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Old Apr 2, 10, 9:10 am
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From The Wall Street Journal, March 31, 2010:

Ryanair To Install Vending Machines On Planes

Ryanair Holdings PLC (RYAAY), the no-frills Irish carrier, said it will install vending machines on its 225 planes in an effort to cut costs and lift ancillary revenue.

Ryanair said that the phased installation of vending machines will allow it to reduce its cabin crew teams onboard from four to two who will perform safety announcements and ensures passenger seatbelts are securely fastened.

From June 2010 Ryanair passengers will be able to purchase hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, snacks, ice-cream, condoms and smokeless cigarettes directly from onboard vending machines, the airline said.

-By Steve Goldstein, 415-439-6400; [email protected]

Pay loos can't be that far behind.
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Alright, confirmed April Fools - a bit mean to publish that on April 2nd, with a release date of March 31st

"Watch out not to be replaced by a vending machine!"

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Er..... April Fool..........
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You know that MOL is thinking about this idea.
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Old Apr 4, 10, 8:35 pm
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What's next, a fee from Ryanair for flying BA, bmi, or Virgin???? Well it might be a nice way to put BA out of business.

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Pay toilets are just around the corner. Bring a pocket full of change if you plan on a loo visit.
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Of course it's a joke. Vending machines are bloody heavy.
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Pay toilets are just around the corner. Bring a pocket full of change if you plan on a loo visit.
And more change for the vending machine if you want TP
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Of course it's a joke. Vending machines are bloody heavy.
And they already have 2 legged ones they have to carry by law
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doesn't virgin america have vending machines on their flights????
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Old Apr 6, 10, 11:09 am
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Pay toilets are just around the corner. Bring a pocket full of change if you plan on a loo visit.
Indeed they are

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/ar....html?ITO=1490

Prebooking will be required, they'll be a CC charge, no refunds on unused pee & pooh, no pooling of pee and number 2's will have to be of a maximum size otherwise they'll be an excess poohage charge
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