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Ryanair CEO: Airports unnecessary 'international shopping centers'updated: Thu Mar 15 2012 14:05:00

The head of Dublin-based budget airline Ryanair says that airport operators are holding the aviation industry back -- and describes the average airport as an unnecessary "international shopping center."

Ryanair plans one toilet per planeupdated: Mon Oct 17 2011 12:02:00

Low-cost airline Ryanair unveils plans to reduce the number of toilets on each plane from three to one.

Ryanair's 5 'cheapest' money-saving schemesupdated: Mon Oct 17 2011 12:02:00

Any publicity is good publicity for Dublin-based budget airline Ryanair.

Flier comfort: Boeing 787 myths and factsupdated: Fri Oct 07 2011 14:20:00

The long-delayed and much-awaited Boeing 787 aircraft has finished testing and will see its first customer delivery next month to All Nippon Airways. Soon, you'll be able to hop on board this bird yourself, but would you even know it if you did?

Fortune: Boeing vs. Airbus: The fight for flight intensifiesupdated: Tue Jul 05 2011 17:39:00

The Paris Airshow last month was a clear win for Airbus, but don't count Boeing out just yet. The record number of orders for the Airbus A320neo aircraft at Le Bourget shows the European aircraft maker's success in bringing its current airline customers back on board. But while it was an impressive showing, Airbus failed to make any meaningful inroads into Boeing's core customer base, leaving in place a deadlock between the two aircraft makers in the heavily competitive and extremely profitable single-aisle jet market.

Airline to charge boarding pass feeupdated: Tue Jun 21 2011 14:02:00

The extensive menu of airline fees is growing again -- at least at one low-cost carrier.

Spreading ash cloud disrupts travelupdated: Tue May 24 2011 21:16:00

CNN's Phil Black updates disrupted travel plans as a volcanic ash cloud moves across Britain from Iceland.

Will volcano cause a repeat of travel chaos?updated: Tue May 24 2011 21:14:00

Icelandic volcano ash is affecting flights in European airspace, but authorities say it is unlikely to cause the same levels of disruption triggered by a similar eruption last year.

Ryanair strikes back at 'mutiny' studentsupdated: Thu Feb 10 2011 15:47:00

Call it Ryanair versus Belgian students, round two.

Passengers 'mutiny' over Ryanair bag feeupdated: Tue Feb 08 2011 11:41:00

Lots of people fume over airline fees, but one group of travelers became so enraged over having to pay extra charges that they were kicked off a plane over the weekend.

Ryanair's boarding pass fee ruled 'abusive'updated: Wed Jan 19 2011 13:34:00

Ryanair, the Irish airline famous for its low fares and an extensive menu of fees, is vowing to fight a court ruling that calls one of its extra charges "abusive."

Expert's take: What new airline fees might come in 2011?updated: Fri Jan 07 2011 09:55:00

It may seem like airlines have thought of every possible way to squeeze more money out of air travelers, charging extra for everything from early boarding to checking bags.

Flights resume after all air traffic controllers returnupdated: Sun Dec 05 2010 21:58:00

Spain reopened its airspace Saturday after it was shut down due to a strike by air traffic controllers, the country's airport authority said.

Equal opportunities at 38,000 feetupdated: Tue Nov 02 2010 00:11:00

A worldwide shortage of airline pilots has given women in Malaysia a chance to break into a profession that is notoriously male dominated.

CNNMoney: Spirit Airlines files to go publicupdated: Mon Sep 20 2010 12:43:00

Spirit Airlines Inc. is going public.

Airline CEO: Nix co-pilot, save moneyupdated: Mon Sep 06 2010 10:47:00

He's already suggested installing coin-operated lavatories and selling standing room on flights, so it may not be surprising that the latest idea from the colorful CEO of Ryanair is once again pushing air travelers' buttons.

Air-traffic control strike in France disrupts air trafficupdated: Wed Jul 21 2010 20:07:00

A strike by air-traffic controllers affected flights Wednesday across France, resulting in cancellations of 10 percent of scheduled flights from Paris' main international airport, the civil aviation authority DGAC said.

Latest airline fee? Early boardingupdated: Thu Jun 17 2010 12:21:00

Do you like to be one of the first people to board a plane, avoiding crowded aisles and getting your pick of overhead bin space? There's a fee for that.

Volcanic ash cloud disrupts flightsupdated: Mon May 10 2010 11:13:00

Ash from an Icelandic volcano is continuing to affect European flights on Monday, delaying transatlantic aircraft and threatening flights over parts of Ireland and Portugal.

