Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Too long for Ryanair

How a long surname can leave you stranded

Another milestone in Ryanair's quest to revamp its fame for dire public relations. A Swedish passenger, Ulrika Örtegren-Kärjenmäki, was forced to remain at Stansted Airport because her name was deemed too long to fit on Ryanair's boarding passes. The lady had to wait until the next day and fork out £380 for a "non-low cost" flight in order to return home. Click here for the full story.

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