Latest Aviation News Air transport RYANAIR FLIES RECORD NUMBER OF PASSENGERS IN 2018

Ryanair flies record number of passengers in 2018

03/01/2019 | 124 words

Ryanair flew more than 139 million passengers last year, a record high, as the contribution by an Austrian subsidiary offset the effects of strikes, the Irish no-frills carrier said Thursday.

The number of passengers grew by eight percent to 139.2 million in 2018, although the rate of growth was lower than the 10-percent increase recorded a year earlier.

The 2018 total included 300,000 passengers carried by Ryanair's Austrian budget carrier Laudamotion.

Ryanair suffered Europe-wide strikes last year and faces the threat of further walkouts in 2019 by staff unhappy with working conditions, including pay.

This comes despite the airline reaching labour agreements last year with several unions representing disgruntled cabin crew and pilots.

Related articles

Ryanair gets UK licence in case of no-deal Brexit

Ryanair cancels flights as strike hits Europe

Ryanair cuts number of flight cancellations due Friday

Ryanair chairman gets shareholder slapdown amid strikes

16/01 The main mergers, acquisitions and consolidations in the MRO industry
16/01 ATR invests in continuous improvement
16/01 Monarch Aircraft Engineering goes bust
16/01 First Pratt & Whitney GTF engine to be overhauled in South East Asia
16/01 Vietnam's newest airline Bamboo takes first flight
14/01 China envisions moon base after far-side success
21 JAN 2019
DASSAULT AVIATION acquires the global maintenance activities of EXECUJET, a subsidiary of the LUXAVIATION group since 2015, subject (...)
17 JAN 2019
The AJW group has acquired a BOEING 777-200LR powered by GE90 engines. The aircraft will be dismantled and (...)
09 JAN 2019
PORTER AIRLINES will open a maintenance base at Thunder Bay Airport in February. It will be set up (...)
09 JAN 2019
WEST ATLANTIC UK has signed a contract extension with KLM UK ENGINEERING for airframe maintenance. The latter will (...)
03 JAN 2019
On December 3 at 02: 26 UTC, the Chinese National Space Administration (CNSA) CHANG'E-4 probe landed as planned (...)
ALERTAVIA, the News platform for Aerospace and Defense industry Professionals.

Featured Content
AFI KLM E&M steps up a gear on CFM's LEAP
Sabena technics finally gets back on-board C-130Hs
Airbus and Thai Airways to launch a new joint venture MRO facility at U-Tapao
How Thai Airways will Expand Rolls-Royce's Trent Engine Service Network
China embarks on board aircraft recycling
Follow us
© 2019 Le Journal de l'Aviation - All rights reserved

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. You can find out more by following this link.  OK  Find out more