Articles tagged “Michael O’Leary”

Ryanair Plans Job Cuts After Disappointing Quarter

Ryanair Plans Job Cuts After Disappointing Quarter

Benjamin Katz and Ellen Milligan, Bloomberg

Is this the beginning of the end of the good times for European low-cost airlines? Or is it just a bump the road?

2 weeks ago

Ryanair’s CEO Says He’s ‘Marginally More Optimistic’ on Brexit Solution

Ryanair’s CEO Says He’s ‘Marginally More Optimistic’ on Brexit Solution

Christopher Jasper and Maria Tadeo, Bloomberg

Have you ever noticed that Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary tends to change his mind often?

5 months ago

Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary Could Get a Giant Payday Despite Airline’s Current Woes

Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary Could Get a Giant Payday Despite Airline’s Current Woes

Chris Bryant, Bloomberg

Longtime Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary would receive more than $100 million in incentives if he gets the company's stock back to slightly higher than 2017 levels. That's nice work if you can get it, right?

6 months ago

Ryanair’s Pilot Drama Threatens to Undo Its Goodwill Push

Ryanair’s Pilot Drama Threatens to Undo Its Goodwill Push

Brian Sumers, Skift

Just before this pilot issue broke, Skift went to Europe to speak with Ryanair's chief marketing officer about how he improved the airline's customer service. Recent events will almost certainly set Ryanair back, but we think it can recover — if only because people like cheap fares.

2 years ago

Ryanair Says It’s Serious About Alitalia but Only the Short-Haul Routes

Ryanair Says It’s Serious About Alitalia but Only the Short-Haul Routes

Brian Sumers, Skift

Ryanair does appear serious about taking over Alitalia. But it still seems odd that Ryanair would want to take over one of the world's most dysfunctional airlines. Wouldn't it just be better for Ryanair to keep growing organically?

2 years ago

Ryanair Is More Optimistic Now About Post-Brexit Business

Ryanair Is More Optimistic Now About Post-Brexit Business

John Ainger, Bloomberg

Brexit will have implications across all sectors, but early indications suggests that early fears may be overblown. That's good news for London-area travelers, who will soon have access to more cheap Ryanair fares.

3 years ago

Ryanair CEO Dishes on Digital, Distribution, Growth, Low-Fares, Wi-Fi and Champagne

Ryanair CEO Dishes on Digital, Distribution, Growth, Low-Fares, Wi-Fi and Champagne

Marisa Garcia, Skift

O’Leary is too focused on controlling costs while improving Ryanair to worry about whether all this work is making him a very wealthy man. And he’d rather have planes than champagne.

3 years ago

Ryanair CEO Continues Transformation as He Argues for Greater Cooperation

Ryanair CEO Continues Transformation as He Argues for Greater Cooperation

Kari Lundgren, Bloomberg

Executives rarely evolve with such speed and while succeeding. Michael O'Leary Is

4 years ago