Ryanair to buy Malta Air and expand Malta-based fleet

Ryanair has announced that it has agreed to buy Maltese start-up airline, Malta Air, for an undisclosed price.

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Ryanair becomes first EU airline to publish its emission statistics

Ryanair has published its monthly CO2 emissions statistics, the first airline in the EU to do so.

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British woman dies on Edinburgh-bound Ryanair plane in Majorca

The Foreign Office said officials were supporting the woman’s family.

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Ryanair shares dive as profits hit 4-year low

Ryanair shares tumbled nearly 5% after the airline reported its weakest annual profit in four years and said its earnings may suffer for the next couple of years due to continually low fares.

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Ryanair launches new route from Dublin to Kiev

Flights will operate twice a week as part of the airline's Summer 2019 schedule.

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Two planes collide at UK airport

Two planes were involved in a minor collision at the UK's East Midlands Airport during early morning fog.

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Ryanair shares fall on broker profit outlook cut

Ryanair shares fell by more than 1.4% after a leading broker significantly lowered its profit forecast for the airline.

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Ryanair apologises after Arab Spring activist prevented from boarding flight to Dublin

Iyad El-Baghdadi said he was denied boarding at Berlin airport this morning because he was a refugee.

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'Ryanair is the new coal': Airline criticised after ranking among Europe's top-10 carbon emitters

New figures put the airline in the top 10 for the first time, only behind nine coal-producing plants.

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Ryanair predicted to fly through Boeing 737 Max crisis

The airline was due to take charge of its first 737 Max jet next month

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Passengers shocked as men fight on Ryanair plane over ‘woman not wearing shoes’

Police were called by cabin crew after the incident on the flight from Glasgow Prestwick to Tenerife on Saturday.

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Ryanair locks British investors out as Brexit looms

Ryanair will bar British nationals from acquiring new shares in the company and will strip current UK investors of several rights in the event of a hard Brexit.

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UK matches EU to keep airlines flying under Brexit

The UK said it would match an offer by the EU to protect airlines’ flying rights in the event of a no-deal Brexit, tackling one of the main concerns that planes could be grounded and lead to travel chaos.

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Ryanair sees rise in traffic numbers

Ryanair has today reported a 13% growth in its traffic numbers for last month when compared to February 2018.

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Racist tirade air passenger faces prosecution in Spain

Spanish authorities confirmed criminal proceedings have been launched, one day after Essex Police said there could be no prosecution in the UK.

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Ryanair announces winter schedule and 'customer care improvements'

Ryanair has announced details of its 2019/2020 winter schedule, including two new routes and the extension of ten existing services.

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Ryanair to unveil 12 new Irish routes, including two from Cork

Ryanair will this morning unveil their winter schedule for 2019/2020 which will include 12 new routes from Ireland from next October. Included are extra routes from Cork and extended frequency of summer routes.

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Ryanair shares fall as O'Leary steps back from day-to-day running of airline

Ryanair shares fell as much as 4.9% after it posted a third quarter loss for the first time in five years and said Michael O'Leary will step back from the day-to-day running of the airline.

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Ryanair: Brexit won't ground flights

Ryanair has cooled its Brexit rhetoric by saying it does not expect any large-scale flight disruptions to be caused by the UK leaving the EU.

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Ryanair profit warning fails to dent airline shares

Shares in Europe's leading so-called low fares airlines rallied after a profit warning from market leader Ryanair sent them into an initial nosedive.

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Ryanair lowers profit forecast for 2019

Ryanair expects its profits for the year to come in 10% lower than expected.

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Ryanair obtains UK operating licence for post-Brexit flights

Ryanair has secured a UK operating licence to fly within the UK and UK to non-EU routes in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

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Ryanair starts selling tickets for football games

Ryanair is to start selling tickets to football matches.

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Ryanair facing action over refusal to compensate strike-hit passengers

Britain's aviation regulator is taking legal action against Ryanair over its refusal to compensate passengers for strike action.

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Ryanair avoids unions with ultra-low-cost unit

Ryanair is ramping up a new subsidiary with weaker labour rights to better compete in eastern Europe, infuriating staff and unions by bypassing concessions granted during a year of industrial strife.

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Ryanair traffic up 11% to 10.4m customers for month of November

Ryanair has released its traffic figures for the month of November, showing an increase in customers.

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Ryanair launches new routes from Dublin to Dubrovnik and Split

Ryanair has launched two new Dublin routes to Dubrovnik and Split in Croatia with both routes running twice weekly.

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Ryanair shares soar on UK deal hopes

Ryanair shares jumped by more than 4% as the airline said it is seeing record levels of bookings and no negative impact on customer demand from Brexit uncertainty.

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Ryanair launch new Dublin route to Kyiv

Ryanair has announced today that it will commence a new route from Dublin to Kyiv in April 2019.

