Safety belt? That will be $5 please.
Low-cost airlines have changed the airline industry by making flying available for almost everybody. But low-cost means you have to pay for the extras. Many are familiar with the baggage charge of AirAsia if you want to carry checked baggage in the plane, or the charge if you want to preselect your seat.
Some time ago the biggest European low-cost carrier wanted to charge money for using the toilet in the airplane, but was cancelled after protests from passengers and consumer organizations. Low-cost airlines continue to find new ways to charge passengers for extras. Here is a funny video which takes the charging for everything to an extreme...
Posted: 24 Sep 2011 12:02:00