Closing British airspace a mistake?updated: Thu Apr 22 2010 10:53:00

Was it a mistake to close British airspace because of volcanic ash? CNN's Becky Anderson found out.

Airlines lash out over ash cloud compensationupdated: Thu Apr 22 2010 10:53:00

Recriminations are emerging in the wake of the volcanic ash crisis with airlines expressing anger over passenger compensation rules and demanding financial help for losses caused by what they say was a needless ban on flights.

Battle to clear backlog as Europe reopens for flightsupdated: Wed Apr 21 2010 20:50:00

Airports across Europe began reopening Wednesday, six days after ash from an Icelandic volcano forced the shutdown of airspace and stranded thousands of passengers around the world.

Heathrow gets back to businessupdated: Wed Apr 21 2010 20:50:00

CNN's Paula Newton reports that London's Heathrow Airport is beginning to return to normal operations.

German flights resumeupdated: Wed Apr 21 2010 14:33:00

CNN's Frederik Pleitgen reports from Germany, where Lufthansa plans to operate 200 flights despite a volcanic ash cloud.

Ryanair will limit passenger compensationupdated: Wed Apr 21 2010 14:33:00

One of Europe's largest budget airlines indicated Wednesday it might not reimburse passengers for costs incurred while they were stranded by the volcanic ash cloud -- a potential violation of European Union rules.

What should travelers do?updated: Fri Apr 16 2010 14:06:00

Rochelle Turner from Which? Holiday magazine warns the chaos won't stop once air restrictions are lifted.

Europe's transport system feels strain as disruption continuesupdated: Fri Apr 16 2010 14:06:00

Rail and ferry services across Europe have been swamped by thousands of frustrated passengers forced to seek alternate modes of transport, as a volcanic ash cloud continues to disrupt European air travel.

Airline fees: Where will they pop up next?updated: Thu Apr 08 2010 07:43:00

Traveler outrage grows with each new airline fee, and this week's air travel chatter has fliers wondering how many more ways the airlines can devise to nickel and dime passengers.

Airline considers fee for lavatory useupdated: Wed Apr 07 2010 15:21:00

Fresh on the heels of one budget airline announcing that it will ask passengers to pay extra to bring carry-on bags on board, another is considering charging them for using the lavatory.

Ryanair boosted by fall in lossesupdated: Mon Feb 01 2010 06:09:00

Ryanair has raised its full-year profit guidance after reporting a much smaller loss than expected for its third quarter.

Watchdog criticizes 'puerile' Ryanair on feesupdated: Mon Jan 04 2010 10:40:00

Ryanair on Monday rejected strong criticism from Britain's top business regulator, who accused Europe's largest airline of "puerile" tactics in the way it adds credit card fees on to advertised fares.

How to survive a plane crashupdated: Fri Dec 25 2009 10:54:00

On Tuesday, an American Airlines flight carrying 154 passengers slid off a runway while landing in torrential rain in Jamaica, stopping just short of the Caribbean Sea. The impact severely damaged the aircraft -- which broke into three separate pieces -- and caused the Boeing 737's engines to shear off the wings. Thankfully, there were no fatalities; 91 people were taken to hospitals where they were evaluated and most were released.

Plane slides onto verge as Europe weather chaos continuesupdated: Wed Dec 23 2009 10:42:00

Frigid temperatures and heavy snow continue to wreak travel chaos across Europe Wednesday as travelers faced treacherous driving conditions and cancelled flights.

Ryanair breaks off talks with Boeingupdated: Fri Dec 18 2009 07:10:00

The prospect of Ryanair paying a special dividend moved a step closer on Friday after the airline broke off negotiations with Boeing over the order of 200 new airliners.

Fuel costs hit EasyJet profitsupdated: Tue Nov 17 2009 07:42:00

Higher fuel costs weighed on full-year profits at EasyJet after the low-cost airline hedged a lot of its fuel needs at high prices.

Ryanair gloomy despite huge profitsupdated: Mon Jul 27 2009 07:03:00

Budget airline Ryanair, which says it is considering charging passengers to use the toilet, announced a huge increase in profits Monday, revealing recession-busting results in sharp contrast to other carriers grounded by financial trouble.

Ryanair trims UK flight scheduleupdated: Tue Jul 21 2009 11:23:00

Budget airline Ryanair announced plans Tuesday to cut its winter flights schedule from its main UK hub, blaming a collapse in the British tourism industry, rising airport costs and "insane" aviation taxes.

Ryanair posts $240M loss on high fuel costsupdated: Tue Jun 02 2009 10:01:00

Irish low-cost airline Ryanair posted a €169 million ($240 million) loss in the last year after being hit with higher fuel costs and a writedown in its investment in rival carrier Aer Lingus.

