Ryanair to be investigated

Ryanair is to be investigated by the Irish and Spanish aviation authorities following accusations that the budget airline is flying planes with near-empty fuel tanks in order to cut costs.

Another Ryanair flight makes emergency landing

A Ryanair flight from Beauvais to Tenerife South had to make an emergency landing in Madrid on Sunday after reporting ‘technical problems’. The plane landed without incident.

Ryanair set to cancel routes

Ryanair, the low-cost airline with the most air traffic in Spain is cutting 15 routes as from November 1st and reducing flight frequency on another 46 in response to the government decision to increase airport taxes by 50% in some cases, such as in Madrid and Barcelona.

Ryanair after Aer Lingus again

Ryanair has launched its third bid for rival airline Aer Lingus, despite previous attempts having been blocked on competition grounds. Ryanair is offering €1.30 per Aer Lingus share in an all cash bid, valuing the Irish flag carrier at around €694 million.

Unhappy passengers

Passengers on the 12:35 Ryanair flight from Málaga to Barcelona have been complaining about being kept in a hot plane for two hours with no air conditioning after a fault was discovered on the aircraft.

Baggage price hike on Ryanair

Ryanair has announced that it will be charging passengers more to check in luggage during the peak summer months, June to September, and at Christmas. The new rates apply as from today, Thursday December 15th, for all passengers checking in online or via telephone.

Ryanair suspends routes from Jerez

Ryanair has temporarily suspended flights between Jerez and Madrid as from today, Sunday, having already stopped the service between Jerez and London on Saturday. However, Ryanair is hoping to resume flights on these routes as from March 2012.

Another cunning plan from Ryanair

Michael O’Leary, Ryanair’s controversial chief executive, has stopped short of suggesting a Dutch style ‘wee bag’ system but has announced plans to remove all but one of the toilets on his planes to allow for six more seats.

New Ryanair route from Málaga

Ryanair has launched a new route between Málaga and Malmö in Sweden with one flight per week, on Sundays. The low cost airline already operates between Málaga and Stockholm Vasteras, Stockholm Skavsta and Gothenburg.

New Ryanair routes from Málaga airport

Ryanair has launched several new routes from Málaga airport as from today, Sunday, and more new routes are planned within the next month.