Articles tagged “ryanair”

Ryanair’s Next Target is Challenging Wizz Air in Ukraine

Ryanair’s Next Target is Challenging Wizz Air in Ukraine

Volodymyr Verbyany, Bloomberg

Ryanair mulled North American expansion but then looked at opportunities closer to home and decided it wants to compete with fellow low-cost carrier Wizz Air at its Eastern European hubs in Ukraine and possibly elsewhere in the region.

2 weeks ago

Ryanair Accused of Using Strikebreakers to Solve Berlin Shutdown

Ryanair Accused of Using Strikebreakers to Solve Berlin Shutdown

Richard Weiss, Bloomberg

Ryanair had plenty of disputes with unions over the years and often called for governments to intervene. The fact that an agreement has been reached at another German airport means a resolution might not be too far away in Berlin.

2 weeks ago

Ryanair will Bring More Cheap Fares to Lufthansa’s Frankfurt Hub

Ryanair will Bring More Cheap Fares to Lufthansa’s Frankfurt Hub

Benjamin Katz and Tom Lavell, Bloomberg

Lufthansa Group owns a low cost airline called Eurowings, but it does not have the same ultra low cost base as Ryanair. That probably gives Ryanair an advantage here.

4 weeks ago

Cheap Fuel Is Making European Aviation More Competitive

Cheap Fuel Is Making European Aviation More Competitive

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Cheap fuel is keeping the European aviation market competitive, which presents something of a challenge to strong, established carriers like EasyJet and Ryanair. We'll probably have to wait until next year for any kind of shake-up.

1 month ago

Ryanair Will Set Aside Low-Cost American Dreams to Focus on Europe

Ryanair Will Set Aside Low-Cost American Dreams to Focus on Europe

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

You could argue that Norwegian has beaten Ryanair to the punch, but that would be discounting Ryanair's opportunities to take advantage of the stumbling of European carriers in its existing markets.

2 months ago

Ryanair Cuts Fares as European Airline Competition Intensifies

Ryanair Cuts Fares as European Airline Competition Intensifies

Benjamin Katz, Bloomberg

The fact that an airline as powerful and well-funded as Ryanair is "cautious" about hitting its targets, shows just how difficult things are at the moment. The carrier will be hoping that its aggressive fare cutting reaps rewards further down the line.

2 months ago

Ryanair Again Threatens to Stop Flying UK Domestic Routes

Ryanair Again Threatens to Stop Flying UK Domestic Routes

Benjamin Katz , Bloomberg

Here's a prediction: Ryanair will follow the money. If it calculates it can earn a hefty post-Brexit profit flying within the UK, it will probably go through the trouble of keeping the flights. If not, it probably won't bother.

2 months 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.

2 months ago

EasyJet Is Losing Ground on Its Biggest Low-Cost Rival Ryanair

EasyJet Is Losing Ground on Its Biggest Low-Cost Rival Ryanair

Christopher Jasper, Bloomberg

EasyJet's once stellar reputation took a bit of a battering last year, mainly on the back of problems outside of its control. Still, it is worrying that the airline is continuing to lose ground to rivals such as Ryanair, which face similar geopolitical threats.

3 months ago

Has Personalization of Passenger Experience Entered a Critical Stage?

Has Personalization of Passenger Experience Entered a Critical Stage?

Nadejda Popova, Euromonitor

We may be further along than we were just a year ago, but there's still a long way to go.

3 months ago

The Travel Industry Shouldn’t Worry About Ryanair Holidays… Yet

The Travel Industry Shouldn’t Worry About Ryanair Holidays… Yet

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Ryanair’s plan to “transform” the package holiday market is a bold one given that the company is late to the party. Other airlines have been supplementing their flights in this way for years.

4 months ago

Ryanair Ends Momondo Relationship Over Website Links

Ryanair Ends Momondo Relationship Over Website Links

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Ryanair‘s no-nonsense approach to screenscrapers has claimed another victim. Will Momondo bow to pressure and stop linking to Opodo and CheapOair or will it tolerate the loss of Europe’s largest airline?

4 months ago