Short haul airline industry will be slow to recover, Michael O’Leary says

Ryanair chief executive says rival airlines face a challenging future

26th July, 2021
Short haul airline industry will be slow to recover, Michael O’Leary says
Most airlines have almost no short haul aircraft on order, according to Michael O’Leary. Picture:

The short haul airline industry will be slow to recover and will continue to experience reductions in capacity, Michael O’Leary has said.

“There is a meaningful shortage of capacity out across Europe short hauls for the next two or three summers . . . I think you're looking at a 20 per cent reduction in short haul capacity into summer 2022 and into summer 23”, Michael O’Leary, chief executive of Ryanair, said...

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