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Ryanair To Use 747 To Canary Islands!?

Mon Oct 09, 2006 4:06 am

When I was in LPA last month on a short trip (just to try IB A340) I was waiting in lounge for my return flight to MAD and spotted this..............
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v148/changi/ryanair747.jpg
Ryanair ordered 747s for the service? All economy layout of about 600 seats perhaps?  Wink

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Mon Oct 09, 2006 4:11 am

Codeshare with another carrier? Short-term lease? Practical joke?
 
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Mon Oct 09, 2006 4:16 am

Quoting EZYAirbus (Thread starter):
Ryanair To Use 747 To Canary Islands!?

Oh NO! That would be hell. I can barely stand being on an FR B737 never mind a B747. Oh, but maybe a Ryanair first class with a PTV and decent service, anyone else think so  Wink

Quoting Stitch (Reply 1):
Codeshare with another carrier? Short-term lease? Practical joke?

I think it might just be a picture put up by the airline as I have seen that somewhere before (can't remember where or what airline) but Ryanair usually do use a picture of a 737 on their adverts so there might be a Ryanair 747,  scared 

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Mon Oct 09, 2006 4:20 am

Quoting EZYAirbus (Thread starter):
All economy layout of about 600 seats perhaps?

Certainly, they wouldn't stop there?  Wink
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Mon Oct 09, 2006 4:20 am

That depicts a cargo 747... Sardines anyone? :P

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Mon Oct 09, 2006 4:27 am

Quoting RichM (Reply 4):
That depicts a cargo 747... Sardines anyone? :P

Exactly, the PAX will be packed in LD-3s  Smile I hope MOL doesn't see this thread or he just may do it.

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Mon Oct 09, 2006 4:30 am

God knows if the concept of standing PAX that was dreamed up but canceled by airbus ever went into effect they we'd see a A380-900 for ryanair with 1000 PAX all paying 10 bucks for a flight and 20 bucks for pop.
 
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Mon Oct 09, 2006 4:40 am

747 seating lay-out FR style

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Sounds so innocent now... but who knows how many people MOL will fit into an EI 330???..

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Mon Oct 09, 2006 4:41 am

Ahh, how perfect would the world be if everyone was an anetter!!!!  biggrin   wink 
 
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Mon Oct 09, 2006 5:21 am

You mean the service from London (Stansted) to Dakar North (Las Palmas) ? Or is it to Marrakech West (Tenerife) ?
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Mon Oct 09, 2006 5:26 am

Well that doesn't make sense anyhow, as they haven't even announced a LPA service?? I personally can't see FR filling 747's to Fuerteventura, and probably not Los Rodeos either? and Im sure he'd use a 747 as an opportunity to start transatlantic flights?
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Mon Oct 09, 2006 3:05 pm

Ryanair has as much chance of using 747s as easyJet. 107 have now been ordered.  Wink

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Mon Oct 09, 2006 3:08 pm

Hehe, although didn't EI's 747 have the worst seat pitch in the industry even at the time they were used, something like 3-5-3 across?
 
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Mon Oct 09, 2006 3:14 pm

Quoting RichM (Reply 4):
That depicts a cargo 747

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Mon Oct 09, 2006 4:03 pm

Quoting Kevin777 (Reply 7):
Sounds so innocent now... but who knows how many people MOL will fit into an EI 330???..

Too bad they can't squeeze 9 abreast into A330, otherwise he could get nearly 500 seats in there  Smile

Quoting Pe@rson (Reply 11):
Ryanair. Europe's preferred airline.

Ryanair. They make Southwest feel like first class.




I'd imagine the way ryanair packs people into jets, they could get like, 650+ easy into a 744. I'd love to see it.... probably not fly on it though. Can you imagine deplaning? Baggage claim?

