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BBC Panorama - Why hate Ryanair

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BBC Panorama - Why hate Ryanair

Just saw a trailer for the BBC's hard hitting current affairs programme. Seems like they are broadcasting a critique of our favourite LCC next Monday 12th October at 20:30 BST (19:30 GMT) in the UK.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00n9mdm

Thought a few folks on here might be interested. Probably it will be on BBC World and BBC America at some point or I'm sure someone will put it up on a bit torrent site or You Tube.

Might be interesting to see what slant they put on ii.

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1. Re: BBC Panorama - Why hate Ryanair

looks like Ryanair are in for a slating in the program. they are already defending themselves :

www.ryanair.com/site/EN/news.php…

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"Might be interesting to see what slant they put on it"

I think there's a clue in the title! :-)

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> I think there's a clue in the title! :-)

Given that the title is a question, they might be suggesting you shouldn't.

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Looking forward to watching it... Mr O'l has already made quite a few comments already in the press

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5. Re: BBC Panorama - Why hate Ryanair

He was on BBC's Watchdog a couple of weeks ago, and given what he wanted, a live, unedited interview.Every utterance was basically a commercial for Ryanair without actually addressing the question put. If that's how he is going to behave, I can understand why the Panorama makers would not be keen to give him another similar opportunity.

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Hadn't noticed a question mark in the title, but think you are correct.

Sounds balanced.

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7. Re: BBC Panorama - Why hate Ryanair

Since when has any BBC investigative program been balanced ?

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8. Re: BBC Panorama - Why hate Ryanair

Yup, typical of Ryanair supporters. When they don't like the message they blame the messenger! In this case pre-emptively because we don't know what the message will be.

I don't think anyone who saw the Watchdog segment could claim lack of balance. Equal time to supporters and detractors and MOL free to say anything he wanted live.

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Let's wait and watch the Ryanair programme tonight.

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Hmm, bit of a wasted opportunity, imo.

No follow-through of what the impact of Ryanair's business model is.

EG. No free food or drink for crew, who might fly 4-6 flights per day. I'd certainly want to be flown by a pilot not about to faint with hunger or dehydration.

All just glossed over. ho hum.

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