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Rytis Beresnevicius
Could coronavirus result in resurgence of flag carriers?

Coronavirus touched airlines no matter whether they were small or big. And the countries that these airlines reside in rely on them to provide vital connectivity to the outside world. While the industry has been going towards consolidation and doing more with less, could the COVID-19 crisis change the course of aviation?...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Ryanair expects to operate no flights in April and May

Ryanair provided an update on its operational status. The low-cost carrier stated that it has grounded most of its flights starting today. Additionally, Ryanair does not expect to operate any flights in April and in May....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Ryanair pilots call for “socially responsible” solution

While Ryanair's management is confident about the liquidity of the company, the union representing the airline's pilots asked for a united and socially responsible to navigate out of the crisis caused by the COVID-19 outbreak:...


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....


Zivile Zalagenaite
Ryanair to cut 80%, does not rule out grounding full fleet

Ryanair, the biggest airline in Europe by passenger numbers, plans to cut up to 80% of its flights in April and May 2020, due to multiple travel restrictions imposed by several European countries following the coronavirus outbreak. The carrier states the possibility of grounding the fleet completely cannot be ruled out too. ...


Clement Charpentreau
Flights to Italy come to a halt as lockdown is enforced

On March 9, 2020, the Italian government placed the whole country on lockdown to better counter the coronavirus Covid-19 epidemic. Airlines were forced to interrupt their routes or reduce their frequencies towards the airports of the country....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Europe’s 3 biggest LCCs chop capacity due coronavirus

With the outbreak softening demand in Italy and rest of Europe, even the most resilient airlines in the continent are forced to cut capacity: easyJet, Ryanair and Wizz Air have announced significant changes to their flight schedules....


Rytis Beresnevicius
How Michael O’Leary steered Ryanair’s fleet to success

While the O'Leary name carries its fair share of controversy, the expressive CEO of Ryanair has successfully managed to steer the carrier into the number one spot in Europe. The growth of Ryanair's fleet visualized....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Airline consolidation in Europe: worrying times for the industry

Seemingly, consolidation has become the main word when discussing the trends within the aviation industry, especially in Europe. But, essentially, what is consolidation and how it is affecting the skies above Europe?...


AeroTime Team
Ryanair to order more Boeing 737 MAX despite ongoing trouble

Ryanair has blamed the ongoing Boeing 737 MAX worldwide grounding for many of its problems, including multiple base closures and job cuts. Yet the Irish low cost carrier has not  lost its belief in the aircraft type and has since submitted a new MAX purchase offer. ...