Budget airline Ryanair had agreed make a $300m investment in the opening of a new base at Southend airport, giving a boost to operator Stobart Group.
Following a series of positive short-haul industry developments, analysts at Morgan Stanley turned their eyes to Ryanair and easyJet on Friday and highlighted several opportunistic expansion and pricing tailwinds that could appear at both firm's through 2020.
Budget airline Ryanair posted a 10% jump in full-year pre-tax profit on Monday but struck a cautious note on its FY19 outlook on the back of rising costs and flat fare growth as it cut its full-year guidance.
Traffic at Ryanair rose 9% in April, while the load factor was steady, the budget airline said on Wednesday.
British Airways owner IAG has acquired 4.6% of Norwegian Air Shuttle and said it would use this position to initiate talks about a possible takeover bid
Budget airline Ryanair posted a 6% rise in March traffic on Wednesday as the load factor edged up.
Ryanair Holdings has entered into a binding agreement with former F1 driver and veteran airline entrepreneur Niki Lauda, it announced on Tuesday, to support his plan to develop and grow LaudaMotion - an Austrian Airline based in Vienna.
Budget airline Ryanair announced a 5% rise in February traffic on Monday, as the load factor held steady.
Budget carrier RyanAir has announced that the 20% increase in salaries it's negotiating with its pilots will push its costs 100m higher next year.
Budget airline Ryanair has reported a 6% rise in January traffic as the load factor ticked higher.
Ryanair said it wants to be the greenest airline by scrapping non-recyclable plastic as the budget carrier seeks to improve its image after a series of setbacks.
Ryanair has agreed to recognise the British Airline Pilots' Association (Balpa) to represent 600 UK-based pilots who account for 25% of Ryanair's pilots.
Two separate parliamentary committees have referred Ryanair to the employment and tax authorities after the low-cost carrier's "refusal to cooperate" with inquiries into staff pay and working conditions.
Ryanair pilots have mostly agreed to accept pay increases from the budget airline of up to 20%, which will be put in place for January's payroll.
Budget airline Ryanair reported a 3% jump in traffic for December on Wednesday, a day after it said it has applied for a UK air operator licence.