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Ryanair waiting in wings as Flybe expected to be carved up

Ryanair has been named as a possible significant beneficiary — though an unlikely outright buyer — from an expected sale of British regional airline Flybe.

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Update: France frees Ryanair jet after tarmac standoff over subsidy

The French civil aviation authority said it held the plane at Bordeaux-Merignac airport because of a dispute over subsidies.

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Derry service among 11 new Ryanair routes from Edinburgh

Ryanair is to operate 11 new routes from Edinburgh Airport beginning in summer 2019.

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Ryanair sign agreement with German and Italian cabin crew unions over pay and benefits

Ryanair has signed agreements with cabin crew unions in Italy and Germany over pay increases and benefits.

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Ryanair sack six cabin crew pictured sleeping on airport floor

Ryanair has sacked six cabin crew members who were pictured sleeping on a Spanish airport floor last month.

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Lawyers for Ryanair flight racism victim demand compensation

Delsie Gayle was called an ‘ugly black bastard’ on a flight from Barcelona to London last month.

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Ryanair to close website and app for 12 hours

Ryanair has said that its website and mobile app will close for 12 hours for a systems upgrade.

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Ryanair says baggage allowance change made to reduce delayed flights

Ryanair is defending its second baggage allowance change in a year.

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Ryanair shareholders call for chairman to be replaced

The Local Authority Pension Fund Forum also wants the budget carrier to start developing a succession plan for chief executive Michael O’Leary.

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Woman subjected to racist tirade on Ryanair flight rejects abuser’s apology

The woman subjected to a racist tirade on a Ryanair flight last week has rejected her abuser’s apology, while the airline has moved to defend its actions following the incident.

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Ryanair defends response after it became aware of passenger’s racist tirade

The budget airline said it ‘immediately’ reported the video showing the attack on 77-year-old Delsie Gayle after it surfaced on social media.

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Ryanair reach agreement with Belgian unions

This follows similar agreements signed over the past week with pilot unions SEPLA in Spain, SPAC in Portugal and BALPA in the UK, covering all of Ryanair’s directly employed Spanish, Portuguese and UK Pilots.

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Ryanair shares fail to take off

Ryanair shares failed to take off, yesterday, despite the airline making further progress towards ending employee union troubles across its European network, this time in Spain.

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Ryanair ‘racism’ victim told to expect to give police statement

Delsie Gayle was verbally abused on a flight to London last week

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Ryanair warns of more base closures

Ryanair has warned of further base closures and capacity cuts in the coming months if oil prices continue to rise and air fares continue to fall.

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VIDEO: Man who filmed racist incident on Ryanair flight does not regret it

David Lawrence filmed a woman being subjected to racist abuse on board a Ryanair flight from Barcelona to London Stansted.

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Ryanair reports half-year profits down 7%

Ryanair said profits dropped to €1.20 billion euro on September 30 2018.

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Ryanair criticised for failing to remove racist passenger from flight

A man was filmed swearing at the elderly woman he was sitting beside until another passenger intervened.

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Ryanair signs agreement with Portuguese pilots' union

Ryanair has signed an agreement to end an ongoing dispute with pilots based in Portugal.

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Ryanair blames base closures on market

Ryanair has dismissed claims from a European pilots’ union that its decision to close bases and reduce fleet from early next month is a “declaration of war”.

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Unions: Ryanair’s base closures are ‘a declaration of war’

A pilots’ union has described Ryanair’s decision to close bases and reduce its fleet from early next month as a declaration of war.

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Ryanair to launch 15 new routes this summer from Dublin, Cork and Shannon airports

Ryanair has launched its Ireland Summer 2019 schedule with 15 new routes including exciting connections such as Dublin to Gothenburg and Thessaloniki, Cork-Malta and Shannon-Ibiza.

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Ryanair targets union agreements

Ryanair has said it is working to reach deals with European trade unions by Christmas and get them implemented next year.

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Ryanair sees September traffic numbers go up

Ryanair has reported a rise in the number of passengers it carried in September's traffic statistics.

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Profit warning wipes €2bn off Ryanair value

Ryanair shares plummeted by close to 13% — knocking nearly €2bn off the company’s value — after it said full-year profits will likely be lower than expected.

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Ryanair forecasts fall in full-year profits due to strikes and oil prices

Ryanair has warned that full-year profits will be 12% lower than expected.

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Frustration after Ryanair cancels around 250 flights amid strikes

The industrial action has affected a wedding party of 17, some of whom may not make it to the event in Europe.

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Thousands of Ryanair passengers face disruption due to European strike action

Tens of thousands of Ryanair passengers will face disruption today due to strike action at the airline.

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Ryanair cancels 190 flights ahead of Friday’s strike

Ryanair has “pre-cancelled” 190 of its scheduled flights on Friday due to the “unnecessary strike by a tiny minority of cabin crew” in Spain, Belgium, Holland, Portugal, Italy, and Germany.

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