ryanair holdings plc-sp adr (RYAAY) Key Developments
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.
Ryanair Doubles Cologne Traffic & Launches New Berlin Route
Mar 10 15
Ryanair announced that it will double its Cologne traffic as it launched 7 new routes, including a 4 x daily service to/from Berlin, as part of its Cologne Winter 2015/16 schedule (17 routes in total), which will deliver 2 million customers p.a., and support 2,000 'on-site' jobs. From winter 2015, Ryanair will grow in Cologne as follows: From 1 to 3 based aircraft ($300 million investment); 7 new routes: Berlin, Copenhagen, Gran Canaria, Milan, Porto, Valencia & Warsaw; 17 routes in total; Extra flights: London (17 x pw), Palma (4 x pw), Rome (2 x daily), Tenerife (3 x pw); 129 weekly flights; 2 million customers p.a. and 2,000 'on site' jobs.
Ryanair to Open New Base at Berlin (No. 73) from October
Mar 5 15
Ryanair announced it will open a new base at Berlin (No. 73), from October with 5 based aircraft, an investment of $500 million, and launched 16 new routes (22 in total) as part of its Berlin Winter 2015 schedule, which will grow Ryanair's Berlin traffic to 2.6 million customers p.a., and support 2,600 "on-site" jobs. From winter 2015, Ryanair will grow in Berlin as follows: New base from 27th October, 5 based aircraft: $500 million investment, 16 new routes: Alicante, Athens, Barcelona, Bari, Bologna, Bratislava, Brussels, Glasgow, Madrid, Malaga, Palermo, Palma, Riga, Rome C, Venice & Valencia, 22 routes in total, 191 weekly flights, Extra flights to/from Dublin (9 x weekly), London Stansted (4 x daily) & Milan (2 x daily), 2.6 million customers p.a., 2,600 "on site" jobs.
Ryanair Holdings plc Announces Operating Results for the Month of February 2015
Mar 4 15
Ryanair Holdings plc announced operating results for the month of February 2015. For the month the company reported, traffic grew by 29% to 5.8 million customers compared to 4.5 million in 2014. Load factor increased 11% points to 89% compared to 78% for the same period a year ago. Rolling annual traffic to February grew 9% to 89.1m customers.