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# 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 15,170 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 95,483 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 22,633 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 51,087 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 105,292 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 13,176 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 42,927 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 20,271 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 22,429 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 19,254 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 13,291 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 19,965 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 81,833 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 35,713 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 45,396 Views 57 Comments

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

Ryanair loses €306 million in the last three months of 2020 as Covid hits Christmas traffic
# Air Travel Disruption
# Air Travel Disruption

Ryanair loses €306 million in the last three months of 2020 as Covid hits Christmas traffic

Feb 1st 2021, 7:22 AM 15,226 Views 44 Comments

The no-frills airline said it’s facing “the most challenging year in Ryanair’s 35-year history”.

# ryanair - Thursday 7 January, 2021

Ryanair to operate ‘few, if any' flights to and from Ireland and UK from 21 January
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Ryanair to operate ‘few, if any' flights to and from Ireland and UK from 21 January

Jan 7th 2021, 1:59 PM 22,514 Views 22 Comments

The airline expects to carry under 1.25 million passengers this month.

# ryanair - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Court rules Ryanair must pay costs of failed challenge against government's Covid travel measures
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Court rules Ryanair must pay costs of failed challenge against government's Covid travel measures

Dec 31st 2020, 1:09 PM 15,725 Views 0 Comments

Aer Lingus, which was a notice party to the action, must pay its own legal costs, the Judge also directed.

# ryanair - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Ryanair orders 75 Boeing 737 Max planes to add to fleet
# On A High
# On A High

Ryanair orders 75 Boeing 737 Max planes to add to fleet

Dec 3rd 2020, 7:26 PM 22,342 Views 66 Comments

The aircraft will be delivered between 2021 and 2024.

# ryanair - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Ryanair suffers 82% drop in passenger numbers in November
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

Ryanair suffers 82% drop in passenger numbers in November

Dec 2nd 2020, 11:48 AM 14,906 Views 32 Comments

The airline carried just two million passengers last month.

# ryanair - Monday 2 November, 2020

Ryanair says 'hugely challenging' period to continue as it posts €197 million loss for first half of 2020
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Ryanair says 'hugely challenging' period to continue as it posts €197 million loss for first half of 2020

Nov 2nd 2020, 7:12 AM 18,108 Views 20 Comments

Given the Covid-19 uncertainty, Ryanair said it cannot provide profit guidance for the 2021 financial year at this time.

# ryanair - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Union calls for government assistance for workers after Ryanair regional flight suspension
# Travel
# Travel

Union calls for government assistance for workers after Ryanair regional flight suspension

Updated Oct 28th 2020, 8:29 PM 55,770 Views 47 Comments

Ryanair will halt all flights from Irish regional airports between 14 November and 12 December.

Rapid pre-departure testing will get loved ones home for Christmas, says Dublin Airport Authority
# Travel
# Travel

Rapid pre-departure testing will get loved ones home for Christmas, says Dublin Airport Authority

Oct 28th 2020, 7:15 AM 64,032 Views 29 Comments

Representatives from Ryanair, Aer Lingus as well as the Shannon Group and Rome Airport will also appear before the committee.

# ryanair - Thursday 15 October, 2020

'A major blow': Shannon and Cork airport bosses call for more government support after Ryanair base closures
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

'A major blow': Shannon and Cork airport bosses call for more government support after Ryanair base closures

Oct 15th 2020, 11:09 AM 20,622 Views 31 Comments

Calls for rapid airport testing have been backed by the chair of Dáil Covid Committee.

Ryanair to close its Cork and Shannon bases for the winter
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Ryanair to close its Cork and Shannon bases for the winter

Oct 15th 2020, 7:39 AM 37,509 Views 65 Comments

Michael O’Leary said the cuts to its bases had been “forced upon us by government mismanagement of EU air travel”.

# ryanair - Friday 2 October, 2020

High Court rules against Ryanair, says State travel advice is legal
# Green List
# Green List

High Court rules against Ryanair, says State travel advice is legal

Updated Oct 2nd 2020, 1:53 PM 39,595 Views 42 Comments

The judge found that the government acted lawfully in providing travel advice and public health advice in respect of the pandemic.

# ryanair - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Ryanair threatens winter closure of Cork and Shannon bases if EU travel policy not adopted
# Travel
# Travel

Ryanair threatens winter closure of Cork and Shannon bases if EU travel policy not adopted

Oct 1st 2020, 6:54 PM 18,389 Views 26 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar previously said he was concerned by how well smaller airports could bounce back after Covid-19.

# ryanair - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

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

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

Sep 23rd 2020, 1:10 PM 22,151 Views 26 Comments

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
# Judgement Reserved
# Judgement Reserved

High Court will rule on Ryanair's challenge to the State's travel advice next month

Sep 17th 2020, 6:55 PM 16,777 Views 7 Comments

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
# Green List
# Green List

Ryanair chief O'Leary warns of fresh capacity cuts at Dublin Airport if travel rules aren't loosened quickly

Sep 17th 2020, 2:29 PM 27,828 Views 34 Comments

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
# Aviation
# Aviation

Ryanair says its winter presence in Cork depends on UK being on Europe-wide green list

Sep 14th 2020, 3:12 PM 18,443 Views 45 Comments

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
# Flights
# Flights

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

Sep 8th 2020, 9:17 PM 22,571 Views 77 Comments

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
# Security Threat
# Security Threat

Two men detained over Ryanair terror alert released without charge

Updated Aug 31st 2020, 2:40 PM 88,189 Views 44 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Aug 28th 2020, 6:52 AM 51,776 Views 44 Comments

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
# Uncertainty
# Uncertainty

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

Aug 17th 2020, 1:29 PM 26,452 Views 22 Comments

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
# Regional Lockdown
# Regional Lockdown

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

Aug 14th 2020, 6:04 PM 38,833 Views 44 Comments

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
# Ryanair

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

Aug 6th 2020, 10:32 AM 54,155 Views 86 Comments

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
# Flights
# Flights

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

Aug 5th 2020, 10:00 PM 20,520 Views 0 Comments

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
# Green List
# Green List

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

Jul 31st 2020, 4:47 PM 26,504 Views 0 Comments

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
# Covid-19 Committee
# Covid-19 Committee

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

Jul 28th 2020, 3:34 PM 51,330 Views 47 Comments

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

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