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Ryanair shares surge on reduced cash burn, optimistic outlook

18 May 2020

DUBLIN Ryanair shares surged 15% on Monday after Europe's largest low-cost carrier announced details of sharp cost cuts and promised a swift return to full capacity and expansion in the aftermath of the COVID-19 crisis. | Video

Ryanair expects Europe travel surge despite masks, quarantine

12 May 2020

DUBLIN Temperature checks, masks and quarantine will not deter people from a holiday in the sun after three months "locked up" at home, Ryanair's chief executive Michael O'Leary said on Tuesday as he announced plans for 1,000 flights a day from July. | Video

Ryanair cools on Airbus, moves back towards all-Boeing fleet

12 May 2020

DUBLIN Ryanair plans to move back towards an all-Boeing fleet by cancelling leases for Airbus A320s for its Lauda subsidiary and likely replacing 30 Airbus jets at the Austrian airline with Boeing 737s, Chief Executive Michael O'Leary told Reuters.

Ireland takes small first step in coronavirus escape plan

01 May 2020

DUBLIN Ireland on Friday announced the first small steps to easing restrictions to slow the spread of the coronavirus and laid out a roadmap for a gradual re-opening of the economy from May 18 if the virus can be kept under control.

Ryanair boss decries 'state aid doping' as airline sheds 3,000 jobs

01 May 2020

DUBLIN Ryanair is laying off 15% of its staff in a cost-cutting drive as coronavirus restrictions prevent a return to normal service until 2021 and rivals receive billions in state aid to get back in the air, its chief executive said on Friday. | Video

Ryanair sets mid-May deadline for talks on new Boeing MAX order

01 May 2020

DUBLIN Ryanair aims to conclude talks with Boeing on a new plane order in the next two weeks, but possible price cuts or cancellations related to an existing 737 MAX order are also part of the discussions, its chief executive said on Friday.

Ryanair threatens to shut Lauda's main base in Vienna, O'Leary says

01 May 2020

DUBLIN Ryanair will shut down the main Vienna base of its Austrian airline Lauda and bring in Ryanair jets instead unless staff there agree to a pay cut and a new labor agreement, Chief Executive Michael O'Leary said on Friday.

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