Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary faces his shareholders

  • Budget airline has axed more than 2,000 flights in a move dubbed a ‘disgrace’  
  • Many reduced to tears, can’t find new flights and shelling out up to £1,500 
  • Ryanair claimed pilots’ annual leave, strikes and air traffic delays led to the cuts 
  • Pilots and First Officers in 33 European centres turn down £12,000 bonus to fly 
  • Michael O’Leary admits staff WhatsApp group calling him ‘clown’ is appropriate
  • He plans to recruit 125 new pilots in the next fortnight and will up existing pay 
  • But CEO plans to take back one week of its pilots’ holidays to ease the crisis
  • Irish Olympian among 28 gymnasts and coaches whose training trip is wrecked 
  • Have Ryanair cancelled your flight? email martin.robinson@mailonline.co.uk

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