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Old Mar 19, 15, 2:35 pm
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"Ryanair abandons plans to operate transatlantic flights"

That went well.

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-31975456
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Old Mar 19, 15, 2:46 pm
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Originally Posted by navigator4309 View Post
"Ryanair abandons plans to operate transatlantic flights"

That went well.

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-31975456

Apparently. (and it only took 3 days)
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Old Mar 20, 15, 4:42 am
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Originally Posted by navigator4309 View Post
"Ryanair abandons plans to operate transatlantic flights"

That went well.

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-31975456
Wasn't it the Ryan Air CEO that said that TATL flights were not viable without a profitable J cabin?
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Old Mar 20, 15, 5:17 am
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Old Mar 21, 15, 7:58 am
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Originally Posted by SparseFlyer View Post
Wasn't it the Ryan Air CEO that said that TATL flights were not viable without a profitable J cabin?
With Ryanair "innovation" I can expect what they will do next:

"Stand-up show" a la J-class = no seats, only standing people at a bar desk at the back of the bus buying Ryanair cocktails for a very low price
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Old Sep 25, 15, 4:10 am
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Originally Posted by The Irish Independent
Ryanair won’t ever fly transatlantic services, the airline’s billionaire chairman David Bonderman insisted yesterday.

“We have no interest in flying transatlantic,” he told shareholders at the airline’s annual general meeting at Dublin Airport yesterday.
Originally Posted by The Irish Times
Ryanair has shelved plans to launch a low-cost transatlantic carrier as it cannot get the aircraft it needs to operate such a service.

Chief executive, Michael O’Leary, has said several times that the airline was exploring the possibility of a launching a transatlantic business through a separate company, on condition that it could get the necessary craft.

However, chairman David Bonderman, indicated at yesterday’s annual general meeting (agm) in Dublin that a transatlantic operation is now off the agenda.
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Old Oct 1, 15, 4:57 pm
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I'm surprised they would'nt secure some 767's like Ukraine Intl Airlines have - squashed like sardines... and both of them are within the 22 worst airlines...
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Old Oct 5, 15, 7:57 am
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Ryanair only brings up the long-haul issue every 1-3 years for free publicity, just like all the other [email protected] that comes out of O'Leary's mouth to boost it.

I'm surprised that this time around they didn't mention
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Old Oct 6, 15, 4:59 am
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MOL has clearly said TATL doesnt interest FR as long as there is no aircraft available that compares to their deal on the 738. He mentioned that he is waiting for the next recession to pick up a few widebodies at cost.
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Old Oct 6, 15, 9:59 am
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Originally Posted by Palal View Post
Ryanair only brings up the long-haul issue every 1-3 years for free publicity, just like all the other [email protected] that comes out of O'Leary's mouth to boost it.
Though the 'new' Ryanair (under what they call their "Always Getting Better" plan) does seem rather less reliant on the MO'L free publicity motormouth machine.

Norwegian are the ones currently trying to adapt the low (or lower) cost model to transatlantic flights.
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