Tag: Ryanair

Laudamotion Becomes a 100% Subsidiary of Ryanair

Reading Time: 2 minutes Laudamotion, Austria’s No. 1 low fares airline, confirmed that Ryanair has completed the purchase of 100% shareholding in Laudamotion GmbH from NL Holdings in late December. Laudamotion now becomes a 100% subsidiary of Ryanair Holdings Plc, the Group which owns Europe’s largest airline. With the support of Ryanair Holdings, Laudamotion has also announced a series […]

Ryanair Boeing 737 Gear Strut Penetrates Wing During Retraction

Reading Time: 1 minute A Ryanair Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Frankfurt Hahn (Germany) to Bari (Italy), gear strut penetrated wing during retraction. Aircraft was climbing out of Hahn Airport’s runway 21 when the crew selected the gear up but did not receive indication the gear came up properly. The crew stopped the climb at FL100 and returned to Frankfurt […]

Ryanair: Post-Brexit Flights Secured

Reading Time: 1 minute Ryanair, an Irish low-cost carrier, is intensively preparing for as smooth transition of its operations as possible after Brexit goes into effect in March 2019. On 3rd January the airline confirmed that Ryanair UK was issued an Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) by the UK CAA. This way the airline will be able to operate domestic […]

Ryanair Boeing 737 Captain’s Windshield Cracks

Reading Time: 1 minute A Ryanair Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Venice (Italy) to Hamburg (Germany), cracked windshield. Aircraft was climbing out of Venice when the captain’s windshield began to glow at the right upper corner followed by the captain’s windshield to crack. The crew levelled off at FL280 to run the related checklists, verified it was just the outer […]

Ryanair Cancels 190 Flights Grounding 30,000 Passengers on Friday

Reading Time: 1 minute Ryanair has cancelled 190 of its 2,400 scheduled flights (8%) on Friday blaming strikes by cabin crew based in Spain, Belgium, the Netherlands, Portugal, Italy and Germany. Although the company has not revealed which flights had been cancelled in particular, travelling plans of 30,000 passengers have been affected. Therefore, the airline said all the passengers […]

Ryanair Threatens to Cut German Jobs as Strike to Ground 150 Flights

Reading Time: 1 minute Ryanair says it will cancel 150 flights out of 400 scheduled to fly to and from Germany on Wednesday due to a 24-hour strike by pilots and cabin crew. German pilots union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) has called on Ryanair to agree to mediation in its dispute over pay and terms, but there has been disagreement […]

Ryanair Boeing 737-800 First Officer Incapacitated

Reading Time: 1 minute A Ryanair Boeing 737-800, performing flight from London Stansted (UK) to Palermo (Italy) with 186 people on board, was on final approach to Palermo’s runway descending in turbulent weather conditions when the crew initiated a go around. The captain subsequently reported the first officer had become ill, the captain decided to divert to Trapani located […]

Ryanair to Invest $200M in London Luton with 2 New Based Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, announced an investment of $200 million at London Luton airport with 2 new based aircraft for its winter 2018 schedule and added 6 new routes and more flights on its existing Vilnius route. Ryanair’s winter 2018 London Luton schedule will now deliver a total of 21 routes. At London Luton Airport, […]

Mediation Begins as Ryanair and Irish Pilots Try to Reach Agreement

Reading Time: 1 minute 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

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 […]