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Why are Ryanair still selling tickets?

Manchester, United...
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for Morocco
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Why are Ryanair still selling tickets?

Excuse my naivety but why are Ryanair still advertising ticket sales on the TV when thousands of flights have/are being cancelled?

Wiltshire, United...
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for Wiltshire
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1. Re: Why are Ryanair still selling tickets?

Because the cancellations were only a small part of their business - they have 200+ planes to fill each day

Lancashire, United...
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for Playa Blanca
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42,159 posts
62 reviews
2. Re: Why are Ryanair still selling tickets?

They cancelled 2% of their flights. That's hardly a reason for the largest lcc in the world (400 aircraft) to stop selling tickets.

London, United...
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26 reviews
3. Re: Why are Ryanair still selling tickets?

They didn't go out of business like Monarch. They just cancelled a *relatively* small proportion of their flight on certain routes for certain dates. I've just bought flights in the sale as I was happy with the prices.

It's sort of like saying Ed Sheeran should never sell tickets again because he broke his arm and had to cancel some shows...

UK
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65 reviews
4. Re: Why are Ryanair still selling tickets?

Because people still use them?

Wales, United...
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for Bargain Travel, Cruises, Swansea, Cardiff, Carmarthenshire, Neath, Port Talbot
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74,574 posts
478 reviews
5. Re: Why are Ryanair still selling tickets?

They are still in business, they are still flying more than 90% of their services, and there will come a point when their current cancellation issues will come to an end. So why, exactly, shouldn't they be advertising and selling flights?

newcastle upon tyne
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169 reviews
6. Re: Why are Ryanair still selling tickets?

Because they have hundreds of thousands of seats on thousands of flights to sell still ?

They haven't ceased trading :)

Nottingham, United...
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1,234 posts
122 reviews
7. Re: Why are Ryanair still selling tickets?

I dont believe flight cancellation is an ingoing issue. It was a one off because they messed up their pilot rotas.

Almeria Spain
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595 posts
8. Re: Why are Ryanair still selling tickets?

The Ryanair pilots based at Madrid have rejected MoL's pay increase 80% to 20%. If other bases vote the same way, there may be more cancellations ahead.

Lancashire, United...
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for Playa Blanca
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42,159 posts
62 reviews
9. Re: Why are Ryanair still selling tickets?

It's not MOLs pay increase they've rejected. It's Ryanairs pay increase.

Houston, texas, USA
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4,374 posts
790 reviews
10. Re: Why are Ryanair still selling tickets?

Because most of their flights are still operating!