O’Leary: Most airlines will eventually charge for carry-on luggage

Although Ryanair does not charge a fee for hand luggage, CEO Michael O’Leary predicts this practice will become commonplace among airlines. Ryanair has drastically cut the number of passengers checking in luggage from 80% to 19% by steadily increasing its baggage fees. Speaking at a media briefing...

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