Articles tagged “ryanair”

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Carbon Offsets Mask Aviation Industry’s Lack of Green Alternatives

Carbon Offsets Mask Aviation Industry’s Lack of Green Alternatives

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Carbon offsetting is by and large a con. The idea that rather than reducing environmentally harmful activities you can simply outsource the solution is ridiculous.

3 months ago

Ryanair Job Cuts Now Loom Over Pilots at Austria’s Laudamotion

Ryanair Job Cuts Now Loom Over Pilots at Austria’s Laudamotion

Simon Foy and Richard Weiss, Bloomberg

Things are getting tough out there for European airlines. If things are bad for Ryanair — historically one of the strongest performers — think what it's like for everyone else.

3 months ago

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?

3 months ago

Lufthansa Ready at Home in Germany for Long Battle With Low-Cost Rivals

Lufthansa Ready at Home in Germany for Long Battle With Low-Cost Rivals

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Lufthansa had it pretty easy in its home market for a long time, but sustained low-cost competition has come at a bad time. It will be hoping a revamped Eurowings is enough to see off EasyJet and Ryanair.

3 months ago

Ryanair CEO Slams Boeing for Not Having Its (Expletive) Together on Max Issues

Ryanair CEO Slams Boeing for Not Having Its (Expletive) Together on Max Issues

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Ryanair's CEO sounds like he is rapidly losing patience with Boeing over the Max delays. Airlines clearly want to start flying it as soon as possible but only when it is declared safe.

3 months ago

The Highest Paid Travel CEOs in Europe in 2018

The Highest Paid Travel CEOs in Europe in 2018

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Amadeus’ Luis Maroto came out on top in 2018. His executive compensation is appropriate, given that the company is the most valuable European travel firm.

3 months ago

Wizz Air Ramps Up Growth Plans as European Rivals Wilt

Wizz Air Ramps Up Growth Plans as European Rivals Wilt

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Like bigger rivals such as Ryanair and EasyJet, Wizz Air is happy to take advantage of smaller European airlines pulling back capacity or going out of business entirely.

3 months ago

Ryanair and Lufthansa Clash Over Which Pollutes More

Ryanair and Lufthansa Clash Over Which Pollutes More

Simon Foy and Kristie Pladson, Bloomberg

European airlines need to stop arguing and start focusing more on reducing emissions. It's an important topic.

3 months ago

EasyJet Gets a Boost From Last-Minute Summer Bookings

EasyJet Gets a Boost From Last-Minute Summer Bookings

Simon Foy, Bloomberg

Nothing helps a European budget carrier more than less-oppressive summer weather.

3 months ago

Ryanair Cuts Growth Plans as Boeing 737 Max Crisis Drags On

Ryanair Cuts Growth Plans as Boeing 737 Max Crisis Drags On

Christopher Jasper, Bloomberg

The Boeing crisis is one that was always going to affect airlines' balance sheets, but with Ryanair making contingency plans stretching into summer 2020, it's becoming clear just how deleterious this grounding might be to some carriers' bottom lines.

3 months ago

Wizz Air Defies Tough European Aviation Market With Record Annual Profit

Wizz Air Defies Tough European Aviation Market With Record Annual Profit

Patrick Whyte, Skift

With costs lower than most other airlines, Wizz Air is in a strong position to ride out a difficult 2019.

5 months ago

Plastics in Airline Catering Raise Questions About Carbon Emissions

Plastics in Airline Catering Raise Questions About Carbon Emissions

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

Airlines have a love-hate relationship with plastics, especially when it comes to food and beverage. Plastics pose a serious environmental threat, but at the same time they're lightweight and thereby help reduce carbon emissions. Can carriers tackle both of these problems at once?

5 months ago