Ryanair pilots take pay cut to avoid job losses

Ryanair’s British pilot union said that its members had voted by 96% to accept temporary pay cuts in order to avoid jobs losses. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow … Read more Ryanair pilots take pay cut to avoid job losses

Ryanair CEO criticises ‘badly thought out quarantine measures’

Budget airline Ryanair will operate just under 1,000 flights on Wednesday as it ramps up its schedule which had been severely cut by the coronavirus pandemic, CEO Michael O’Leary told Sky News. “I’m pleased to say that today we will operate just under 1,000 flights with a load factor of almost 70%, which carry about … Read more Ryanair CEO criticises ‘badly thought out quarantine measures’

Susanna Questions Ryanair Boss Michael O’Leary over Pictures of Packed Planes | Good Morning Britain

The UK is currently negotiating temporary “air bridges” with several EU member states, so that coronavirus does not totally block summer holidays. In anticipation of the lifting of restrictions, Ryanair will officially re-start flying in and out of the UK from Wednesday with 1,000 daily flights. That said Brits should avoid travelling abroad this year … Read more Susanna Questions Ryanair Boss Michael O’Leary over Pictures of Packed Planes | Good Morning Britain

Travel company director: ‘light at the end of the tunnel’ for holiday bookings | Coronavirus

Jonny Bayliss, Director of Aglow Pilgrimages, says there’s “a light at the end of the tunnel” for people wanting to book pilgrimages through his company. The UK is readying itself for air bridges, which will in most circumstances negate the need for people to quarantine upon arriving in the UK Get the latest coronavirus travel … Read more Travel company director: ‘light at the end of the tunnel’ for holiday bookings | Coronavirus

BMA chair’s warning on air bridges: policy ‘must not put our nation at risk’ | Coronavirus

Dr Chaand Nagpaul, chair of the British Medical Association, says it’s vital that any policy to relax travel between nations does not put the UK at risk. Get the latest coronavirus travel headlines: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/06/27/travel-latest-british-families-ignoring-quarantine-says-ryanair/ Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of The Telegraph, the UK’s best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and analysis on UK and … Read more BMA chair’s warning on air bridges: policy ‘must not put our nation at risk’ | Coronavirus

How can the aviation industry weather the coronavirus storm? | Inside Story

It’s described as the biggest crisis in aviation history. With borders closed to limit the spread of the coronavirus, airlines are forced to ground their fleets, costing them billions in lost revenue every month. Some airlines are hoping to resume flights and restore links as countries begin to ease their lockdowns. But many places, such … Read more How can the aviation industry weather the coronavirus storm? | Inside Story

Airlines sue British government over quarantine

British Airways, Ryanair and easyJet have banded together to sue the British government over quarantine rules that they say will deepen damage for the air travel sector. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest … Read more Airlines sue British government over quarantine

Fight or flight: UK airlines protest government’s quarantine plan

British Airways and budget carriers EasyJet and Ryanair have launched joint legal proceedings against the government over what they called a “disproportionate and unfair” step. FRANCE 24’s Bryan Quinn tells us more. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to … Read more Fight or flight: UK airlines protest government’s quarantine plan

Coronavirus: Will we be able to go on holiday this year? – BBC Newsnight

The coronavirus pandemic has dealt the travel industry a severe blow. So how can airlines and airports adapt as they tentatively start to re-open? Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F It is clear the airline industry is struggling in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. EasyJet has become the latest airline to announce a series … Read more Coronavirus: Will we be able to go on holiday this year? – BBC Newsnight

Ryanair Will Challenge Lufthansa’s ‘Illegal State Aid,’ CEO O’Leary Says

May.26 — Ryanair Holdings Chief Executive Officer Michael O’Leary discusses the impact of the German government’s 9 billion-euro ($9.8 billion) bailout of Deutsche Lufthansa on his airline, customer refunds due to the coronavirus pandemic, and the schedule for returning the Boeing 737 Max to service. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Vonnie Quinn and Matt Miller on “Bloomberg Markets: … Read more Ryanair Will Challenge Lufthansa’s ‘Illegal State Aid,’ CEO O’Leary Says

Coronavirus: European countries mull reopening borders – BBC News

Foreign visitors to Spain will no longer have to undergo a two-week quarantine from 1 July, the government has announced. It said the measure had been finalised in a cabinet meeting on Monday. Foreign Minister Arancha Gonzalez Laya had previously said the requirement would be lifted in July, without giving a date. The news comes … Read more Coronavirus: European countries mull reopening borders – BBC News

Coronavirus – Covid-19: Ryanair warns it now faces ‘difficult’ year

The coronavirus pandemic has strongly hit the air transport industry. ‘The first thing that is going to happen is that the airlines will be cutting jobs’, FRANCE 24’s Catherine Bennett explained. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our … Read more Coronavirus – Covid-19: Ryanair warns it now faces ‘difficult’ year

Ryanair boss slams airport rules as ‘idiotic’

Ryanair chief Michael O’Leary has called the new UK quarantine rules, which require plane passengers to quarantine for fourteen days, as ‘idiotic’, ‘ineffective’ and ‘non-science based’. When asked whether airlines are being singled out, O’Leary said he believed the government has started to ‘make things up as they go along’ and that other countries will … Read more Ryanair boss slams airport rules as ‘idiotic’

Ryanair CEO Says German, French Bailouts Distort Airline Market

May.18 — Ryanair Holdings Plc Chief Executive Officer Michael O’Leary says that support by German and French governments for their airline industries is “illegal” and will “distort the market.” He made the comments after Europe’s biggest low-cost carrier boosted its liquidity with a 600 million-pound ($726 million) loan backed by the U.K. government. He speaks … Read more Ryanair CEO Says German, French Bailouts Distort Airline Market

Ryanair plans to run 40% of flights in July with new COVID-19 rules in UK

Speaking to Sky News, in the UK, Ryanair CEO, Michael O’Leary, told how the company plans to run around 40% of flights in July, after new Covid-19 rules were announced for Britain. Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary plans to implement mandatory face masks and temperature checks to encourage people to fly again. He expects flights to … Read more Ryanair plans to run 40% of flights in July with new COVID-19 rules in UK