Are Standing Seats a Standing Joke?

I saw this on my friend, Hind’s wall on Facebook! LOL

A standing room only ticket is, traditionally, dirt-cheap. So it’s easy to see why this idea appeals to both a no-frills carrier and its bargain-hungry customers.

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary – fond of speculating publicly about outlandish money-saving schemes – says his airline is considering vertical seats akin to bar stools with seatbelts. Despite talk of safety testing and tickets selling for Β£4 or less, aviation experts say such plans are pie in the sky.

It’s not the first time the airline has floated the standing seats idea, or indeed come up with headline grabbing schemes which fail to materialise. Charging passengers to use loos is another example, as is a so-called fat-tax – surcharging overweight flyers.

So why announce innovations which that don’t happen?

To read the full article, click here!

8 responses to “Are Standing Seats a Standing Joke?

  1. wouldn’t mind on a train or bus but not on planes!!!

  2. Yes JokE!!

  3. I can see it Kuwait >> New York all standing flight, herniated disc for everyone πŸ˜€

  4. irish ma ynlamoon .. 9a3ayda !

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