Tag: Ryanair

Ryanair, Aer Lingus Cancel Flights Over Strike in France

Reading Time: < 1 minute Aer Lingus and Ryanair have cancelled a number of flights today due to industrial action by French air traffic controllers. Ryanair has cancelled dozens of flights to, from or over France. The airline says it “sincerely apologises for any inconvenience caused by these unjustified ATC disruptions which are entirely outside of our control”. Customers can rebook […]

Ryanair Boosts Profits By 43% With “Significant Traffic Growth”

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ryanair on Monday released its full year update to investors and analysts in which it posted a 43% increase in full year profits. During the update the business said the group delivered “significant traffic and profit growth” as profits rose to €1,242m and traffic growing by 18% to 106m. Revenue in the period rose by […]

Ryanair Cancel 70 Flights Due to French Strike

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ryanair has been forced to cancel over 70 flights today – to and over France – with delays expected to spill over into tomorrow. This is the fifth French strike in two months and Ryanair has called on the European Commission to take action. Customers travelling today are being urged to check the status of […]

Ryanair Opens London Stansted Training Center

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ryanair has opened a training center at London Stansted Airport, as it seeks 1,000 more pilots, cabin crew and engineers this year to fuel its expansion. The European training center includes four full-flight simulators, an aircraft interior for cabin crew training and a full-scale engineering training aircraft. “These new facilities will allow Ryanair to recruit […]

Ryanair Celebrates 5 years at Vilnius Airport

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ryanair, Europe’s favourite airline celebrated its 5 year anniversary at Vilnius Airport since it began operations in 2011. This summer Ryanair offers Vilnius customers a choice of 15 routes including Barcelona, Dublin, London Stansted & London Luton, Madrid, Milan Bergamo and Rome Ciampino. Ryanair celebrated this 5 year milestone at Vilnius Airport by releasing seats […]

Ryanair’s Passenger Figures Grow 10 pct in April

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ryanair, Europe’s leading low-cost airline, said on Wednesday it carried a total of 9.9 million passengers in April this year, up 10 percent over a year ago. The Irish budget airline also said its load factor — how many seats it fills on each flight — rose by 2 percent to 93 percent. Ryanair attributed […]

Jet Metal Signs Definitive Agreement To Create New Canadian Airline

Reading Time: 2 minutes Jet Metal Corp. announced that further to the news release by the company on Feb. 17, 2016, Jet Metal has now entered into a definitive agreement with Canada Jetlines Ltd. with respect to a business combination of Jetlines and Jet Metal. Jetlines is a start-up airline aiming to become Canada’s first ultra-low cost carrier (ULCC). […]

Airline Routes April, 2016

Reading Time: < 1 minute WestJet begins seasonal Boeing 737 services with 4X-weekly Halifax-Vancouver June 30 and 4X-weekly Halifax-Winnipeg July 2. V Air began Taipei TPE-Ibaraki service March 15. V Air’s also began 4X-weekly Manila-Taipei service. UPS added a new sorting facility and expanded its existing building at Ontario International Airport, Calif. The new building will process UPS next day […]

Greece Flights Hit by Air Traffic Controllers’ Strike

Reading Time: 2 minutes Flights in Greece were at a standstill on Thursday after air traffic controllers called a 24-hour strike over pension reforms sought by the country’s creditors. The strike, due to end at 20:59 GMT, halted all flights into and out of the country, Athens airport said. “Nothing is moving today,” its press office said. The strike […]

Boeing, Ryanair Celebrate Milestone Delivery: 400th Next-Generation 737-800

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing and Ryanair marked a milestone today with the delivery of the airline’s 400th Next-Generation 737-800. The Irish low-cost carrier operates the largest fleet of Next-Generation 737-800s in the world. “The Boeing 737-800 aircraft, with its industry leading technical reliability and seating capacity, has been the foundation upon which our successful and safe growth has been […]