Of course, the relentless mistreatment as a passenger by Ryanair over the years didn't help either. I've been told to put my coat in the overhead locker "because I'm telling you" and last Christmas, I was charged on the spot for having hand-luggage a few centimetres out of the length limit, though it was far short of width and therefore in total space was really fine. That was at Christmas; I swore I'd never fly with them again, but ironic as it might be, I'm flying with them on Friday to go see my socialist friends in Glasgow this weekend! Gah, the bastards win every time. Read the article in full here.