Ryanair calls for restrictions on the sale of alcohol at airports
2 drinks per passenger and alcohol banished before 10 am
Ryanair has proposed to implement the restrictions on the sale of alcohol at airports. The low-cost carrier, tired to deal with unpleasant incidents on board, has asked the international airports' bars to limit to two drinks per traveler the amount of alcohol sold and to avoid distributing alcoholic beverages before 10 am.
The Irish company's request proceeds from an accident on board an aircraft taken off from Dublin and bound for Ibiza, forced to an emergency landing in Paris due to the annoying and inappropriate behaviour of three allegedly drunk passengers.
"It is up to airports to introduce these preventive measures to slow down the excessive alcohol consumption and the problems it creates, rather than allowing passengers to drink in excess before the take off. It is completely wrong and unfair that airports can profit from the unlimited sale of alcohol to passengers and leave the airlines to face the consequences on safety", Ryanair explained in a statement.
A firm response arrives from a Dublin airport's spokesman who was interviewed by the "BBC". He has called "draconian" the restrictions on the sale and he said: "The measures would affect all the passengers because of the behavior of a very small minority of travelers".
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