Just one day after a spokesperson for the ultra low-cost Irish carrier announced plans to start a new transatlantic airline, the flights have already been cancelled.
Ireland-based discount airline Ryanair's executive board has just approved plans to start a new transatlantic airline that'd fly between "about a dozen" European and as many US cities for ridiculously low rates. It could be operational in five year's time.
The troupe of happy-go-lucky gadabouts who make up Ryanair's ground crew exercised their rights as human beings by drawing a giant snowdick on the powdery tarmac of the runway. Philistines soon complained about the glorious snow-penis, but Ryanair, to their credit, handled Snowdickgate like a champ.
Even if you don't live in Europe, you've probably heard of Ryanair. Their level of excellence is about equal to that of Spirit Airlines here in the U.S. for its pricing methodologies and harebrained marketing schemes. But Ryanair once enhanced its image, by giving its corporate logo a breast augmentation.
Ryanair and Boeing have just finalized an order for 100 brand-new 737 MAX aircraft, but there's something unique about these planes, dubbed the 737 MAX 200. They'll be cramming up to 200 seats into a space usually occupied by only 175 seats.
In honor of Evil Week, we're switching up the Hive a little bit. Normally we look for the five best, but this week we're looking for the five worst—specifically the worst airlines in the skies. The ones that should be grounded, or have fees so high, customer service so terrible, planes so uncomfortable, or routes so…
Irish budget airline Ryanair's CEO Michael O'Leary said he plans to offer $10 flights from New York to Europe as soon "as he could get enough planes" in an address at the Irish Hotels Federation conference yesterday.
In quite possibly the worst flight delay in history, passengers of Ryanair (big surprise) Flight 8347 had to call the police on their own plane after being stuck onboard for four hours without food or water. [UPDATE: Ryanair responds.]
If you can look out the side window of a plane a see the runway coming straight at you, something is not going right. That's what happened to a Ryanair flight in 70 MPH cross winds.
If you've ever traveled around Europe, then you're familiar with Ryanair. The Irish low cost airline has a fleet of 300 Boeing 737-800s, and gets thousands of people from European point A to European point B every day.