‘Most if not all Ryanair Group flights will be grounded’ after 24-Mar-2020 due to coronavirus

    Ryanair Group airlines reported (18-Mar-2020) plans to cut capacity by 80% year-on-year from 00:00 on 18-Mar-2020 to 00:00 on 24-Mar-2020 due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. The group admitted that “most if not all Ryanair Group flights will be grounded” after 24-Mar-2020 except for a small number of essential air services between the UK and Ireland. The LCC stated it will continue to stay in close contact with the Foreign Ministries of all EU governments on the repatriation of EU citizens and will operate rescue flights where possible to support these repatriation services. [more – original PR]