Ryanair shareholders approve Boeing deal

DUBLIN, June 18 Tue Jun 18, 2013 4:18am EDT

DUBLIN, June 18 (Reuters) - Ryanair shareholders approved the Irish budget airline's purchase of 175 aircraft from Boeing on Tuesday, making the deal agreed in March binding.

Boeing's largest European order, worth $16 billion at list prices, boosts the U.S. planemaker's fortunes and strengthens Ryanair's domination of Europe's low-cost market.

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