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What Else Could Ryanair Do?  
User currently offlineRootsAir From Costa Rica, joined Feb 2005, 4188 posts, RR: 36
Posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 3195 times:

to save money ?

Surprise they have not yet done an all white plane after delivery....don't you think that would save money? or a bare metal livery..
Also makes the aircraft lighter thus reduce MTOW, reduce payload and burn less fuel...
I think that would be the fatal move after all Ryanair's cost cutting measures
(e.g. sticking csafety card behind seats, removing reclinable seats, having to ask for you barfbag, crew not being able to charge their phones on board, crew having to pay for water on board, pilots only having one piece of paper per route to prepare it, etc)

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User currently offlineBA787 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2006, 2596 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 3181 times:

All of the above dpn't surprise me at all, FR couldn't survive without these measures, they accuse BA of being desperate. Their time will come, they can't avoid high fares forever.


User currently offlineWrighbrothers From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2005, 1875 posts, RR: 7
Reply 2, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 3160 times:

A bare metal plane wouldn't suprise me, however, that means they wouldn't be able to advertise their name on the plane.

Quoting RootsAir (Thread starter):

The matter of the fact is, they are able to remove these features, because people are prepared to fore go these luxuries if they can save £10 on their ticket.


Always stand up for what is right, even if it means standing alone..
User currently offlineEZYAirbus From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 2496 posts, RR: 50
Reply 3, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 3158 times:

Quoting RootsAir (Thread starter):
to save money ?

Cease all operations!


User currently offlineHT From Germany, joined May 2005, 6526 posts, RR: 19
Reply 4, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 3153 times:

Quoting RootsAir (Thread starter):
a bare metal livery..

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User currently offlineVasu From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2005, 4191 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 3132 times:

Quoting RootsAir (Thread starter):
What Else Could Ryanair Do?

The flying public would let Ryanair do anything it needs to, so long as safety isn't compromised...

User currently offlineDHHornet From United Kingdom, joined May 2006, 252 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 3107 times:

Cinema type hinged seats bases. So all the crap/rubbish/sick just runs off and this saves cleaning them.
Lino flooring.
Hat-rack beds (at an extra cost)
Urinal toilets with no sink (so it is smaller, Men don't wash their hands anyway! )
No rear galley just seats all along the back.
Flog the 737-800s for more than what they paid for them.
Get loads Tu-204s at a very low price. Two for the price of a 737.
Re-brand as Paddyair.

Oh... and use the emergency slides for getting them off quick.

Will that do yer?

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The black stuff as a logo?!

User currently offlineJoffie From Australia, joined Mar 2006, 886 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 3088 times:

Buy A320's and cram in 177 seats.

This should save money.

A320's are cheaper than 737-800's and burn less fuel per mile dont they??

User currently offlineTimology From Netherlands, joined Jan 2006, 216 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (9 years 9 months 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 3052 times:

Get rid of all the seats and get a subway style interior: benches along the sides of the plane and people standing in the middle.

"Arm in arm we are the harmless sociopaths"
User currently offlineA340600 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2003, 4108 posts, RR: 49
Reply 9, posted (9 years 9 months 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 3015 times:

Another FR thread, even i'm starting to think this is overkill!


Despite the name I am a Boeing man through and through!
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