Ben Sandilands October 5, 2017 5 Comments
Please consider this Guardian analysis on the true cost of low fare transport, but keep in mind it might be flawed
Ben Sandilands September 1, 2017 9 Comments
The scary, funny and enormously successful Michael O'Leary has ambitions for basket case Alitalia
Ben Sandilands August 29, 2017 1 Comment
Etihad's investment strategy implosion is starting to cause major ripples around the world
Ben Sandilands April 1, 2017 10 Comments
Virgin Australia goes against the tide with more room in economy, for a small price
Ben Sandilands March 12, 2017 13 Comments
Is British Airways telling us that it's going to be nothing more than a bigger low cost carrier?
Ben Sandilands May 27, 2015 6 Comments
It’s less than a day since this reporter saw at least four very large passengers some of whom might have been your typical average American adults suffer a flight in British Airways’ new Club Europe cabin on an A319 flying from London Heathrow to Toulouse.
Ben Sandilands January 26, 2015 1 Comment
The likelihood that Irish carrier Aer Lingus will accept a takeover bid from IAG, the company that owns British Airways and Spanish flag carrier Iberia is the stuff of battles left, right and centre and the “fun” is expected to begin from all quarters later this week.
Ben Sandilands October 15, 2014 7 Comments
Having previously ordered 280 Airbus A320s (100 A320 CEOs and 180 A320 NEOs) India’s largest domestic carrier IndiGo has just signed an MoU for a further 250 A320 NEOs.
Ben Sandilands September 9, 2014 4 Comments
Now draws closer the hour(s) of our incontinency as well as discontent. Even piddling little flights lasting only 40 minutes between take off and touch down can take more than an hour when you add in taxying times, air traffic delays and a lack of immediately free gates or even hard stands.
Ben Sandilands September 21, 2013 1 Comment
In an somewhat stunning about face, the CEO of Ryanair, Michael O’Leary has said he will stop the airline doing things that ‘p*ss’ passengers off.
Ben Sandilands August 10, 2013
There is word that the fast growing low cost carrier, Norwegian Air Shuttle, wants to cut costs by setting up long haul 787 operations based in Ireland. How this might annoy or adversely affect the trans Atlantic ambitions of Ryanair, also headquartered in Ireland, is an unanswered question for industry watchers
Ben Sandilands March 26, 2013
There was no sign of Michael O'Leary or reference to his free blow jobs across the Atlantic promise when his airline Ryanair finally abandoned its long haul ambitions
Ben Sandilands March 20, 2013 4 Comments
Is Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary really Jeremy Clarkson, host of Top Gear? There are similarities.
Ben Sandilands January 20, 2013
In what could get Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary ‘retired’ Eire’s the Sunday Independent has published correspondence in which he likened the republic’s Aviation Commissioner, Cathal Guiomard, to a “village idiot.”
Ben Sandilands January 8, 2013 2 Comments
Air France could be running up the white flag when it comes to full service domestic flights, something Qantas and Virgin are trying to resist in Australia
Ben Sandilands January 7, 2013 3 Comments
What should have been a thoughtful discussion about fuel policy spun out of control when it came to Ryanair in Europe, forcing the Sunday Times to pay up.
Ben Sandilands January 4, 2013 2 Comments
Ryanair may be run by a mad man, but it isn't unsafe, and it is suing the *rse off a UK media giant for saying it is
Ben Sandilands December 11, 2012 1 Comment
Ryanair’s attempts to curb coverage and commentary by The Aviation Herald of what German aviation authorities are investigating as a serious incident involving its service to Memmingen on 23 September have failed.