11-Oct-2010 1:17 PM

Ryanair may quit Marseille over court case

Ryanair announced it may quit its Marseilles base due to a case filed by French prosecutors for illegal working practices (Bangkok Post/Irish Examiner, 09-Oct-2010). CEO Michael O'Leary reportedly stated Ryanair would quickly announce alternative plans, which would involve closing their Marseille operation and relocating outside France. O'Leary has previously threatened to pull out of Marseille if the case against the company went ahead.