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Ryanair to close Glasgow base

Ryanair has announced it is to close its base at Glasgow Airport (GLA/EGPF) later this year with the aircraft and routes moving to Edinburgh (EDI/EGPH). The Irish budget carrier currently has 1 aircraft based at the Scottish airport but under its revised plans for Winter 2018 it will move the [read more]

England

Ryanair announce new flights to Shannon

Irish budget airline Ryanair has announced it will launch two new direct services to Shannon from Bristol Airport (BRS/EGGD) and Liverpool (LPL/EGGP). The twice-weekly Bristol service will begin on the 17th May 2018 and Liverpool will be three-times-weekly starting on the 19th May and both operate throughout the summer until [read more]

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Ryanair will not bow to ‘laughable demands’

Irish budget airline Ryanair (FR/RYR) has said it will not bow to ‘laughable demands’ from Pilot Unions as it warned of possible strikes in the Spring. Relations between the airline and its Pilots have broken down since the pilot crisis in autumn 2017 prompting Ryanair to cancel thousands of flights with stikes [read more]

Ryanair Boeing 737 aircraft
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Ryanair to add BREXIT clause to Summer 2019 flights

Irish budget airline Ryanair has today said it will be adding a BREXIT clause to its terms and conditions for flights in Summer 2019. The clause, which effectively invalidates tickets if an aviation agreement isn’t reached was announced by the airlines PR executive, Kenny Jacobs who said: “We will announce our summer [read more]

Major Ryanair expansion at Manchester Airport
England

Major Ryanair expansion at Manchester Airport

Ryanair has announced a major expansion at Manchester Airport (MAN/EGCC) today including more based aircraft and new routes. The Irish low-cost carrier (LCC) will now base 3 additional Boeing 737-800 aircraft at the airport in the summer, stating in June. In addition to the based aircraft, Ryanair also announced 10 [read more]

Ryanair Boeing 737 aircraft
Air Safety

Ryanair flight diverts to Cardiff with flap issues

A Ryanair flight that was due to land in Bristol this evening has diverted to Cardiff Airport following suspected flap issues. The flight, FR8217 was due to land at Bristol Airport (BRS/EGGD) at 18:15 but after discovering issues with extending the flaps the pilot elected to divert to Cardiff (CWL/EGGD) due [read more]

German Pilots association threaten Ryanair strike at anytime
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Ryanair weathers first ever strike

Ryanair has weathered its first ever strike this morning as German Pilots carried out a 4-hour walkout. Having previously called off the strike when Ryanair agreed to meet with and recognise unions however it emerged that one of the representatives from VC Cockpit, the German union, was a former pilot who [read more]

Ryanair - A broken culture
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Ryanair – A broken culture

Ryanair has finally said it will recognise unions this week as they faced strikes from pilots at multiple bases but the move highlights a broken culture at the airline which has created a hostile environment for its staff. No-one can deny the meteoric rise of Ryanair (FR/RYR) since it began in [read more]