Ryanair CEO Unapologetic About Cutbacks, Bathroom Charges

08/31/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Michael O'LEARY, chief executive of the European budget airline Ryanair, was discussing his new scheme to charge passengers to go to the bathroom.

Most passengers - the "discretionary toilet visitors" as he calls them - would eventually forgo in-flight bathroom use altogether, he predicted. Which is good, because he would also like to reduce the number of bathrooms per plane, to one.


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