Articles Tagged ‘ryanair’

Ryanair Airlines Gets Rated R

Ryanair Airlines Gets Rated R November 16, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Ryanair seems to love stirring up a reaction from travelers! Its latest news headline? Porn applications on its flights. Yup, the same airline that brought you the sexy cabin crew calendar with their employees wearing lacy dr’ars and prancing around in high heels is now introducing porn in its flights!...

This Isn’t A Strip Search, Ryanair Flight Attendants Pose In Bikinis For Charity

This Isn’t A Strip Search, Ryanair Flight Attendants Pose In Bikinis For Charity November 23, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Ryanair can’t seem to keep itself out of the media. Not that it’s trying, of course. The latest publicity — and apparent “controversy” — comes in the form of twelve of their female flight attendants stripping down for a calendar. Proceeds from the sale of the calendars...

Cutting Corners: RyanAir CEO Calls For Computerized Flight

Cutting Corners: RyanAir CEO Calls For Computerized Flight October 5, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
If you’re a frequent flier, this story may not be the news you want to hear. As the Daily Telegraph reports, dozens of pilots serving aboard British-based airlines fall sick while flying every year. In 2009, the number was 32; the year before that it was 49; and in 2007, 39 pilots became ill in...

New Stand-Up Airline Seat Introduced

New Stand-Up Airline Seat Introduced September 24, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Some of the things you hear on the news you just hope are a joke gone flat. Like a few months ago when the head of Dublin-based Ryanair, Michael O’Leary, announced plans to sell “standing room” tickets on flights. These “seats” would be a discounted option for travelers,...

European Government Pressures Airlines To Compensate Clients

European Government Pressures Airlines To Compensate Clients April 27, 2010 | Europe, Travel News | Read More
As mentioned in a previous article, the Eyjafjallajökull volcano erupting in Iceland and freezing air travel in mid-April has generated its fair share of inconveniences and controversy for many around the globe. Families were split, planes were grounded, and above all, incredibly large amounts of money...

Ryanair Faces Pressure For Compensation Controversy

Ryanair Faces Pressure For Compensation Controversy April 23, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
There’s nothing new about people having problems with their airlines. Canceled flights, delayed bags, missed connections, inadequate customer service – these have plagued the business of air travel for as long as anyone can remember, and it seems like these problems are here to stay, at least until...

Pain In The Ash: Flights Resume But Costs, Concerns Remain

Pain In The Ash: Flights Resume But Costs, Concerns Remain April 22, 2010 | Travel News, UK | Read More
First the good news: after a six-day shutdown, airports across Europe began reopening Wednesday, and the airspace over most of the United Kingdom, Denmark, Norway, Belgium, Ireland, Sweden and Germany was open again.  Some of the bad news: there’s still a six-day backlog to deal with, the economic...

Ryanair To Charge For Airplane Lavatory Use

Ryanair To Charge For Airplane Lavatory Use April 7, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Ryanair, ever the innovator when it comes to ‘customer relations’, has once implemented what may be either the most irritating, or the most ingenious way to maximize profits on its ever-packed aircrafts. As mentioned previously, Ryanair raised eyebrows with its new promotion of smokeless...

Weekend Reading: Smokeless Smokes, Sobering Ireland, Thieving Baboons, and an iPhone App

Weekend Reading: Smokeless Smokes, Sobering Ireland, Thieving Baboons, and an iPhone App March 26, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Sitting up on your roof enjoying a cold one? Have your computer with you? Need something to read? Have no fear, NileGuide is always here to satiate your thirst for knowledge. There seems to be enough of a market for smokers jonesing for a puff mid-flight that Ryanair is now selling smokeless cigarettes...

Ryanair Markets New ‘Smokeless Cigarette’ to Customers

Ryanair Markets New ‘Smokeless Cigarette’ to Customers March 22, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Smoking a cigarette on an airplane? No way, at least not since they were banned several decades ago when tobacco smoking stopped being sexy and glamorous. However, it seems heavy-smokers might find a way to sit back and relax, soaring 35,000 feet above ground level. As of September 2009, the airline...