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Rytis Beresnevicius
Ryanair: 737 MAX to be key taking market share in Europe

While the problems in the relationship between Ryanair and the Boeing 737 MAX started before even Ryanair had a single unit delivery, the group's chief executive still believes in the aircraft....


AeroTime Team
Ryanair to go all Boeing 737 again?

Ryanair is a devoted customer of Boeing 737, as the type is the only type of aircraft it flies. Well, almost the only type of aircraft it flies. As a small exception to the rule stands Laudamotion, the airline which still operates Airbus aircraft leftover from its Air Berlin times. Now, Ryanair is getting determined to get rid of the odd planes. ...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Ryanair threatens to close Lauda’s Vienna base over union dispute

A relationship that never seems to get better: Ryanair and workers unions are at it again, as the airline is threatening to close Lauda bases in Vienna if the unions do not take a pay cut and agree to a new labor agreement in Austria....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Ryanair expects to halt operations due to coronavirus

Ryanair group has indicated that falling demand and governmental travel restrictions within the European Union would lead to 80% of flight schedules being cut. However, the airline does not rule out that it might halt operations full stop....


AeroTime Team
Ryanair reduces fleet by over 60 Boeing 737 aircraft

In the third quarter of the year, Ryanair reduced its Boeing 737 fleet to 360 as its subsidiaries Buzz and Malta Air took over some flight operations for the group.  In November 2019 - January 2020, 67 Boeing 737-800 aircraft were transferred from Ryanair fleet, most of which went to Malta Air....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Following strong holiday period, Ryanair expects $1B profit

Ryanair announced that following a surprisingly great Christmas and New Year's travel period, the airline will see bigger profits in FY2020 than previously expected. ...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Battle of Vienna 2019: Low-cost carriers versus Austrian Airlines

Austrian Airlines CEO has hit out directly at Ryanair's own Michael O'Leary, stating that the low-cost carrier won't overtake the Austrian airline in Vienna. But how does the situation look currently and were Hoensbroech's comments justified?...


Clement Charpentreau
From race tracks to the skies, Niki Lauda dies at 70

The founder and chairman of Laudamotion, Niki Lauda passed away at the age of 70. After a brilliant career as a Formula 1 driver, during which he was crowned three times world champion, the Austrian made himself a name in the world of aviation....


Clement Charpentreau
Ryanair finalizes Laudamotion takeover

Ryanair finalized Laudamotion acquisition on August 29, 2018. The Irish low-cost carrier now holds a 75% stake in the Austrian airline, while the rest remains property of its founder, Niki Lauda. Laudamotion, which remains an independent airline, also unveiled a new livery....


AeroTime Team
Laudamotion opens bases in Vienna and Berlin

Laudamotion opened two bases in Berlin Tegel Airport (TXL) and Vienna International Airport (VIE) on June 1, 2018, and is to offer European travel destinations.The airline emerged from NIKI, daughter company of Air Berlin....