Privacy, comfort and luxury are not words readily associated with budget airlines. But Ryanair hopes to change all that with its new corporate jet hire service, which offers customised aircraft for private charter.
The recently-launched scheme involves revamped Boeing 737-700 jets, which seat 60 passengers in reclining, leather, 48-inch business-class seats. There’s also a range of fine-dining catering facilities on offer.
The planes can be hired by the hour, with rates described as “competitive” by the airline.
“More than 25 million business travellers fly with Ryanair every year, choosing our low fares, unbeatable on-time performance, and Europe’s largest route network, along with the benefits of our Business Plus service,” said spokesman Robin Kiely. “Now, business and group travellers can also enjoy the benefits of Ryanair’s corporate jet service, as we offer a customised Boeing 737-700 for private charter.”