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Your First Ryanair Flight.

Sun Oct 01, 2006 5:32 am

Hey all.

So when was your first experience with the no thrills low coast airline.

My first flight was in 2003 from DUB to STN.

Regards

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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Sun Oct 01, 2006 6:11 am

26th August 2004 at 08:40, now there's an exact time and date! biggrin 

I did a PLH-BRS-DUB and return day trip so that I could fly on the 732 both ways on Ryanair. I conceived the idea several months previously because I was anxious to fly the 200 series, but to my slight annoyance I needn't have bothered as I flew to Mahon and back on a Palmair 732 literally days before the FR flights. I had another flight on a FR 732 after that and it scared the sh*t out of me, really felt like the aircraft was about to break up inflight.

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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Sun Oct 01, 2006 6:23 am

My first trip was excelent.
First 737, and on the return, it even had winglets! I really like FR.
And the best part... £15 tickets!

I will be back.

Kev.
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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Sun Oct 01, 2006 6:27 am

July 2006. DUB-LGW-DUB - out and back same day. Found them to be like Aer Lingus except they make more announcements to get you to buy stuff.

I'll take EI for the lounge access any day of the week over FR.
I do quite enjoy a spot of flying - more so when it's not in Economy!
 
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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Sun Oct 01, 2006 6:40 am

My first flight with FR was in late June, when me, my family and another family went to France for a week. We flew from STN - LRH. The flight was ok both ways (minus the bumpy landings), but the holiday wasn't exactly the best ever.

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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Sun Oct 01, 2006 7:13 am

I've only ever flown FR once due to the fact i resent their business model.
STN-GLA 1996 I believe on one of the rattliest, nastiest 732s I have ever seen
Pressurisation problem so flew relatively low instead of returning, consequently everyones noses and eye sinuses felt like they were on fire.
Came into land, touched down, full thrust, took off again
"Sorry about that folks, the British Airways plane hasn't left the runway yet, we will be landing in 15 minutes'
Landed the second time very hard and nastily
Appaling flight.
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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Sun Oct 01, 2006 3:38 pm

Truly can't remember my first FR flight. Hmm. I know it wasn't on one of their 732s, so it must have been their 738s. I'm guessing to DUB, but that's about it. This year, though, I have flown: STN-KRK; GDN-STN; STN-TSF-STN; and, in November, STN-CIA-STN (£20 incl. tax).
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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Sun Oct 01, 2006 8:23 pm

My first and last FR flight was STN-DUB in 2002 (I think). The flight was ontime but the staff were rude and tried to sell everything they could find. Cheap enough at £40 one way.
I stick with Aer Lingus and Heathrow now.
 
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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Sun Oct 01, 2006 9:10 pm

Back in ?1999, did STN-AAR with FR.

EI-CSI outbound, EI-CSB inbound.

Plus, CSI was new when I travelled, very nice. Clean  Wink
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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Sun Oct 01, 2006 9:42 pm

Thank you for booking with Ryanair.


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I took the 1h bus to Torp from Oslo. Check-In was quick, but I was yelled at by the check-in agent that I was in the wrong lane. She thought that everyone with a german id card must queue at the "Frankfurt-Hahn" lane. I bitched back at her that I was indeed going to Prestwick and she forgave my "behavior".

Boarding was a mess. They opened the door and instead of boarding by groups, they just yelled "everyone in" and everybody rushed to the door.
Of course, being an aviation nut AND German I didn´t hesitate to knock a few kids down just to be on board first.  trophy 
The crew very probably all scottish, since I could understand none of the cabin annoucements.

I loved their on board duty free service. Rather than showing the products available, they just ran from the front to the back with the cart and didn´t sell anything.

Arrival was quick as well. Baggage claim area looked like at a 3rd world airport.
Train to Glasgow was a bit fine, albeit a little dirty.

I loved the experience,but I´d never pay more than 50€ incl taxes for any ryanair service.
 
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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Sun Oct 01, 2006 10:53 pm

Quoting MUCflieger (Reply 9):
PAYMENT DETAILS
********16.00 NOK Adults
********50.00 NOK Fees
*******113.00 NOK Service Charges
********20.00 NOK Ins Levy
*********0.00 NOK UK Air Duty
*********0.00 NOK Government Tax
*********0.00 NOK Airport Tax
*********0.00 NOK Car rental
*********0.00 NOK Insurance
*******199.00 NOK Total Paid

The base fare was 16.00 NOK and the service charge was 113.00 NOK?

