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#Michael O'Leary

# michael-oleary - Thursday 11 August, 2022

Ryanair's €10 fares to disappear due to rising fuel prices, says O'Leary
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Ryanair's €10 fares to disappear due to rising fuel prices, says O'Leary

Aug 11th 2022, 6:45 AM 24,543 Views 34 Comments

Michael O’Leary said he expected the airline’s average fare to rise by about €10 over the next five years.

# michael-oleary - Monday 25 July, 2022

Michael O'Leary hits out at 'unprecedented handling delays' amid Ryanair summer recovery
# TAKE OFF
# TAKE OFF

Michael O'Leary hits out at 'unprecedented handling delays' amid Ryanair summer recovery

Jul 25th 2022, 8:22 AM 31,608 Views 12 Comments

The airline hit profits of €170 million for the three months to June.

# michael-oleary - Thursday 14 July, 2022

Maguire and Reid left with work to do as Swedish duo share lead at LPGA team tournament
# Michigan
From The42
# Michigan

Maguire and Reid left with work to do as Swedish duo share lead at LPGA team tournament

Jul 14th 2022, 7:37 AM 2,048 Views 0 Comments

The Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational is a two-player team tournament being held in Michigan.

# michael-oleary - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

Ryanair boss warns flight woes to continue 'right throughout the summer'
# Summer Of Discontent
# Summer Of Discontent

Ryanair boss warns flight woes to continue 'right throughout the summer'

Jun 21st 2022, 12:02 PM 23,516 Views 19 Comments

Michael O’Leary said passengers should brace for a “less than satisfactory experience” this summer.

# michael-oleary - Wednesday 15 June, 2022

Ryanair scraps controversial South Africa test as O’Leary admits ‘it doesn’t make sense’
# Afrikaans Test
# Afrikaans Test

Ryanair scraps controversial South Africa test as O’Leary admits ‘it doesn’t make sense’

Jun 15th 2022, 8:43 AM 25,102 Views 9 Comments

The test in Afrikaans caused outrage in South Africa.

# michael-oleary - Monday 16 May, 2022

Ryanair lost €355 million last year amid 'fragile' recovery in air travel from the pandemic
# Turbulent Times
# Turbulent Times

Ryanair lost €355 million last year amid 'fragile' recovery in air travel from the pandemic

May 16th 2022, 7:44 AM 9,300 Views 4 Comments

The low-cost airline said it hopes to return to profitability in the current financial year,

# michael-oleary - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

Tiger Roll pencilled in for Cheltenham reappearance on Sunday
# You Gotta Roll With It
From The42
# You Gotta Roll With It

Tiger Roll pencilled in for Cheltenham reappearance on Sunday

Nov 9th 2021, 9:19 AM 1,696 Views 0 Comments

Cross country glory remains the goal for dual National winner.

# michael-oleary - Thursday 16 September, 2021

Ryanair pumps €50 million into new Dublin training centre as the airline plots its recovery
# Takeoff
# Takeoff

Ryanair pumps €50 million into new Dublin training centre as the airline plots its recovery

Sep 16th 2021, 9:01 AM 15,252 Views 24 Comments

The budget carrier is aiming to hire 5,000 new workers, group chief executive Michael O’Leary said.

# michael-oleary - Sunday 12 September, 2021

Ryanair boss warns of ‘dramatically higher’ air fares next summer
# Flying High
# Flying High

Ryanair boss warns of ‘dramatically higher’ air fares next summer

Sep 12th 2021, 6:01 PM 87,371 Views 76 Comments

Michael O’Leary said today that huge demand for holidays would coincide with fewer flights next year.

# michael-oleary - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Diversion of Ryanair flight to Belarus breached ‘all international aviation rules’, O'Leary says
# Belarus
# Belarus

Diversion of Ryanair flight to Belarus breached ‘all international aviation rules’, O'Leary says

Jun 15th 2021, 12:40 PM 15,315 Views 16 Comments

The plane changed course to head for the Belarus capital Minsk escorted by a MiG fighter jet.

