Passengers disembark from a Ryanair aircraft at Charleroi airport, Belgium. Agence France-Presse
Ryanair reported its weakest annual profit in four years and said earnings could fall further as Europe suffers what Chief Executive Michael O’Leary described as “attritional fare wars.” Shares in the airline, Europe’s largest low-cost carrier, fell 6 per cent on Monday after its profit forecast for the year to next March fell short of analyst expectations.
Ryanair reported a 21 per cent drop in quarterly profit on Monday as price wars in several European markets drove ticket prices lower, but it stuck to its annual profit target as passengers continued to spend on onboard extras.
United Airlines is canceling more than 2,400 flights during the busy summer travel season as Boeing’s 737 Max jets remain grounded. Chicago-based United Airlines had already pulled flights on the 737 Max
Virgin Australia Group went into voluntary administration in late April as the global aviation industry came to a halt amid international border closures designed to slow the spread of coronavirus.
Nationwide said its measure of house prices fell by 1.7% last month from April, the biggest decline since February 2009. In annual terms, prices rose by 1.8%, slowing from 3.7% in April.
Under the directives of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai and General Supervisor of the Dubai:
The Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD), a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports and the Middle East’s largest industrial zone, broke ground for a new dedicated Truck Plaza, comprising refuelling and rest facilities with the Industrial Zone.