Too bad MoL hates airbus, we could see like 900 people on the Ryanair A380 ..... whenever Toulouse gets the kinks worked out.
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Mon Oct 09, 2006 4:09 pm

Quoting FlyDreamliner (Reply 14):
I'd imagine the way ryanair packs people into jets

FR's legroom is better than most UK charter airlines' and better than U2's legroom on its 737s. Naturally, they aren't mentioned. Moreover, I am just over 6' and have no problem whatever; indeed, I am confortable.

Quoting FlyDreamliner (Reply 14):
Too bad MoL hates airbus

Not a question of hatred. It's a question of securing the best deal.

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Mon Oct 09, 2006 4:11 pm

Quoting EZYAirbus (Thread starter):
All economy layout of about 600 seats perhaps?

Why stop at that? You have a nice cargo hold and you can always make use of that above-ceiling space, oh, and don't forget the aisles! It will be like Operation Solomon!
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Mon Oct 09, 2006 5:20 pm

Quoting FlyDreamliner (Reply 14):
Too bad they can't squeeze 9 abreast into A330, otherwise he could get nearly 500 seats in there

If EK can squeeze in 3-4-3 in a 777, I'm sure MOL wouldn't have a problem with 9 (or 12) abreast in a 330....

Quoting FlyDreamliner (Reply 14):
Too bad MoL hates airbus, we could see like 900 people on the Ryanair A380 ..... whenever Toulouse gets the kinks worked out.

I don't think the A380 is FR-airport "material"... I'd like to see an A380 maneuver around at MON... (Middle Of Nowhere)

Quoting Pe@rson (Reply 15):
FR's legroom is better than most UK charter airlines' and better than U2's legroom on its 737s. Naturally, they aren't mentioned. Moreover, I am just over 6' and have no problem whatever; indeed, I am confortable.

Pearson, you must be having a hard time in this thread...  Smile OK, FR is better than it's rumor.... but my god anet would be a boring place without FR-stories!!!

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Mon Oct 09, 2006 6:10 pm

Quoting Kevin777 (Reply 17):
Quoting Pe@rson (Reply 15):
FR's legroom is better than most UK charter airlines' and better than U2's legroom on its 737s. Naturally, they aren't mentioned. Moreover, I am just over 6' and have no problem whatever; indeed, I am confortable.

Pearson, you must be having a hard time in this thread... Smile OK, FR is better than it's rumor.... but my god anet would be a boring place without FR-stories!!!

Kevin777

I must admit this was a fun thread to read. Perhaps MOL may want to consider a new motto for FR "Ryanair -- the airline everyone loves to hate!"  yes 

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Mon Oct 09, 2006 6:40 pm

Quoting Kevin777 (Reply 7):



Quoting Phatty3374 (Reply 8):
Ahh, how perfect would the world be if everyone was an anetter!!!!

600 people moaning that they cant get a seat looking over the engines, no thanks  Wink
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Mon Oct 09, 2006 6:46 pm

Quoting FlyDreamliner (Reply 14):
Too bad they can't squeeze 9 abreast into A330,

They already do alla MYT332's!


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Mon Oct 09, 2006 7:54 pm

Blimey that MYT interior looks cheap as hell!

So what is the actual possibility in the reality of this story?? Can anyone actually see this happening?
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Mon Oct 09, 2006 8:16 pm

Quoting Kevin777 (Reply 17):
Pearson, you must be having a hard time in this thread...



Quoting Poitin (Reply 18):
Don't let them get you down Pearson, I like the way you defend FR.

Not at all. I am used to arguing in my career (law).

I find it very funny how a lot of self-confessed aviation fans completely disregard the truth in favour of nonsense when discussing FR. The truth is, they prefer the old times when you had to pay a lot for the priviledge of flying. Sadly, they can't accept that times have changed - in responce to both consumer demand and the fact that airlines have to be profitable (unlike when they were owned, run and financed by governments). Hence, they'll always moan about things which the vast majority of normal customers view as being perfectly fine - as evidenced by statistics from independent reports.

People are shocked that an airline which transformed European aviation is so successful. It is, I believe, a lot about jealousy.

