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What Ryanair’s lawsuit over travel ‘traffic light’ system means for holidaymakers
Michael O'Leary
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What Ryanair’s lawsuit over travel ‘traffic light’ system means for holidaymakers

Budget airline demands more transparency about how the government decides if countries are safe to visit during Covid crisis
17 Jun 2021
Russia ‘wary’ of defending ally Belarus amid plane hijack row
Alexander Lukashenko
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Russia ‘wary’ of defending ally Belarus amid plane hijack row

Moscow on defensive as EU threatens economic sanctions against Minsk
26 May 2021
Instant Opinion: Ryanair is ‘being mean again’
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Instant Opinion: Ryanair is ‘being mean again’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 24 April
24 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: Virgin Atlantic staff to take unpaid leave
Virgin Airline
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Coronavirus: Virgin Atlantic staff to take unpaid leave

Move comes amid warnings that global pandemic could bankrupt aviation industry
17 Mar 2020
Ryanair boss condemns ‘hysteria’ over coronavirus
Ryanair, Michael O’Leary
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Ryanair boss condemns ‘hysteria’ over coronavirus

Michael O'Leary says social media has lost perspective on the outbreak
4 Mar 2020
Ryanair warns of job losses over Boeing delay
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Ryanair warns of job losses over Boeing delay

Staff memo comes as Michael O'Leary again criticises Sajid Javid
29 Jan 2020
Why Ryanair is threatening to sue over Flybe rescue
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Why Ryanair is threatening to sue over Flybe rescue

Irish airline boss Michael O’Leary says tax deferral for rival carrier breaches state aid laws
17 Jan 2020

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Best and worst UK companies for customer service
Ryanair flight cancellations could lead to multi-million pound claims
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Best and worst UK companies for customer service

Ryanair is voted worst for customer service for the sixth year in a row
23 Aug 2019
Ryanair announces plan to cut hundreds of jobs
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 03: A Ryanair flight takes off at Stansted Airport on June 3, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)
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Ryanair announces plan to cut hundreds of jobs

Europe's biggest budget airline has seen lower profits than anticipated, and CEO Michael O'Leary has told its employees to expect layoffs
1 Aug 2019
Flybmi collapse: which other airlines are in the red?
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Flybmi collapse: which other airlines are in the red?

Failed carrier blamed ‘insurmountable’ challenges caused by Brexit uncertainty
18 Feb 2019
UK holidaymakers warned not to book after 29 March 2019
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UK holidaymakers warned not to book after 29 March 2019

Alarm amid reports government will advise families not to book flights in case of no-deal Brexit
17 Dec 2018
Ryanair baggage rules: new changes explained
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Ryanair baggage rules: new changes explained

From 1 November, customers will have to pay to bring a small suitcase on board the plane
1 Nov 2018
Ryanair row: ‘I'm no racist’, says ranting passenger
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Ryanair row: ‘I'm no racist’, says ranting passenger

David Mesher claims it was ‘a fit of temper’ that made him call Delsie Gayle an ‘ugly black b*****d’
26 Oct 2018
Man charged after chasing after plane at Dublin Airport
Ryanair flight cancellations could lead to multi-million pound claims
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Man charged after chasing after plane at Dublin Airport

Patrick Kehoe reportedly shouted ‘Wait! Wait!’ as he ran up to taxiing aircraft on tarmac
27 Sep 2018
Ryanair cancels more flights: what are your rights?
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Ryanair cancels more flights: what are your rights?

Affected passengers may be entitled to compensation under EU law
26 Sep 2018
Ryanair strike: find out if you’re affected
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Ryanair strike: find out if you’re affected

What to do if you have travel plans with the Irish airline today
10 Aug 2018
The battle over post-Brexit flight rights
UK airlines could be grounded unless a post-Brexit deal is agreed
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The battle over post-Brexit flight rights

UK planes may be grounded unless a post-Brexit aviation deal is agreed
15 Mar 2018
Airline seating policy under investigation by regulator
Paying for you seat was first introduced in 2012 by easyJet
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Airline seating policy under investigation by regulator

Some companies allegedly split up groups to make money
5 Feb 2018
Christmas travel chaos: Bristol Airport delay & rail strikes
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Christmas travel chaos: Bristol Airport delay & rail strikes

Bristol Airport closed after plane veers off runway but no injuries reported
22 Dec 2017
Ryanair’s Dublin pilots to strike pre-Christmas
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Ryanair’s Dublin pilots to strike pre-Christmas

Irish airline’s Dublin, Italian, German and Portuguese staff plan industrial action
12 Dec 2017
Chastened Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary apologises to pilots
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Chastened Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary apologises to pilots

Airline promises pilots pay rises, job security and better contracts
6 Oct 2017
How Monarch lost its crown
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How Monarch lost its crown

Brexit, terrorism and a cut-throat market are blamed for the airline’s collapse
2 Oct 2017
Ryanair compensation: what you need to know
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Ryanair compensation: what you need to know

What to do if your flight is cancelled and what compensation should Ryanair be paying
30 Sep 2017
Can Ryanair survive yet another storm?
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Can Ryanair survive yet another storm?

Scheduling problem causes budget airline to cancel more flights and pull out of Alitalia takeover bid
28 Sep 2017
Ryanair admits pilot shortage is behind flight cancellations
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Ryanair admits pilot shortage is behind flight cancellations

Shareholders turn on airline over mismanagement that grounds thousands of passengers
21 Sep 2017
The real reason Ryanair is cancelling 2,000 flights
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The real reason Ryanair is cancelling 2,000 flights

About 400,000 passengers affected by mass cancellations
19 Sep 2017
Ryanair cancellations spark passenger anger
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Ryanair cancellations spark passenger anger

Budget airline axes thousands of flights because of poor staff holiday planning
18 Sep 2017
BA to cut legroom on short-haul flights
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BA to cut legroom on short-haul flights

Passengers will have less space than on Ryanair as airline steps up competition with budget fliers
7 Mar 2017
Ryanair profits to surge as cheap euro lures Brits abroad
Ryanair
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Ryanair profits to surge as cheap euro lures Brits abroad

Ryanair has upgraded its profits forecast for 2015 by 25 per cent after a strong summer
9 Sep 2015
British Airways-owner IAG prepares to swallow Aer Lingus
Aer Lingus is likely to be taken over by IAG, parent company of BA
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British Airways-owner IAG prepares to swallow Aer Lingus

Willy Walsh has shown with Iberia that he can rationalise the legacy national airlines
6 Jul 2015
Aer Lingus: Ireland agrees to sell stake to BA owners
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Aer Lingus: Ireland agrees to sell stake to BA owners

Board of Aer Lingus recommends IAG's €1.36bn takeover bid after receiving assurances on jobs and connectivity
27 May 2015
Ryanair ground crew draw rude picture in snow on tarmac
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Ryanair ground crew draw rude picture in snow on tarmac

Twitter users spot the crude outline scraped out by support staff at Dublin Airport
2 Feb 2015
Ryanair introduces business class fares for first time
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Ryanair introduces business class fares for first time

It's no joke: budget airline Ryanair aims to shake off its grim image with improved customer service
27 Aug 2014
Staggering school holidays will hurt working parents
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Staggering school holidays will hurt working parents

#Staggered: join my campaign to keep school holidays unified - David Cameron is wrong
8 May 2014
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