Travel Extra’s Quotes of the Week Jan 19 2013

We will be taking every necessary step in the coming days to assure our customers and the traveling public of the 787’s safety and to return the airplanes to service. – Boeing.

The philosophy of Ryanair is a raw expression of capitalist greed, maximising profit at all costs. Misleading advertising, poor customer service, rip-off credit fees and less than straight websites are all pioneered by this airline. – Irish Socialist MEP Paul Murphy in the European parliament.

It would be helpful if these MEP’s made some basic attempt to understand Ryanair’s safety and low fare policies before making false and inaccurate claims in the European parliament. – Ryanair responds.

The 787’s more-electric architecture has very little to do with batteries. Functions that were formerly powered pneumatically are now powered electrically. – Boeing

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