Ryanair News Stories
May 20, 2013
A sharp rise in earnings from add-on charges for items such as baggage and pre-assigned seating helped boost Ryanair's earnings in the past year.
May 15, 2013
Ryanair aims to grow much faster over the next five years than previously indicated in a bid to exploit the weakness of mid-tier European rivals struggling with recession, the firm's chief operating officer has said.
April 22, 2013
Italy's competition watchdog fined Irish budget airline Ryanair EUR€400,000 (USD$522,500) for falling down on commitments to simplify online ticket sales.
March 24, 2013
Lion Air's record aircraft orders underline the ambitious plans the privately held Indonesian group is hatching to emerge as a pan-Asian low cost carrier, throwing a serious challenge to AirAsia, the region's biggest budget airline.
March 20, 2013
Irish low-budget airline Ryanair has been fined EUR€370,000 (USD$479,300) by the Netherlands Consumer Authority for hidden costs associated with tickets purchased online by Dutch passengers.
March 19, 2013
Ryanair on Tuesday announced a USD$15.6 billion order for 175 Boeing 737s in a deal that would allow the Irish airline to consolidate its position as Europe's dominant low-cost carrier.
March 12, 2013
Ryanair is to announce a deal to buy 200 aircraft from Boeing within days, the Irish Independent newspaper reported on Tuesday without citing sources.
March 6, 2013
Britain's Competition Commission said on Wednesday it has resumed an investigation into whether Ryanair's 30 percent stake in rival Irish airline Aer Lingus distorts competition in the UK market.
February 28, 2013
Ryanair is to reduce its capacity at London's Stansted airport by about one million passengers over the next year after the airport increased charges by 6 percent, the airline said.
February 27, 2013
EU antitrust regulators blocked Ryanair's third attempt to acquire Irish rival Aer Lingus on Wednesday, a ruling Europe's biggest low-cost airline called politically motivated and vowed to challenge in court.
February 26, 2013
The European Commission looks certain to end Ryanair's seven-year pursuit of Aer Lingus, but Brussels can't stop the low-cost carrier from using its stake to keep its rival in limbo for years.
February 21, 2013
EU regulators will decide next week on Ryanair's third attempt to take over Aer Lingus, the EU's antitrust chief said on Thursday, a decision that Europe's biggest no-frills airline has already said will be negative.