The decision by Ryanair to close its Cork and Shannon bases was raised in the Dáil last evening with the Minister for Transport. The Committee held an emergency meeting yesterday following Ryanair’s announcement that it would close its Cork and Shannon Airports bases for the winter period. The committee has called on the Minister for Transport […]

The union says this morning’s announcement did not allow the union time to engage with the airline. Fórsa have described the move as a devastating blow for staff, their families and the wider region. They’re calling on the government to act now to protect the Irish aviation sector from any further cuts and say not enough […]

The bases will close from November to March due to Covid-19 restrictions. The airline made the announcement this morning along with the closure of its base in Toulouse in France and a reduction of its winter schedule. In response to the news, the Department of Transport says that government has agreed to adopt the EU […]

The Airport’s largest customer announced it was closing its Cork and Shannon bases for the winter due to a lack of demand. Jamie O’Hara has the latest for RedFM News

Cork Chamber says the move by Ryanair is devastating for the staff impacted directly and indirectly Cork Chamber says the move by Ryanair raises very real concerns regarding the ability of Cork Airport to avoid closure without further financial support from the Government In a statement issued to RedFM News Chamber says the announcement is […]

The confirmation comes just two days after the government announced a €10 million fund for both airports in the budget The airline is reducing it’s winter schedule from November to March, with boss Michael O’Leary warning they may have to reduce capacity even further if travel restrictions continue. He also said they deeply regret the […]

The move is because of the “unprecedented” coronavirus pandemic. The airline says it expects it to take at least two years to get passenger demand and pricing back to the levels seen last year. In a statement, the airline says it expects to operate less than 1 per cent of its scheduled flying program in […]

Ryanair expects to ground most of its flights today and says they won’t resume for two months. Europe’s largest airline has now offered its aircraft to EU Governments to help during the coronavirus crisis. The airline says it’s had to halve its office staff because of social distancing. Stephanie Rohan has more.

Ryanair grounded 80 percent of its fleet from midnight last night due to travel restrictions across Europe. The airline says it expects a further reduction next Wednesday which could leave only a skeleton service, most likely between Ireland and the UK. Aer Lingus has not yet confirmed additional cuts after restrictions to its American schedules […]

The airline says a small number of flights will continue, mostly between the UK and Ireland. From midnight tonight Ryanair will cut its flight schedules by over 80% All affected customers will be notified by email.



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