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Europe's Cheap Airline Is About To Get Even Cheaper

Posted 04.28.2015 | Travel

RyanAir, Europe's infamously cheap budget airline, is looking to cut ticket prices by as much as 15 percent in the next two years, Reuters UK reports. That would put the average RyanAir flight at just 40 euro, or about $44 USD.

Ryanair Board Says They Don't Have Plans For $10 Transatlantic Flights After All

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.20.2015 | Travel

UPDATE Mar. 20: We hope you didn't get too excited about those $10 transatlantic flights Ryanair promised, because it turns out they're not going to h...

Ryanair Bad Boy Michael O'Leary Gets Christmas Gift from Boeing

Christine Negroni | Posted 11.11.2014 | Travel
Christine Negroni

An Irish friend of mine told me many years ago to think twice before dismissing Michael O'Leary, the face and chief executive of Europe's largest low...

Will These Ads Change Your Mind About Ryanair?

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 04.10.2014 | Travel

Ryanair has been doing a lot lately to try and improve their image... including rolling out a series of commercials to entice travelers. The three...

Ryanair Wants To Fly You Across The Atlantic For Less Than $15

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 02.28.2014 | Travel

Even for Ryanair, this is too crazy to be true. Ryanair, the love-to-hate Irish airline, hopes to offer transatlantic flights at crazy low prices ...

It's Here!

Posted 10.24.2013 | Travel

The ever-classy airline Ryanair has once again released its annual charity calendar, featuring (what else?) bikini-clad hostesses (why change a good t...

Change Is Coming To Ryanair

Posted 10.23.2013 | Travel

Ryanair is making changes, hoping to improve its controversial image as one of the world's most hated airlines. On Monday, Ryanair CEO Michael O'L...

It's Time To Air Your Ryanair Grievances

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 10.16.2013 | Travel

Have you ever complained about flying Ryanair? If so, the airline is ready and willing to take your suggestions. The oft-maligned Irish airline is...

$10 Trans-Atlantic Flights?

Reuters | Posted 08.20.2013 | Travel

By Siva Govindasamy PARIS, June 19 (Reuters) - Ryanair, Europe's biggest budget airline, could start selling low-cost trans-Atlantic ...

The World's Busiest Airlines Are...

The Huffington Post | Emi Boscamp | Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel

This week, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) released the figures of the top one hundred airlines ranked by traffic. According to the...

Ryanair's Big Order

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK and SCOTT MAYEROWITZ | Posted 05.19.2013 | Travel

DUBLIN — There's finally some good news for Boeing: European discount airline Ryanair announced Tuesday it will buy 175 of the company's popular...

Ryanair CEO: Seatbelts Are Pointless

Posted 11.12.2012 | Travel

Ryanair's ever outspoken CEO has raised eyebrows again by asserting that seatbelts on airplanes are pointless, in an attempt to lobby for standing roo...

PHOTOS: Ryanair's Annual Racy Calendar

Posted 10.17.2012 | Travel

Once again, Ryanair has released their annual charity calendar with proceeds going to Polish charity TVN Foundation. The notorious calendar, which...

Ryanair CEO Claims He Pays Too Much In Excess Baggage

Posted 10.02.2012 | Travel

Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary thinks "holidays are a complete waste of time." But, of course, he flies Ryanair, though "it costs me a fortune in excess ...

Ryanair CEO Calls Passengers "Idiots"

Posted 09.07.2012 | Travel

Michael O'Leary, the over-the-top CEO of Irish-based airline Ryanair, is at it again. This time he has called thousands of passengers "idiots" and say...

Ryanair's Latest Scheme

Posted 07.31.2012 | Travel

Ryanair is at it again, this time turning heads with a plan to source aircraft with extra-wide doors, reports The Guardian. The wider door would a...

Coming To America?

Posted 06.26.2012 | Travel

Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary has been trying to take over Irish airline Aer Lingus since 2006. And on Tuesday, regulators are meeting to discuss a new ...

Stay Classy: Bargain Airline CEO Mocks Competitor's Laid-Off Workers

Posted 02.09.2012 | Business

Getting laid off is one thing. But getting mocked by the head of another rival after it? That's even worse. At a Spanish airport this week, Michael...

Porn in the Skies: Join the Mile High Club All by Yourself

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 01.18.2012 | Travel
Blake Fleetwood

Michael O'Leary, the cavalier leader of European discount air carrier Ryanair, is garnering worldwide press, yet again, for his plans to offer in-flight porn via handheld devices on its flights.

PHOTOS: Ryanair Gets Sexy

Posted 01.03.2012 | Travel

Ryanair, ever the bastion of reason in modern airline travel, issued its annual Cabin Crew Charity Calendar on Wednesday. The airline aims to rais...

RyanAir Gives Cardiac Arrest Passenger Sandwich, Charges Him For It

AOL Travel News | Posted 10.05.2011 | Travel

When Per-Erik Jonsson went into a cardiac arrest on a RyanAir flight from the U.K. to Sweden on Sunday, all the airline staff did was offer him a sand...

Ryanair CEO Defends Bathroom Charges, Cutbacks

nytimes.com | SARAH LYALL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Michael O'LEARY, chief executive of the European budget airline Ryanair, was discussing his new scheme to charge passengers to go to the bathroom. ...

To Cut Costs, Ryanair Asks Passengers To Stand

Mail Online | Graham Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Ryanair wants passengers to stand during its flights so the budget airline can squeeze more people onboard. The Irish air carrier plans to cut cost...

Michael O'Leary, Head Of Ryanair, Says Swine Flu Only A Risk For 'Slumdwellers'

Times Online | Philippe Naughton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The outspoken head of the Irish budget airline Ryanair has dismissed apocalyptic warnings of a global swine flu pandemic, saying that the virus was on...

Price Of Air Tickets Should Start Coming Down Due To World Financial Crisis

AFP | Celine Le Prioux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The price of air tickets should start coming down soon because of the world financial crisis, experts are predicting, while ruling out a plunge that w...