over delays in Boeing 737 MAX deliveries, however, the airline still trusts in this aircraft and is even determined to review its order to get a larger version of the type – MAX 10. The first Boeing 737 MAX, from a […]

Ryanair VS British Airline Pilots Association: Will a Strike Take Place?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Following an industrial action ballot the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) announced about two strike dates for UK-based Ryanair pilots. The first two-day strike is set for 22-23 August, while the second three-day strike is planned on 2-4 September. According to BALPA, strike actions come as a result of Ryanair’s inability to understand how to […]

Ryanair Plans Hundreds of Pilot and Cabin Crew Job Cuts

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ryanair, an Irish low-cost carrier, has warned about upcoming job cuts mainly amid falling earnings, delayed deliveries of still grounded Boeing 737 MAX aircraft and ongoing Brexit uncertainties. Just recently Ryanair announced a 21% drop in quarterly earnings which happened due to higher fuel costs, faltering economies and a fare war. Last month the carrier […]

Ryanair to Enter Turbulence Due to Ongoing Boeing 737 MAX Grounding?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ryanair, an Irish low-cost airline, announced about possible disruptions in operations due to uncertainty over the future of the ongoing Boeing 737 MAX aircraft grounding. Ryanair has 200 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft on order. The aircraft that has been grounded over the safety concerns since March, 2019, when the Ethiopian Airlines MAX fatally crashed taking the […]