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#Ryanair

# ryanair - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

From Business ETC IAA criticises Channel 4 over ‘misguided attack’ on Ryanair Ryanair

IAA criticises Channel 4 over ‘misguided attack’ on Ryanair

The Dispatches programme, which aired last night, gave details of pilots’ safety concerns, particularly around fuel loads.

“We don’t want boy racers flying our planes” – Michael O’Leary hits back

The Ryanair boss said that the airline has a “29-year safety record” and has no concerns over its fuel policy.

# ryanair - Monday 12 August, 2013

Here Is What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about Ryanair to sue Channel 4 Dispatches, Aer Arann strike and testicle-eating fish.

Ryanair to sue Channel 4 over Dispatches programme on pilots and safety

A strongly worded statement from Ryanair this evening refuted what they described as “false and defamatory claims”.

Ryanair pilots reveal serious concerns about passenger safety

More than 90 per cent of pilots surveyed believe Irish and European aviation authorities should investigate the impact of employment practices on safety.

# ryanair - Monday 5 August, 2013

From The Score Spurs flew new £26million signing Roberto Soldado in on a budget Ryanair flight Cutting Back

Spurs flew new £26million signing Roberto Soldado in on a budget Ryanair flight

The club seemingly didn’t have much money left after spending so excessively on the Spaniard’s transfer fee.

# ryanair - Monday 29 July, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everybody’s talking about what the President’s decision will be on the abortion bill, two missing boys found dead and Pope Francis accepts gay people.

From Business ETC Ryanair says it’s probably going to make a €600 million profit this year Taking Off

Ryanair says it’s probably going to make a €600 million profit this year

Ryanair’s profits dropped by 21 per cent in the first three months of this year – but the airline said

# ryanair - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Is this the worst aeroplane seatmate of all time? Land Of Nod This post contains videos

Is this the worst aeroplane seatmate of all time?

Falling asleep with her head in her neighbour’s crotch. Awkward.

# ryanair - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everybody’s talking about the abortion bill being passed, John Perry and the first picture of the new royal baby.

From Business ETC Ryanair offers to sell Aer Lingus stake to another EU airline Ryanair

Ryanair offers to sell Aer Lingus stake to another EU airline

It said it is offering to sell its stake as part of its ongoing discussions with the UK Competition Commission.

# ryanair - Monday 22 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 things Irish people love being melodramatic about… End Of The World

9 things Irish people love being melodramatic about…

…in addition to the weather.

# ryanair - Monday 1 July, 2013

From Business ETC Michael O’Leary’s second-in-command at Ryanair to step down Gone

Michael O’Leary’s second-in-command at Ryanair to step down

Michael Cawley has worked at Ryanair since 1997 and is leaving to pursue other business interests.

# ryanair - Thursday 13 June, 2013

From Business ETC Ryanair loses EU court battle over sale of Alitalia planes Ruling

Ryanair loses EU court battle over sale of Alitalia planes

The Dublin-based carrier had argued the sale shouldn’t be allowed as the Italian airline received unlawful state aid.

# ryanair - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

French air traffic controllers call off third day of crippling strike

France and Germany have asked the EU to delay its ‘Single European Sky’ plans, ending the strike a day early.

From Business ETC Aer Lingus and Ryanair cancel more flights as protest spreads accross Europe Strike

Aer Lingus and Ryanair cancel more flights as protest spreads accross Europe

Workers in ten other countries are expected to stage protests today including work-to-rule action and public information campaigns.

# ryanair - Sunday 9 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge 13 people who fill you with rage when you’re taking a flight No Clapping

# ryanair - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

From Business ETC Ryanair creeps closer to 80m annual passengers after positive May Taking Off

Ryanair creeps closer to 80m annual passengers after positive May

The budget airline says it carried 5 per cent more passengers in May 2013 than in 2012, leading to an annual increase.

# ryanair - Thursday 30 May, 2013

From Business ETC Ryanair may be forced to reduce its stake in rival Aer Lingus Competition Commission

Ryanair may be forced to reduce its stake in rival Aer Lingus

The UK’s Competition Commission said that the stake could reduce competition on routes between Great Britain and Ireland.

