Monday March 30, 2020

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Ryanair's probable purchase of 200 new Boeing 737s is more likely to be motivated by the issue of fleet renewal than the desire to open bases in far flung destinations.

17th March, 2013
Ryanair is purchasing 200 new Boeing 737s. Photo: Bloomberg

Does Ryanair's likely purchase of 200 spanking new Boeing 737s mean that Irish holidaymakers will soon be jetting off on low fares to Tel Aviv, St Petersburg and other oft-rumoured Ryanair destinations? Not necessarily.

Undoubtedly, Ryanair's relentless expansion across the continent will continue unabated. It may well open bases in places that only the Eurovision Song Contest would describe as European. And it may also use its new fleet to take out retribution on Aer Lingus.

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