Quoting MUCflieger (Reply 9):
Boarding was a mess. They opened the door and instead of boarding by groups, they just yelled "everyone in" and everybody rushed to the door.
Of course, being an aviation nut AND German I didn´t hesitate to knock a few kids down just to be on board first.

So the mad rush to the plane is a Ryannair tradition?
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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Sun Oct 01, 2006 11:23 pm

Quoting Jm017 (Reply 10):
So the mad rush to the plane is a Ryannair tradition?

No. It's an exaggeration. Yes, a lot of people move to where the gate is, but they must wait: they are called and may proceed according to their sequence number (those with children and those requiring assistance first; then those with boarding cards 1-90; then those with boarding cards 91-180). Those boarding the aircraft are often very strict about only permitting those with the right sequence number.

In my experience, it has never been a case of push-and-shove. A lot of people, yes, and a mad rush to the gate, yes, but if they don't have the right number they don't get through until it is their turn, hence it is pretty orderly. And some airports, like STN, now have separate areas according to your sequence number, so those with numbers 1-90 line here, those with 91-180 line here. So it makes it even more orderly.

There might be occasions when things go wrong, but most of the time it is fine.

[Edited 2006-10-01 16:27:44]
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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Tue Oct 03, 2006 4:49 am

Quoting Pe@rson (Reply 11):
No. It's an exaggeration. Yes, a lot of people move to where the gate is, but they must wait: they are called and may proceed according to their sequence number (those with children and those requiring assistance first; then those with boarding cards 1-90; then those with boarding cards 91-180). Those boarding the aircraft are often very strict about only permitting those with the right sequence number.

As far as I am concerned, I would have to disagree with this. I never witnessed an orderly boarding with FR, however I took only 4 FR segments in my life. But in STN flying with 4U, you will know the difference between these 2 airlines.

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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Tue Oct 03, 2006 4:55 am

Quoting Musapapaya (Reply 12):
But in STN flying with 4U, you will know the difference between these 2 airlines.

Perhaps. Yet one is considerably more profitable than the other.  Smile

Quoting Musapapaya (Reply 12):
As far as I am concerned, I would have to disagree with this. I never witnessed an orderly boarding with FR, however I took only 4 FR segments in my life.

I've taken 80+ now.
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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Tue Oct 03, 2006 7:06 am

My first was on 05/06/88 from Dublin to Palma on a BAC 1-11!

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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Tue Oct 03, 2006 1:15 pm

I haven't flown them quite yet but I have a ticket from Barcelona (Girona) to "Paris". Unfortunately my friend booked it because it was so cheap only to find out we have to bus an hour outside of Barcelona then we land an hours outside of Paris. So far they haven't earned too many points in my book. We'll see how it goes.
 
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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Tue Oct 03, 2006 6:12 pm

ACJ:

There was a test on UK TV a few years ago regarding getting to a landmark in central Paris from CDG, ORY and BVA. The person who flew into BVA got there - despite being further away - the quickest, with something like 10 mins before the next person. It is all about no delays and then coaches meeting individual flights.
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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Tue Oct 03, 2006 6:36 pm

My first flight on FR was on 23/12/05 from LGW to SNN and return from SNN to LGW on 27/12/05. I was dreading the flight, believing all the bad rumours about FR that I have read on this website and others but I was pleasantly surprised as the reality was different. My observations:
  • Check-in handled efficiently and professionally. No difference from many legacy carriers.
  • Boarding was orderly and there was no mad rush or pushing for seats.
  • Flight attendants courteous and polite, welcoming passengers on board, gave safety demonstration professionally, prompt and efficient beverage/snack service. There were a few in-flight announcements to promote sales, but this was much, much less than the hard sell that I had experienced on my flights with VS.
  • The 738 was new and clean. Would have preferred reclining seats but the flight was under an hour so no hardship.
  • Plane departed on time and arrived 10 minutes early at SNN.
  • My luggage was on the carousel at SNN before I arrived in the arrivals hall.
  • Return flight was equally as good -- prompt departure and early arrival at LGW (our scheduled departure was after U2's SNN-LGW service but U2's A319 was still on the ground with no sign of passengers boarding when we took off).
No saving on fares (about £296 return with taxes) -- I travelled at a peak period and did not book until the last minute.
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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Tue Oct 03, 2006 8:01 pm

Quoting BCAL (Reply 17):
No saving on fares (about £296 return with taxes)

What?! Bloody hell. Either you're loaded or stupid. LOL.   Who'd thought that two weeks ago you could get LGW-SNN-LGW including tax for about £7.50? Still, supply-and-demand.

