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Ryanair says to 'keep foot on pedal' in adding capacity


Monday, 20 May 2019 

May 20 (Reuters) - Ryanair Holdings PLC investor conference call ::RYANAIR CEO SAYS WILL START TAKING BATCH OF 42 MAX PLANES 'PROBABLY IN NOVEMBER, DECEMBER OR JANUARY NEXT YEAR'.RYANAIR CEO SAYS BOOKING VOLUMES FOR SUMMER CURRENTLY UP 2 PERCENT ON LAST YEAR.RYANAIR CEO SAYS VIEW IS 'WE KEEP FOOT TO THE PEDAL' IN TERMS OF ADDING CAPACITY.RYANAIR CEO SAYS WILL KEEP ADDING CAPACITY AS QUICKLY AS WE CAN; WILL BE PAINFUL FOR A YEAR OR TWO.RYANAIR CEO SAYS THERE IS NO UPSIDE ON YIELD OUTLOOK AT THE MOMENT.RYANAIR CEO SAYS 'WE ARE GETTING UNIT COSTS BACK UNDER CONTROL' ; CFO SAYS STERLING IMPACT ON COSTS AROUND 0.5 PERCENT.