# ryanair - Monday 20 May, 2013

From Business ETC €569 million – Ryanair’s profit for last year up 13% Ryanair

€569 million – Ryanair’s profit for last year up 13%

The airline reported the profits despite higher fuel costs, which represents 45 per cent of the companies total costs.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your Monday.

# ryanair - Friday 12 April, 2013

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From Business ETC As Norwegian PM boycotts Ryanair, O’Leary insists staff not treated like slaves Slavery

As Norwegian PM boycotts Ryanair, O’Leary insists staff not treated like slaves

Norwegian prime minister Jens Stoltenberg said he would never travel Ryanair as it is sued by two former stewards for unfair dismissal.

# ryanair - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Cystic fibrosis charity flying high due to Ryanair charity calendar

The Polish charity is €100,000 better off after being picked of the sole recipient of proceeds from the 2013 calendar.

# ryanair - Monday 1 April, 2013

From The Score Michael O’Leary donates €200,000 to JT McNamara fund ALTRUISM

Michael O’Leary donates €200,000 to JT McNamara fund

The Irish jockey was paralysed after a fall at the Cheltenham Festival last month.

# ryanair - Thursday 21 March, 2013

From Business ETC Ryanair launches new Shannon route to Alicante Air Travel

Ryanair launches new Shannon route to Alicante

The Shannon to Alicante service has not operated since 2010.

# ryanair - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

From Business ETC Ryanair finalises €12 billion order for 175 new Boeing planes Taking Off

Ryanair finalises €12 billion order for 175 new Boeing planes

The airline has signed an agreement to order 175 new Boeing 737-800 planes which will be delivered over five years.

# ryanair - Thursday 14 March, 2013

Armed robbery in Coolock causes three Dublin flights to be diverted to Shannon

The DAA said an Aer Lingus flight from Gatwick, an Aer Lingus Flight from Brussels and a Ryanair flight from Las Palmas were all diverted to Shannon.

# ryanair - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

From Business ETC EU blocks Aer Lingus takeover, Ryanair says it will appeal Denied

EU blocks Aer Lingus takeover, Ryanair says it will appeal

The European Commission has now officially confirmed a decision that had been expected. Ryanair said immediately it will appeal the rejection of its third bid for Aer Lingus.

# ryanair - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

From Business ETC Ryanair loses bid for Aer Lingus Rivalry

Ryanair loses bid for Aer Lingus

The budget airline said it will appeal the decision.

# ryanair - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

From Business ETC ‘Facebook account would not be helpful to us’ – Ryanair’s new spokesperson Ryanair

‘Facebook account would not be helpful to us’ – Ryanair’s new spokesperson

The incoming head of communications Robin Kiely says that tapping into social media sites would require the airline to employ more people to deal with queries.

# ryanair - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Ryanair loses ECJ case on reimbursing costs for stranded passengers

The court ruling could have wide-ranging implications for air carriers and their passengers.

# ryanair - Monday 28 January, 2013

From Business ETC Ryanair still optimistic on Aer Lingus bid Aviation

Ryanair still optimistic on Aer Lingus bid

The airline said its bid involves two upfront buyers, each basing aircraft in Ireland.

From Business ETC Ryanair reports profits of €18m in third quarter of 2012 Ryanair

Ryanair reports profits of €18m in third quarter of 2012

A survey conducted by the airline shows 87 per cent of customers were satisfied or very satisfied with their flight.

# ryanair - Monday 21 January, 2013

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

Travel warning as flights affected by bad weather around Europe

Bad weather around Europe has led to airlines cancelling a number of flights today.

# ryanair - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Sleet and snow expected tonight as Met Éireann issues weather warning

Airlines have cancelled a number of flights to London and mainland Europe due to snowfall.

# ryanair - Friday 18 January, 2013

UPDATE: Aviation source criticises Ryanair’s baggage policy

The airline said its one bag rule was necessary for safety reasons but has now confirmed that passengers in some airports are allowed a second bag.

Poll: Should the EU introduce common rules for airlines on hand luggage? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the EU introduce common rules for airlines on hand luggage?

Yesterday MEPs called for regulation of hand luggage charges to protect consumers from being exploited by airlines. Do you think the EU should introduce common rules?