Anorak | RyanAir ‘Bans Burkas’: Cheeky Bikini-Clad Stewards Are the Future

RyanAir ‘Bans Burkas’: Cheeky Bikini-Clad Stewards Are the Future

by | 8th, November 2013

MICHAEL O’Leary, chief executive of Ryanair, has a few things to say:

He’s not stressing out passengers; he’s toughening them up:

“I’m certainly not a new man. Neanderthal more like. What the hell’s a man bag? I’d never use moisturiser, I prefer the rugged look.”

He’s seen the light:

“If you go to the gate with the wheels of your bag sticking out it shouldn’t matter. People who have lost their boarding card shouldn’t have to pay seventy quid at the airport.”

You want a feckin’ seat?

 “You have this mythical scrum at the boarding gate. People told us they are terrified they won’t get a seat on board. We have to eliminate that.”

Failure to navigate the hard-sell website leads to a premium rate call to HQ:

“It’s painful to go on. We make you go through 17 clicks to book a bloody ticket.”

Being rude was just an accident:

“What we have done in the last few years is alienate loads of people by unnecessarily stressing them out and antagonising them…we were cheeky chappies.”

The RyanAir steward ripping up your boarding cards, barking at you, splitting up families and refusing to get you a drink of water as you wait in a baking hot plane for two hours on the tarmac was just being cheeky.

Treat everyone as a liar you must not help:

What about the man who had lost his family in a fire and was charged

You have already read 1 premium article for free today
Access immediately the premium content with Multipass

Or come back tomorrow

Posted: 8th, November 2013 | In: The Consumer Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed: RSS 2.0 | TrackBack | Permalink