Tag: Ryanair

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 […]

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

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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 […]