European budget carrier Ryanair is offering business-class tickets in an attempt to woo companies and governments during penny-pinching times. Marketed under the slogan “Your boss will approve,” the new ticket reverses some of the airline’s more reviled policies for fee-dazzled travelers. The Dublin-based company, long Europe’s fastest-growing airline with a sell-it-cheap, stack-’em-high philosophy, says it […]
Ryanair Chief Executive Michael O’Leary is to travel to Cyprus on Thursday for talks with the government about the possible takeover of loss-making carrier Cyprus Airways, he told journalists. Ryanair was among nearly 20 companies which last month submitted non-binding expressions of interest in the airline, now controlled by the Cypriot government. The process is […]
Ryanair launched a new payment partnership with PayPal, providing customers, business travellers, travel agents and corporate travel departments with even more ways to book and pay for the lowest fares on the Ryanair.com website. Ryanair’s 86m customers now have the option to pay for their Ryanair flights using their PayPal account, ensuring even faster bookings […]
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As airlines try to pack more passengers into their planes, ordinary travelers are feeling the squeeze. Now, Boeing is releasing an even more densely packed version of its most popular plane, the Boeing 737. I’ll examine why Boeing is launching this model, what it means for airlines, and how soon you could be flying in […]
Two Ryanair planes have been damaged in a collision at Stansted Airport, causing three hour delays to flights this morning. The incident occurred when a Warsaw-bound plane and a plane from Frankfurt Hahn that had just landed collided in the parking area of the airport at about 6.50am. The crash damaged the wing tip of […]
Boeing and Ryanair have finalized an order for five additional Next-Generation 737s, valued at $452 million at list prices. Today’s announcement brings the total number of unfilled Next-Generation 737 orders for the Ireland-based ultra-low-cost carrier to 180 airplanes.
Boeing and Ryanair showcased their strong partnership with a new, co-branded livery on the airline’s most recently delivered Next-Generation 737-800.
Ryanair today (12th August) dismissed inaccurate reports in a number of UK papers, including the Financial Times and the Daily Telegraph, which made references to a “survey of Ryanair pilots” and comments attributed to an Evert Van Zwol, the self styled Chairman of the Ryanair Pilot Group’s Interim Council. Ryanair pointed out the Ryanair Pilot […]
Ryanair today confirmed that, as part of its ongoing remedies discussions with the UK Competition Commission (CC) in a case where the CC have produced no evidence whatsoever of any lessening of competition as a result of Ryanair’s 6½ year old 29% shareholding in Aer Lingus, Ryanair has now offered the following undertaking to the […]