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Ryanair SUCKS

April 7th, 2016, 3:07 pm

passenger removed from EasyJet by armed police for being a darkie
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Ryanair SUCKS

April 7th, 2016, 5:26 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperpassenger removed from EasyJet by armed police for being a darkiedifferent flight, same airline
 
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July 3rd, 2016, 12:03 pm

Mum banned from Ryanair after she let her son spit at passengers
 
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July 14th, 2016, 5:46 pm

 
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July 23rd, 2016, 7:08 pm

another 1h 20 delay on a 1h 30 flightfckin ryanair I hate itmy personal statistics is that easyjet is better and the price is similar
I had a Ryanair flight from Charleroi to Dublin today. First in 10 years with them. 50 minutes delay. Easyjet  from Schiphol is much better.
But the real problem is choosing cash-strapped airports in economically deprived areas like Wallonia and Apuglia. Some of them are from the 80s, not enough of facilities. It's a kind of race to the bottom. Self-fulfilling prophecy.
The flight was OK, seen worse.
 
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August 14th, 2016, 12:53 pm

this probably won't affect too many wilmotters (some of us slum it in first, others own their own jets)
Chocs away! British Airways angers passengers after cutting second meal on long-haul flights and replacing it with tiny chocolate bars
 
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November 5th, 2016, 4:36 pm

The gloves were off?
 
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December 8th, 2016, 12:37 pm

united to charge passengers extra to use overhead lockers

says you'll only be allowed to used the overhead bins if you have a certain class of ticket
Not sure how they check
Travellers reacted with anger over the decision, with some calling for a boycott of the airline, and now the outcry has reached US Congress.
“It’s one of the most restrictive policies on airline passengers we have seen in a long time,” said Chuck Schumer, a New York Senator.
“The overhead bin is one of the last sacred conveniences of air travel and the fact that United Airlines – and potentially others – plan to take that convenience away unless you pay up is really troubling. It seems like each year, airlines devise a new, ill-conceived plan to hit consumers and it has simply got to stop.”
 
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December 8th, 2016, 1:29 pm

united to charge passengers extra to use overhead lockers

says you'll only be allowed to used the overhead bins if you have a certain class of ticket
Not sure how they check
Travellers reacted with anger over the decision, with some calling for a boycott of the airline, and now the outcry has reached US Congress.
“It’s one of the most restrictive policies on airline passengers we have seen in a long time,” said Chuck Schumer, a New York Senator.
“The overhead bin is one of the last sacred conveniences of air travel and the fact that United Airlines – and potentially others – plan to take that convenience away unless you pay up is really troubling. It seems like each year, airlines devise a new, ill-conceived plan to hit consumers and it has simply got to stop.”
They'll check in two ways: 1. these passengers will be the last boarding group and when that group is called, the gate agent will notice if they are dragging big carry-ons; 2) if someone boards late and is having trouble finding space in the overhead bin, then the flight attendant will check their ticket.

It's part of a suckage-class ticket that also gets no assigned seat until a day before the flight (when all that's left is isolated middle seats). Still, for a single person traveling lightly who doesn't care, it should save them money.
 
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December 8th, 2016, 1:57 pm

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Like this?
 
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December 8th, 2016, 3:30 pm

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Exactly! (Except the bin should also be stuffed with those giant rolling bags that are egregiously larger than the airline limits for carry-on luggage).
 
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December 8th, 2016, 5:55 pm

united to charge passengers extra to use overhead lockers

says you'll only be allowed to used the overhead bins if you have a certain class of ticket
Not sure how they check
Travellers reacted with anger over the decision, with some calling for a boycott of the airline, and now the outcry has reached US Congress.
“It’s one of the most restrictive policies on airline passengers we have seen in a long time,” said Chuck Schumer, a New York Senator.
“The overhead bin is one of the last sacred conveniences of air travel and the fact that United Airlines – and potentially others – plan to take that convenience away unless you pay up is really troubling. It seems like each year, airlines devise a new, ill-conceived plan to hit consumers and it has simply got to stop.”
another reason for flying united.
 
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December 8th, 2016, 7:13 pm

united to charge passengers extra to use overhead lockers

says you'll only be allowed to used the overhead bins if you have a certain class of ticket
Not sure how they check
Travellers reacted with anger over the decision, with some calling for a boycott of the airline, and now the outcry has reached US Congress.
“It’s one of the most restrictive policies on airline passengers we have seen in a long time,” said Chuck Schumer, a New York Senator.
“The overhead bin is one of the last sacred conveniences of air travel and the fact that United Airlines – and potentially others – plan to take that convenience away unless you pay up is really troubling. It seems like each year, airlines devise a new, ill-conceived plan to hit consumers and it has simply got to stop.”
another reason for flying united.
Indeed!

1. United charges for checked luggage and what do people do? Passengers buy & stuff giant suitcases that over-fill the bins causing delays and frustrations among later-boarding passengers.

2. So now United is going to charge for carry-ons for those later-boarding passengers which will hopefully rebalance the ratio of checked & carry-on luggage.

Part of the problem is baked into the economics of air travel. For the airline, every added kilo costs them money in added fuel , every added minute of boarding time costs them money on lower aircraft utilization, and every added bag to the belly costs them labor and foregone revenues of belly freight. From that standpoint, it's only fair that people with checked bags or carry-ons should pay more than people without.

Where the airlines have failed is in how they frame these differentials from a human psychological point of view. If, for example, airline tickets included two free checked bags and one free carry-on (YAY!) but then the airline offered a rebate for not checking or carrying-on bags, nobody would bat an eye. The net financial effect is the same (laden passengers pay more including for carry-on bags) but it does not feel like an infringement.
 
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January 21st, 2017, 10:23 am

french court fines easyjet for refusing to allow a disabled terrorist on board
"EasyJet refused to let my client board because it deemed there were security problems. They still have not been able to explain what they were," said his lawyer Anne-Marie Mendiboure.
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Etcheveste was an associate of former Basque separatist leader Philippe Bidart and was partially paralysed when he was shot in the spine as he was being arrested by French police in 1987.
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