Articles tagged “ryanair”

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.

6 days 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.

2 weeks 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 weeks 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.

2 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?

2 months ago

This Is Why Warren Buffett Probably Has Little Interest in European Airline Stocks

This Is Why Warren Buffett Probably Has Little Interest in European Airline Stocks

Chris Bryant , Bloomberg

Europe's airlines likely must consolidate further if they are going to match U.S. airline industry profitability. That should eventually happen — some CEOs of the continent's more powerful airlines talk about making further acquisitions — but nothing is imminent. So Europe's airline stocks may not be great buys, yet.

2 months ago

Ryanair Forecasts Transporting 200 Million Passengers Annually by 2024

Ryanair Forecasts Transporting 200 Million Passengers Annually by 2024

Shawn Pogatchnik, Associated Press

Ryanair has big plans in Germany and Eastern Europe, and that's taking its passenger forecasts higher. If you think the Ireland-based airline is a big force in Europe now, it looks as though its imprint will be even larger in the next few years.

2 months ago

Ryanair Still Has Unfinished Business With Online Booking Sites

Ryanair Still Has Unfinished Business With Online Booking Sites

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Ryanair has made clear that it is not attacking OTAs as a whole but simply wants to see greater pricing transparency. The airline hasn’t always been the best friend of the consumer but in this case it is right to push for a change.

2 months ago

Ryanair Revamps Strategy and Expands to Frankfurt, Posing a Challenge to Lufthansa

Ryanair Revamps Strategy and Expands to Frankfurt, Posing a Challenge to Lufthansa

Christopher Jasper and Richard Weiss, Bloomberg

No longer a quirky upstart, Ryanair is among the most powerful airlines in Europe. But so far it has stuck to its roots and avoided many of Europe's biggest airports. That's about to change, with the airline poised to expand in Frankfurt. How will Lufthansa react?

3 months ago

Ryanair Is the Latest Airline to Suffer Brexit-Induced Turbulence

Ryanair Is the Latest Airline to Suffer Brexit-Induced Turbulence

Patrick Whyte, Skift

While an expected profit of almost $1.5 billion is still mighty impressive, the warning signs are there that a prolonged period of Brexit-based uncertainty is likely to be very bad news for airlines.

3 months ago

Three Months In, UK Travel Industry Learning to Live With Brexit

Three Months In, UK Travel Industry Learning to Live With Brexit

Patrick Whyte, Skift

With the UK government seemingly determined to sever all ties with the European Union, things don’t look great for the travel industry. For the time being there’s not much companies can do but hope for the best.

3 months ago

Ryanair CEO Says Brexit Will Likely Hurt Profits For Four Years

Ryanair CEO Says Brexit Will Likely Hurt Profits For Four Years

Marine Strauss and Benjamin Katz, Bloomberg

Bottom line, so far Brexit is looking bad for business in the UK and Ryanair is already preparing for that kind of future.

4 months ago