Ryanair will no longer offer discounted flight tickets. This was announced by the CEO of the low-cost company, Michael O’Leary, who has decided to revise upwards the average price of his flights in the face of the increase in the cost of kerosene.
And to specify: ” Our really cheap promotional fares – the one euro fares, the 0.99 euro fares, even the 9.99 euro fares – I don’t think you’ll see those fares anymore over the next few years “.
Ryanair announces the end of low cost tickets
” We think people will continue to fly frequently. But I think they’re going to become a lot more price conscious “, he continued.
According to him, holidaymakers, concerned about their budget, will turn even more to low-cost companies such as Ryanair, Vueling or EasyJet in the future.
Airlines criticized from all sides
While commercial flights account for around 2.4% of greenhouse gas emissions, airlines are the target of much criticism.
And the boss to evoke the pressures targeting the air sector which he simply judges ” displaced ” since road and maritime transport emit more CO2 than planes according to him.
1% of the world’s population responsible for half of CO2 emissions
Especially since he assures us, his company continues to invest in “green planes” which consume less and less.
According to a recent study reported by the Guardianas far as air travel is concerned, 1% of the world’s population causes half of CO2 emissions. While Americans have by far the largest carbon footprint among rich countries, only 4% of French people fly regularly.