Ryanair Holdings PLC


  • The proposed merger between British Airways and Iberia would be bad for consumers as the flag-carrying airlines would raise ticket prices on their competing routes, Michael O'Leary, CEO of discount Irish carrier Ryanair, told CNBC Friday.

  • Ryanair May Make Passengers Stand to Cut Costs Monday, 6 Jul 2009 | 9:55 AM ET

    Low-cost airline Ryanair, which mulls making passengers carry their own bags to hold and asking for £1 for the use of in-flight toilets, is now looking into offering standing room for passengers on its planes.

  • Checking in Bags? Carry Them to the Hold Thursday, 25 Jun 2009 | 10:02 AM ET

    Carry your own luggage to the plane, slide one pound ($1.65) into a slot to use the toilet while airborne, pay more charges for fuel, have staff working for free for one month.

  • Pops & Drops: Bucyrus, U.S. Steel... Monday, 28 Jul 2008 | 6:40 PM ET

    We didn't have time for this on TV but following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Bucyrus and U.S. Steel popped while Hasbro and AIG dropped.

  • Can Airlines Fight Fuel Costs with Lower Fares? Monday, 28 Jul 2008 | 12:49 PM ET

    Shares of European airlines tumbled Monday after budget airline Ryanair said its profit fell 85 percent in the recent quarter and warned it might not make money this year.

  • European Stocks Fall on Bank Worries Monday, 28 Jul 2008 | 12:46 PM ET

    European stocks ended lower on Monday, dragged down by banks that fell on concerns over credit ratings at major U.S. mortgage lenders and by a rise in crude after recent sharp falls, which revived inflation worries.

  • Ryanair Profit Sinks 85%, Could Lose Money in '08 Monday, 28 Jul 2008 | 1:44 AM ET

    Ryanair posted a 85 percent fall in first-quarter net profit on Monday as its fuel bill almost doubled and warned it could make a full-year loss of up to 60 million euros if oil prices  stayed high and fares fell.

  • Top 5 Ways Airlines Are Cutting Costs Wednesday, 23 Jul 2008 | 10:21 AM ET
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    From job cuts to fewer winter flights, airlines are looking for every way to battle high oil prices.

  • Europe Preview: Will Airlines Go Bust as Oil Soars? Wednesday, 21 May 2008 | 3:17 PM ET

    When Air France-KLM reports on Thursday morning at 7:30 CET, it will be interesting to see how the world’s biggest airline by revenue views the prospects for what is likely to be a very difficult year.

  • Ryanair CEO Says Downturn Good for the Company Friday, 16 May 2008 | 12:10 PM ET

    Low-cost carrier Ryanair is likely to benefit in the event of a major slowdown hitting Europe, according to the airline’s chief executive Michael O’Leary.

  • The Week in Europe Friday, 8 Feb 2008 | 1:27 PM ET

    From the deadline for the Northern Rock bids to the rate decisions by the European Central Bank and the Bank of England, here are the events that have shaped this week:

  • High oil prices and the weakening pound took their toll on budget airline RyanAir, which disappointed investors with a 27 percent fall in third-quarter net profit Monday. But results remained within the airline's own guidance.

  • Ryanair: Who Needs a Beauty Contest Anyhow? Monday, 5 Nov 2007 | 12:58 PM ET

    Ryanair took the honors in a recent airline survey run by Tripadvisor, for all the wrong reasons. The online travel site asked its users to rate airline companies and Ryanair came in as the least favored.

  • Europe's largest low-cost airline Ryanair said Thursday it plans to invest $1.2 billion to expand service to Milan.

  • Ryanair First-Quarter Profit Jumps 20%, Beats Forecast Tuesday, 31 Jul 2007 | 2:12 AM ET

    Ryanair posted a better than expected 20% rise in first quarter net profit on Tuesday, and said it would beat its full-year profit goal by cutting capacity at Britain's Stansted airport this winter.

  • It's Time for the Lightning Round! Tuesday, 17 Jul 2007 | 10:04 AM ET

    Target, Time Warner, Tellabs and more...Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Ryanair to Sue EU Over 'Unfair' Competition Rules Tuesday, 10 Jul 2007 | 6:46 AM ET

    Ryanair Holdings, the discount airline prevented from buying rival Aer Lingus, said Tuesday it will take to court EU competition authorities over their alleged failure to enforce competition rules fairly.

  • EU Commission Blocks Ryanair's Bid for Aer Lingus Wednesday, 27 Jun 2007 | 6:02 AM ET

    The European Commission on Wednesday blocked an attempt by Ryanair to acquire rival Irish carrier Aer Lingus, marking only the second merger prohibition by the EU executive in four years.

  • Ryanair to Launch 13 New Routes from Sweden Thursday, 14 Jun 2007 | 5:23 AM ET

    Ryanair Holdings, Europe's largest discount airline, on Thursday unveiled plans to launch 13 new routes from its Stockholm Skavsta airport in Sweden.

  • Ryanair Profit Rises 33%, But Warns of Slowdown Tuesday, 5 Jun 2007 | 9:21 AM ET

    Ryanair posted a better than expected 33% rise in full-year net profit on Tuesday but warned it expected growth to fall to about 5% in the current year due to weaker ticket prices.