Ryanair CEO’s Twitter chat ruffles feathers

Michael O’Leary, who has stated he doesn’t care about his personal dignity, hit on questioners and shamelessly shilled. Most of the tweets have been deleted.

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For the uninitiated, Ryanair is a discount airline that charges for almost everything, including printing your boarding pass at the airport.

O’Leary, who said in his 2010 book that he doesn’t “give a rat’s arse” about his personal dignity, took over the company’s Twitter account for a brief chat this week and proved it.

Combative, inappropriate, megalomaniacal and misogynistic are just a few words that can accurately describe it.

A few highlights from the #GrillMOL hashtag:

Q: Would you agree you’ve reached the point where customers no longer trust you?

A: Sorry, can’t read, can barely write. 81m customers would disagree with you.

In response to a female questioner, he wrote: “Nice pic. Phwoaaarr!”

This one was an unprompted outburst: “Call me genius, Jesus, Superman, or odious little s**t, whatever takes your fancy as long as you fly Ryanair!

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