Ryanair chief operations officer flies after airline’s turbulence


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The COO of Ryanair, Michael Hickey has resigned from the troubled airline, as thousands of travellers have had their flights cancelled.

Hickey has been with the airline for 30-years, Michael O’Leary the companies boss said: “Over the past 30 years Mick Hickey has made an enormous contribution to Ryanair, especially the quality and safety of our engineering and operations functions.”

“He will be a hard act to replace, which is why we are grateful he has agreed to continue in an advisory role to smooth the transition to a successor and to complete a number of large projects he is currently working on including a multiyear engine maintenance contract and new hangar projects in Seville and Madrid.”

There have also been salls for O’Leary’s resignation.