Ryanair Is Operating Ghost Flights Around Airports – Here’s Why
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March 30, 2020 - by Tom Boon for simpleflying.com
If you live near a Ryanair base, you may have noticed something strange recently.
The airline has been operating ghost flights in order to ensure that their aircraft remain flying. Of course, on such short hops, the aircraft is empty.
However, Ryanair is taking a different course of action. The Irish low-cost carrier has kept its fleet in the skies. It appears as though most of its grounded aircraft are being flown once every four days to maintain their operational availability.
Keeping aircraft ready for flight
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