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Ryanair To Ground Most Flights For Two Months From Today

Westmeath CEO Michael O'Leary also had to halve office staff at the airline.

Ryanair’s Westmeath CEO expects to ground most of its flights today and says they won’t resume for two months

Michael O’Leary is offering  its aircraft to EU Governments to help during the coronavirus crisis.

Europe’s largest airline says it’s had to halve its office staff because of social distancing.

It's doesn’t expect to operate any flights during April and May but that will depend on Government advice.

Ryanair’s plane have been offered to all EU Governments for the movement of vital medicine, personal protective equipment and emergency food supplies if needed.

And it says its working with politicians in Europe on rescue flights for any stranded passengers to bring them home.

Aer Lingus meanwhile says it still hoping to continue operating with a reduced schedule of flights. 

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