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# ryanair - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

# ryanair - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Ryanair tells staff it may close Cork and Shannon bases this winter due to government restrictions

CEO Eddie Wilson wrote a memo to Ryanair crew at the two airports today.

# ryanair - Monday 31 August, 2020

Two men detained over Ryanair terror alert released without charge

A suspicious object left in the toilet was found to be a mobile phone.

# ryanair - Friday 28 August, 2020

Passenger taken off Ryanair flight at Stansted after receiving text to confirm he had Covid-19

The flight to Pisa was then delayed by 80 minutes to allow parts of the plane to be disinfected.

# ryanair - Monday 17 August, 2020

Ryanair to cut a fifth of its flights in September and October as restrictions hit bookings

The airline also took aim at the Irish government over the operation of the Green List.

# ryanair - Friday 14 August, 2020

No entitlement to refund for airline customers from Kildare, Laois and Offaly

Residents in the three counties have been told they should not leave unless it is essential travel.

# ryanair - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Italy threatens to ban Ryanair if 'violations of anti-Covid-19 health measures' continue

Ryanair said in a statement that the claims made by ENAC are “factually incorrect”.

# ryanair - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Parties agree to accelerated hearing of Ryanair's challenge against travel restrictions

Ryanair claims that the Covid-19 restrictions are unlawful.

# ryanair - Friday 31 July, 2020

Ryanair launches High Court action against the Irish government over 'unconstitutional' travel measures

Ryanair is taking the action aimed at setting aside the so-called green list published by government.

# ryanair - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Ireland stands alone in Europe with travel restrictions, says Aer Lingus chief

Doyle said the pandemic has had a catastrophic effect on the airline industry.

# ryanair - Monday 27 July, 2020

'A second wave of Covid-19 is our biggest fear': Ryanair posts €185 million loss for first quarter of 2020

Passenger numbers at the airline fell by 99% during its first three months of the year.

# ryanair - Friday 17 July, 2020

51-year-old passenger arrested after bomb threat made against Ryanair flight

It is the second similar threat against a Ryanair flight in a week.

# ryanair - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

'Closed for business': Ryanair takes aim at travel quarantine as it cuts 1,000 Ireland-UK flights

The cut for August and September comes less than two weeks after Ryanair ramped up its flights for the summer.

Two men held after flight from Krakow to Dublin diverted due to bomb scare

Essex Police found nothing suspicious on board following “reports of a security alert”.

# ryanair - Friday 10 July, 2020

Ryan says if airlines seek State financial support they must in return be fair to customers who choose not to fly

The new Minister for Transport said the regulations to protect airline customers weren’t made to cope with a global pandemic.

# ryanair - Friday 3 July, 2020

Ryanair says it is trying to speed up processing customer refunds from March to June

Pilots at the airline have accepted a 20% pay cut to “minimise job losses”.

# ryanair - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Consumer Association of Ireland calls for 'small compensation fund' for holidaymakers who choose not to fly

People who booked flights in July could be left out of pocket if they cancel.

'People won't lose their heads because they're going on holidays': Ryanair defends ramping up summer flights

Ryanair will now operate more than 1,000 flights per day.

# ryanair - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Four in five Ryanair passengers in UK still waiting on refunds on flights cancelled since March, survey finds

Ryanair said that customers “will be refunded in due course, once this unprecedented crisis is over”.

# ryanair - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

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

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

# ryanair - Monday 18 May, 2020

Ryanair expects passenger numbers to fall by nearly 50% this year

The low-cost airline is preparing to lose €200 million in the first quarter as a result of Covid-19.

# ryanair - Friday 15 May, 2020

Dublin job losses as Ryanair cuts 250 employees across European offices

The job losses will be at the company’s bases in Dublin, Stansted, Madrid and Wroclaw.

# ryanair - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Ryanair to resume 40% of its flights from July, as O'Leary calls quarantine for travellers 'unenforceable'

Ryanair’s Eddie Wilson said that leaving the middle seat empty “isn’t based on any scientific evidence”.

# ryanair - Friday 1 May, 2020

Michael O'Leary says Ryanair 'lost €100 million in quarter' as airline plans for 3,000 job losses Job Cuts This post contains videos

Michael O'Leary says Ryanair 'lost €100 million in quarter' as airline plans for 3,000 job losses

The cuts will be focused on pilot and cabin crew jobs.

# ryanair - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Taoiseach: 'I want to see Ryanair and Aer Lingus operating in August'

The Taoiseach has said passengers are entitled to cash refunds.

# ryanair - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

Ireland signs letter to European Commission calling for airlines to be allowed refund passengers with vouchers

A joint letter has called on the commission to temporarily change the law around airline refunds.

# ryanair - Thursday 23 April, 2020

EU's top court issues ruling that'll change how Ryanair and other airlines advertise air fares

An Italian watchdog had claimed Ryanair’s practices misled consumers and distorted competition with other airlines.

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

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

# ryanair - Friday 3 April, 2020

Ryanair expects 'minimal, if any' flights during April and May as much of its fleet remains grounded

The company said that the number of passengers it carried in March was 48% lower than the same month last year.

# ryanair - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

Coronavirus: Ryanair to ground 90% of its fleet

The airline will operate 13 daily or weekly routes from Dublin.

# ryanair - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Ryanair expects flights to be grounded from today and warns it could last until May

Ryanair has offered its planes for rescue flights and for the transport of medicine.

# ryanair - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Ryanair cuts flights by over 80% from midnight, expects most flights grounded by next Tuesday

The airline is asking customers not to phone its call centres.

# ryanair - Monday 16 March, 2020

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

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

# ryanair - Sunday 15 March, 2020

Ryanair reduces flights to Spain after country imposes lockdown to tackle coronavirus

Spain is the worst-hit country in Europe after Italy.

# ryanair - Saturday 14 March, 2020

Ryanair cancels all flights to and from Poland in response to ban on foreign travellers

The airline has said it will contact affected passengers in the wake of the measure.

# ryanair - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Aer Lingus and Ryanair suspend all Italian flights amid country's lockdown measures

The Aer Lingus suspension kicks in tomorow, while Ryanair’s will be in place from midnight 13 March.

# ryanair - Monday 2 March, 2020

Ryanair to cut 25% of Italian short-haul flights for three-week period in response to Covid-19

The cancellations will occur between Tuesday 17 March and Wednesday 8 April.

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