# michael-oleary - Monday 24 May, 2021

Michael O'Leary says diversion of Ryanair plane was 'state-sponsored hijacking'
# Minsk
# Minsk

Michael O'Leary says diversion of Ryanair plane was 'state-sponsored hijacking'

May 24th 2021, 9:20 AM 51,319 Views 28 Comments

O’Leary also said it appears there were some KGB agents on board the flight.

# michael-oleary - Saturday 13 March, 2021

'Michael just said, 'I'm paying Mouse to train him, I'm paying you to ride him, it's yere decision'
# Conor O'Dwyer
From The42
# Conor O'Dwyer

'Michael just said, 'I'm paying Mouse to train him, I'm paying you to ride him, it's yere decision'

Mar 13th 2021, 10:00 AM 48,809 Views 7 Comments

Conor O’Dwyer only won four races as a jockey at Cheltenham. Two Gold Cup and two Champion Hurdles made for an impressive strike rate though.

# michael-oleary - Monday 1 March, 2021

Michael O’Leary will ‘continue to support’ trainer Gordon Elliott despite ‘unacceptable’ photograph
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Michael O’Leary will ‘continue to support’ trainer Gordon Elliott despite ‘unacceptable’ photograph

Mar 1st 2021, 12:42 PM 75,998 Views 59 Comments

Betfair, however, has severed ties with Elliott after he was photographed sitting on a dead horse.

# michael-oleary - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Ryanair says it owes no money to travel agents, denies claims that airline is causing refund 'logjam'
# Travel
# Travel

Ryanair says it owes no money to travel agents, denies claims that airline is causing refund 'logjam'

Updated Feb 9th 2021, 2:39 PM 20,072 Views 25 Comments

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary said last week that there is no backlog and all refunds have been issued.

# michael-oleary - Monday 1 February, 2021

'To say everything is refunded is not true': Travel agents and Ryanair customers take aim at O'Leary over remarks
# Turbulent Times
# Turbulent Times

'To say everything is refunded is not true': Travel agents and Ryanair customers take aim at O'Leary over remarks

Feb 1st 2021, 3:53 PM 46,285 Views 57 Comments

The Commission for Aviation Regulation says that 80% of complaints relating to airline refunds have been resolved.

# michael-oleary - Thursday 15 October, 2020

'A major blow': Shannon and Cork airport bosses call for more government support after Ryanair base closures
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

'A major blow': Shannon and Cork airport bosses call for more government support after Ryanair base closures

Oct 15th 2020, 11:09 AM 20,665 Views 31 Comments

Calls for rapid airport testing have been backed by the chair of Dáil Covid Committee.

# michael-oleary - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Proposed EU traffic light system for air travel 'is still a bit up in the air', says Tánaiste
# Aviation Industry
# Aviation Industry

Proposed EU traffic light system for air travel 'is still a bit up in the air', says Tánaiste

Sep 23rd 2020, 1:10 PM 22,181 Views 26 Comments

Varadkar said he is worried about Cork and Shannon airports bouncing back from Covid.

# michael-oleary - Saturday 30 May, 2020

Debunked: Do European air travel guidelines show there is no need to quarantine visitors from overseas?
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: Do European air travel guidelines show there is no need to quarantine visitors from overseas?

May 30th 2020, 12:05 AM 42,420 Views 91 Comments

Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary made a number of claims about Covid-19 and air travel on radio this week.

# michael-oleary - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

CMO dismisses O'Leary claim that quarantine for overseas visitors has 'no basis in science or health'
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

CMO dismisses O'Leary claim that quarantine for overseas visitors has 'no basis in science or health'

Updated May 27th 2020, 8:20 PM 43,357 Views 115 Comments

Michael O’Leary called for the government to halt the new regulation.

