However, their in-flight services are limited. For example, customers have to pay if they want any drinks or food. There are always some complains about seats overbooking from customers. Ryanair has committed itself to safe operations and has put in place extensive safety training programs to ensure the recruitment of suitably qualified pilots and maintenance personnel.
In addition, the company is also committed to the operation and maintenance of its aircraft in accordance with the highest European Aviation Industry Standards, which are closely monitored by the Irish Aviation Authority. COM, which within three months of its launch was taking over 50, bookings per week, by offering unbelievably low airfares. The passenger acceptance of this website enabled Ryanair to reduce travel agent commission.
Ryanair is well positioned in European market to implement its low cost strategy. After the full EU air transport deregulation in , Ryanair was free to set up new routes to Continental Europe.
Financial Situation The major revenues of Ryanair gain from the tickets that they sold during the year. That is the only different with the tangible stock value. Once the tickets are sold, the company gets the revenues from the operation.
They have amount of cash and debt. The company uses cash to pay the relevant cost, like staff wages, fuel and oil cost, marketing and distribution cost and so on. The rest of the revenues are kept in retained profit as the capital of company. If the profit grows, the company share price will increase accordingly. Once the share price increased, the shareholders will enjoy the prior return on their investment, more and more investors will have more interest in the company.
Therefore, the company achieves the source of finance. After that, they should consider about where they should invest to growth in the market and expand their company. It includes net cash inflow from operating activities: This should thank for the contribution of the sales team. Ryanair insists to offer lower airfares in European countries and try to increase sales continuously. Increased revenue is one of the major sources of finance.
This figure is a little bit high according to their sale growth. They should invest the cash flow to generate more return. We can see the profit is increasing; the capital of the company is increasing. Because the market is growing, Ryanair should think about where they should invest and how. Invest new aircraft, improve quality of service or setup new routes. Continued strong cash flows generated from trading operations combined with the proceeds of the London offering and the receipt of debt financing for the first of the Boeing next generation aircraft, has allowed the group to increase its cash on hand by 74m.
Before Ryanair makes decision about buying what type of aircraft, the two alternatives would be mutually exclusive, in that the choice of one will exclude the other. Return On capital Employed: Ratio Analysis Ratios are quiet common method of analyzing financial management. Ratios make comparisons with: The performance of the business in previous years The budgeted or planned performance in the current years The performance of similar business.
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