Almost half of all Ryanair shareholders voted against the remuneration of CEO Michael O’Leary. A tight majority of 50.5 percent gave the green light for a performance bonus at the shareholders’ meeting. That could provide O’Leary with almost 99 million euros.
Children at Salafist mosque schools learn that people with a different religion or belief deserve the death penalty. They also learn to turn away from Dutch society and the principles of equality and freedom. There are such schools in Ede (two) and Apeldoorn (one).
Ryanair will close four bases in Spain starting from the new year. This concerns the bases in Las Palmas, Tenerife, Lanzarote and Gerona. The Spanish trade union USO has announced this. According to the union, Ryanair informed this by e-mail while the union was in discussion with representatives of the airline about limiting the nuisance caused by a strike planned for September.
KLM does not understand the attitude of the unions, which, according to the company, prefer to take action instead of conducting consultations about an “improved collective labor agreement proposal”. According to KLM, a meeting outside the collective agreement table was planned at the request of the unions, so that the trade union movement could then determine whether and how it would...
Danish brewer Carlsberg made a lot more profit in the first half of the year. The brewer mainly earned more money with his specialty beers. The good performance of the brewer is not unexpected. Carlsberg recently increased its forecasts for the whole year.
On the Spanish holiday island of Majorca, the extreme left-wing action group Arran inflicted vandalism on rental cars in protest against mass tourism on the island. The group posted videos on the internet showing that masked men were breaking two rental cars with hammers. They also use graffiti and punctured the tires. The police is investigating the case.
At budget fighter Ryanair hundreds of jobs are at risk. Irish society sees expansion plans being confused by, among other things, brexit problems and the problems with the Boeing 737 MAX devices that are being held on the ground for safety reasons worldwide.
Budget airline Ryanair made a lower profit last quarter compared to a year ago. The company attributes this to lower ticket prices and higher fuel and personnel costs. According to Michael O’Leary, ticket prices are still under pressure in the current quarter.
Facebook announces a settlement with stock market watchdog SEC on Wednesday. The social media giant may pay a fine of more than 100 million dollars. That writes business newspaper The Wall Street Journal based on an initiate.
In the south of France, thousands of holidaymakers have been evacuated due to severe fires. In and around the town of Argèles-sur-Mer a fire broke out yesterday morning in a number of places. Because of the strong gusts of wind up to 70 kilometers per hour, a number of campsites were evacuated.