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2009-07-22 09:38:56

Ryanair Ltd. plans to cut 670 weekly flights, end 10 routes and reduce the frequency of another 30 routes this winter, the Irish low-cost airline said. The carrier -- the world's largest in terms of international passenger numbers -- refused to say which routes would be affected, The Times of London reported Wednesday. Ryanair also plans to move some operations from its largest base at London Stansted Airport to Spain, which is abolishing airport landing fees this winter in the hope of...

2009-02-23 06:30:00

DETROIT, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Little Caesar Enterprises, Inc. and Pepsi today announced a national scratch-off game promotion "Buzz in to Win" in cooperation with Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA). This promotion includes national marketing and advertising components and offers Little Caesars' customers across the country a chance to win one of 450 PlayStation(R) Trivia Prize Packs, including BUZZ! games, PLAYSTATION(R)3 (PS3(TM)), PlayStation(R)2, and PSP(R)...

2008-11-06 06:00:13

Ireland-based low-cost airline Ryanair has launched its 27th base at Edinburgh Airport in the UK. Ryanair will base two new Boeing 737-800 aircraft, worth $140 million, to serve 23 routes to and from Edinburgh. Lesley Kane, head of sales and marketing for Europe at Ryanair, said: "The base launch will see 11 new routes on offer from Edinburgh Airport adding to the existing eight routes already in operation. Along with these 19 routes we have recently announced two ski destinations to...

2008-11-03 06:00:14

Ryanair has announced that it will base two aircraft at Trapani, Italy from May 2009 and has also confirmed that it will not open a base at Forli after the airport withdrew the agreement it had reached with Ryanair. According to the airline, the new Trapani base will create two new domestic and three new international routes to and from Trapani. Ryanair has also announced that it will increase the frequency on two existing domestic routes - Rome and Milan, as it transfers the operation of...

2008-10-22 09:00:25

Irish low-cost airline Ryanair has announced that it will open two new Italian bases in the cities of Alghero and Cagliari in March 2009. According to the airline, these two new bases will create eight new domestic and 11 new international routes to and from the island of Sardinia. Ryanair will increase frequency to five daily return flights on the Rome-Milan route from November 24, 2008, and from December 4, 2008, it will add a new route with a twice-daily Rome-Trapani service. Alghero...

2008-09-25 12:00:29

By PETER WOODMAN Budget airline Ryanair announced substantial cutbacks in its number of flights from a leading holiday airport next winter. The Irish no-frills carrier said it would making a 14% reduction in the number of weekly flights for winter 2008/09 at Stansted. The number of weekly flights will be cut from more than 1,850 to under 1,600 this winter and the airline reckons it will carry 900,000 fewer passengers than last winter. Ryanair has 36 planes at Stansted but this will drop...

2008-09-24 00:00:20

Business News In Brief AVIATION Ryanair plans to ground part of its fleet at Stansted this winter to offset the impact of rising fuel costs and falling demand. The Irish carrier, which has 36 aircraft at the Essex airport, said it intended to reduce passenger capacity by 14 per cent, suggesting that five or six aircraft could be mothballed after seven were decommissioned last year. In July, Ryanair warned that rising fuel costs and lower ticket prices had left it on course to make its...

2008-09-22 06:00:08

BUY-A-NET Malaria Prevention Group, a Kingston-based charitable organization and the Ottawa-based Buzz and Bite Malaria Prevention Campaign have agreed to co-operate on educating Canadian school children about the transmission and prevention of malaria. As part of the annual "November for Nets" campaign, BUY-A-NET will distribute DVDs of the Buzz and Bite Campaign throughout the Canadian education system. In addition, the BUY-A-NET organization will receive and distribute DVDs of The Buzz...

2008-09-04 03:00:16

Ryanair has announced that it will launch three new services from the UK to connect Liverpool and East Midlands with Paris, and the London Stansted Airport with Agadir, Morocco. The airline will operate daily services to Paris from Liverpool from November 3, 2008, and from East Midlands beginning October 28, 2008; while offering twice-weekly return service from London Stansted to Agadir. Stephen McNamara, head of communications at Ryanair, said: "These new routes from Liverpool, East...

2008-09-01 06:00:20

By Caroline Brothers It boasts hillside vacation homes, a ski resort and the 14th century Alhambra palace - one of the most visited monuments in Spain. But this southern European city, 30 minutes' drive from the Mediterranean, is battling for its economic future alongside some of the struggling low cost airlines it has come to rely upon. With no industrial base to speak of, Granada is heavily dependent on tourism. And by-passed for now by Spain's high-speed railroad - unlike nearby...