# michael-oleary - Thursday 23 April, 2020

'An idiotic idea': Michael O'Leary says Ryanair won't return to flying if middle seats must be left empty
# Social Distancing
# Social Distancing

'An idiotic idea': Michael O'Leary says Ryanair won't return to flying if middle seats must be left empty

Apr 23rd 2020, 11:12 AM 67,200 Views 102 Comments

The Ryanair Executive laid out plans for the airline’s recovery including plans to run 40% of flights in July.

# michael-oleary - Monday 16 March, 2020

Ryanair removes flight change fee, says it expects the grounding of most of its fleet in Europe
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Ryanair removes flight change fee, says it expects the grounding of most of its fleet in Europe

Updated Mar 16th 2020, 1:33 PM 41,170 Views 49 Comments

The airline expects most of its planes to be grounded in 7-10 days.

# michael-oleary - Saturday 22 February, 2020

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary slammed for ‘abhorrent’ remarks on Muslims
# Michael O'Leary
# Michael O'Leary

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary slammed for ‘abhorrent’ remarks on Muslims

Feb 22nd 2020, 9:40 AM 84,128 Views 170 Comments

The businessman said bombers ‘will generally be males of a Muslim persuasion’.

# michael-oleary - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Tiger Roll '50-50' to attempt historic Grand National treble as handicap weights announced
# Decision Time
From The42
# Decision Time

Tiger Roll '50-50' to attempt historic Grand National treble as handicap weights announced

Feb 11th 2020, 5:20 PM 4,912 Views 12 Comments

Two-timer winner handed top weight of 11st 10lbs ahead of Aintree showpiece.

# michael-oleary - Thursday 16 January, 2020

'Tax holiday': Ryanair and O'Leary fuming at British government for bailing out airline Flybe
# Tell Us Why
# Tell Us Why

'Tax holiday': Ryanair and O'Leary fuming at British government for bailing out airline Flybe

Jan 16th 2020, 9:20 PM 37,621 Views 35 Comments

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary said the rescue package for Flybe amounted to “illegal State aid”.

# michael-oleary - Friday 29 November, 2019

Johnny Ward: Gordon Elliott remains one of Irish racing's most glaring enigmas
# Column
From The42
# Column

Johnny Ward: Gordon Elliott remains one of Irish racing's most glaring enigmas

Nov 29th 2019, 11:28 AM 10,987 Views 1 Comment

‘He is the messer at the bar who wants the night to continue, yet there is no chance whatsoever of him being late for work at the morning.’

# michael-oleary - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Bonus scheme of up to €99m for Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary narrowly approved
# High Flyer
# High Flyer

Bonus scheme of up to €99m for Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary narrowly approved

Sep 19th 2019, 1:23 PM 19,300 Views 37 Comments

In the 12 months to the end of March 2019, O’Leary’s basic salary was €1.06 million.

# michael-oleary - Friday 30 August, 2019

Eddie Wilson named new Ryanair CEO
# New Job
# New Job

Eddie Wilson named new Ryanair CEO

Aug 30th 2019, 8:30 PM 67,095 Views 36 Comments

Wilson will replace Michael O’Leary from 1 September.

# michael-oleary - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Ryanair is suing outgoing second-in-command Peter Bellew
# Contract Dispute
# Contract Dispute

Ryanair is suing outgoing second-in-command Peter Bellew

Aug 8th 2019, 2:24 PM 32,707 Views 0 Comments

The Meath native, once tipped to become Michael O’Leary’s replacement, is moving to rival EasyJet.

# michael-oleary - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

'Unavoidable at this time': Ryanair says up to 900 jobs at risk
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

'Unavoidable at this time': Ryanair says up to 900 jobs at risk

Jul 31st 2019, 3:28 PM 31,236 Views 48 Comments

CEO Michael O’Leary told staff about the potential job losses in a video message this week.

Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary earned almost €10,000 a day in the past year
# Flying High
# Flying High

Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary earned almost €10,000 a day in the past year

Jul 31st 2019, 7:03 AM 31,002 Views 45 Comments

In the 12 months to March 2019, O’Leary pay package totalled €3.38 million.