Quoting BCAL (Reply 17):
Check-in handled efficiently and professionally. No difference from many legacy carriers.
Boarding was orderly and there was no mad rush or pushing for seats.
Flight attendants courteous and polite, welcoming passengers on board, gave safety demonstration professionally, prompt and efficient beverage/snack service. There were a few in-flight announcements to promote sales, but this was much, much less than the hard sell that I had experienced on my flights with VS.
The 738 was new and clean. Would have preferred reclining seats but the flight was under an hour so no hardship.
Plane departed on time and arrived 10 minutes early at SNN.
My luggage was on the carousel at SNN before I arrived in the arrivals hall.
Return flight was equally as good -- prompt departure and early arrival at LGW (our scheduled departure was after U2's SNN-LGW service but U2's A319 was still on the ground with no sign of passengers boarding when we took off).

Yep. That is what I have experienced 99% of the time. And it's the same as what all my friends and family have to say about it. It is testament to the ever-increasing numbers of new customers - and, fundamentally, existing customers (about 83% of FR's customers have flown them before).

[Edited 2006-10-03 13:03:36]
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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Tue Oct 03, 2006 8:50 pm

I flew them first in Oct 2001 from Charleroi (Brussels South, muahaha) to Pisa (what is it, Florence West  Wink ). My idea WAS to go to Pisa, the only thing is the distance to Charleroi from Antwerp. It's more than double that than to BRU..

I flew a new 738 on the way there and a much wanted 732 on the way back, gosh what a rocket it was!

Check-in was fine, professional and quick, inflight sales of snacks and drinks smooth, no fighting at the gate, except for few rushed people to get into first rows...

All in all, not too bad. I'd use them again if the price is right. They get you from A to B.

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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Tue Oct 03, 2006 9:45 pm

It was in september 2001, CRL-STN on a 732 and back on a 738, the train ticket to London was more expensive than the flight ! They don't fly that route anymore...
Next experience will be in november, CRL-TSF-CRL  Smile
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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Thu Oct 05, 2006 9:26 am

My first FR flight was earlier this year:

Feb. 22, 06 London/Stansted (STN) to Rome/Ciampino (CIA). I flew on a 737-800 with winglets (EI-DLE) which was relatively new... delivered only 13 days earlier. I could still smell the new "plane" scent.

March 1, 06 was my return flight CIA-STN on EI-DAK. I paid only 40 br pounds for this trip.
 
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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Sat Oct 07, 2006 6:23 am

First flight was Luton to Dublin in November 1991 on a BAC 1,11. the Saturday morning flight which used to stop at Liverpool on the way. Last one was last Sunday. Ciampino to Luton with a very last minute go around due to a waterlogged runway!
 
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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Sun Oct 08, 2006 4:48 am

First, and only - so far: Jan. 05' STN-MJV-STN. I didn't think they were as bad as people make them out to be. The pay for food on board could use a little work though. Paying out the nose for a mouthful of Coke is a pain in the ass as well.
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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Sun Oct 15, 2006 2:00 am

My first and only experience with Ryanair was in august 2004, it was a flight from stokholm skavsta to frankfurt kahn. I flew with some friens and we were kind of disapointed because we really tought that the flight was from and between this main cities, but we didnt know that these two airports were hours distances from the cities, so our transportation to and from the airports was more expensive than our airline ticket!!! lol...
 
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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Sun Oct 15, 2006 2:49 am

Girona - Roma Ciampino in a 738.

My remembers of this airline and flight are not good...
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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Sun Oct 15, 2006 4:43 am

First FR flight, Stansted-Chareloi on a 737-200. The Stewardess got the giggles doing the safety announcement while the pilot decided to see how many times he could get the plane to bounce before landing. Flight back was next to a really fat smelly guy so I blocked out the memory
 
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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Sun Oct 15, 2006 10:15 am

I will be flying FR for the first time on the 2nd Dec from MAN-DUB then the following day DUB-LPL. Recently they had a few 1p fares so myself and MYT332 took these up!

Cheers,
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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Sun Oct 15, 2006 12:59 pm

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It was the first of many FR flights I took. I consider FR a good airline always delivering more than what I was really expecting... and it was always cheap!!
 
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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Sun Oct 15, 2006 8:24 pm

Quoting Pe@rson (Reply 11):
No. It's an exaggeration. Yes, a lot of people move to where the gate is, but they must wait: they are called and may proceed according to their sequence number (those with children and those requiring assistance first; then those with boarding cards 1-90; then those with boarding cards 91-180). Those boarding the aircraft are often very strict about only permitting those with the right sequence number.

