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# ryanair - 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 23,415 Views 19 Comments

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

# ryanair - 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 25,051 Views 9 Comments

The test in Afrikaans caused outrage in South Africa.

# ryanair - Tuesday 7 June, 2022

Ryanair announce seven new routes as part of winter schedule
# Travel
# Travel

Ryanair announce seven new routes as part of winter schedule

Jun 7th 2022, 10:10 PM 78,461 Views 25 Comments

Shannon Airport also announced that it will begin a twice weekly flight to Paris from September.

Criticism for Ryanair as airline requires South Africans to take pre-flight test in Afrikaans
# Travel
# Travel

Criticism for Ryanair as airline requires South Africans to take pre-flight test in Afrikaans

Jun 7th 2022, 4:22 PM 26,662 Views 29 Comments

Critics of the move by Ryanair have pointed out the language’s apartheid association and that it is only the third-most spoken language in the country.

# ryanair - Wednesday 18 May, 2022

Ryanair loses EU court challenge against Germany's €320m bailout of Thomas Cook-owned airline
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair loses EU court challenge against Germany's €320m bailout of Thomas Cook-owned airline

May 18th 2022, 12:39 PM 14,667 Views 2 Comments

Ryanair claimed that the Commission carried out an incomplete and insufficient examination of conditions for rescue aid.

Ryanair opens new €10 million aircraft maintenance facility at Shannon Airport
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair opens new €10 million aircraft maintenance facility at Shannon Airport

May 18th 2022, 9:21 AM 15,303 Views 8 Comments

The facility is expected to employ 200 people in the locality.

# ryanair - 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 9,269 Views 4 Comments

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

# ryanair - Tuesday 26 April, 2022

Ryanair complains to European Commission over Polish decision to reduce flights in capital
# Flying Off
# Flying Off

Ryanair complains to European Commission over Polish decision to reduce flights in capital

Apr 26th 2022, 6:40 PM 21,492 Views 11 Comments

Up to 80% of air traffic controllers in the Warsaw region have threatened to walk out due to a conflict over wages and safety.

# ryanair - Friday 1 April, 2022

Government to hold crisis meetings daily to address Dublin Airport security delays
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Government to hold crisis meetings daily to address Dublin Airport security delays

Updated Apr 1st 2022, 7:13 PM 49,766 Views 75 Comments

Some passengers experienced lengthy security delays recently at the airport.

# ryanair - Thursday 24 February, 2022

Ryanair suspends Ukrainian flights as country's airspace closes to civilian operators
# Invasion
# Invasion

Ryanair suspends Ukrainian flights as country's airspace closes to civilian operators

Feb 24th 2022, 9:21 AM 17,084 Views 14 Comments

A number of the country’s airports have reportedly come under attack in the past few hours.

# ryanair - Thursday 3 February, 2022

Ryanair ranked worst short-haul airline for Covid refunds
# Covid Flying
# Covid Flying

Ryanair ranked worst short-haul airline for Covid refunds

Feb 3rd 2022, 8:13 AM 16,099 Views 40 Comments

The carrier received a refund satisfaction score of just 47% in a survey by consumer group Which?

# ryanair - Monday 31 January, 2022

Ryanair posts €96 million loss for third quarter of 2021
# Losses
# Losses

Ryanair posts €96 million loss for third quarter of 2021

Jan 31st 2022, 8:16 AM 9,662 Views 10 Comments

The airline said it is selling more tickets for the summer season than it had before the pandemic.

# ryanair - Friday 28 January, 2022

False bomb threat on Ryanair plane diverted to Belarus 'deliberate', UN report finds
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

False bomb threat on Ryanair plane diverted to Belarus 'deliberate', UN report finds

Jan 28th 2022, 8:05 AM 17,742 Views 3 Comments

Belarusian authorities arrested journalist Roman Protasevitch after the flight was forced to land in Minsk on 23 May 2021.

# ryanair - Sunday 23 January, 2022

Why near-empty 'ghost flights' aren't a major concern for climate campaigners
# Ghost Flights
# Ghost Flights

Why near-empty 'ghost flights' aren't a major concern for climate campaigners

Jan 23rd 2022, 7:00 AM 32,103 Views 9 Comments

Misleading headlines about Lufthansa flying thousands of empty planes have been reported in recent weeks.

# ryanair - Thursday 16 December, 2021

Ryanair removes passenger who was filmed shouting vaccine conspiracy theories from flight
# Removed
# Removed

Ryanair removes passenger who was filmed shouting vaccine conspiracy theories from flight

Dec 16th 2021, 8:12 PM 54,308 Views 0 Comments

The man was attempting to fly from London to Dublin.

# ryanair - Friday 19 November, 2021

Ryanair to delist from London Stock Exchange next month over Brexit
# CONFIRMED
# CONFIRMED

Ryanair to delist from London Stock Exchange next month over Brexit

Nov 19th 2021, 8:37 AM 26,805 Views 15 Comments

Rule changes and high costs have been cited for the move, leaving the Irish airline listed solely on the Euronext Dublin exchange.

# 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 8,785 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 15,240 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 87,331 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 27,150 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 119,019 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 16,110 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 15,301 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 12,704 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 41,044 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 15,220 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 95,636 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 22,744 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 51,299 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 105,462 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 13,224 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 42,980 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 20,320 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 22,512 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 19,434 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 13,324 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 20,056 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 82,047 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 35,732 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 46,265 Views 56 Comments

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

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