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#Ryanair

# ryanair - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Ryanair to reopen Cork Airport base and restore 20 routes for next summer
# Taking Off
# Taking Off

Ryanair to reopen Cork Airport base and restore 20 routes for next summer

Sep 28th 2021, 3:26 PM 8,676 Views 7 Comments

The investment will restore all the company’s pre-pandemic capacity at Cork from December.

# ryanair - 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 15,171 Views 24 Comments

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

# ryanair - 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 86,554 Views 76 Comments

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

# ryanair - Tuesday 24 August, 2021

Ryanair to withdraw operations to and from Northern Ireland this winter
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair to withdraw operations to and from Northern Ireland this winter

Aug 24th 2021, 5:02 PM 27,098 Views 11 Comments

The airline blamed air passenger duty and a lack of Covid recovery incentives on the decision.

# ryanair - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

Ryanair says it will not accept boarding passes issued by Kiwi.com
# Flights
# Flights

Ryanair says it will not accept boarding passes issued by Kiwi.com

Updated Aug 18th 2021, 7:02 PM 114,372 Views 54 Comments

Customers have been told to avoid booking flights via third party agents.

# ryanair - Monday 26 July, 2021

Ryanair sees strong recovery in summer bookings
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Ryanair sees strong recovery in summer bookings

Jul 26th 2021, 9:36 AM 16,092 Views 26 Comments

The announcement came as the company reported a loss of €273 million.

# ryanair - 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 15,272 Views 16 Comments

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

# ryanair - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Ryanair and British Airways investigated over Covid refunds
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair and British Airways investigated over Covid refunds

Jun 9th 2021, 9:31 AM 12,670 Views 16 Comments

The Competition and Markets Authority will investigate whether consumer laws were broken during the pandemic.

# ryanair - Monday 31 May, 2021

Ryanair passenger jet makes emergency landing in Berlin
# Germany
# Germany

Ryanair passenger jet makes emergency landing in Berlin

May 31st 2021, 7:08 AM 41,018 Views 13 Comments

Ryanair apologised for a delay of seven hours for passengers, which it said was outside the airlines control.

# ryanair - Saturday 29 May, 2021

Protest in solidarity with Belarusian political prisoners takes place in Dublin
# Belarus Protests
# Belarus Protests

Protest in solidarity with Belarusian political prisoners takes place in Dublin

May 29th 2021, 6:36 PM 15,191 Views 24 Comments

The gathering was small and in line with Covid-19 regulations which limit how many can meet in public.

# ryanair - Monday 24 May, 2021

Von Der Leyen promises sanctions for Belarus over diverted flight as detained activist appears in video
# Roman Protasevich
# Roman Protasevich

Von Der Leyen promises sanctions for Belarus over diverted flight as detained activist appears in video

Updated May 24th 2021, 7:48 PM 95,531 Views 127 Comments
  • Journalist Roman Protasevich was detained on Sunday after the flight was diverted to Minsk
  • Micheál Martin said the incident was "a state-sponsored coercive act" and "absolutely unacceptable"
  • It is suspected that KGB agents were present on the Ryanair flight
Roman Protasevich: The award winning journalist who was branded 'terrorist' by Belarusian authorities
# Profile
# Profile

Roman Protasevich: The award winning journalist who was branded 'terrorist' by Belarusian authorities

May 24th 2021, 2:25 PM 22,677 Views 16 Comments

The 26-year-old was arrested along with his girlfriend after the plane was forced to divert to Minsk while over Belarusian airspace.

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 51,174 Views 28 Comments

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

# ryanair - Sunday 23 May, 2021

Diverted Ryanair flight leaves Belarus for Lithuania after exiled activist detained
# Detained
# Detained

Diverted Ryanair flight leaves Belarus for Lithuania after exiled activist detained

Updated May 23rd 2021, 6:52 PM 105,352 Views 74 Comments
  • The flight was diverted earlier today from Lithuania to Belarus' capital.
  • Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney said the reports of the activist's detention were "extremely worrying".
  • EU officials issued warnings to Belarus.

