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Boeing deliver’s Ryanair’s 400th 737-800

Ryanair_Boeing 737-800WL in special hybrid livery.

American airframer Boeing has delivered Irish carrier Ryanair’s 400th 737-800. The Dublin based carrier which pioneered the the low cost carrier model in Europe took delivery of it’s first 737-800 in March 1999 and currently operates the largest 737 fleet in the world. The airline has more than 130 unfilled orders for 737-800 on Boeing’s order book. It is also …

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Global distribution systems and airline ticket distribution in India

Airline global distribution system network. Graphic by Devesh Agarwal

With the recent news around Lufthansa levying a surcharge for all bookings via global distribution systems (GDS), the debate on airline distribution has returned to the forefront. We examine the distribution strategies of various airlines in the Indian context Despite the push by airlines to offer direct bookings via their websites, these global distribution systems still handle significant booking volumes …

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Ryanair is launch customer for 200 seater Boeing 737 MAX 8, but 240 seat MAX 9 unlikely

CGI of Ryanair Boeing 737 MAX 200. Boeing image.

Michael O’Leary’s pursuit of a high density Boeing 737 finally came to fruition. US airframer Boeing has launched the 200 seat version of the 737 MAX 8 with a 100 airplane commitment from Ryanair, the Irish ultra-low cost carrier. Ryanair will also have options to purchase up to another 100 737 MAX 200 as the aircraft is being called. By …

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Photo: Boeing-Ryanair special hybrid livery 737-800

Ryanair_Boeing 737-800WL in special hybrid livery.

Boeing showed its gratitude for one of its longest and largest 737 customers, Ireland’s Ryanair, with a special, new, co-branded livery on the airline’s most recently delivered Next-Generation 737-800. The airplane features the distinctive blue Boeing livery on most of the fuselage, with the airframer’s name near the front. The distinctive Ryanair golden harp logo is on the tail, as …

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Ryanair takes top spot in Bristol airport’s tracker awards

Ryanair, Europe’s only ultra-low cost carrier (ULCC), today (20 Aug) celebrated receiving an inaugural Bristol Airport Tracker Award, which recognised outstanding flight performance by Ryanair aircraft at Bristol Airport. European Ultra-Low Cost Carrier (ULCC) Ryanair has won the top spot in Bristol Airport’s Tracker Awards. Find the details below. 21st August 2013 Ryanair was the best performing airline at Bristol …

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Ryanair enhances consumer security on Ryanair.com

Earlier today, European ultra-low cost carrier (ULCC) Ryanair launched a new customer verification system on the Ryanair.com website. Find the details below.  20th August 2013 Ryanair, Europe’s only ultra-low cost carrier (ULCC), today (20 Aug) launched a new consumer verification security system on the Ryanair.com website, which offers increased security when booking Ryanair’s lowest fares on Ryanair.com.Delivered through CardinalCommerce’s Centinel® …

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Ryanair discontinues legal actions against Belfast Telegraph

Ryanair has dropped legal proceedings against the Belfast Telegraph after the paper issue an apology to the carrier about a number of false claims made in an article posted on the Telegraph website on August 6th. Find the details below. 19th August 2013 RYANAIR WELCOMES BELFAST TELEGRAPH APOLOGYRyanair, Europe’s only ultra-low cost carrier (ULCC), today (19 Aug) welcomed an apology …

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RyanAir places order on Boeing for up to 200 737s

Photo: Adrian Pingstone. Courtesy Wikimedia. Rights reserved. The Irish Independent is reporting that low cost carrier RyanAir has placed an $18bn (€14bn) order with Boeing to buy up to 200 aircraft. It is unclear whether the order includes any 737 MAX. Apparently the order will be confirmed by US President Barack Obama and Taoiseach (Prime Minister of Ireland) Enda Kenny …

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VIDEO: Making the sexy 2012 RyanAir charity calendar

The ‘making of’ video shows 13 of Ryanair’s hottest cabin crew on location during the calendar photo-shoot in Lanzarote last September for its 2012 Ryanair Cabin Crew Charity Calendar. The video has been made in a 1940’s theme with sepia effects. Ryanair has succeeded in selling 9,000 of targeted 10,000 copies of the calendar, which are available online at www.ryanair.com …

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RyanAir planning to show XXX on-board? Another Erin Andrews incident in the making?

Erin Andrews for Reebok. Photo courtesy Reebok. Passengers of RyanAir may encounter sex scenes similar to the one alleged to Keith Clinkscales and Erin Andrews, or the famous sexual romp on-board Kingfisher Airlines, if Michael O’Leary, the irrepressible chief of the low cost carrier has his way. Mr. O’Leary says the airline is planning to show porn on board its …

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Video and Pics: RyanAir launches its sexy “Ryanair Cabin Crew Charity Calendar”

Lisa, RyanAir, Madrid Irish low cost carrier RyanAir launched the 2012 edition of the Ryanair Cabin Crew Charity Calendar, the fourth year running. The calendar is a swimsuit edition featuring some of the most sexy RyanAir cabin crew (in India they are still called air hostesses). Every year the airline donates the proceeds raised from the sale of this calendar …

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Can RyanAir survive without public subsidies — analysis by @Airobserver and @WhichBudget

RyanAir has often been credited with being virtually unstoppable thanks to a highly efficient operation. However, as the WhichBudget website explains While Ryanair declared €663m of ancillary revenues in its last annual report in 2009, Ryanair earned more than €664m in subsidies the same year. It means that subsidies are at least as important as ancillary revenues and represent around …

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Video: Making of the 2010 Ryanair cabin babes charity calendar

The uber-cheap Ryanair has some great assets — it’s sexy sexy cabin crew. Over 800 of the airline’s 4000 cabin crew volunteered to strip off their uniforms and bare for the 2010 Ryanair Cabin Crew Charity Calendar. The airline launched its Charity Calendar which it hopes will raise €110,000 for the UK charity “KIDS” which provides support to disabled children …

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