Ryanair gets set for takeoff

Following solid half-year numbers at the airline, analysts see fair weather ahead after a turbulent couple of years

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
5th November, 2017
Ryanair gets set for takeoff
Michael O’Leary has again confounded the bad press Picture: Chris Ratcliffe/ Bloomberg

It’s been a rough few months for Ryanair. In August, the company was at a high for the year of €19.39, but just two months later, it was languishing at €15.38 – with €2 billion wiped off the company’s market value as it tussled with pilots and struggled to answer piercing questions about its business model.

Last week, in classic Michael O’Leary style, the company came out with his response....

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month, €19.99 Monthly thereafter

Get basic

*New subscribers only

You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly



Unlimited Access for 2 Years

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

Tom Maguire: Tax changes we make now could help business for years

More Business Tom Maguire 11 months ago

The Daily Briefing

The Daily Briefing