Thanks For That: FR Pilot Refers To Pax As ‘Morons’
boss Michael O’Leary said last year that it was time for him and his airline to
“stop unnecessarily pissing people off.” He may have forgotten to tell his
Ryanair pilot made a series of postings on his Facebook page recently in which
he posed with a tinfoil hat, called passengers “morons” and disparaged a man
apparently kneeling in the airport practicing Salat, the five-times-per-day
Muslim prayer ritual.
more shocking might be the response – or lack thereof -- by Ryanair, the
European low-budget carrier.
to a report in The Telegraph, the 31-year old pilot, Iain
Inglis, wore a tinfoil hat in the cockpit and took a selfie, possibly a
reference to various conspiracy theories about mind control.
also wrote on Facebook: "To all Ryanair passengers. You now have a seat
assignment. So why of why are you still queuing up like morons!!?? Please
locate your brains."
finally, Inglis also wrote about running away from a bearded man he saw in a
London airport "praying quietly to Mecca and kissing the floor at
Telegraph reached a spokesperson for Ryanair, who had this to say: “We don’t
comment on social media nonsense, nor do we comment on individuals.” Okay then.