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Flights with budget carriers could get even cheaper after it was predicted that low-cost airlines might stop charging passengers altogether – and instead start paying them to come on board.
The suggestion was made by the head of the Icelandic airline WOW, which has been shaking up the aviation industry on both sides of the Atlantic with its cut-price intercontinental fares.
Those who might be paid to travel, according to Skúli Mogensen, WOW’s CEO, are passengers who WOW has built up a ‘special relationship’ with and who want to make the airline an ‘integral’ part of their travel plans, when it comes to booking hotels and activities, for example.
This may not be that unrealistic as Michael O’Leary the CEO of Ryanair has stated this as one of Ryanair’s aspirations for many years.