Ryanair has told employees to prepare for hundreds of job cuts in the coming weeks because it has more staff than it currently needs. CEO Michael O’Leary told his staff that the airline has 900 more people than the airline needs to operate.
A Ryanair Boeing 737-8AS aircraft was hit by a lightning strike over Cypress airspace on Tuesday night according to news reports.
Low-cost carrier Ryanair on Wednesday announced the launch of 21 new routes connecting Greece and popular international destinations for summer 2019.
According to an announcement by Ryanair the budget airline is set to launch of two new routes connecting Greece with Italy for the Summer 2019 schedule. As of April 2019, the airline will connect Corfu with Bologna and Rhodes with Rome with twice-weekly flights. The news comes as the airline struggles with a crew strike on Friday.
The Region of Paphos on Cyprus will feature more year-round hotel accommodations for 2018-2019 as compared to the previous year.
The Region of South Aegean has partnered with Ryanair and AEGEAN, plus Ellinair to increase the frequency of flights to the Cyclades and Dodecanese.
Summer has arrived, and as we approach the holidays, we also move into the rhythms of “Santorini Experience”, and participants need to book their stay in the breathtaking island of the Cyclades, for October 5-7, 2018, taking advantage of the discounts offered by the hospitality sponsors that apply to this specific period for the event.
Ryanair launched a new Athens to Heraklion route which will commence on 15 June 2018 with a 4-weekly service. This new route offers Greek consumers even more choice and is on sale now from the Ryanair.com website.
In news from Chania, regional authorities met last week with Fraport Greece CEO Alexander Zinell to discuss ways to attract companies to the region. At the to discuss expanding the horizons for Chania’s “Daskaloyiannis” airport, concerns were expressed about Ryanair’s decision to scrap its base in Chania. Underneath the positive news though, stakeholders in Crete worry the German company may be mucking up any shot at off-season tourism wins.
Europe’s low-cost airline, Ryanair has just announced a new connection from Athens to Aqaba in Jordan. These are the first flights by Ryanair into Jordan.
Ryanair today announced having smashed its weekly bookings record, taking over 3 million bookings in a single week
According to the Airport Manager at Heraklion’s Nikos Kazantzakis Airport passenger traffic was up almost 12 percent for 2016 year on year. One of the world’s most popular island paradises, Crete is well known for its friendly inhabitants and vacation bargains.
This week JetBlue announced a “first of” offer for complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi for every seat on every aircraft in the fleet. The free Wi-Fi offer will allow all domestic passengers Internet access and streaming for their devices once onboard JefBlue’s aircraft.
Holidays booked by Romanians in November and December this year (early booking) went up by 55%, on average, compared to last year, according to Christian Tour. At the top of the list of destinations are Turkey, Greece, and Mallorca.
According to news from Ryanair, the airline’s full-year profits were 43% higher for 2015/16 jumped, than the previous period. Despite major setbacks from terrorist attacks, strikes, and other negatives, the company managed a profit of €1,242 million.