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.
News last week that leading UK leisure airline Monarch received an influx of £125 million of permanent capital from investors Greybull Capital LLP tells of a cutthroat competitive market.
Today low cost airline champ Ryanair has paired with Amadeus via the latter’s light tickeing technology, to offer customers more choice and value.
Earlier this week Ryanair announced having taken delivery of the first of its 180 new Boeing 737-800 NG order. The deal, worth and estimated $16 billion, saw the first plane touch down at Dublin Airport, flown in from Boeing Field, Seattle, by Ryanair Chief Pilot, Capt Ray Conway.
New that Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary may be considering Cyprus as a Middle East with an expected acquisition of Cyprus Airways has Europe airlines buzzing. The top low cost player, may take a bite out of territories of AirAsia, Air Berlin, and even Air India Express.
According to a report via Breaking Travel News, Enterprise Rent-A-Car branches are now open at major airport and city locations in Poland, Turkey, Israel and Switzerland. As the rental car in Europe space heats up, partnerships with key players now receives its just due.
Ryanair has just launched a new payment partnership with PayPal that allows fliers and agents far greater booking and payment convenience.
An injunction sought by low cost airline champion Ryanair has been granted against travel website eDreams. The online travel agency based in Barcelona, will be stopped from advertising that it offers the ‘guaranteed best price on all flights’ on its German website eDreams.de.
In news from low cost airline leader Ryanair, the carrier will be introducing a new “family-friendly” service at a special event in London. Discounted charges for various services by the airline were just announced via Travel Mole.
Low cost champion Ryanair announced recently traffic growth by some 400,000 passengers totaling almost 8 million in April. The figures relate growth based on this year’s Easter travel, according to the airline up by 5% year on year. Lower prices, improved customer service, and added services like allocated seating were said to be major reasons […]
Early this month Ryanair announced having opened an Athens based hub for operations operating six routes across the Greece region. The low cost airline hopes the new hub will help bolster the 1.2 million passengers per year to then Greek capital, and prop up the 1200 plus jobs Athens Airport benefits from.
Ryanair has launched another direct route to Crete from the UK. Announced on Tuesday, the Bournemouth Airport flights to Chania in Crete will be a big boom for UK tourists and the Greek Island’s tourism industry as well.
Ryanair, the low-cost carrier, announced last week the opening of 9 new Dublin (Ireland) routes starting with April 2014.
In news from Balkans.com, Montenegro Airlines’ CEO, Zoran Djurišić will reportedly be replaced at the end of May on account of the airlines recent heavy losses. Mr. Djurišić has been at the helm of the now beleaguered airline since its creation almost 20 years ago. The airline ended 2012 on a horrendous financial note losing some €23.5 million euro. Meanwhile Ryanair appears ready to take up Montenegro traffic slack if the airline staggers or folds.