Extra Fees on Airlines Have Gone Too Far!

By Dave Fox
Seattle, Washington 

Ryanair has just announced it might start charging passengers to use the lavatory.

Ireland’s best-known budget airline is again debating a proposal to install coin slots on their planes on all bathroom doors. Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary told the Associated Press passengers might have to use a one pound coin to use the toilet.

Never mind that the Republic of Ireland doesn’t even use the British Pound, and never has. They used to have their own currency and are now on the Euro. Furthermore, many of Ryanair’s routes do not fly anywhere near Sterling territory. Who the hell is going to have one-pound coins on a flight from Paris to Rome?

The flight attendants, O’Leary says, and they will be happy to make change.

Yeah, whatev.

This is not a good business move. If I have to pay to pee, I am not going to buy beer on my flights… unless they will give me an extra plastic cup.

Published on Saturday, February 28, 2009

One Response to “Extra Fees on Airlines Have Gone Too Far!”

  1. February 28, 2009 at 10:59 PM

    Dave you are so right on this!
    I can see a big upsurge in the purchase of the ‘pilot’s friend’ or Depends for those long haul flights. No way in hell am I going to pay to use their lavs.
    This borders on the ridiculous especiallly with some older person or younger who simply cannot ‘wait to go’. I do not want to be on that flight with the ‘one who did not make it to the loo in time.’

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