Ryanair is suing ExxonMobil for overcharging on fuel + other news

Ryanair (Dublin) is making a lot of news lately (probably intentional to stay in the news) (see also Wizz Air). First, the company is suing ExxonMobil for overcharging on the cost of fuel for the past seven years according to this report by The Guardian.

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Next, the ultra low-fare airline is again calling on the Irish government to sell its 25 percent share in Aer Lingus to Ryanair. The company is boasting only it can operate both airlines according to the Irish Times.

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Further Ryanair’s flamboyant CEO (Michael O’Leary) has criticized the Boeing 737 MAX design and is also talking to the Chinese about a possible COMAC C-919 order according to this article by Flightglobal. Ryanair’s concept of flying with “standing room only” passengers has also been nixed by regulators.

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Finally the airline has announced 26 new summer routes from London’s Stansted and Luton Airports with over 260 additional weekly flights to Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Poland and Spain. Ryanair is betting Londoners will want to escape the Summer Olympics.

Copyright Photo: Arnd Wolf.

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