Dozens of flights were disrupted in Spain on Monday as Ryanair crew launched their third strike of the year, one that could last all year.
Ryanair is an Irish ultra-low-cost carrier founded in 1984.
It is headquartered in Swords, Dublin, Republic of Ireland, and has its primary operational bases at Dublin and London Stansted airports.
It forms the largest part of the Ryanair Holdings family of airlines and has Ryanair UK, Buzz, Lauda Europe, and Malta Air as sister airlines.
Ryanair has grown from strength to strength and now operates in over 30 countries in Europe and Northern Africa as well as flying in and out of 180 airports.
Unhappy with working conditions and pay, two Spanish unions representing Ryanair cabin crew called a six-day strike on Monday that is set to begin on June 24.
Rising living costs and increased airfares will lead to passengers, who may traditionally prefer to stay loyal to national flag carriers, booking with low-cost airlines.
Following the updated EASA/ECDC travel guidance, face masks will no longer be mandatory on EU flights or in EU airports from Monday, 16th May, with the exception only of flights to/from destinations where EU Govts still
Following the diversion of the Ryanair flight over Belarus, The European Union on Monday called on all E.U.- based airlines to stop flying over Belarus.
While Ryanair’s liquidity is sufficient to cover costs for another 99 weeks, Lufthansa is facing insolvency in 10 weeks without state subsidies.
Ryanair’s loss-making European airports receive millions in public subsidies every year, says report
Almost a quarter of the EU airports served by Ryanair are likely to be loss-making and propped up by taxpayers’ money which is used to subsidise airlines’ rapidly growing emissions, according to a new report.