Ryanair 'look forward' to explaining new baggage policy to Italian watchdog

Italy's competitions watchdog has launched an inquiry into Ryanair's plans to charge passengers to take luggage on the plane.

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O’Leary cold on long-term Ryanair contract

Michael O’Leary has refused to commit himself to leading Ryanair for the long term, but said he has no plans to step down when his contract comes up for renewal next year.

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Latest: Almost 30% of Ryanair shareholders vote against chairman’s re-election

The budget carrier has faced industrial action by pilots across Europe.

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Pilots urge Ryanair shareholders to replace chairman and chief executive

Ryanair has been hit by strikes across Europe over working practices.

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Ryanair plans staff deals by Christmas

Ryanair says there is still time to agree deals with unions and avert a major strike across four European countries later this month.

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Ryanair and Italian unions 'in the final stages of concluding final terms' of labour agreement

Ryanair have signed a set of agreed principles with the three main cabin crew unions in Italy which, they say, will form the basis of a comprehensive Collective Labour Agreement (CLA).

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Norwegian hits back after Ryanair claims it will ‘go bust’ this winter

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary said Norwegian has lost ‘heroic sums of money’.

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Ryanair will cancel a 'small number' of flights if cabin crew strikes go ahead

Unions from Italy, Portugal, Belgium, Spain and the Netherlands are meeting to discuss walking out on September 28 over working conditions.

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Ryanair boss says staff strikes necessary to keep fares low

Chief executive Michael O’Leary said he will not ‘roll over’ to meet the demands of pilots and cabin crew who have staged walkouts.

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Further Ryanair strikes over pay and conditions hit 150 German flights

With less than 24 hours’ notice, thousands of Ryanair passengers flying to and from Germany found out yesterday afternoon that 150 flights were being cancelled due to a pilot strike which began in the early hours of this morning.

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Ryanair cancels 150 out of 400 flights due to Germany strike

Ryanair has cancelled 150 of its 400 scheduled flights to and from Germany tomorrow.

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Ryanair's German pilots to hold one-day strike on Wednesday

Ryanair pilots in Germany have announced they are to hold a one-day strike on Wednesday.

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Ryanair bans press from AGM to avoid talks 'being distorted for PR purposes'

Ryanair has announced that no press will be invited or admitted to its Annual General Meeting next week.

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Ryanair warned of ‘biggest strike it has seen’

Ryanair and hundreds of thousands of its customers across Europe have been warned to brace themselves for “the biggest strike action the company has ever seen” which could happen before the end of the month.

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Ryanair reverses plan to put 300 Dublin-based staff on protective notice

Ryanair have confirmed that it is to restore six Dublin-based aircraft which were due to transfer to Poland in November for the winter 2018 schedule.

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Free 10kg bag for passengers flying after introduction of Ryanair's new baggage policy

Ryanair has confirmed that passengers who booked on or before August 31 to fly after November 1 will be given a free 10kg checked bag.

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Ryanair pilots vote to accept agreement after summer strikes

The pilots based in Ireland, who are members of the Irish Air Line Pilots’ Association, accepted the negotiated deal on working conditions.

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Firefighter helps save a life on a Ryanair flight back from a family holiday

Retained firefighter Daniel helped save the life of an elderly woman as he travelled home from a family holiday in Portugal.

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Ryanair sees rise in customers despite pilot strike

Ryanair have seen their traffic grow in August despite pilots in Ireland, Belguim, Sweden, Germany and the Netherlands going on strike during the month.

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Ryanair accuses UK's air traffic control provider Nats of discrimination

Ryanair has accused the UK’s air traffic control (ATC) provider Nats of discriminating against it and other London Stansted airlines.

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Ryanair criticised over depiction of Leaving Cert student

Ryanair has been rapped by the advertising watchdog for promoting “immoderate or irresponsible drinking” in an advert aimed at Leaving Cert students.

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Network-wide agreement distant, Ryanair warned

Ryanair has been warned that, while it has agreed a Collective Labour Agreement with its pilots in Italy to add to a tentative agreement here in Ireland, it still has a long way to go to achieve a network-wide agreement.

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Italian Ryanair pilots vote in favour of new agreement

Ryanair has confirmed that its Italian pilots have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a new Collective Labour Agreement (CLA).

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Ryanair tightens baggage rules to cut delays

Passengers will be charged €8 to check in a 10kg wheelie bag.

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Ryanair announce only Priority Boarding to be allowed two free carry-on bags without charge

Ryanair will start charging for larger pieces of hand luggage from November 1, it has announced.

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Agreement reached between pilots and Ryanair

An agreement has been reached between Ryanair and trade union Fórsa.

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Ryanair apologises for bounced cheques

Ryanair has apologised after a number of passengers complained that cheques issued as compensation had bounced.

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Ryanair apologises after compensation cheques ‘bounced’

The airline said “a very small number of cheques” processed in July had been issued without a signature.

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Passengers stranded in Lanzarote after Ryanair crew member falls ill

Passengers have hit out at Ryanair after claiming they only received notification that their return flight to Cork from Lanzarote had been cancelled hours before take-off.

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Deal hopes dashed as Ryanair talks adjourn

Talks between Ryanair and the Irish Airline Pilots’ Association (Ialpa) — part of trade union Fórsa — adjourned last night at Dublin Airport without resolution but they are expected to resume some time next week.

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