ryanair holdings plc-sp adr (RYAAY) Key Developments
Ryanair Holdings plc Announces Operating Results for the Month and Year Ended March 2015
Apr 7 15
Ryanair Holdings plc announced operating results for the month and year ended March 2015. For the month, the company’s traffic grew by 28% to 6.67 million customers compared with 5.20 million a year ago. Load factor was 90% against 80% a year ago.
For the year, rolling annual traffic grew 11% to 90.5 million customers.
Ryanair and Riga International Airport Reach Agreement on Ground Handling Services
Apr 2 15
Ryanair and Riga International Airport have reached an agreement on the terms of the contract for ground handling services. The contract signed between Ryanair and the Riga airport ten years ago expired on March 31.
Ryanair Launches Vilnius-Madrid Flights
Apr 1 15
Ryanair has launched a service between the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius and the Spanish capital of Madrid. The company said that it will operate flights on the new route four times a week starting from March 31, 2015. Ryanair also offers flights from Vilnius to Brussels, Oslo, Bremen and another ten European destinations. It plans to fly 650,000 passengers from the Lithuanian capital in 2015.
Ryanair Plans Trans-Atlantic Flights within Five Years
Mar 17 15
Ryanair has agreed plans to launch trans-Atlantic flights on up to 14 routes within five years. Services linking Dublin, London and Berlin with several US cities could start in four to five years if Ryanair secures the Airbus or Boeing planes it would need for the long-haul routes. Some one-way tickets could cost as little as GBP 10 but the airline would sell most for more than GBP 99, with many premium seats at higher prices.
Ryanair Launches Its Stansted Winter 2015 Schedule with Two New Routes to Castellon and Ponta Delgada
Mar 11 15
Ryanair has on March 11, 2015 launched its Stansted winter 2015 schedule with two new routes to Castellon and Ponta Delgada (110 in total), and extra flights on 23 other routes, including Berlin (4 x daily), Edinburgh (4 x daily), Glasgow (4 x daily), Madrid (4 x daily), Milan (5 x daily), Prague (2 x daily), Rome (5 x daily) and Warsaw (4 x daily) which will deliver over 18m customers p.a. and support 18,000 "on-site" jobs as it grows by 10% at London Stansted Airport. Ryanair's Stansted winter 2015 schedule will deliver: 2 new routes to Castellon & Ponta Delgada; 110 routes in total; More flights on 23 routes including Berlin, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Madrid, Milan, Prague, Rome & Warsaw; 1,029 weekly flights; Over 18m customers p.a. (up 1.6m, 10% growth); 18,000 "on-site" jobs p.a. UK customers and visitors can now choose from 110 routes from London Stansted next winter, while enjoying allocated seating, a free second carry-on bag, reduced fees, a new website, a brand new app with mobile boarding passes, and Ryanair's Family Extra and Business Plus services, making Ryanair the ideal choice for families, business and leisure travellers.