Quoting Cwldude (Reply 21):
So what is the actual possibility in the reality of this story?? Can anyone actually see this happening?

No.
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Mon Oct 09, 2006 9:28 pm

Quoting Pe@rson (Reply 15):
FR's legroom is better than most UK charter airlines' and better than U2's legroom on its 737s

I can vouch for that. A friend is 22 stone and about 6.4 feet. He regularly flies FR and says that he can comfortably sit in FR (and not the emergency exit rows) whereas on the majority of other airlines his knees are normally pressing against the seat in front.

Quoting Pe@rson (Reply 22):
a lot of self-confessed aviation fans completely disregard the truth in favour of nonsense when discussing FR

Simple explanation. They love to mock FR because they are jealous of its success.
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Mon Oct 09, 2006 10:22 pm

Gentlemen

This is Spain, where paying for a professional graphic designer or photo copyrights are a thing of science fiction. Someone just nicked a bad computer rendering of a 747 and texture mapped the harp on it.

Having said that, this is a fun thread.

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Mon Oct 09, 2006 10:25 pm

Quoting Poitin (Reply 18):
Perhaps MOL may want to consider a new motto for FR "Ryanair -- the airline everyone loves to hate!"

Nah, then they'd actually have to have a motto that's accurate!

The two at the moment that I see are:

"Ryanair - The Low Fares Airline" - This is crap. I can fly Dublin-BHX or DUB-MAN cheaper on Aer Lingus than I can on Ryanair. In fact, last time I flew direct to Manchester with Ryanair, it was so expensive that I would have saved money if I had booked a return flight to BHX on Aer Lingus AND a first class train ticket from BHX to Manchester on Virgin Trains!

"Ryanair - The On-Time Airline" - Every time I've flown Ryanair they've been late. Enough said.

Quoting BCAL (Reply 23):
They love to mock FR because they are jealous of its success

I don't mock/bash Ryanair because I'm jealous of their success. I mock/hate Ryanair because everytime I have flown with them the flight is late and the service is rubbish, and don't give me that "you get a cheap fare so you don't deserve service" line, because as I've said above, Ryanair are in many cases for me more expensive than Aer Lingus. The only times I use FR now are if my schedule won't allow me to fly EI, or it is one of the rare occasions where FR actually are significantly cheaper than EI.
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Mon Oct 09, 2006 10:32 pm

Don't you ignorant people know that if you detest FR so much - based on nonsense and inexperience - you should not mention it? Instead, you continually talk about it, thereby giving it more attention. The best thing to do would be to ignore it. But then that would not enable you to submit your based-on-nothing arguments.

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Mon Oct 09, 2006 11:01 pm

Hey what an idea..

Isn't Ryanair charging extra for check-in luggage? Maybe this is their plan to use the lower 747 cargo deck as an extra passenger hold. THIS would then transform the 747 into a triple-decker, outbeating the A380 to the punch!

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Mon Oct 09, 2006 11:12 pm

Sorry to disapoint you all but it's only an add for campaing by ryanair that if you buy two books from this series you get a free¿? (HAHAHA) ticket.
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Tue Oct 10, 2006 1:09 am

Quoting FlyDreamliner (Reply 14):
650+ easy into a 744. I'd love to see it.... probably not fly on it though. Can you imagine deplaning? Baggage claim?

Or being the gate agent when it returns to the gate and cancels due to a mechanical problem?

Quoting BCAL (Reply 23):
They love to mock FR because they are jealous of its success.

It's the same here in the US where the legacy-carrier fans bash WN for everything they can think of. Flying WN can be a lot more pleasant than flying in coach on one of our "legacies" with nasty unhappy F/As barking orders and being generally unpleasant (simply becauses they feel like they can get away with it now due to having been SO overly empowered by our paranoid FAA -- but thats a bit off-topic!).
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Tue Oct 10, 2006 1:33 am

Quoting Pe@rson (Reply 22):
The truth is, they prefer the old times when you had to pay a lot for the priviledge of flying.

