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Ryanair Earnings Rise on Higher Fares

Ryanair (RYAAY), Europe%u2019s largest low-cost airline, posted a 32% jump in earnings on higher traffic and prices. The Dublin-based carrier had profit of 330.3 million euros ($461 million) in the quarter ended Sept. 30, up from 250.5 million euros a year earlier, Bloomberg News reported.

Ryanair Earnings Fall 24% on Impact of Icelandic Volcano

Ryanair Holdings Plc (RYAAY), Europe%u2019s largest discount airline, reported a 24 % decline in quarterly earnings on the impact of the Icelandic volcano that caused travel chaos in the spring. Net income for the quarter ended June 30 was 93.7 million euros ($122 million), compared with 123 million euros for the year-ago quarter, the company said in a statement. Operating revenue rose 16% year on year to 896.8 million euros.

Europe Slowly Begins to Get Out from Under Volcano

As airspace slowly reopens in parts of Europe and some airlines restart their service, the continent's aviation industry and the E.U. are trying to adjust to the historic economic disruptions brought on by ash from the Iceland volcano.

Europe Braces for More Canceled Flights, and Frustrations Mount

With air travel restrictions still crippling most of Europe, national governments and businesses are starting to bridle under the unprecedented shut-downs. Losses are now reaching more than $200 million a day. A U.K. pilots group says: "A number of airlines are now staring bankruptcy in the face."

Volcanic Ash Ripples Through the Aviation Industry

The massive cloud of volcanic ash spewing from Iceland is doing more than creating dangerous flying conditions and stranding thousands of passengers on several continents. It's casting a pall over many parts of the economically stressed aviation industry.