Ryanair Considers Standing Room

Ryanair, recently ranked by a major brand research firm as one of the least-liked brands in the world, is going even further than charging to use the facilities. Michael O’Leary, CEO of the carrier, says he wants to do away with laws requiring passengers to wear seat belts on planes because they’re useless. Thus, if people don’t have to be sitting, he could sell standing room-only spots in the cabin for as low as £1 to European destinations. O’Leary insists that it would be totally safe because he’s not saying the planes are going to go through areas of massive turbulence, so no one will get tossed around. “If there ever was a crash on an aircraft, God forbid, a seat belt won’t save you.”

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