Ryanair boss tells passengers to ‘ignore new hand luggage rules’ from Government

6/12/2020 10:52:00 PM

Ryanair boss tells passengers to 'ignore new baggage rules' after Gov advise checking hand luggage to reduce coronavirus

Ryanair boss tells passengers to 'ignore new baggage rules' after Gov advise checking hand luggage to reduce coronavirus

RYANAIR boss Michael O’Leary has urged passengers to ignore the new government guidelines on checking hand luggage into the hold – and to do the exact opposite. New guidelines issued ye…

New guidelines issued yesterday on travelling warns holidaymakers toRyanair is telling passengers to ignore the new hand luggage advice and avoid checking in bagsHe toldHe added: "Our logic has always been that checked-in bags are handled by eight pairs of hands, from the check-in desk to the boarding gate, all the way through to the arrival airport as well – whereas a carry-on bag the passenger keeps with them at all times."

2At the moment only essential travel is allowed but Brits are still hopeful for a summer holiday in the coming months amid speculation that the guidelines could be lowered in the next few weeks.Tim Hawkins, Chief Strategy Officer at MAG, added: "This new guidance provides the basis for the restart and recovery of the UK aviation industry – it offers clear information for us, our passengers and our airlines on the steps needed to create a safe travel experience."

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Ryan tells customers nothing about getting there refunds maybe they need to address giving People there money back how about you do us a favour and look into refunds thanks

Airline urges passengers to ignore 'rubbish' Government hand luggage adviceThe DfT guidance claims reducing the amount of hand luggage taken on board planes will “speed up boarding and disembarking, and minimise the risk of transmission” The government doesn’t know its arse from its elbow

Ryanair boss urges passengers to ignore government advice and travel with cabin baggage onlyExclusive: 'More rubbish from the department that brought you the world’s least effective quarantine’ said the airline’s chief executive Unless you absolutely have to who the hell would be stupid enough to fly anywhere right now Imagine going abroad for holiday then getting stuck in a local lockdown because cases have spiked again Well good thing Ryanair consider themselves as the government isn’t it 🙄 There is no logic to government advice - they don't know what they're doing. They come out with more rubbish every day, just to make it look like they're doing something.

Government tells Brit holidaymakers not to take hand luggage on flightsThe government has issued new guidance for Brits looking to travel abroad in the next few months, which advises that all travellers should wear masks and check in suitcases After each chatastrophy. There're new rules 😂😂😂 Say NO to masks, who agrees, COVID19 deaths in Brazil top 40,000, total cases surpass 800,000... coronavirus

Brits told not to take hand luggage on flights under new travel rulesAccording to the Department of Transport, travelling without hand luggage makes it quicker to get on and off the plane, reducing the chance of transmitting coronavirus. so stupid. The pandemic is over No really? Rubbish it’s just another way of increasing prices

Ryanair slams UK hand luggage guidelines & suggests their own cabin baggage policyRYANAIR has slammed he governments advice for Britons to avoid taking hand luggage onboard flights. The Irish-carrier has instead suggested its own method of tackling the spread of coronavirus in cabins.

UK air passengers urged not to take hand luggage on planesAirline industry largely welcomes guidelines but Ryanair says they mean more risks for travellers That will go down well with Ryanair!! Because it will speed up boarding and disembarking. Standing shoulder to shoulder around a carousel waiting for your case must be a much safer option, then. Ryanair response should be interesting!

: 12 Jun 2020, 14:49 RYANAIR boss Michael O'Leary has urged passengers to ignore the new government guidelines on checking hand luggage into the hold - and to do the exact opposite.Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary has branded Government advice telling passengers not to take hand luggage as "rubbish" and wants customers to do the exact opposite.But Mr O’Leary told The Independent : “We’re recommending passengers do exactly the opposite: maximise carry-on bags and minimise checked-in bags.Brits travelling by plane have been told they should check in all luggage to help stop the spread of the virus.

