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marmar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-27-09 05:49 AM
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You knew it was coming.......Airline considers "fee to pee"
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from the BBC:



Ryanair mulls charge for toilets


Irish budget airline Ryanair has said it is considering charging passengers for using the toilet while flying.

Chief executive Michael O'Leary told the BBC that the Dublin-based carrier was looking at maybe installing a "coin slot on the toilet door".

Consumer group Which? said the airline was putting "profit before passengers".

Last week Ryanair confirmed it planned to close all of its airport check-in desks by the end of the year in a bid to reduce the cost of its flights.

'Fast buck'

Ryanair aims to offer low basic ticket prices, and then charge extra for items such as checking in at the airport or for additional luggage.

"One thing we have looked at in the past, and are looking at again, is the possibility of maybe putting a coin slot on the toilet door, so that people might actually have to spend a pound to spend a penny in future," he told the BBC. .......(more)

The complete piece is at: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/7914542.stm





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  -You knew it was coming.......Airline considers "fee to pee" marmar  Feb-27-09 05:49 AM   #0 
  - I want the Depends concession at the airport. nt  Are_grits_groceries   Feb-27-09 05:50 AM   #1 
  - Yeah no shit.  Initech   Feb-27-09 01:39 PM   #28 
  - The new corporate policy as started by the banks  hobbit709   Feb-27-09 05:51 AM   #2 
  - If I've got to go, they've got two options  MadHound   Feb-27-09 05:51 AM   #3 
  - Yep  liberal N proud   Feb-27-09 06:04 AM   #5 
  - i think they should reconsider  barbtries   Feb-27-09 05:52 AM   #4 
  - ROFL because I read your post as "after a while their planes won't be fit to s*it in."  jody   Feb-27-09 06:10 AM   #6 
     - lol  barbtries   Feb-27-09 01:34 PM   #24 
  - That's just not gonna work. n/t  Jamastiene   Feb-27-09 06:17 AM   #7 
  - And Will The Also Charge Extra For Armed Guards?  KharmaTrain   Feb-27-09 06:25 AM   #8 
  - Note to self. Never fly Ryanair if there is any possibility  Vinca   Feb-27-09 06:40 AM   #9 
  - Just wait until they install a coin slot to get an emergency oxygen mask.  tanyev   Feb-27-09 07:03 AM   #10 
  - oh my THAT should work out well. .  annabanana   Feb-27-09 07:05 AM   #11 
  - Well their flights tend to be short and super-cheap... that said I am  Lost in CT   Feb-27-09 07:20 AM   #12 
  - They were seen as sexist, because there were never fees for urinals. nt  Captain Hilts   Feb-27-09 07:43 AM   #17 
  - I did not know that. Well whatever the reason good riddance. nt  Lost in CT   Feb-27-09 07:55 AM   #18 
  - pay=clean  mamameow   Feb-27-09 01:56 PM   #30 
  - Well  AyanEva   Feb-27-09 07:22 AM   #13 
  - Just a few people pissing in the aisle  old mark   Feb-27-09 07:22 AM   #14 
  - Gas passing  goddess40   Feb-27-09 07:42 AM   #16 
     - You know they recycle the cabin air in those things.....nt  old mark   Feb-27-09 10:07 AM   #20 
  - Michael O'Leary is the south end of a north-bound horse and  irish.lambchop   Feb-27-09 07:31 AM   #15 
  - Screw that  eilen   Feb-27-09 07:57 AM   #19 
  - It won't be long before the idea catches on here.  road2000   Feb-27-09 10:20 AM   #21 
  - What's next? A "chit to shit?" (nt)  KansDem   Feb-27-09 10:25 AM   # 
  - hmmm.... we've got catheters at work  dana_b   Feb-27-09 10:25 AM   #22 
  - Here I sit all broken hearted nt  WolverineDG   Feb-27-09 10:28 AM   #23 
  - How much to have sex?  rug   Feb-27-09 01:35 PM   #25 
  - I guess the fee will apply to membership in the Mile High Club too.....  marmar   Feb-27-09 01:37 PM   #26 
     - I hope they don't post a fee schedule for various acts.  rug   Feb-27-09 01:38 PM   #27 
  - When I was young my best friend had 4 little brothers, when they went on family  madmom   Feb-27-09 01:55 PM   #29 
  - Sorry, but someone already wrote that musical.  jazzjunkysue   Feb-27-09 03:56 PM   #31 
  - They've more or less admitted it was a publicity stunt, and won't actually happen  muriel_volestrangler   Feb-28-09 07:03 AM   #32 
 

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