Ryanair to charge for in-flight toilets?

27 Feb 2009 by Mark Caswell

Ryanair’s CEO Michael
O’Leary has said in a BBC interview that the budget carrier has considered
installing coin slots on its cabin toilets and charging £1 to use them.

O’Leary was
discussing the removal of Ryanair check-in desks at airports (see online news February
) during an interview with the BBC this morning, and said that the airline
had also looked at the possibility of installing coin slots on its toilets, “so that people might actually have to spend a pound to spend a penny
in future”.

When questioned about what passengers
without cash would do when they required the toilet, he responded that he didn’t
think there was “anybody in history that has got on board a Ryanair aircraft
with less than a pound”.

Conusmer body
Which? has condemned the possibility of charging customers to use the toilet
in-flight, but what do you think? Let us know your comments below, or join in
the debate on our forum.

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