# michael-oleary - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

'Loss of Michael O'Leary's financial investment will be felt across the board' - Ruby Walsh
# Stepping Back
From The42
# Stepping Back

'Loss of Michael O'Leary's financial investment will be felt across the board' - Ruby Walsh

May 15th 2019, 1:34 PM 6,055 Views 2 Comments

It was announced yesterday that operations at the Gigginstown House Stud are to be brought to a halt.

# michael-oleary - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Michael O'Leary stuns jump racing world with plan to wind down Gigginstown operation
# Final Call
From The42
# Final Call

Michael O'Leary stuns jump racing world with plan to wind down Gigginstown operation

May 14th 2019, 1:56 PM 42,408 Views 42 Comments

The scaling back policy will will take place over the next few years.

# michael-oleary - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Dear commissioner... The secret letters revealing Ryanair's friction with EU bureaucrats
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

Dear commissioner... The secret letters revealing Ryanair's friction with EU bureaucrats

Apr 11th 2019, 1:22 PM 6,908 Views 12 Comments

Unpublished correspondence shows that Michael O’Leary is just as amusing in private as he is in public.

# michael-oleary - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Ryanair asked the EU to use its 'influential voice' to pressure Paschal Donohoe in a tax law dispute
# Fora
# Fora

Ryanair asked the EU to use its 'influential voice' to pressure Paschal Donohoe in a tax law dispute

Apr 6th 2019, 8:30 AM 69 Views 0 Comments

The airline had launched a High Court challenge relating to tax laws for Europe-based workers.

Ryanair asked the EU to use its 'influential voice' to pressure Paschal Donohoe in a tax law dispute
# Fora
# Fora

Ryanair asked the EU to use its 'influential voice' to pressure Paschal Donohoe in a tax law dispute

Apr 6th 2019, 8:30 AM 15,293 Views 10 Comments

The airline had launched a High Court challenge relating to tax laws for Europe-based workers.

# michael-oleary - Monday 4 February, 2019

Ryanair reports €20 million loss in third quarter of 2018
# Airline Overhaul
# Airline Overhaul

Ryanair reports €20 million loss in third quarter of 2018

Feb 4th 2019, 8:25 AM 20,976 Views 36 Comments

The airline has announced that CEO Michael O’Leary will stay at the helm until at least 2024.

# michael-oleary - Friday 1 February, 2019

Cooper has got talent and time on his side to grasp second chance
# Column
From The42
# Column

Cooper has got talent and time on his side to grasp second chance

Feb 1st 2019, 12:50 PM 5,662 Views 1 Comment

The 26-year-old has had to deal with losing the Gigginstown job but retirements will leave a gap to fill and he’s as good as anyone else left, writes Johnny Ward.

# michael-oleary - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Ryanair hopes to kill off weaker rivals with low fares and excess capacity - but they keep hanging on
# Transport
# Transport

Ryanair hopes to kill off weaker rivals with low fares and excess capacity - but they keep hanging on

Jan 26th 2019, 7:15 AM 21,046 Views 27 Comments

The low-cost airline recently announced its second profit warning in three months.

# michael-oleary - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Ryanair hopes its frailest rivals will die soon - but they keep clinging on for dear life
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

Ryanair hopes its frailest rivals will die soon - but they keep clinging on for dear life

Jan 24th 2019, 3:26 PM 687 Views 0 Comments

The low-cost airline recently announced its second profit warning in three months.

# michael-oleary - Thursday 15 November, 2018

The letter Michael O'Leary sent to Matt Cooper when he asked to write a book on Ryanair
# Declined
# Declined

The letter Michael O'Leary sent to Matt Cooper when he asked to write a book on Ryanair

Nov 15th 2018, 9:05 PM 56,943 Views 28 Comments

O’Leary said he had “no interest in such books” and outlined he would not be available for an interview.

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