Ryanair’s Chief Operations Officer Michael Hickey Resigns

Michael Hickey, Chief Operating Officer of Ryanair and one of its longest serving senior executives, will leave the airline amid continuing fallout over the cancellation of thousands of flights. Mr. Hickey was responsible for scheduling the shifts for pilots.

His resignation comes after the airline had to cancel tens of thousands of flights through March 2018 because of errors in how pilots are registered for work.