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Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary calls UK travel quarantine ‘a shambles’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Michael O’Leary wants to see coronavirus testing at UK airports The UK’s travel quarantine policy is a “shambles of mismanagement”, Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has said. In an interview with the BBC, Mr O’Leary said the UK and Irish Governments “stand indicted”. He said the UK quarantine was “lumpy and defective” and that the UK… Read more →

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BA, Ryanair and EasyJet launch fight over ‘devastating’ quarantine plan

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Airlines across the world have grounded aircraft amid the pandemic British Airways, Ryanair and EasyJet have filed a formal legal challenge to the government’s quarantine policy. The airlines say the policy will have “a devastating effect on British tourism and the wider economy” and destroy thousands of jobs. They have applied for a judicial… Read more →

Ryanair says passenger numbers set to halve

Image copyright Reuters Ryanair has said it expects passenger numbers to halve in the current financial year as the coronavirus crisis continues to blight air travel. The airline said it expected numbers to fall below 80 million, down from its original target of 154 million. The prediction came as Ryanair announced profits of just over €1bn (£894bn) for the financial… Read more →