No, certain customers simply prefer to get more services than just a basic product, just like certain people prefer a BMW over a Kia. That has nothing to do with "old times".

Quoting Pe@rson (Reply 22):
Hence, they'll always moan about things which the vast majority of normal customers view as being perfectly fine - as evidenced by statistics from independent reports.

The "vast majority"? Is there a source which proves that more than 50% of all passengers on European routes use basic LCCs like FR and U2? I'd like to see that...

Quoting Pe@rson (Reply 22):
People are shocked that an airline which transformed European aviation is so successful. It is, I believe, a lot about jealousy.

I doubt that many people actually own an airline so that they can feel "jealous"...  Yeah sure


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Tue Oct 10, 2006 1:55 am

Quoting Myt332 (Reply 20):
They already do alla MYT332's!

Actually, on MyTravel Airways DK's three 330-300 (IATA:DK) the first one-third of the cabin is 3-3-3, the rest is 2-4-2... probably the only plane where it's better the further back you go in the cabin!!!

Having said that, DK is very succesful, and constantly gets awards for superior onboard service..

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Tue Oct 10, 2006 2:08 am

Quoting Pe@rson (Reply 15):
Ryanair. Europe's preferred airline.

Preferred by whom?
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Tue Oct 10, 2006 2:11 am

A Ryanair 747 ? Ha Ha Ha That would make the domestic Japanesse 747SR look like a Singapire 747.
 
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Tue Oct 10, 2006 2:17 am

Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 30):
No, certain customers simply prefer to get more services than just a basic product, just like certain people prefer a BMW over a Kia. That has nothing to do with "old times".

If it were merely an issue of choice, then that would not result in regular condemnation of all LCCs by many A.nutters (there are, for example, endless attacks on WN). Indeed, numerous A.nutters submit continual and unoriginal arguments on the same issues: lack of service; lack of refreshments; insufficient legroom; inadequate professionalism/friendliness; a mad rush to the gate/aircraft; no assigned seating; etc.

Moreover, many A.nutters frequently submit that flying is increasingly becoming like another form of transportation, primarily because of LCCs. It is becoming monotonous, everyday and not memorable. They blame forward-thinking LCCs, who are acting in response to consumer demand, for FSAs reducing their offerings, such as in-flight catering. Evidently, they are harking back to the so-called good-old-days of flying, when it was memorable, reserved for those who could afford it, and far more luxurious – and not something for the masses.

Clearly, it is not a mere issue of choice; instead, it is like a constant war: FSAs v LCCs. And it is not limited to FR; it encompasses all LCCs.

Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 30):
The "vast majority"? Is there a source which proves that more than 50% of all passengers on European routes use basic LCCs like FR and U2? I'd like to see that...

That statement was obvious talking about FR. And if you read an independent report* on FR, 83.17% of its customers have flown it more than once, and 25.95% think it is excellent overall and 55.3% think that it is good overall**. Evidently, the vast majority of the normal passengers - i.e. not ever-analysing A.nutters - think their offering is perfectly fine. That contrasts almost completely with the - uninformed - view of a lot of A.nutters. Moreover, the fact that there is such a high customer return rate is testament to their overall happiness with their experience.

Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 30):
I doubt that many people actually own an airline so that they can feel "jealous"...

Obviously. However, it would seem a lot of A.nutters have their 'own' airline, their favourite carrier, and I submit that they are jealous due to the success of FR - that awful, different airline which changed the aviation scene throughout Europe, when their favourite carrier is, almost certainly, less profitable and successful yet, in their minds, of a superior quality.

Ryanair. Europe's preferred airline.

* http://www.ryanair.com/site/about/in...t/docs/analyst/davy_2006-03-29.pdf

** 14.95% thought everything overall was average; 2.13% thought everything overall was poor; and 1.62% thought it was very poor.

