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The storm brewing around budget airline Ryanair continued on Tuesday, with the airline’s chief executive branding a pilots’ group which raised concerns a “joke”.
Michael O'Leary, CEO of Ryanair, tells CNBC that the Ryanair Pilot Group safety claims is an attempt by the European pilots unions to desperately try and unionize in Ryanair.
Evert van Zwol, chairman of Ryanair Pilot Group, tells CNBC that Ryanair pilots are worried about stepping out in the open to talk about their safety concerns.
European shares pared earlier gains to close flat on Monday following a late sell-off after reports that Barclays will seek to raise £5 billion ($7.69 billion) via a rights issue.
John Strickland, director of JLS Consulting, tells CNBC to expect strong growth in the Ryanair fleet over the next five years.
Howard Millar, deputy CEO and CFO of Ryanair, tells CNBC about the return to reserve seating and eventual plans to have dynamic seat pricing.
Large European airlines can't "walk straight and chew gum at the same time"—creating an opening for Ryanair to grab more short-haul share, CEO Michael O'Leary told CNBC.
Ryanair bought 175 Boeing 737s at the Paris Air Show last week. Michael O'Leary, CEO of the Irish-based airline, discusses the state of the European industry.
European shares pared gains, but closed higher on Thursday, after a round of soft U.S. data.
Michael O'Leary, CEO of Ryanair, says the U.K.'s competition watchdog is "completely out of touch" and "irrelevant" following their decision that Ryanair should reduce its holding in Aer Lingus.
Michael O'Leary, Ryanair CEO, explains how his "pay-as-you-go" business model improved the company's profits, and weighs in on the growing competition between low-fare airlines.
European shares closed mixed on Monday afternoon, after briefly touching fresh five-year highs earlier during the session.
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Despite "unfair commentary" on the 787 Dreamliner, Boeing makes great aircraft, Ryanair CEO told CNBC, following the purchase of $15.6 billion worth of new Boeing jets.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the latest details on Ryanair's announcement to buy 175 Boeing jets for $15.6 billion.
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Ryanair announced a $15.6 billion order for 175 passenger jets from Boeing on Tuesday in a deal that will allow the Irish airline to consolidate its position as Europe's dominant low-cost carrier.
Airbus has landed the largest order of the year, and one of the largest of all-time, with a book value of almost $24 billion. The European plane maker will sell 234 of its A320 planes to Lion Air out of Indonesia.