Ryanair Announces It Won’t Fly Again If Idiotic Rules Eliminating Middle Seats Are Enforced Ryanair CEO Michael OLeary, said the planes of the discount Irish carrier wont return to the skies if the airline is forced to leave the middle seat empty to comply with idiotic in flight social distancing rules

Ryanair Announces It Won’t Fly Again If Idiotic Rules Eliminating Middle Seats Are Enforced Ryanair CEO Michael OLeary, said the planes of the discount Irish carrier wont return to the skies if the airline is forced to leave the middle seat empty to comply with idiotic in flight social distancing rules

Ryanair announces he will not fly again if the rules silly Eliminating way seats are implemented Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary said the discount carrier’s aircraft Irish custom return to heaven if the airline is forced to leave the seat empty middle comply with idiotic social distancing rules flight. O’Leary doubled down on the comments Wednesday, saying that if governments have stressed the social distancing measures, so the business model Ryanairs is in tatters and the carrier does not fly. He said the airline would be able to pick up business from rivals that collapse due to the pandemic, which has already forced Virgin Australia in the bankruptcy case and left Ryanairs European rival Norwegian Air fighting for survival. We can not make money on 66% load factors, he said. Unlike Ryanair, the biggest rival no-frills easyJet, said he expects socially distanced corporate flights are possible short-term, since the air travel demand is likely to be moderate in all case, even after lockdown restrictions ease off. The boss of the non-carrier frills, which prospered by packing its flights as complete as possible with livestock passengers attracted by low prices, has already said that blocking the space between the seats is a nonsense that would no beneficial effect, as the Guardian. saying Commenting, Michael Rabo Each note correctly that good social distancing logic 2 meters does not require the middle seat was empty, but on March 4 people per row, and two blank lines between each occupied one. Some of the biggest industry players are also trying to convince governments to bail out after all but stopped air travel. The Director General said that Ryanair had told the Irish government that if it imposes the restriction, then either the government pays for the middle seat or we will not fly. The problem is that a ticket of economy class would surely closer to business class fares in this case, the potential number of people willing and able to fly will be even weaker than expected (an exponential tail effect / fat where less means least, as more may mean more). The carriers business model based in Dublin is based on the flight as often as possible, with as many people as possible, and stripping costs and run an extremely high load factor, a polite way of saying with planes full of passengers. Earlier this week, IATA said the rules to minimize the contagion in the sky would be temporarily terminated cheap air travel Ryanair model launched, forcing prices to carriers increase by 50% or go bankrupt. Ryanair flew more than 152 million people last year, putting it above the table of the league of European Airlines, a position that gives OLeary a particularly influential voice in the industry