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Airlines call for COVID-19 tests before all international flights

Sep 22 2020

PARIS Global airlines called on Tuesday for airport COVID-19 tests for all departing international passengers to replace the quarantines they blame for exacerbating the travel slump.

Ryanair investors back O'Leary bonus, but a third withhold support

Sep 17 2020

DUBLIN Ryanair shareholders backed a 458,000 euro ($540,000) bonus for Group CEO Michael O'Leary on Thursday, although more than a third withheld their support following criticism of the payout at a time of industry crisis.

Ryanair steels for winter 'write-off' as travel gloom deepens

Sep 09 2020

DUBLIN/PARIS Ryanair slashed its annual passenger target by another 10 million on Wednesday, becoming the latest European airline to signal more capacity cuts as resurgent COVID-19 infections and travel restrictions dent recovery hopes.

Ryanair CEO bonus challenged as crisis sparks pay scrutiny

Sep 04 2020

PARIS Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary's proposed 458,000 euro ($540,600) annual bonus came under fire on Friday, as an influential investor advisory firm urged shareholders to oppose the package in a non-binding vote later this month.

U.S. airlines isolated in bid to scrap change fees forever

Sep 03 2020

CHICAGO/PARIS A radical bid to revive air travel demand by permanently sacrificing billions of dollars in fees to change tickets has left U.S. airlines isolated, as foreign rivals fear the tactic would undermine the higher fares paid by premium travellers.

Lagardere extends CEO's tenure, defies shareholder critics

Aug 18 2020

PARIS French media group Lagardere has extended the tenure of its top executive ahead of schedule and by four more years in the face of calls from some major shareholders for leadership and governance changes.

UK-France quarantine delivers blow to airline recovery hopes

Aug 14 2020

PARIS Britain's decision to reimpose coronavirus quarantines on France and the Netherlands has sparked dismay among airlines and airports struggling to overcome the industry's worst crisis.

UK-France quarantine delivers blow to airline recovery hopes

Aug 14 2020

PARIS, Aug 14 Britain's decision to reimpose coronavirus quarantines on France and the Netherlands has sparked dismay among airlines and airports struggling to overcome the industry's worst crisis.

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