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Tue Oct 10, 2006 3:04 am

Quoting Kevin777 (Reply 17):
FR-stories!!!

Stories? Well they must be fairy tales, as there's no truth in what a lot of people say on here about FR. And I don't know why people are going on about how FR cram them in and could get 900 in an A380 etc. Ryanair offer more legroom than Mytravel do in their A330's, used on sectors an average 6 times longer than Ryanair. They also offer more legroom, than all UK charter short haul aircraft, BMIBaby, easyJet, and offer the same as Jet2

Quoting FlyDreamliner (Reply 14):
Ryanair. They make Southwest feel like first class

I assume you've flown FR before judging them.

Quoting Bobski (Reply 25):
"Ryanair - The Low Fares Airline" - This is crap. I can fly Dublin-BHX or DUB-MAN cheaper on Aer Lingus than I can on Ryanair. In fact, last time I flew direct to Manchester with Ryanair, it was so expensive that I would have saved money if I had booked a return flight to BHX on Aer Lingus AND a first class train ticket from BHX to Manchester on Virgin Trains!

If you book a day before, the fares are high. And guess what? Other airlines increase their fares as seats get filled. And don't say "Oh but i booked on the day they came on sale, I did, I did," because if you did, they would have been around £30 return. And seeing as I've paid as little as £8.60 for a return ticket, I don't think it's 'crap' that they call themselves the "Low Fares Airline"

Quoting Bobski (Reply 25):
"Ryanair - The On-Time Airline" - Every time I've flown Ryanair they've been late. Enough said.

About 30 of my 35 FR flights ran on time/early. "Enough Said."

Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 30):
I doubt that many people actually own an airline so that they can feel "jealous"...

There's enough armchair CEO's on this site to be jealous of FR's success.
 
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Tue Oct 10, 2006 3:08 am

Quoting Planesarecool (Reply 35):
About 30 of my 35 FR flights ran on time/early. "Enough Said."

And of my 80+ flights, the latest I've been delayed is 30 minutes - and only twice, of which 1 was due to very bad snow. All the rest were on-time or early.
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Tue Oct 10, 2006 3:16 am

Quoting Pe@rson (Reply 36):
And of my 80+ flights, the latest I've been delayed is 30 minutes - and only twice, of which 1 was due to very bad snow. All the rest were on-time or early.

Now I understand why you can have your brainwashed, blinkered, un-erring, verging-on-a-fetish love for Ryanair......you don't actually work for them.
 
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Tue Oct 10, 2006 3:19 am

Quoting ThrottleHold (Reply 37):
Now I understand why you can have your brainwashed, blinkered, un-erring, verging-on-a-fetish love for Ryanair......you don't actually work for them.

LOL. Thanks for the flattery.  Big grin Yep. Brainwashed by the actual reality of it - the actual truth. What a concept!

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Tue Oct 10, 2006 3:31 am

I've flown FR a few times now and yes they are an ontime airline, only one of my flights were late it may have been a big delay but it has only been once. The only reason I don't really like FR is because of MO'L. Like most people on this site would agree, he is a great business man and has changed air travel in Europe but he has no respect for his staff, other airlines and their bosses.
Would I fly an FR 747? Yes but only if the fare was below £40 any higher and I would fly an A320/19 of Aer Lingus, easyjet or Bmi.

Quoting FlyDreamliner (Reply 14):
Ryanair. They make Southwest feel like first class.

Unfortunately for many airlines that's what makes FR money!
 
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Tue Oct 10, 2006 3:37 am

Quoting Pe@rson (Reply 36):
And of my 80+ flights, the latest I've been delayed is 30 minutes - and only twice, of which 1 was due to very bad snow. All the rest were on-time or early.

I had one two hour delay in CIA due to a medical diversion, but FR worked to get us away as it was after midnight once we were ready to go, and the airport closes for departure at 12am. I also had a cancellation which i was informed of 4 days in advance and offered alternatives. Other than that, no significant delays spring to mind.
 
