An 737 Boeing plane of the Ryanair company takes off at the Lille-Lesquin airport in northern France. 
An 737 Boeing plane of the Ryanair company takes off at the Lille-Lesquin airport in northern France.  - 
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At our editorial meeting on Monday, we talked about some reports that the budget airline Ryanair  an airline so budget it once reportedly considered charging passengers to use the lavatory — wanted to expand outside of Europe, where it's based, to fly some transatlantic routes. 

The company confirmed those expansion plans to several reporters.

Well, turns out, that's not going to happen.

The airline issued this one-sentence statement:

"The Board of Ryanair Holdings wishes to clarify that it has not considered or approved any transatlantic project and does not intend to do so."

According to the airline's CEO, there was a "miscommunication."

"We screwed up," he said.

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