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Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary declined to disclose the price  paid for Laudamotion. Photograph: Helmut Fohringer/AFP

Ryanair has acquired the remaining quarter of its Austrian unit Laudamotion for an undisclosed price, it said on Tuesday. Europe’s largest budget car(...)

Niki Lauda and Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary in Vienna on March 28th to announce their plans for Laudamotion. Photograph: Photograph: Heinz-Peter Bader/Reuters

German airline Lufthansa and Austrian rival Laudamotion – soon to be controlled by Irish carrier Ryanair – are heading for court in a row over aircraf(...)

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

EU regulators have approved Irish airline Ryanair’s planned purchase of 75 per cent of Laudamotion, the Austrian carrier founded by triple Formula One(...)

Deal opens up the possbility that Ryanair could ultimately do a deal to buy aircraft from Airbus, which supplies LaudaMotion’s planes. Photograph: Reuters

Ryanair is buying 75 per cent of an airline founded by multiple Formula One champion, Niki Lauda, in its first acquisition in 15 years. The move giv(...)