'I've always been warm and cuddly' - Michael O'Leary on Ryanair's 'nicer' image
He explained that the company decided that some policies were too harsh, and they were responding to customer demands by evolving.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Will the New Warm and Fuzzy Ryanair Be Enough to Slow EasyJet?
Michael O'Leary swoops across the hardwood floor of the London Design Museum cafe, dancing between tables laden with champagne flutes and beetroot carpaccio.
With all that baggage, Miller should've flown Ryanair
Having been hailed for her "understanding" of advertising on her appointment as the Culture Secretary in 2012, Maria Miller's protracted departure from the post last week showed two other less-welcome qualities that critics often associate with the industry.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Is Ryanair's URL restructure to blame for its massive drop in search rankings?
Ryanair has been undergoing something of a cultural revolution recently after initiating a novel plan to stop intentionally antagonising its own customers.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Travel's biggest Twitter fails
Twitter can be a minefield for travellers and the travel industry. One reckless press of the 'Tweet' button could invoke a worldwide firestorm on social media, as a US airline and a Dutch teenager discovered this week.
Ryanair Holdings plc Hits New 12-Month High at $62.00
Shares of Ryanair Holdings plc reached a new 52-week high during trading on Tuesday , American Banking News reports.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Spirit Airlines Was the Most Complained-About U.S. Airline 5 Years in a Row
We can't believe we're saying this, but maybe Spirit should take some inspiration from Ryanair and Michael O'Leary and stop acting like such jerks.
The Huffington Post
Ryanair Unveils First Commercials In Nearly 25 Years... And They're Surprisingly Tame
Michael O'Leary, chief executive officer of Ryanair Holdings Plc, holds a model aircraft as he speaks during a news conference in London, U.K., on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Ryanair Holdings plc Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
Shares of Ryanair Holdings plc have been given an average recommendation of "Buy" by the fifteen brokerages that are covering the stock, AR Network reports .
Dare creates European Ryanair ads
Dare has created Ryanair's first pan-European advertising campaign, as the budget airline seeks to soften its image among consumers.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Ryanair announces two new Polish bases
It is estimated that these new routes will deliver 1.9m customer per year, with 268 weekly flights, as Ryanair invests over $90m at Warsaw Modlin Airport.
The Washington Post
Lufthansa Repeats Plan to Break Even With Germanwings
Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Europe's second-largest airline, said it wants to turn around its Germanwings unit by next year after moving large parts of its network to the short-haul subsidiary.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Inside Ireland's hippest offices
From behind the detritus littering her own desk, Roisin Burke casts a slightly envious eye over workplaces that feature swings, slides, free food and beer FROM the obvious to the unexpected , several Irish companies have workplaces that are absolutely awesome in their fabulousness.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Comment: Volatility still reigns at EasyJet
TWO months ago, Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, the disgruntled founder of EasyJet, voted against giving the budget airline's chief executive, Carolyn McCall, a big pay rise.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Unrepentant Michael slides into another royal ruckus
Michael O'Leary at the opening of the new Ryanair Office Campus at Airside Park, Swords.
Ryanair to create 200 technology and digital jobs
The vacancies will be primarily for technology, software development and digital marketing specialists as the carrier develops its Ryanair.com digital platform and new mobile app which is due to be unveiled in June.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
How to run or ruin a company in 140 characters
When Nat Rothschild, the co-founder of troubled miner ARMS, insulted his former investment partner on Twitter last week, he showed the power of social media for business leaders seeking publicity - but also the perils of saying the wrong thing.
Romford MP Andrew Rosindell gets apology from Ryanair chief after Queen sex joke
You can never tell how a risky joke about "making love" to the queen will go down when speaking to a room full of UK MP's - just ask Ryanair chief Michael O'Leary.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Michael O'Leary says 'sorry' for Queen Elizabeth sex jibe
OUTSPOKEN Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary apologised for a joke about "making love" to the Queen of England at a high-level gathering of British politicians.
Boeing, Ryanair Showcase Strong, Colorful Partnership
Boeing and Ryanair showcased their strong partnership with a new, co-branded livery on the airline's most recently delivered Next-Generation 737-800.