Contents tagged with Ryanair

  • U.S. and Poland launch investigations into Ryanair incident

    The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Poland have launched their own investigations into the emergency landing of the Ryanair plane in Minsk, which lead to an arrest of a well-known Belarusian oppositionist Roman Protasevich, said the head of the Criminal Police of Lithuania Rolandas Kiškis at a press conference in Vilnius.

    "Along with the investigation launched in the Polish Republic, we have information from our colleagues from the United States that the FBI has launched its own …

  • Lukashenko complains to Putin about pressure from the West

    Self-proclaimed president of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko complained about Western pressure during a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi, Deutsche Welle reports.

    The meeting between Putin and Lukashenko took place in Sochi on Friday, May 28.

    Lukashenko complained about restrictive measures against Belarusian airlines, including the state-owned Belavia, after the incident with the forced landing of the Ryanair airliner.

    "This case with the plane, Belavia has nothing to do …

  • Ukraine bans flights to and from Belarus

    The Ukrainian government approved a decision during an extraordinary meeting to ban the use of Ukrainian airspace by aircraft registered in Belarus, reported the press service of the Ukrainian government.

    The ban will come into effect on May 29, 12:00 am Kyiv time . According to the statement, this decision was made after the incident with the Ryanair fight, which occurred on May 23.

    "In order to ensure the safety of flights and passengers, the Ministry of Infrastructure, the State Aviation …

  • Groysman: Ryanair canceled its launch in Ukraine because the government lacks proper strategy for developing air industry

    Ryanair, the largest European airline, canceled its entry to the Ukrainian market, because the country had no strategic vision for the air transportation industry as a whole, as stated in an interview with Prime Minister Volodymyr Grossman for Novoye Vremya.

    "I gathered everyone who had anything to do with it. It is important that we clearly understand the development strategy and where we are going," he said.

    The head of the Cabinet noted that he attempted to resolve the issue with Ryanair, …

  • Ryanair airline cancels its plans to enter Ukrainian air transportation market

    The largest low-cost airline in Europe, Ryanair Airline cancelled its planned entry into the Ukrainian air transportation market, reports the airline’s press service.

    Ryanair noted that they could not come to an agreement with the Ukrainian airport Boryspil in meeting the conditions that were previously discussed with the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine.

    “Unfortunately, Kyiv airport decided to maintain highly priced air tickets instead and deprived Ukrainian consumers of access to the …