ANN CROTTY: The battle for the skies
No amount of tax on air travel or bans on petrol cars will affect the wealthy
No doubt Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary is a bit of a chancer. Not only has he insulted almost all of society’s holy cows, he seems most at ease when being obnoxious.
However, he has built a business that provides affordable air travel for 130-million Europeans each year and which happens to generate huge profits for shareholders.