# ryanair - Monday 17 May, 2021

Ryanair posts record €815 million annual loss but expects strong travel rebound this summer
# Travel Restrictions
# Travel Restrictions

Ryanair posts record €815 million annual loss but expects strong travel rebound this summer

May 17th 2021, 7:32 AM 13,189 Views 9 Comments

Michael O’Leary said he’s “very optimistic” for the next few months.

# ryanair - Friday 14 May, 2021

Poll: Should travel restrictions between Ireland and the UK be lifted?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should travel restrictions between Ireland and the UK be lifted?

May 14th 2021, 11:11 AM 42,947 Views 87 Comments

The vaccination programme is ramping up but easing restrictions too early could lead to another wave of Covid-19.

# ryanair - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Ryanair loses court cases as it rails against pandemic State bailouts of national airlines
# Flag Carriers
# Flag Carriers

Ryanair loses court cases as it rails against pandemic State bailouts of national airlines

Apr 14th 2021, 11:32 AM 20,286 Views 27 Comments

Ryanair has estimated the total state aid to airlines approved by Brussels at €30 billion.

# ryanair - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Ryanair falls foul of advertising rules over ‘vax and go’ holiday advert
# ASAI
# ASAI

Ryanair falls foul of advertising rules over ‘vax and go’ holiday advert

Mar 2nd 2021, 12:55 PM 22,471 Views 18 Comments

The ASAI ruled that the advertising should not run in its current format again.

Ryanair says it will not reopen its Cork base until winter 2021 at the earliest
# Cork Airport
# Cork Airport

Ryanair says it will not reopen its Cork base until winter 2021 at the earliest

Mar 2nd 2021, 9:39 AM 19,388 Views 28 Comments

The airline described the airport’s decision to renovate its runway as a “crazy plan”.

# ryanair - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Ryanair loses legal bid to block government bailouts of rival European airlines
# EU State Aid
# EU State Aid

Ryanair loses legal bid to block government bailouts of rival European airlines

Feb 17th 2021, 10:56 AM 13,294 Views 26 Comments

Ryanair says it will appeal the decision to the highest EU court.

# ryanair - 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 19,995 Views 25 Comments

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

# ryanair - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Ryanair staff raise concerns over handling of Covid-19 outbreak at Dublin HQ
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Ryanair staff raise concerns over handling of Covid-19 outbreak at Dublin HQ

Feb 7th 2021, 11:17 AM 81,883 Views 72 Comments

A Ryanair spokesperson said the airline does not comment “on rumour or speculation”.

# ryanair - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Ryanair ordered to remove 'irresponsible' jab and go advert in the UK
# Advertising
# Advertising

Ryanair ordered to remove 'irresponsible' jab and go advert in the UK

Feb 3rd 2021, 7:09 AM 35,724 Views 29 Comments

Over 2,000 complaints were made to the British advertising watchdog about the advert.

# ryanair - 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 45,664 Views 57 Comments

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

Ryanair loses €306 million in the last three months of 2020 as Covid hits Christmas traffic
# Air Travel Disruption
# Air Travel Disruption

Ryanair loses €306 million in the last three months of 2020 as Covid hits Christmas traffic

Feb 1st 2021, 7:22 AM 15,244 Views 44 Comments

The no-frills airline said it’s facing “the most challenging year in Ryanair’s 35-year history”.

# ryanair - Thursday 7 January, 2021

Ryanair to operate ‘few, if any' flights to and from Ireland and UK from 21 January
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Ryanair to operate ‘few, if any' flights to and from Ireland and UK from 21 January

Jan 7th 2021, 1:59 PM 22,540 Views 23 Comments

The airline expects to carry under 1.25 million passengers this month.

# ryanair - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Court rules Ryanair must pay costs of failed challenge against government's Covid travel measures
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Court rules Ryanair must pay costs of failed challenge against government's Covid travel measures

Dec 31st 2020, 1:09 PM 15,730 Views 0 Comments

Aer Lingus, which was a notice party to the action, must pay its own legal costs, the Judge also directed.

