Ryanair Boss to quit after 30 years
A top boss at Ryanair is to leave the trouble-hit airline at the end of the month, the company announced yesterday.
Chief operations officer Michael Hickey resigned in the wake of the cancellation of tens of thousands of f lights due to pilot roster errors.
Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Lear y said Hickey, who has been with the airline for 30 years, will continue in an “advisory role”.
He said: “Mick Hickey has ma de a n enormous contribution, especially to the quality and safety of our engineering and operations functions.
“He will be a hard act to replace, which is why we are grateful he has agreed to continue in an advisory role to smooth the transition to a successor.”
Hickey will be the first executive to leave the airline following the scheduling fiasco.
They have said the latest reduction in their schedule will “eliminate all risk of further flight cancellations”.