Tag: Laudamotion

Emergency evacuation at Stansted airport slowed by passengers taking cabin baggage

Emergency evacuation at Stansted airport slowed by passengers taking cabin baggage

By Simon Calder, The Independent: Pressure is growing to lock overhead bins during take-off and landing. Passengers who insisted on taking their cabin baggage during an emergency evacuation at Stansted airport hindered the escape, an official accident investigation has concluded. A Laudamot...

Ryanair raises profit guidance after last-minute festive bookings uplift

Ryanair raises profit guidance after last-minute festive bookings uplift

Ryanair have issued a trading update on the back of a stronger than expected Christmas and New Year travel period, characterised by higher than expected close-in bookings at better than expected yields. Forward bookings Jan to Apr are running 1% ahead of this time last year, and Ryanair believes th...

Airline entrepreneur Niki Lauda passes away at 70

Airline entrepreneur Niki Lauda passes away at 70

Airline entrepreneur and Formula One legend Niki Lauda has passed away at 70 his family said on Monday (20 May). He had undergone a lung transplant in August. He "passed away peacefully" at his home his family said. ARGS' sister magazine EVA carried out an exclusive interview in August with N...

Gothenburg Landvetter Airport to welcome new LCC routes

Gothenburg Landvetter Airport to welcome new LCC routes

Sweden's Gothenburg Landvetter Airport will extend its low-cost route network and connectivity after Laudamotion and Ryanair added new services for this year. Laudamotion which starts its first route from Gothenburg to Stuttgart next month, has now added Vienna and will start the twice-weekly lin...

Laudamotion aborts flight at Stansted, eight passengers injured

Laudamotion aborts flight at Stansted, eight passengers injured

A Laudamotion Airbus A320 aircraft aborted its take-off at London Stansted Airport on Friday (1 March) night at about 20.00h and eight passengers were injured in the incident. Sky News reports that fliers heard a "big bang" which rocked the cabin. There was 169 people on board the aircraft and al...

Ryanair sees traffic rise 13% in February

Ryanair sees traffic rise 13% in February

Ryanair’s traffic including Austrian low-cost carrier Laudamotion which it took full control of in January - grew year-on-year in February by 13 per cent to 9.6 million passengers. The Irish low-cost carrier reported that it carried 9.3 million travellers, a nine per cent increase with a load f...

Laudamotion links Milan Bergamo with Stuttgart

Laudamotion links Milan Bergamo with Stuttgart

Following on from the successful daily service launched by Laudamotion between Milan Bergamo Airport and Vienna Airport at the start of the winter season - the carrier has further committed to the Italian gateway by commencing a second route from Stuttgart Airport. Launched today, the carrier wil...

Ryanair reports net loss for Q3, despite strong traffic growth

Ryanair reports net loss for Q3, despite strong traffic growth

Ryanair has reported a net 2018 quarter three (Q3) loss of €20m (excluding Laudamotion) as a decline in average fares, higher fuel, staff and EU261 costs hit finances. This came despite strong traffic growth of eight per cent to 33 million which was offset by a six per cent decline in average f...

Ryanair takes over complete control of Laudamotion

Ryanair takes over complete control of Laudamotion

Ryanair has today taken total control of Laudamotion after buying the remaining 25 per cent of the shares of the Austrian low-cost carrier (LCC). As part of the takeover, the Irish LCC said it will increase Laudamotion's fleet to 25 aircraft in summer 2019 (from 19 in S2018). Ryanair initially pu...

Lufthansa Group is number one in Europe for passenger traffic in 2018

Lufthansa Group is number one in Europe for passenger traffic in 2018

Airlines across Europe have been revealing the total number of passengers they flew in 2018 and the figures in so far show Lufthansa Group carried the most in Europe. The Lufthansa Group is made up of Lufthansa, SWISS, Brussels Airlines, Austrian Airlines and Eurowings and they combined welcomed ...

Ryanair flies 139.2 million passengers in 2018

Ryanair flies 139.2 million passengers in 2018

In 2018 - Ryanair and its Austrian subsidiary Laudamotion together flew 139.2 million passengers – eight per cent more than 2017. The carrier is aiming to reach more the 200 million mark in the near future as it continues to grow its network and is ranked in the top five globally for passengers...

Traffic rise of 11% for Ryanair in November

Traffic rise of 11% for Ryanair in November

Ryanair’s passenger traffic was up 11 per cent in November to 10.4 million compared to the same month last year. Numbers included Laudamotion traffic, which the Irish low-cost carrier holds a 75 per cent stake in accounted for 0.3 million with Ryanair making up the remaining 10.1 million. Ry...

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