Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Economics 06/10/2009: Ryanair in sight

I know, you've told me that few care, but I just have to highlight the obvious - love it or hate, but Ryanair is a real flag carrier for Ireland's can do culture in business. Here is a cumulative total of the facts (without any of my interpretation):
  • Traffic figures for August 2009:
  • “Ryanair’s August traffic grew by 19% or 1.1million passengers thanks to our lower fares and no fuel surcharges while traffic at Dublin Airport collapsed by 15%, a loss of 364,000 passengers in just one month. Dublin Airport is now on track to lose 3million passengers this year."
  • Above, Ryanair September numbers.
Now some brilliant phraseology:

I will stop there...


wpower said...

wpower said...
where does Ireland look for a roadmap that will show us the way out of the mess that we are in?
Has any other economy ever gone to where we appear to be heading with the lights turned off?

October 7, 2009 2:02 PM

Another John M said...

Why would our beloved ministers and senior civil servants fly Ryanair when they are "entitled" to first class?