There are some new headwinds for UK airlines one way or another.
Ryanair boss, Michael O’Leary, has said he expects Brexit to cost the no-frills airline 5 million passengers next year, as he predicted the UK would end up looking “pretty stupid”. Easyjet meanwhile has remained silent on market talk of a possible bid.
But bucking the trend, holiday airline Jet2.com has announced plans to create almost 1000 new jobs: hiring in pilots, cabin crew, and engineers starting in September to work from eight regional airports.
Is this a a savvy move or a mistake?
Matt Cox has been scoping out the airline sector with John Grant, Partner at aviation data and analysis specialists MIDAS Aviation.
EasyJet has announced a Brexit-inspired profits warning, which saw its shares sharply lower again on Monday, losing almost 30% over two trading days. Was Friday's Brexit vote potentially the straw that broke the budget airline's back? Aviation and Aerospace industry expert Julian Bray joined Share Radio’s Directors’ Briefing sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
With the structure and financing of Network Rail currently being discussed and investigated, this year’s annual Rail Freight Group Conference was moved forward by two months so the industry could get together to discuss and respond. Maggie Simpson, the Rail Freight Group's Executive Director, joined to discuss why the 24th annual event is so critical.
Bill Gibbons, Director of industry body Discover Ferries, joins Share Radio to talk on the UK ferry industry after the release of new statistics. 2015 Ferrystat figures, released by Discover Ferries, shows 8.61 million cars were carried by UK operators last year, an increase of 1.3% on the previous year. So how has the ferry industry adapted and what challenges does it face?
After a strong summer for low cost airlines, Joe Aldridge speaks to aviation expert, Julian Bray, and Peter Morris, Chief Economist at global aviation consultancy service Ascend, about the industry and its success.
Charles Forrester, Senior Research Analyst for IHS Jane's Defence Industry, talks to Sandra Kilhof and Mark Johnson about Lockheed Martin's $9 billion takeover of Black hawk helicopter maker, Sikorsky.