Low-fares airlines Ryanair are the Irish carrier, the biggest and the most popular of that kind in Europe. Despite controversial ideas, airlines are very popular among tourists thanks to cheap prices, though their name can be quite a challenge for passengers looking for air connections.
Rayner, Rayanair, Raynair or Rynair, and even Rajaner – these are often names for airlines Ryanair given by people looking for not expensive possibilities of travelling. The carrier covers nearly 100 airports of the old continent and one in Morocco. Their planes land, among others, on Polish airports in Gdańsk, Bydgoszcz, Katowice, Kraków, Lublin, Łódź, Modlin, Poznań, Rzeszów, Szczecin and Wrocław. To the network of connections of Irish airlines new directions are added each year.
Airlines were founded in 1985 by a family of Ryans: Christy Ryan, Liam Lonergan – the owner of Irish tour-operator “Club Travel” and the Irish businessman Tony Ryan – a founder of the enterprise Guinness Peat Aviation. Historical first flights were carried out on Embraer Bandeirante on a route Waterford – London Gatwick. A year later airlines started to fly between Dublin and London Luton.
With each year number of passengers using Ryanair’s services is growing. Due to losses that carrier recorded in 1991, management of airlines introduced program of restructuring, for which personally was responsible Micheal O’Leary. Introducing it, resulted in fantastic outcomes, making it the biggest in Europe low-cost airlines, when it comes to civil airlines. Since the year 2000 Ryanair is selling flight tickets online. Main headquarters of the airlines is Dublin. The carrier was given a title of the most on time airlines in Europe by Association of European Airlines and Civil Aviation Authority of Great Britain.