Passengers want O’leary and Stelios to sumo

Thursday 4, March 2010


Passengers want O’leary and Stelios to sumo


20,000 passengers vote - 40% urge O’Leary and Stelios to settle their differences, over easyjet’s high fares and suppressed punctuality, with Sumo bout.



Ryanair, the world’s favourite airline, today (3rd Mar) confirmed that over 20,000 passengers voted in Ryanair’s poll on how it should settle its differences with easyjet, over easyjet’s failure to publish its awful punctuality statistics, and over 40% (8,000 pax) urged the airline chiefs to don nappies for a Sumo smackdown in Trafalgar Sq.


Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary has now sent an invitation to Stelios to join him in Trafalgar Square on St Patrick’s Day for a Sumo bout to settle their squabbling once and for all.


The final vote from Ryanair passengers via was:


40% - Sumo wrestling bout (Stelios to provide the nappies),

20% - Drag race (dressed in high-heels and fishnets),

14% - Mud wrestling contest,

12% - “Chariots of Fire” race around Trafalgar Sq,

9% - Wheelbarrow race around Trafalgar Sq,

5% - Arm-wrestling match.


Ryanair’s Stephen McNamara, said:


“Over 20,000 Ryanair passengers voted on which challenge O’Leary and Stelios should take on in order to settle their dispute over easyjet’s high fares and missing punctuality figures. Over 8,000 passengers want to see the airline chiefs dress in large nappies and Sumo in Trafalgar Square.


“Ryanair has sent an invitation to Stelios to join Michael in Trafalgar Square on Saint Patrick’s Day for a Sumo smackdown, with the winner taking the bragging rights and the loser agreeing to shut up. In the meantime easyjet should stop hiding the truth and start publishing the facts of their lousy punctuality again on their website”.




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