# ryanair - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Ryanair orders 75 Boeing 737 Max planes to add to fleet
# On A High
# On A High

Ryanair orders 75 Boeing 737 Max planes to add to fleet

Dec 3rd 2020, 7:26 PM 22,356 Views 66 Comments

The aircraft will be delivered between 2021 and 2024.

# ryanair - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Ryanair suffers 82% drop in passenger numbers in November
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

Ryanair suffers 82% drop in passenger numbers in November

Dec 2nd 2020, 11:48 AM 14,912 Views 32 Comments

The airline carried just two million passengers last month.

# ryanair - Monday 2 November, 2020

Ryanair says 'hugely challenging' period to continue as it posts €197 million loss for first half of 2020
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Ryanair says 'hugely challenging' period to continue as it posts €197 million loss for first half of 2020

Nov 2nd 2020, 7:12 AM 18,109 Views 20 Comments

Given the Covid-19 uncertainty, Ryanair said it cannot provide profit guidance for the 2021 financial year at this time.

# ryanair - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Union calls for government assistance for workers after Ryanair regional flight suspension
# Travel
# Travel

Union calls for government assistance for workers after Ryanair regional flight suspension

Updated Oct 28th 2020, 8:29 PM 55,778 Views 47 Comments

Ryanair will halt all flights from Irish regional airports between 14 November and 12 December.

Rapid pre-departure testing will get loved ones home for Christmas, says Dublin Airport Authority
# Travel
# Travel

Rapid pre-departure testing will get loved ones home for Christmas, says Dublin Airport Authority

Oct 28th 2020, 7:15 AM 64,046 Views 29 Comments

Representatives from Ryanair, Aer Lingus as well as the Shannon Group and Rome Airport will also appear before the committee.

# ryanair - 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 20,629 Views 31 Comments

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

Ryanair to close its Cork and Shannon bases for the winter
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Ryanair to close its Cork and Shannon bases for the winter

Oct 15th 2020, 7:39 AM 37,520 Views 65 Comments

Michael O’Leary said the cuts to its bases had been “forced upon us by government mismanagement of EU air travel”.

# ryanair - Friday 2 October, 2020

High Court rules against Ryanair, says State travel advice is legal
# Green List
# Green List

High Court rules against Ryanair, says State travel advice is legal

Updated Oct 2nd 2020, 1:53 PM 39,609 Views 42 Comments

The judge found that the government acted lawfully in providing travel advice and public health advice in respect of the pandemic.

# ryanair - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Ryanair threatens winter closure of Cork and Shannon bases if EU travel policy not adopted
# Travel
# Travel

Ryanair threatens winter closure of Cork and Shannon bases if EU travel policy not adopted

Oct 1st 2020, 6:54 PM 18,393 Views 26 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar previously said he was concerned by how well smaller airports could bounce back after Covid-19.

# ryanair - 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 22,160 Views 26 Comments

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

# ryanair - Thursday 17 September, 2020

High Court will rule on Ryanair's challenge to the State's travel advice next month
# Judgement Reserved
# Judgement Reserved

High Court will rule on Ryanair's challenge to the State's travel advice next month

Sep 17th 2020, 6:55 PM 16,779 Views 7 Comments

Ryanair claims the measures amount to international travel restrictions.

Ryanair chief O'Leary warns of fresh capacity cuts at Dublin Airport if travel rules aren't loosened quickly
# Green List
# Green List

Ryanair chief O'Leary warns of fresh capacity cuts at Dublin Airport if travel rules aren't loosened quickly

Sep 17th 2020, 2:29 PM 27,831 Views 34 Comments

Michael O’Leary said the government has ‘mismanaged’ air travel.

# ryanair - Monday 14 September, 2020

Ryanair says its winter presence in Cork depends on UK being on Europe-wide green list
# Aviation
# Aviation

Ryanair says its winter presence in Cork depends on UK being on Europe-wide green list

Sep 14th 2020, 3:12 PM 18,447 Views 45 Comments

CEO Eddie Wilson urged the Irish government to adopt the European Commission’s new system of colour coding.

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