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RE: Ryanair To Use 747 To Canary Islands!?

Tue Oct 10, 2006 3:51 am

Quoting Planesarecool (Reply 35):
Stories? Well they must be fairy tales, as there's no truth in what a lot of people say on here about FR.

True true... Maybe I have too high thoughts about at least some anetters in this thread, but I don't think most really mean all they say.. but surely, some are disgusted by the FR-product, and although I have never flown them (please don't start on this; just because I haven't been to Sahara I can still say that it is hot) I am not too fund of it either - however I really respect what FR have done in Europe and I congratulate them on their succes; and judging by pax numbers and especially profitability they most be doing A LOT right..

But come on.... it is fun to talk about FR when you let the fantasy take over!!!!!  Big grin And MOL asks for it!! And know what, if he read this thread I think he would be laughing too!!

Maybe MOL would order a cargo version of the 747, then the pilots would just open up the nose and let in the pax; there goes the need for ramp crew!

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RE: Ryanair To Use 747 To Canary Islands!?

Tue Oct 10, 2006 4:18 am

Quoting Pe@rson (Reply 34):
However, it would seem a lot of A.nutters have their 'own' airline, their favourite carrier, and I submit that they are jealous due to the success of FR - that awful, different airline which changed the aviation scene throughout Europe, when their favourite carrier is, almost certainly, less profitable and successful yet, in their minds, of a superior quality.

Well, when you criticise these "a lot of a.netters" better don't forget those either who don't tolerate criticism of their personal favourite carrier and post cheerleader-like slogans in every reply.


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RE: Ryanair To Use 747 To Canary Islands!?

Tue Oct 10, 2006 6:09 am

Quoting PlaneHunter (Reply 45):
Well, when you criticise these "a lot of a.netters" better don't forget those either who don't tolerate criticism of their personal favourite carrier and post cheerleader-like slogans in every reply.

Ryanair. Europe's preferred airline.
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RE: Ryanair To Use 747 To Canary Islands!?

Tue Oct 10, 2006 6:22 am

Quoting Planesarecool (Reply 35):
Ryanair. Europe's preferred airline

Mate, not to be rude, but who prefers Ryanair?
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RE: Ryanair To Use 747 To Canary Islands!?

Tue Oct 10, 2006 6:45 am

Quoting QFSYD744 (Reply 47):
Quoting Planesarecool (Reply 35):
Ryanair. Europe's preferred airline

Mate, not to be rude, but who prefers Ryanair?

I didn't say that, you were quoting Pe@rson, not me. But I'll happily say that Ryanair is one of my preferred airlines, merely because they offer a wide range of routes, at low fares and on nice new aircraft. You can't base an airline solely by what it's service is like. In terms of Ryanair, they are usually the cheapest option on a route, they have modern aircraft and typically have very few delays. I don't care if i get no four course meal onboard, if I've only paid £10 for a roundtrip.
 
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RE: Ryanair To Use 747 To Canary Islands!?

Tue Oct 10, 2006 6:55 am

Quoting Planesarecool (Reply 48):
I didn't say that, you were quoting Pe@rson, not me. But I'll happily say that Ryanair is one of my preferred airlines, merely because they offer a wide range of routes, at low fares and on nice new aircraft. You can't base an airline solely by what it's service is like. In terms of Ryanair, they are usually the cheapest option on a route, they have modern aircraft and typically have very few delays. I don't care if i get no four course meal onboard, if I've only paid £10 for a roundtrip

Apologies for the error.

It is good to know that you are a fan of Ryanair. I have had the chance to fly on them 3 times: STN-TSF, TSF-STN, STN-SZG and although it wasnt exactly BA they were rapid flights, and arrived on time with the exception of one. The only reason that I questioned whom in Europe preferred Ryanair, was because with all due respect, it seems as if Pe@rson was doing nothing more than advertising RyanAir. In addition he to this point has not provided a source that backs up his assertion that Ryanair is Europes preffered airline.
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