Articles tagged “ryanair”

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.

6 days 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.

1 week 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 weeks 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.

1 month 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.

1 month 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.

1 month 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.

2 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.

3 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?

3 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.

3 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.

3 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.

3 months ago