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Old Nov 3rd 2008, 8:03 pm
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http://blog.wired.com/cars/air_travel/index.html

Ryan Air $15 air fares to Europe.
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Old Nov 3rd 2008, 8:09 pm
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Watching this with interest. You can bet it'll be $15 plus about $400 in airport taxes
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Old Nov 3rd 2008, 8:10 pm
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Originally Posted by Trixie_b View Post
http://blog.wired.com/cars/air_travel/index.html

Ryan Air $15 air fares to Europe.
Packed in a crate?
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Old Nov 3rd 2008, 8:19 pm
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Packed in a crate?
Perhaps being packed in a crate would be preferable than a seat for 8 hours on Ryan air.
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They will do what they normally do. There will be a few really cheap fares if you book early enough as a come on and some fares which will be more expensive then a regular airlines for those that book nearer the departure date.

Amazing the number of people who fall for their cheap airline reputation and don't check the fares elsewhere. I knew someone who regularly flew Ryanair and booked usually a couple of days before he left and virtually always paid a good bit more than the equivalent Lufthansa flight.
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Old Nov 3rd 2008, 8:21 pm
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They will do what they normally do. There will be a few really cheap fares if you book early enough as a come on and some fares which will be more expensive then a regular airlines for those that book nearer the departure date.

Amazing the number of people who fall for their cheap airline reputation and don't check the fares elsewhere. I knew someone who regularly flew Ryanair and booked usually a couple of days before he left and virtually always paid a good bit more than the equivalent Lufthansa flight.
Yeah, and it's 8 quid for a bad sandwich.........
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I don't think Ryanair is going to offer the service, but are, rather, predicting it will occur:

http://news.sky.com/skynews/Home/Bus...ell_47_Percent

I know we'll be paying lots of attention to this development. We could possibly afford more than 1 trip/year at that rate. Or maybe pop over for a weekend.
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Old Nov 3rd 2008, 11:48 pm
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Not bad, but all the flights I've been looking at have taxes and fees of over $700 no matter what the price of the ticket, so I'd guess $715
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good luck to them, but I don't see them flying into Boston with the taxes at Logon...perhaps into Portland Jetport or Bangor International up in Maine and puddle hop down to the Rhode Island airport for cheap...
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