This is true, For someone who checks-in and board Ryanair flights I can tell you that this system is very strict.... If boarding 1-90 and a passenger with Boarding card 120 turns up we sent them to the right queue..

And you cant blame Ryanair for the mess boarding gets in....as soon as passengers see agents walk up to the boarding gate, its crazy, quick quick, grabs stuff, quick, push and shoves their wa into the queue, quick quick, dont even listen to the boarding call that we are not ready to board yet, this is just information for you and health and safety parts, quick quick, we have not even called you for boarding yet and they are still there waving cards int he air pushing away.... the life of an agent eh  Wink


As for my firt FR flight? twas in Nov 2004 LTN-DUB-LTN oni this baby!


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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Sun Oct 15, 2006 8:36 pm

november 99 pik stn -pik 732 worst flight ever !!
 
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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Mon Oct 16, 2006 3:23 am

My first Ryanair flight was on December 17, 2002. I flew from London-Stansted to Dublin on EI-CSX and it was not too bad, I got a brand new B737-800 and a seat directly behind the emergency exit which means that I had almost unlimited space in front of me. The cost/performance ratio was simply unbeatable considering I only paid a bit more or a bit less than 10 EUR (can't remember the exact fare but it was damned cheap).

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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Mon Oct 16, 2006 6:05 am

Quoting Jm017 (Reply 10):
The base fare was 16.00 NOK and the service charge was 113.00 NOK?

very common: My flights was 1GBP and return 0.50GBP - the total added up to about 25GBP...

My first (and only) FR flights were

12.12.2001 EDI-DUB on EI-COX
12.12.2001 DUB-EDI on EI-CJC (the HERTZ jet)

The experience was - well, an experience. I mirror the views of some of the previous guys: Dirty old planes (very old ex LH 737-200s), not the friendliest service, a huge mess at boarding because they didn't give seat allocations, nor groups (EasyJet at least boarded by groups), etc...
I am not a fan of the whole no-frills/low-cost business. It destroys aviation, and in the long run the customer suffers!

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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Wed Oct 18, 2006 2:44 am

I flew Ryanair NYO-RIX-NYO in July last year, I had wanted to go to Riga for several years but flying was expensive and the boat takes a lot of time. So when Ryanair started last year was great. I have nothing bad to say aboat Ryanair, RIX is very close to the city 20 min with the local bus. The trip cost me €45 return. But going to NYO from Stockholm takes aboat 80 min.

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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Wed Oct 18, 2006 3:16 am

I've never flown with FR, and never will Big grin
 
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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Fri Oct 20, 2006 3:04 am

PIK-DUB-PIK in 1995 (I think) don't know the A/C type but I think it was a 732. I was 3 at the time and aparently was violently sick while shouting "I don't like Bryanair". Prophetic??
 
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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Fri Oct 20, 2006 5:38 am

My next FR flight will be on sundat LTN-REU, booked today, cost £220... helping my dad move out there, he said he didnt care how much it cost, He is nuts yes..

So I finish Work at 1200 and board at 1300!
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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Fri Oct 20, 2006 5:10 pm

Yesterday.

STN-BRQ, FR8403, EI-DAK (BRQ-STN, FR8408, EI CSJ two days before)

STN was total zoo, ugly and ovecrowded. Insanely long queues everywhere, overkill security measures (the terrorists have won beacuse they made us introduce things like this).
Not even CDG is that bad.
Flight 1:55 late on departure (no air conditioning near gate 45???).
Aircraft not particlarly clean, some sticky stuff on tables, those coverings on headrests missing from 1/3 of seats.
CC nice but obviously non-native speakers, their "massa Bob" English barely understandable. Do they take just about anyone?
Both landings with FR were among the roughest I've experienced (is this a pattern or was I just unlucky?)
 
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RE: Your First Ryanair Flight.

Fri Oct 20, 2006 6:30 pm

I only flew Ryanair once from Liverpool to Dublin return, probably never will again.

Back then, it was an old 732 (that I didn't mind as I knew there weren't many of them left around these parts) but the service, check-in, boarding well all terrible.

I have flown many times, and only once have I thought 'Oh f*ck!' when landing and this was arriving in Dublin. The pilot, a.k.a 'Velocity Boy' came in real high and fast, we were going all over the shop! He must have used nearly all of the damn runway to stop!

Given a choice, i'd use EasyJet with the LCCs.

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