Ryanair criticised for blocking media access to agm

Airline under fire after informing journalists they would not be allowed attend meeting this morning

Michael O’Leary: upon arrival at Ryanair’s agm, journalists were told the airline’s chief executive would hold a press conference after the meeting had concluded. Picture: Arthur Carron

Ryanair has blocked media access to its annual general meeting where the company was expected to be challenged on the airline’s proposals on bonus payments.

The low-fares airline invited journalists to its Dublin headquarters this morning to attend the agm but subsequently informed media members on arrival that access to the meeting was not permitted and Michael O’Leary, the chief executive, would hold a press conference after it had concluded.

A spokesman for Ryanair said ...