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European passengers hit with further travel chaos as French air traffic controllers strike today
A number of Irish flights have been cancelled and impacted customers have been contacted.
Further air traffic chaos expected tomorrow as Ryanair cancels 420 flights
Aer Lingus said that it would be cancelling 12 flights due to the strikes.
Ryanair's €10 fares to disappear due to rising fuel prices, says O'Leary
Michael O’Leary said he expected the airline’s average fare to rise by about €10 over the next five years.
Michael O'Leary hits out at 'unprecedented handling delays' amid Ryanair summer recovery
The airline hit profits of €170 million for the three months to June.
Ryanair boss warns flight woes to continue 'right throughout the summer'
Michael O’Leary said passengers should brace for a “less than satisfactory experience” this summer.
Ryanair scraps controversial South Africa test as O’Leary admits ‘it doesn’t make sense’
The test in Afrikaans caused outrage in South Africa.
Ryanair announce seven new routes as part of winter schedule
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
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 loses EU court challenge against Germany's €320m bailout of Thomas Cook-owned airline
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
The facility is expected to employ 200 people in the locality.
Ryanair lost €355 million last year amid 'fragile' recovery in air travel from the pandemic
The low-cost airline said it hopes to return to profitability in the current financial year,
Ryanair complains to European Commission over Polish decision to reduce flights in capital
Up to 80% of air traffic controllers in the Warsaw region have threatened to walk out due to a conflict over wages and safety.
Government to hold crisis meetings daily to address Dublin Airport security delays
Some passengers experienced lengthy security delays recently at the airport.
Ryanair suspends Ukrainian flights as country's airspace closes to civilian operators
A number of the country’s airports have reportedly come under attack in the past few hours.
Ryanair ranked worst short-haul airline for Covid refunds
The carrier received a refund satisfaction score of just 47% in a survey by consumer group Which?
Ryanair posts €96 million loss for third quarter of 2021
The airline said it is selling more tickets for the summer season than it had before the pandemic.
False bomb threat on Ryanair plane diverted to Belarus 'deliberate', UN report finds
Belarusian authorities arrested journalist Roman Protasevitch after the flight was forced to land in Minsk on 23 May 2021.
Why near-empty 'ghost flights' aren't a major concern for climate campaigners
Misleading headlines about Lufthansa flying thousands of empty planes have been reported in recent weeks.
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Ryanair removes passenger who was filmed shouting vaccine conspiracy theories from flight
The man was attempting to fly from London to Dublin.
Ryanair to delist from London Stock Exchange next month over Brexit
Rule changes and high costs have been cited for the move, leaving the Irish airline listed solely on the Euronext Dublin exchange.
Ryanair to reopen Cork Airport base and restore 20 routes for next summer
The investment will restore all the company’s pre-pandemic capacity at Cork from December.
Ryanair pumps €50 million into new Dublin training centre as the airline plots its recovery
The budget carrier is aiming to hire 5,000 new workers, group chief executive Michael O’Leary said.
Ryanair boss warns of ‘dramatically higher’ air fares next summer
Michael O’Leary said today that huge demand for holidays would coincide with fewer flights next year.
Ryanair to withdraw operations to and from Northern Ireland this winter
The airline blamed air passenger duty and a lack of Covid recovery incentives on the decision.
Ryanair says it will not accept boarding passes issued by
Customers have been told to avoid booking flights via third party agents.
Ryanair sees strong recovery in summer bookings
The announcement came as the company reported a loss of €273 million.
Diversion of Ryanair flight to Belarus breached ‘all international aviation rules’, O'Leary says
The plane changed course to head for the Belarus capital Minsk escorted by a MiG fighter jet.
Ryanair and British Airways investigated over Covid refunds
The Competition and Markets Authority will investigate whether consumer laws were broken during the pandemic.
Ryanair passenger jet makes emergency landing in Berlin
Ryanair apologised for a delay of seven hours for passengers, which it said was outside the airlines control.
Protest in solidarity with Belarusian political prisoners takes place in Dublin
The gathering was small and in line with Covid-19 regulations which limit how many can meet in public.
Von Der Leyen promises sanctions for Belarus over diverted flight as detained activist appears in video
Journalist Roman Protasevich was detained yesterday after the flight was diverted to Minsk.
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
Michael O'Leary says diversion of Ryanair plane was 'state-sponsored hijacking'
Roman Protasevich: The award winning journalist who was branded 'terrorist' by Belarusian authorities
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'
O’Leary also said it appears there were some KGB agents on board the flight.
Diverted Ryanair flight leaves Belarus for Lithuania after exiled activist detained
Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney said the reports of the activist’s detention were “extremely worrying”.
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 posts record €815 million annual loss but expects strong travel rebound this summer
Michael O’Leary said he’s “very optimistic” for the next few months.
Poll: Should travel restrictions between Ireland and the UK be lifted?
The vaccination programme is ramping up but easing restrictions too early could lead to another wave of Covid-19.
Ryanair loses court cases as it rails against pandemic State bailouts of national airlines
Ryanair has estimated the total state aid to airlines approved by Brussels at €30 billion.
Ryanair falls foul of advertising rules over ‘vax and go’ holiday advert
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
The airline described the airport’s decision to renovate its runway as a “crazy plan”.
Ryanair loses legal bid to block government bailouts of rival European airlines
Ryanair says it will appeal the decision to the highest EU court.