Ryanair.com - Europe's biggest travel web site?
Say what you like about Ryanair - and let's face it, most people do - but is there a more successful travel business out there, if you measure success in terms of profits rather than what second-home-owning Daily Mail readers might say?
The Q3 results today tipped the airline to end the year with a profit of €275m (£240m). In the sector´s weakest quarter - October to December - it slashed losses to €11m. I wonder what BA will report when its third quarter results come out on Friday.
For a Travolution audience, the key metric is one that Ryanair doesn´t even bother mentioning anymore - all of their business is transacted online at www.ryanair.com. Traffic figures for the site must be phenomenal - especially as all of its passengers also have to visit ryanair.com to check in online.
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