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Ryanair Chief Executive Michael O'Leary has said his airline is considering charging passengers for using the toilet while flying.

During a televised interview with the BBC he said: "One thing we have looked at in the past, and are looking at again, is the possibility of maybe putting a coin slot on the toilet door, so that people might actually have to spend a pound to spend a penny in future."

However, Ryanair's PR chief, Steven McNamara, later said: "I don't think it's going to happen in the foreseeable future," adding: "Will it happen long-term?

I'm not really sure.

"It's one of those things that when Michael starts looking at something, you know, it's always up for discussion."

The Dublin-based airline is well known for offering low basic ticket prices, and then charging extra for items such as checking-in additional luggage.

When asked what passengers who weren't carrying any cash would do if they needed the toilet Mr O'Leary replied: "I don't think there is anybody in history that has got on board a Ryanair aircraft with less than a pound."
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Title Annotation:Product and Service Announcements; Ryanair Ltd.
Publication:Airports International
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Date:Apr 1, 2009
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