Tag Archives: Michael O’Leary

Bookmaker Paddy Power does Jesus for Italy launch

Buccaneering Irish bookie Paddy Power has launched in Italy, scene of an ongoing football match-fixing scandal. Why overpaid footballers should need the money is a mystery to the rest of us, but there you are. So who better than Jesus ...

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Wieden+Kennedy Delhi launches ‘runway musical’ for IndiGo Airlines

It’s glamour all the way in the airline trade at the moment (apart from Michael O’Leary’s boring old Ryanair anyway) what with British Airways’ heroic propellor-driven pilots and the Virgin gals celebrating 25 years of Branson Air. And then we’ve ...

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Ryanair hunts for new PR agency

There are plenty of contenders for the title “Job from Hell” but running Michael O’Leary’s PR must be one of them. Now Ryanair is looking for a new corporate communications agency after splitting with the Dublin firm Murray Consultants. Murrays ...

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Tony Hayward or Willie Walsh – which CEO’s in the firing line first?

Well they surely can’t both survive can they? Hayward’s BP and Walsh’s British Airways are two of Britain’s most important companies but both CEOs are in the mire up to their armpits. Hayward is plain unlucky. Having taken over from ...

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UK ad complaints show the ASA is a good regulator

The UK Advertising Standards Authority was introduced 40-odd years ago as a system of self-regulation paid for by a small tax on media spend. At the time it was regarded by advertising’s opponents (and they had a case) as just ...

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Ryanair’s O’Leary says he’ll pay up after all

After stating, with characteristic defiance, that his airline Ryanair wouldn’t compensate volcano afflicted passengers for any more than their air fares, CEO Michael O’Leary seems to be backtracking, saying he will cough up “reasonable costs.” The airline initially said that ...

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