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The Financial Mirror
AVIATION: Cyprus Airways suitors to be reviewed on Friday
A Ministerial Committee will convene on Friday, August 1 to consider the initial expression of interest for the government's 94% stake in Cyprus Airways, Communications and Works Minister Marios Demetriades said on Tuesday.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
O'Leary lands a 5k a day - as more Irish fly Ryanair
OUTSPOKEN Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary was paid almost a 5,000 a day by the airline last year after receiving a 55pc increase in bonus pay.
Howard Millar is Ryanair's top dog
In one of his last roles as Ryanair Chief Financial Officer, Howard Millar delivered some sparking financial results on Monday, largely attributed to the "Always Getting Better," be-nicer-to-people, customer experience programme which saw post tax profits rise to a 197 million for the Q1 period ending 30 June, up on 152% on last year.
Aer Lingus Lifts Profit Targets as Post-Strike Advertising Helps
Aer Lingus Group Plc , the Irish airline part-owned by Ryanair Holdings Plc , lifted its full-year earnings target as marketing and ticket discounts clawed back sales lost because of of a strike.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Ryanair plans to launch budget flights to the Middle East and Russia
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Mon Jul 28, 2014
Investor's Business Daily
LyondellBasell Up, Ryanair Bounces; Methanex Basing
The chemical and refining juggernaut, reportedly the world's top maker of polypropylene plastic, is among a group benefiting from the cheap gas prices caused by the U.S. production boom.
Why Ryanair (RYAAY) Stock Is Climbing Today
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Ryanair not particularly interested in Cyprus Airways, says O'Leary
Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary said on Monday that the airline was not particularly interested in acquiring troubled Cypriot carrier Cyprus Airways, which he said had huge legacy issues.
East Anglian Daily Times
UK/Stansted: Ryanair increases profits forecast and says it will...
Ryanair's new routes and frequencies at Stansted and Dublin airports are due to increase "substantially" while there will be more investment to make routes attractive to business customers, the carrier said as it set out aggressive plans for expansion in Europe.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
UPDATE 1-Ryanair lifts profit guidance after first quarter surge
Ryanair boosted its annual profit guidance on Monday as rivals cuts theirs after the Irish airline booked a better-than-expected first quarter in which net income rose 152 percent from a year earlier.
Ryanair announces jump in first quarter profits to a 197m
It also increased a special dividend to be paid in the last quarter of next year to a 520m or 37.5c per share.
Ryanair Boosts 2015 Goal After Quarterly Earnings Double
Ryanair Holdings Plc lifted its fiscal full-year profit goal after saying first-quarter profit more than doubled as it filled more seats and benefited from strong Easter travel.
Wall Street Journal
Ryanair Quarterly Profit Soars
Ryanair Holdings PLC, Europe's largest discount airline, said profit in its financial first quarter soared by 152%, as it raised its full-year profit forecast and promised a special dividend following a year marred by surprise profit warnings.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Financial Mirror
Michael O'Leary: Cyprus airports "too expensive"
Michael O'Leary told a press briefing in Nicosia to launch its new flights to eight European destinations that Ryanair will deliver over 550,000 customers to Cyprus, even though airport fees in Larnaca and Paphos are much higher than others, even double the tariff of Berlin airport.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Ryanair boss says company may show interest in Cyprus Air
Ryanair will probably submit an expression of interest in troubled Cyprus Airways which is up for sale, Chief Executive Michael O'Leary said on Tuesday.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
When the economy is cursed, executives curse
Ryanair Holdings Chief Executive Officer Michael O'Leary is among the triumvirate who are leading the way when it comes to swearing.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Ryanair launches new app and mobile boarding pass
The launch of Ryanair's new app, complete with mobile boarding passes, is part of the LCC's 'Always Getting Better' programme and comes less than a year after Michael O'Leary, the airline's CEO, told FTE he wouldn't offer mobile check-in "because it won't save money".
'Standing Seats' Could Make Your Travels Even More Miserable
And while we all scoffed at Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary when he revealed plans for " vertical seats " in 2010, the prospect of standing-room-only cabins is becoming a little more real.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
CEOs Much More Likely To Throw Out A "Go F*ck Yourself" When Economy Is In The Toilet
It turns out that public profanity among top executives is sensitive to economic conditions, according to a Bloomberg News review of thousands of CEO calls with investors and analysts from 2004 to last month.
At least you get a seat
THIS blog sometimes laments that air passengers get what they deserve . Or, more accurately, they get what they are prepared to pay for, which is usually as little as possible.