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Old 20th Jun 2013, 15:38
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From the 'Telegraph' -

Ryanair to return 858m to investors as demand surges - Telegraph

and

Ryanair plans long-haul services - Telegraph
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Old 22nd Jun 2013, 15:50
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Does someone know if Ryanair is cancelling Gatwick-Seville and Gatwick-Kaunas flights for Winter Season 2013-14?

Currently, they are only displaying Gatwick-Ireland routes on their website and SVQ and KUN seem to be dropped. In fact, they have added an extra flight SVQ-STN on Saturdays rotation for WS'13.

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Old 22nd Jun 2013, 18:26
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It doesn't look like it I'm afraid, still relatively early days though.
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Old 24th Jun 2013, 16:17
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Ryanair: with or without the frills? - Telegraph

I got a laugh from reading this...

Does someone know if Ryanair is cancelling Gatwick-Seville and Gatwick-Kaunas flights for Winter Season 2013-14?

Currently, they are only displaying Gatwick-Ireland routes on their website and SVQ and KUN seem to be dropped. In fact, they have added an extra flight SVQ-STN on Saturdays rotation for WS'13.

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Open to correction but those routes were suspended last winter over Gatwick fees so most likely not operating
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Old 24th Jun 2013, 16:52
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Some of the comments in that article are just ridiculous!

I absolutely love Ryanair, they offer an excellent service (in my expericnce) and generally at the cheapest price, they are one of the safest and most punctual airlines. All of the things people were moaning about were optional extras, if you follow the rules you can't go wrong. They have opened up fantastic oppurtunities across europe and a little bit further and have created/sustained (not just in Ryanair) probably millions of jobs and boosted economies by increasing tourism. I can't find a reason to moan at all.

One of the comments on there was along the lines of "I will never fly Ryanair again, I had 3 bags of hand luggage and they charged me to put 2 of them in the hold"
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Old 24th Jun 2013, 17:07
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To be fair the complaint was how much they charged to put the bags in the hold, not the fact they had.
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Old 25th Jun 2013, 08:04
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Ryanair article in The Telegraph

To be fair the complaint was how much they charged to put the bags in the hold, not the fact they had]
pwalhx is correct. I thought it was a very clever response to FR's attempt to influence free speech. The article would have been even better if they had compared the 'supplementary' costs on FR with another carrier on the same day, same route.

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Old 25th Jun 2013, 20:11
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East Midlands to Palma Mallorca like I suspected is now available for the winter season. Operates Wednesday's and Saturday's. Let's hope Bournemouth follows suit.
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Old 25th Jun 2013, 20:24
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Absolute fingers crossed for Bournemouth !

If Doncaster can manage a TFS service for the winter then hopefully BOH can do the same
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Old 26th Jun 2013, 07:52
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I agree with MARKEYD. It seems mad that RYR, with all of their commercial prowess, can't make a go of a single based a/c in winter at BOH. Even using a minimal based crew to operate some flights a week must be better than having another B738 stored for 4 or 5 months with no revenue to cover the capital cost of the a/c?
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Old 26th Jun 2013, 12:04
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Your hunch came true about Bournemouth !!

See Bournemouth post , and hopefully more to come
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Old 30th Jun 2013, 07:39
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Old 1st Jul 2013, 12:16
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Ryanair's Michael Cawley to step down in March (next year). Just tired, or is there any other reason for that?
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Old 1st Jul 2013, 16:49
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Doubt he left on bad terms as he's been put onto the board and given such a long notice period.

I'm sure working at that level for Ryanair has its pressures and you have to get out at some point after 16 years of service.
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Old 1st Jul 2013, 18:03
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You don't announce you leaving in 8 months time if you a bad leaver.

Giving age is 58 its not really a shock that someone has decided to get off the threadmill and enjoy life.
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Old 2nd Jul 2013, 23:17
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So the Bournemouth Daily Echo is reporting a 'major announcement' about the Ryanair winter operation there tomorrow with the airline describing it as 'signigicant'.

Is this what we already know or something else in the pipeline?
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Old 3rd Jul 2013, 02:56
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BOH

I doubt the announcement is anything more significant than a continuation of the based aircraft through the winter. It could even be as minor as the continuation of a select few routes without the based aircraft.

A truly significant announcement would be if they based more than 1 aircraft. Perhaps they will also commit to the previously hoped for 5 aircraft that Ryanair famously mentioned they wanted to base at BOH. Although to do this in the weakest period of the year would be a bit stupid.

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Old 3rd Jul 2013, 09:04
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"Ryanair overtook LOT Polish Airlines in terms of the number of passengers served on Polish airports in 2012 and is now Poland's most popular airline", reported Warsaw Business Journal today.
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Old 3rd Jul 2013, 09:12
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The reports from the Warsaw Business Journal looks wrong - 1.22m passengers per year giving 28.11 % market share implies Poland in 2012 had only 4.3m air passengers for the duration of 2012
Warsaw (not Modlin) alone had almost 10m passengers in 2012

Update - Warsaw Business Journal seem to have amended their online article to read Q1 2013 rather than full year 2012

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Old 3rd Jul 2013, 09:41
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That table where they sourced the data from is for the first quarter of each year.

I don't know where that particular publication sourced it from but I've seen this news article in various places which clearly states it's from Q1.

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