Irish airline seeks mergerupdated: Mon Apr 06 2009 09:34:00

Irish airline Ryanair seeks to take over Aer Lingus. CNN's Jim Boulden reports.

Aer Lingus chief executive resignsupdated: Mon Apr 06 2009 09:34:00

Irish carrier Aer Lingus announced Monday that its chief executive, Dermot Mannion, has stepped down with immediate effect.

CNNMoney: Delta to cut 10% of international flightsupdated: Tue Mar 10 2009 11:33:00

Delta Air Lines will cut its international flights by an additional 10% starting in September as volatile fuel prices and sinking demand pressure the struggling airline industry, according to a memo released Tuesday.

Ryanair considers charging passengers to peeupdated: Mon Mar 02 2009 04:35:00

The ever budget-conscious boss of Ryanair has suggested the discount airline may start charging passengers for using the toilet on board its flights.

Airline attacks 'idiot, lunatic' bloggersupdated: Wed Feb 25 2009 13:26:00

Ryanair attacked "idiot" and "lunatic" bloggers Wednesday after a customer highlighted what he said were flaws in the budget airline's Web site.

Aer Lingus rejects Ryanair bidupdated: Tue Dec 02 2008 12:06:00

Irish national carrier Aer Lingus has rejected a second takeover attempt by budget carrier Ryanair.

Ryanair makes $950M bid for Aer Lingusupdated: Mon Dec 01 2008 07:16:00

Low-cost airline Ryanair has announced it will launch a second attempt to take over Aer Lingus, the Irish national carrier.

CNNMoney: Ryanair bids $950M for Aer Lingusupdated: Mon Dec 01 2008 07:09:00

Low-cost airline Ryanair announced Monday it will launch a second attempt to take over Aer Lingus, the Irish national carrier.

Low-cost carrier aims for growthupdated: Mon Dec 01 2008 05:28:00

While airlines are suffering, low cost carrier Air Asia X is expanding as CNN's Jim Boulden reports.

Ryanair ready for take offupdated: Mon Nov 03 2008 21:34:00

CNN's Max Foster speaks with Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary about the ups and downs of the discount airline.

Airline crisis stokes boneyard boomupdated: Wed Oct 08 2008 08:30:00

The carcasses of hundreds of abandoned planes scattered across the arid lands of southwest United States are a stark sign of how much the global airline industry is hurting.

Part 3: Aircraft Boneyardupdated: Wed Oct 08 2008 08:30:00

CNN's Richard Quest takes a look around the Mojave aircraft boneyard- where planes come to die.

Wacky new airline stuntsupdated: Tue Oct 07 2008 13:58:00

If your November travel plans include a flight out of Los Angeles, don't be surprised to find yourself standing behind a bald, tattooed human billboard.

Ryanair to ground tenth of fleet updated: Tue Jun 03 2008 06:11:00

Ryanair said Tuesday it will ground up to 10 percent of its fleet over the winter because of rising airport charges.

Ryanair accused of unfair advertisingupdated: Wed Apr 09 2008 07:35:00

Budget airline Ryanair faces an investigation from the UK's consumer and competition authority following allegations of misleading and unfair advertising.

Ryanair set to shut Web site, call centresupdated: Fri Feb 22 2008 08:27:00

Ryanair, Europe's biggest no-frills airline, planned to shut down its Web site and call centers for three days starting Friday while it upgrades its reservations system.

Ryanair set to shut down Web siteupdated: Wed Feb 13 2008 09:33:00

Ryanair, Europe's biggest no-frills airline, said Wednesday it will shut down its Web site and call centers for three days later this month to upgrade its reservations system.

Ryanair warns of tough timesupdated: Mon Feb 04 2008 06:55:00

Lost cost airline Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary warns of tough times ahead.

Ryanair warns of turbulence aheadupdated: Mon Feb 04 2008 06:55:00

Ryanair Holdings PLC reported a flat third-quarter profit Monday and warned that its outlook for the peak summer season was poor, citing high oil costs and fears of recession across Europe.

Catholic pilgrims have own airlineupdated: Tue Aug 28 2007 03:46:00

Catholic pilgrims have own airline

Vatican airline takes to the skiesupdated: Tue Aug 28 2007 03:46:00

While some passengers only turn to prayer when jolted by turbulence, the Vatican made it standard on Monday by launching the world's first airline for Catholic pilgrims.

Ryanair resultsupdated: Tue Jul 31 2007 01:42:00

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