Ryanair http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27523/all en UPDATE 1-Ryanair closing in on major Boeing order -sources http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-ryanair-closing-major-boeing-order-sources <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Order of at least 150 737s could be signed within weeks</p> <p>* Most or all planes likely current generation 737s -sources</p> <p>* Ryanair says order not expected until later in the year</p> <p>By Tim Hepher and Conor Humphries</p> <p>DUBLIN, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Low-cost Irish airline Ryanair is closing in on a deal to buy at least 150 Boeing 737 passenger jets and the contract could be signed within weeks, industry sources said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-ryanair-closing-major-boeing-order-sources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Boeing European Low Fares Airline Association Low-cost airlines Ryanair Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 17:45:41 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738402 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Ryanair lifts profit forecast on resilient N. Europe http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/update-2-ryanair-lifts-profit-forecast-resilient-n-europe <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Ups FY profit forecast to 540 mln euros from 490-520 mln</p> <p>* Average fares surge 8 percent in three months to December</p> <p>* UK, Germany, Scandinavia unexpectedly strong</p> <p>By Conor Humphries</p> <p>DUBLIN, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Ryanair hiked its full-year profit forecast on Monday as strong demand in Northern Europe lifted average fares dramatically in the last three months of 2012.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/update-2-ryanair-lifts-profit-forecast-resilient-n-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Business Entertainment European Low Fares Airline Association Low-cost airlines Ryanair Thomson Reuters Mon, 28 Jan 2013 08:45:36 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740371 at http://www.globalpost.com Court orders Ryanair to cough up for volcano chaos http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/court-orders-ryanair-cough-volcano-chaos <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The European Court of Justice Thursday ordered Irish airline Ryanair to compensate passengers whose travel plans were thrown into chaos by the 2010 eruption of an Icelandic volcano, in a ruling with implications for the entire industry.</p> <p>The airline immediately warned that ticket prices even for budget travellers will rise to offset costs from any future extreme events that the company previously considered to be "acts of God" for which it was not financially responsible.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/court-orders-ryanair-cough-volcano-chaos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> European Low Fares Airline Association Low-cost airlines Ryanair Ryanair AFP Thu, 31 Jan 2013 16:30:15 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5741845 at http://www.globalpost.com Last chance for Ryanair-Aer Lingus deal, EU says http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/last-chance-ryanair-aer-lingus-deal-eu-says <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>BRUSSELS, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Ryanair has one last chance to argue the merits of its latest attempt to acquire Irish rival Aer Lingus, the European Union's antitrust chief said on Friday, as he prepares to decide the deal's fate.</p> <p>Europe's leading low-cost carrier is making its third takeover bid for Aer Lingus after the European Commission blocked its first attempt in 2007 and Ryanair dropped its second in 2009.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/last-chance-ryanair-aer-lingus-deal-eu-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aer Lingus Aviation Ryanair Transport Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 14:16:07 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5743051 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Flybe, Ryanair seal deal on new Irish airline http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/update-1-flybe-and-ryanair-agree-irish-airline-deal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Carrier to be created if Aer Lingus-Ryanair merger succeeds</p> <p>* Deal attempt by Ryanair to allay EU concerns on merger</p> <p>* Ryanair will provide 100 mln euros, use of Aer Lingus brand</p> <p>* Analyst says chance of EU approval 50 pct at best</p> <p>By Rhys Jones and Conor Humphries</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/update-1-flybe-and-ryanair-agree-irish-airline-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Business European Low Fares Airline Association Flybe Ireland Ryanair Transport Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 08:15:32 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5747243 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Ryanair says Brussels to block Aer Lingus takeover bid http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/urgent-ryanair-says-brussels-block-aer-lingus-takeover-bid <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Irish no-frills airline Ryanair said on Tuesday that the European Commission intends to block its takeover bid for rival carrier Aer Lingus on grounds of unfair competition.</p> <p>"Ryanair... was notified this (Tuesday) morning at a state-of-play meeting with the EU Commission, that the EU Commission intends to prohibit Ryanair's offer for Aer Lingus, despite the fact that Ryanair has met every competition concern raised in the EU's statement of objections and during the review process," said a statement.</p> <p>bcp/rfj/arp</p> Aviation European Low Fares Airline Association Ryanair Ryanair AFP Tue, 12 Feb 2013 13:45:41 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5753545 at http://www.globalpost.com Ryanair says Brussels to block Aer Lingus takeover bid http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/ryanair-says-brussels-block-aer-lingus-takeover-bid <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Irish no-frills airline Ryanair said on Tuesday that the European Commission intended to block its takeover bid for rival carrier Aer Lingus on grounds of unfair competition and that it would appeal against the decision.</p> <p>"Ryanair...was notified this (Tuesday) morning at a state-of-play meeting with the EU Commission, that the EU Commission intends to prohibit Ryanair's offer for Aer Lingus, despite the fact that Ryanair has met every competition concern raised in the EU's statement of objections and during the review process," a statement said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/ryanair-says-brussels-block-aer-lingus-takeover-bid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aer Lingus Aviation Ryanair Transport AFP Tue, 12 Feb 2013 14:00:50 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5753562 at http://www.globalpost.com Ryanair says Brussels to block Aer Lingus takeover bid http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/ryanair-says-brussels-block-aer-lingus-takeover-bid-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Irish no-frills airline Ryanair said Tuesday that the European Commission would block its takeover bid for rival carrier Aer Lingus on grounds of unfair competition, adding it would appeal against the decision.