Ryanair fuel sob story ends with price rise misery

Damian Wilson

Pronouncements from the Kingdom of Ryanair always come with a fruity mix of business speak and blarney.

So when one of their head honchos announced that a rise in airplane fuel prices will be passed onto the consumer in the form of an average 12% higher air fares until March next year, then it's worth taking a moment to unravel the subtext here.