Environmental news

Ryanair Customers Offset 280,000 Tonnes Of CO2 In Uganda

30 Oct 2019

“We are delighted to see more and more customers contributing with voluntary donations through our Carbon Offset Initiative. Projects like First Climate’s “Improved Cookstoves” prove that these donations have significant and tangible results on the environment and societies.

We are pleased to support First Climate and we encourage our customers to continue supporting these exciting partnerships by making carbon offset donations when booking flights on the Ryanair.com website. We sincerely thank them for making projects like this possible.”

Ryanair Customers Donate €250,000 To Renature Monchique

22 Oct 2019

“Ryanair, our people and our customers are proud to support this reforestation initiative in the Monchique region of the Algarve. Thousands of hectares of trees were destroyed by forest fires in 2018. We’re very happy to provide these funds to help restore the region’s forests and the unique natural beauty of the Monchique region.”

Ryanair Refutes Transport & Environment Report As Guesswork

22 Jul 2019

“This report by Transport & Environment is based on guesswork and not facts. Claims in this report that regional airports are “likely to be in receipt of state aid” is not research, it’s guesswork. The airports they refer to represent less than 6% of Ryanair’s 152m annual traffic.”…

Europe’s Greenest Airline Condemns Proposed Dutch Aviation Tax Which Rewards Polluters And Penalises Green Flying

15 May 2019

Europe’s greenest, cleanest airline, Ryanair today (15 May) condemned the Dutch Government’s proposed National Aviation Tax, due to be introduced in 2021. This proposed tax will reward environmentally damaging, connecting flights – because it exempts transfer passengers at Schiphol’s hub airport…