About: Michael O'Leary

Aviation 11-07-2019

European airline chiefs push back against flight shaming, carbon taxes

The heads of some of Europe’s largest airlines hit back on Wednesday (10 July) against efforts to discourage Europeans from flying, arguing the industry was making huge strides in cutting its carbon footprint and that there was no shame in air travel.
Brexit 13-09-2018

Ryanair CEO warns hard Brexit will ground flights

Ryanair's chief executive stepped up his warning about the risk of flights between Britain and Europe being grounded for days in the wake of Britain's exit from the European Union next March, saying there had been no assurances on the issue.
Aviation 19-04-2017

Ryanair denies climate change because it doesn’t like the solutions

It’s no mystery why Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary dismisses evidence of climate change as ‘rubbish’, writes Andrew Murphy.
Transport 17-06-2015

Airline bosses call for fewer strikes, lower taxes

Airline bosses have called on the European Commission to legislate to reduce the number of ground air traffic control strikes, and on the European Union as a whole to lift “all unreasonable taxes” on aviation.

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