Alitalia A330 at Cardiff Airport
News

Ryanair’s choice: Alitalia or Air Berlin

According to Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary, Ryanair’s future planning could include parts of both Alitalia and Air Berlin Speaking at a press conference in London yesterday,  Michael O’Leary said he intended to make a bid for some 90 Alitalia jets by the first week of October, which brings the next phase of [read more]

Ryanair B737-800 after takeoff (src Wikipedia)
Civil Aviation

Ryanair joins Airlines UK

You might have thought that Ryanair would be Marxian (Groucho) in its approach to club membership (“I don’t want to belong to any club that will accept me as a member”) however, it has announced that it has joined Airlines UK (AUK), the industry body representing UK-registered carriers. Ryanair, which will carry [read more]

Wales world cup bid
News

Ryanair smashes into Worlds Top 10

Irish low-cost airline Ryanair has smashed into Worlds Top 10 rankings placing 7th based on passengers carried. The latest rankings see the Low-Cost Carrier (LCC) go from 10th place to 7th in just 2 years with over 148,000 million passengers being carried int he last year on their fleet of 401 [read more]

Ryanair launches Erasmus website
Travel

Ryanair provides new Erasmus student booking platform

Ryanair has launched a new dedicated booking platform in partnership with Erasmus Student Network, offering Erasmus students fare discounts, free bags, and tailored travel offers. Delivered as part of Year 4 of Ryanair’s “Always Getting Better” programme, this partnership offers Erasmus students a dedicated ESN booking platform where they can have [read more]

Airline Price War
Cardiff Airport News

Could an airline fares price war be coming?

Irish Low-Cost Carrier (LCC) Ryanair (FR/RYR) has warned it may cut fares by around 8% sparking an airline fares price war as carriers compete for passengers this summer. Competition in the airline sector and in particular the low-cost carrier market has been intensifying recently and that is expected to continue to [read more]