It’s often the case that one man’s pushing the boundaries on ancillary revenues is another man’s ripping off the passenger. And nobody lives on the edge quite as much as no-frills giant Ryanair.
The airline is in the news again, this time after a Barcelona court ruled the airline could not charge a €40 fee to passengers who forget to bring their boarding card to the airport. The Irish carrier though sees it differently and plans to appeal the decision. Here’s a good piece in UK daily The Guardian about the story.
For much more on airlines and ancillary revenues, check out these two stories we put together on the subject:
You can also read our recent story looking at what the future is for check-in.
The above picture by the way is from Billypix was taken late last year in support of our feature about the arrival of Ryanair in Barcelona after it opened a base at the city’s El Prat airport. You can read that feature here.