New guidelines issued yesterday on travelling warns holidaymakers to to prevent the spread of coronavirus, by checking as much into the hold as possible. 2 Ryanair is telling passengers to ignore the new hand luggage advice and avoid checking in bags Credit: AFP or licensors Mr O'Leary says he is advising against this, and instead wants to keep as many bags out of the hold as possible. . He told the Independent : "We’re recommending passengers do exactly the opposite: maximise carry-on bags and minimise checked-in bags. “Our logic has always been that checked-in bags are handled by eight pairs of hands, from the check-in desk to the boarding gate, all the way through to the arrival airport as well – whereas a carry-on bag the passenger keeps with them at all times." He added: "Our logic has always been that checked-in bags are handled by eight pairs of hands, from the check-in desk to the boarding gate, all the way through to the arrival airport as well – whereas a carry-on bag the passenger keeps with them at all times. Mr O’Leary told The Independent : “We’re recommending passengers do exactly the opposite: maximise carry-on bags and minimise checked-in bags." Mr O'Leary says he is warning against the government rules despite the airline making "more money out of checked-bags". Checking in a 15kg bag for an easyJet flight from Gatwick to Glasgow on Monday costs an additional £23.

Passengers would likely have to foot the bill if they wanted to check luggage in, as the new guidelines advise it, not enforce it. “Our logic has always been that checked-in bags are handled by eight pairs of hands, from the check-in desk to the boarding gate, all the way through to the arrival airport as well – whereas a carry-on bag the passenger keeps with them at all times.” The Ryanair boss described the DfT as the “Department of Idiots”. 2 Mr O'Leary warns that checking in bags is more likely to spread the virus Credit: SWNS:South West News Service At the moment only essential travel is allowed but Brits are still hopeful for a summer holiday in the coming months amid speculation that the guidelines could be lowered in the next few weeks. Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, said yesterday: "[The] guidance is a positive next step towards ensuring a safer and more sustainable aviation sector. EasyJet is asking passengers to “try and minimise” their hand luggage and telling them they will need to put it into overhead lockers without the assistance of cabin crew. "The Government’s advice currently remains to avoid all non-essential travel, but we are taking the necessary steps to ensure a framework is in place for the aviation industry to bounce back when it is safe for restrictions on travel to be lifted. The Independent has asked the DfT for a response." Tim Hawkins, Chief Strategy Officer at MAG, added: "This new guidance provides the basis for the restart and recovery of the UK aviation industry – it offers clear information for us, our passengers and our airlines on the steps needed to create a safe travel experience. Checking in a 15kg bag for an easyJet flight from Gatwick to Glasgow on Monday costs an additional £23. “The Government’s advice currently remains to avoid all non-essential travel, but today we are taking the necessary steps to ensure a framework is in place for the aviation industry to bounce back when it is safe for restrictions on travel to be lifted.

" Mr O'Leary has also dismissed the restriction which was enforced this week. Most read in News Travel BOG OFF Campsites planning to reopen on July 4 - but toilets and showers could stay closed NOT SO SHORE Spanish beach forced to close due to crowds just days after Majorca and Ibiza ALL BAR NONE Majorca warning as 30 per cent of bars & restaurants predicted to stay closed CHECK PLEASE Canary Islands wants Covid tests on arrival with Brits sent home if positive GREAT BRITS When can I holiday in Wales, Scotland and Ireland? Latest travel & hotel advice Ryanair, along with easyJet and British Airways, have today launched legal action over the Government's 14-day travel quarantine rules. British Airways is charging £25 for putting a 23kg bag in the hold for passengers with the cheapest fare on a flight from Heathrow to the same destination on the same date. The airlines confirmed this morning that they have officially taken action in the courts to try and get the decision reversed. They say that their argument is based on the fact that the quarantine rules are stricter for tourists than for people in the country who actually have Covid-19 - and tourism leaders fear it could further devastate the travel industry. Other advice for passengers includes wearing face coverings in airports and remaining seated as much as possible during flights. Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary says Home Secretary 'is talking rubbish' as he slams quarantine plan as 'a joke' Topics .