</p> <p>"Ryanair...was notified this (Tuesday) morning at a state-of-play meeting with the EU Commission, that the EU Commission intends to prohibit Ryanair's offer for Aer Lingus, despite the fact that Ryanair has met every competition concern raised in the EU's statement of objections and during the review process," it said in a statement.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/ryanair-says-brussels-block-aer-lingus-takeover-bid-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation European Low Fares Airline Association Ryanair Transport AFP Tue, 12 Feb 2013 17:30:39 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5753736 at http://www.globalpost.com Ryanair to appeal EU veto of Aer Lingus merger http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130227/ryanair-appeal-eu-veto-aer-lingus-merger <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Ryanair to appeal European Commission decision</p> <p>* Ryanair says decision political, plans legal action</p> <p>* Decision likely to end seven year pursuit of Aer Lingus</p> <p>DUBLIN, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Budget airline Ryanair will appeal Wednesday's decision by Europe's anti-monopoly watchdog to block its third takeover bid for Aer Lingus , potentially leaving the fate of its Irish rival in limbo for years.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130227/ryanair-appeal-eu-veto-aer-lingus-merger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Ireland Ryanair Transport Thomson Reuters Wed, 27 Feb 2013 11:46:33 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5768312 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-EU regulators block Ryanair's third bid for Aer Lingus http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130227/update-1-eu-regulators-block-ryanairs-third-bid-aer-lingus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* EU says deal could have led to higher prices for consumers</p> <p>* Ryanair to challenge European Commission ruling</p> <p>* Lawyer sees possible implications for Greek airline deal</p> <p>By Foo Yun Chee and Conor Humphries</p> <p>BRUSSELS/DUBLIN, Feb 27 (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators have blocked a third attempt by Ryanair to buy Irish rival Aer Lingus, a ruling Europe's biggest low-cost airline called politically motivated and vowed to challenge in court.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130227/update-1-eu-regulators-block-ryanairs-third-bid-aer-lingus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation European Low Fares Airline Association Ryanair Transport Thomson Reuters Wed, 27 Feb 2013 12:00:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5768345 at http://www.globalpost.com Ryanair says will appeal against EU takeover decision http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130227/ryanair-says-will-appeal-against-eu-takeover-decision <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Irish low-cost airline Ryanair on Wednesday said it would appeal against the European Commission's decision to block its third attempt to take over rival carrier Aer Lingus, which welcomed the rejection.</p> <p>"Ryanair today confirmed that it will appeal the EU Commission's announced decision to prohibit its latest offer for Aer Lingus," it said in a statement that also slammed what it called a "political" decision.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130227/ryanair-says-will-appeal-against-eu-takeover-decision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aer Lingus Aviation Ryanair Transport AFP Wed, 27 Feb 2013 12:46:10 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5768396 at http://www.globalpost.com EU bars Ryanair takeover of Aer Lingus http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130227/eu-bars-ryanair-takeover-aer-lingus-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The European Commission said Wednesday it had barred a third attempt by low-cost airline pioneer Ryanair to take over its Irish rival Aer Lingus due to concerns passengers would lose out.</p> <p>The "merger would have harmed consumers by creating a monopoly or a dominant position on 46 routes ... this would have reduced choice and, most likely, would have led to price increases for consumers," the Commission said in a statement.</p> <p>It said Ryanair offered several remedies to meet these competition concerns but they "fell short" of what was needed.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130227/eu-bars-ryanair-takeover-aer-lingus-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aer Lingus Aviation European Low Fares Airline Association Ryanair Transport AFP Wed, 27 Feb 2013 13:00:51 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5768404 at http://www.globalpost.com EU turns down Ryanair again on Aer Lingus takeover http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130227/eu-turns-down-ryanair-again-aer-lingus-takeover <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The European Commission on Wednesday barred a third attempt by low-cost airline pioneer Ryanair to take over its Irish rival Aer Lingus, citing concerns passengers would lose out badly.</p> <p>Ryanair immediately said it would appeal, lambasting the decision as politically motivated and insisting its proposed remedies to competition problems were not given due weight.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130227/eu-turns-down-ryanair-again-aer-lingus-takeover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation European Low Fares Airline Association Labor Ryanair Transport AFP Wed, 27 Feb 2013 16:15:49 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5768616 at http://www.globalpost.com Ryanair lifts Boeing with $16 billion 737 order http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130319/ryanair-unveils-156-billion-boeing-order <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Conor Humphries and Adam Kerlin</p> <p>DUBLIN/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Budget Irish airline Ryanair handed Boeing &lt;BA.N&gt; its largest European order ever on Tuesday, a deal for 175 jets worth $16 billion (10.59 billion pounds) at list prices that boosts the U.S. planemaker's fortunes and strengthens the Irish carrier's domination of Europe's low-cost market.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130319/ryanair-unveils-156-billion-boeing-order" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aviation Boeing Business European Low Fares Airline Association Low-cost airlines Ryanair Transport Thomson Reuters Tue, 19 Mar 2013 09:45:28 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5787513 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Ryanair unveils order for 175 Boeing 737s worth $15.6 bn http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130319/urgent-ryanair-unveils-order-175-boeing-737s-worth-156-bn <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Irish low-cost airline Ryanair on Tuesday announced that it has ordered 175 Boeing 737-800 airplanes worth $15.6 billion (12.1 billion euros) at catalogue prices.</p> <p>"Ryanair ... today signed an agreement with the Boeing Company to purchase 175 new Next Generation 737-800 airplanes," it said in a statement, adding it was the Boeing's largest deal to date in 2013 and would be the largest ever aircraft order from a European airline.</p> <p>mg-rfj/arp</p> Aviation European Low Fares Airline Association Ryanair Ryanair the Boeing company AFP Tue, 19 Mar 2013 09:46:03 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5787522 at http://www.globalpost.com