7 Responses

  1. NB
    NB at |

    This is an over reaction. Not many airlines permit two carry on bags and Ryanair’s biggest competitor, EasyJet, certainly doesn’t. One carry on bag is free so all it’s doing is charging for the second. Your title is misleading.

  2. Ryan
    Ryan at |

    Currently is one of the two carry-ons a “personal item”, i.e., smaller sized? So you’d now have to pay extra to bring on the second, larger sized carry-on?

  3. Rupert
    Rupert at |

    I don’t think this is a bag fee or as bad as you describe it: any passenger can still bring one standard size carry- n and a personal item. The carry-on will be checked at the gate for no fee. Because most Ryan Air flights I’ve been on board via a staircase, even when there are jet bridges, you can just hand the bag to the luggage handler and get it bag on deplaning. They are doing that on full flights today and I don’t think it takes more time than passengers looking for space in the bins, holding up the process.
    Sure, I prefer to take it on board, but still better then dropping it at check-in. You now can pay €25 for checked bag, €5 for priority or 0 and gate check – plenty of options between time/convenience and cost….

  4. Jake
    Jake at |

    This “fee” or whatever you want to call it can’t come to the US soon enough.

    Boarding in the US is uniquely stressful and takes forever (as does getting off a plane in the US), plus all those heavy bags on top of our heads can’t be safe. Carriers are losing millions on those slow turnaround times.

  5. Alastair Majury
    Alastair Majury at |

    Thanks for distributing this news, Alastair Majury