Articles tagged “Michael O’Leary”

Airlines

Ryanair CEO Warns of Fare Hikes Due to Lack of Planes

The comments from Michael O'Leary are likely to add pressure on Boeing ahead of the peak summer season.

Ryanair CEO Warns of Fare Hikes Due to Lack of Planes

Airlines

Ryanair CEO Says United’s Boeing 737 Max Comments Were ‘Stupid’

Michael O’Leary has delivered a rousing endorsement of the beleaguered planemaker’s products. After last week’s public criticism from some U.S. airline chiefs, his intervention will be warmly welcomed by Boeing.

Ryanair CEO Says United’s Boeing 737 Max Comments Were ‘Stupid’

Airlines

Ryanair CEO Blasts Italy’s Price Cap on Flights to Sicily and Sardinia

Although Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary maintains the company is committed to expanding in Italy, he certainly seems equally as eager to hit the government hard for moves he considers unfathomable.

Ryanair CEO Blasts Italy’s Price Cap on Flights to Sicily and Sardinia

Airlines

Ryanair’s Annual Loss Highlights Europe’s Ongoing Uncertainty

"Fragile" isn't a word you'd associate with the normally boisterous Michael O'Leary, but these are still uncertain times and this is how the boss of Ryanair perceives Europe this summer.

Ryanair’s Annual Loss Highlights Europe’s Ongoing Uncertainty

Airlines

Ryanair Talks with Boeing Collapse Over 737 Max Price Tag Disagreement

Ryanair needs these aircraft to help it recover, and Boeing knows this. The standoff will be short-lived.

Ryanair Talks with Boeing Collapse Over 737 Max Price Tag Disagreement

Coronavirus

Ryanair Says Passenger Numbers Will Reach 10.5 Million in August

CEO Michael O'Leary is calling a recovery, but that may depend on how it reshuffles its bases over the coming months. Low-cost carriers need low-cost airports, after all.

Coronavirus

Ryanair Predicts 10 Million Passengers This Summer, With a Little Help From Europe’s Covid Certificate

The Irish carrier still has lower fares, but the passenger numbers are at least moving in the right direction as Europeans regain confidence with their digital health passports.

Ryanair Predicts 10 Million Passengers This Summer, With a Little Help From Europe’s Covid Certificate

Airlines

Ryanair CEO Boasts Airlines Will Fill 1,000 Flights a Day Because Brits Will Ignore Quarantine

This might sound like Michael O'Leary in a more bullish mood than usual with his latest claim Ryanair will fill its daily flights to Portugal, Spain, Italy, and Greece from July — but this time he's probably right.

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Ryanair Plans to Cut 3,000 Jobs and Delay Boeing Orders

Following British Airways' own layoff announcement earlier this week, Ryanair's statement Friday won't come as a shock. There's a tough summer ahead, and the airline's 50 percent planned capacity cut will hit hard and unfortunately lead to layoffs.

Ryanair Plans to Cut 3,000 Jobs and Delay Boeing Orders

Airlines

Ryanair CEO Mulls Further Cuts While Slamming Virgin Atlantic’s Bid for State Aid

The always lively Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary said it's "almost inevitable" that his budget airline will make workforce reductions of up to 20 percent for its winter schedule. Layoffs may come sooner if flights don't resume at the level he is hoping for in June.

Ryanair CEO Mulls Further Cuts While Slamming Virgin Atlantic’s Bid for State Aid