The questions Ryanair must address

Though there is a short-term impact on the bottom line, the bigger question is about the airline's reputation, writes Barry J Whyte

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
20th September, 2017
Ryanair’s chief executive Michael O’Leary

Ryanair has had its growing pains in the past, and Michael O'Leary knows that only too well.

Such pains, he said at the time, were always a result of “some other idiot ... out there splurging on capacity and there’s too much capacity growth in the system in Europe. That happened previously in Germany; it happened in the UK 10 or 12 years ago, so our earnings were affected for a year or so. But...

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