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# 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.

# ryanair - Saturday 22 February, 2020

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

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

# ryanair - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Ryanair plane in Dublin disinfected as 'precaution' after two fall ill on flight from Poland

The two passengers who became ill onboard the Poznan-Dublin service later tested negative for any virus.

# ryanair - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Ryanair's low emissions claims ruled misleading by UK ad watchdog

The airline has been banned from running the ads again.

# ryanair - Monday 27 January, 2020

Ryanair must pay portion of Peter Bellew's legal costs, court rules

Ryanair had aimed to block Peter Bellew from taking a new role at one of their chief competitors.

# ryanair - Thursday 16 January, 2020

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

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

# ryanair - Monday 23 December, 2019

High Court rules that Ryanair operations chief can join arch-rival Easyjet

Ryanair had aimed to block Peter Bellew from taking a new role at one of their chief competitors.

# ryanair - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Multiple Aer Lingus and Ryanair flights from Ireland cancelled today due to major strike in France

The strike action has been planned over President Emmanuel Macron’s planned pension reforms.

# ryanair - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

O'Leary tells High Court he was 'taken aback' by Chief Operations Officer's flight to Easyjet

Michael O’Leary said Peter Bellew told him he “would probably go travelling” after leaving Ryanair.

Some Aer Lingus and Ryanair flights out of Ireland cancelled due to national strike in France tomorrow

Ryanair and Aer Lingus today announced that the strike will see a number of its services cancelled.

# ryanair - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Spanish court orders Ryanair to cancel cabin bag fee

Ryanair was ordered to repay a woman €20.

# ryanair - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Ryanair grounds some of its fleet after identifying structural cracks

Boeing has identified 50 planes worldwide affected by cracks.

# ryanair - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Ryanair has blamed Serbian officials for the 'forced cancellation' of a new route

The Irish airline said it was refused permission to operate a new Frankfurt Hahn-Niš service.

# ryanair - Friday 18 October, 2019

Pilots union seeks High Court order preventing Ryanair from progressing legal action

Ryanair brought proceedings against the union over a planned 48-hour strike last August.

# ryanair - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Ryanair announces new routes from Dublin and Cork

These new routes will bring Ryanair’s total routes from Ireland to 160.

# ryanair - Thursday 19 September, 2019

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

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

# ryanair - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Drunken Ryanair passenger arrested at Shannon airport 'thought she was still in Spain'

Court heard woman from Limerick had mixed Xanax with alcohol prior to boarding the flight to alleviate her fear of flying.

# ryanair - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

UK Ryanair pilots have planned to strike for a week in September

The pilots are striking over improved work and pay conditions.

# ryanair - Friday 30 August, 2019

Eddie Wilson named new Ryanair CEO

Wilson will replace Michael O’Leary from 1 September.

# ryanair - Friday 23 August, 2019

Unions fear more than 500 job losses as Ryanair to close four Spanish bases

A Spanish union accused Ryanair of “dismantling” its operations in the country.

# ryanair - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Ryanair loses High Court bid in London to prevent UK pilots going on strike tomorrow

It comes as a High Court in Dublin ruled in favour of the airline forcing pilots here to cancel strikes tomorrow.

Strike by Irish-based Ryanair pilots called off after court ruling

An injunction sought by Ryanair against the strike has been granted.

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Poll: Do you support Ryanair pilots in their strike against the company?

A 48-hour stoppage by Irish-based pilots is scheduled to take place later this week.

Ryanair cabin crew in Spain warn of 10-day September strike action

A 10-day strike has been promised in protest at the closing of some airport bases.

# ryanair - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Ryanair strike injunction decision due tomorrow

A 48 hour strike is planned from 12am on Thursday morning.

Ryanair strike: Judge to rule on planned stoppage as early as this afternoon

A 48 hour strike is planned from 12am on Thursday morning.

# ryanair - Monday 19 August, 2019

Trade union Forsa contests Ryanair's bid to stop planned strike action

Forsa claims that the airline’s response to its detailed pay proposals “was curt and dismissive”.

High Court to hear Ryanair bid to prevent pilots' strike

Their trade union served notice last week of plans for 48 hours of strike action from midnight on 22 August.

# ryanair - Friday 16 August, 2019

Ryanair seeks injunction from High Court to prevent pilot strike from going ahead

Pilots are due to strike for 48 hours from 22 August.

# ryanair - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Irish-based Ryanair pilots to go on strike on 22 and 23 August

Their union served strike notice on the company this evening.

# ryanair - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Trade union Fórsa agrees to attend mediation talks over Ryanair pilots' dispute

Ryanair pilots in Ireland voted in favour of industrial action last Friday.

# ryanair - Friday 9 August, 2019

Ryanair pilots in Ireland vote in favour of industrial action

Of the directly employed Ryanair pilots based in Ireland, 94% backed striking.

# ryanair - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Ryanair is suing outgoing second-in-command Peter Bellew

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

# ryanair - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

UK Ryanair pilots vote for two days of strike action

The industrial action will take place on 23 August and 4 September.

# ryanair - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Ryanair has claimed that absenteeism among Dublin Airport security staff is 'shocking'

But operator DAA has strongly rejected the airline’s claims.

# ryanair - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

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

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

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