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Ryanair seeks female crew to strip down for calendar - SEE GALLERY
Irish Central ^ | July 29th 2010 | JAMES O'BRIEN

Posted on 08/02/2010 2:44:31 AM PDT by Cardhu

Irish airline Ryanair is on a Europe-wide search for sexy female cabin crew to strip down for its 2011 calendar.

Despite complaints from women’s groups across Europe, the airline is determined to line up female cabin crew members to pose semi-naked for the calendar.

A Ryanair spokesperson said that despite women’s groups criticism of the calendar idea, a recent poll indicated female staff as the popular choice.

"Overwhelmingly people still want female cabin crews,” he said.

"We wanted sexy passengers to be in it but they said no they wanted cabin crew 50,000 passengers voted and said they wanted it to be female.

"We've come in for some criticism in the past from some women's groups so we decided to let passengers tell us what they want."

The spokesperson said that fewer Irish girls apply to take part in the calendar than other nationalities, and there are no guarantees that an Irish girl will make the cut.

All proceeds go for charity. Last year’s calendar raised $130,000.

Ryanair’s biggest competition is the Irish Fire Brigade calendar, which sold 20,000 copies in 2009 making it the most popular calendar in the world.

(Excerpt) Read more at irishcentral.com ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Travel
KEYWORDS: babes; calendar; ryanair; swimsuit
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To brighten up a slow Monday



Lovely ladies of Ryanair

Ryanair’s biggest competition is the Irish Fire Brigade calendar, which sold 20,000 copies in 2009 making it the most popular calendar in the world???????


1 posted on 08/02/2010 2:44:33 AM PDT by Cardhu
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To: Cardhu

2 posted on 08/02/2010 2:48:45 AM PDT by mirkwood (gotta laugh to keep from crying)
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To: Cardhu
“”We've come in for some criticism in the past from some women's groups so we decided to let passengers tell us what they want.”

Bigger seats and cheaper fares would be a start, and let the passengers find their own pin-up calenders.

3 posted on 08/02/2010 2:56:40 AM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: count-your-change

Now you are being practical :)


4 posted on 08/02/2010 3:04:31 AM PDT by Cardhu
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To: Cardhu

I think that it is sad, and indeed shameful, that a business would use sexually degradation of womanhood as an economic lever to attract moronic patronage.


5 posted on 08/02/2010 3:05:14 AM PDT by J Edgar
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To: J Edgar
“I think that it is sad, and indeed shameful, that a business would use sexually degradation of womanhood as an economic lever to attract moronic patronage.”

I agree with you. Besides, flying on Ryanair is a step down from traveling in a box car. All of these economy airlines also have very strict luggage restrictions (e.g. ‘if you want to bring your liver that will be an extra $50).

6 posted on 08/02/2010 3:13:45 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: J Edgar

The women want to appear in these calendars, lighten up!
With a handle like J. Edgar your own perferences are suspect anyway.


7 posted on 08/02/2010 3:16:22 AM PDT by Dem Guard (The + IRS = Theirs)
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To: pieceofthepuzzle

“(e.g. ‘if you want to bring your liver that will be an extra $50).”
LOL
Thanks for the warning!


8 posted on 08/02/2010 3:16:25 AM PDT by J Edgar
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To: mirkwood; Impy; fieldmarshaldj; GOPsterinMA; SunkenCiv

9 posted on 08/02/2010 3:17:03 AM PDT by Perdogg (Nancy Pelosi did more damage to America on 03/21 than Al Qaeda did on 09/11)
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To: J Edgar
would use sexually degradation of womanhood as an economic lever to attract moronic patronage

which reminds me....meet some friends at Hooters today for lunch...

10 posted on 08/02/2010 3:17:53 AM PDT by OBXWanderer (www.pigsford.com)
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To: Dem Guard

“With a handle like J. Edgar your own perferences are suspect anyway.”

???? care to elaborate? I suspect you will reveal more about yourself than me!


11 posted on 08/02/2010 3:24:05 AM PDT by J Edgar
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To: J Edgar

Totally, dude.

12 posted on 08/02/2010 3:24:17 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: OBXWanderer

You acknowledge, I observe without prejudice!


13 posted on 08/02/2010 3:27:14 AM PDT by J Edgar
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To: J Edgar
"J. Edgar Hoover, the FBI chief, and his longtime companion, Clyde Tolson, were an ambiguously gay crime-fighting duo. Inseparable for 44 years, 1928-1972, the two top G-men vacationed together, often dressed similarly and continue their cohabitation even after death. They're buried alongside one another."

Need I say more?

14 posted on 08/02/2010 3:32:17 AM PDT by Dem Guard (The + IRS = Theirs)
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To: Dem Guard

that sounds very Ghey....

thanks for the pics :)


15 posted on 08/02/2010 3:35:18 AM PDT by wyowolf ("we were the winners , cause we didn't know we could fail.")
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To: Cardhu

Air VS. Fire?


16 posted on 08/02/2010 3:40:12 AM PDT by wally_bert (It's sheer elegance in its simplicity! - The Middleman)
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To: Dem Guard
“J. Edgar Hoover, the FBI chief, and his longtime companion, Clyde Tolson, were an ambiguously gay crime-fighting duo. Inseparable for 44 years, 1928-1972, the two top G-men vacationed together, often dressed similarly and continue their cohabitation even after death. They're buried alongside one another.”
Need I say more?

Yeah, what has that to do with me? My handle denotes my birth name, and coincidentally denotes the Anti Commie aspect of J Edgar Hoover's FBI.

I am not a Hoover ‘groupie’. He was a Mason, anti-Catholic, probably a bigger fraud than we know, probably involved in JFK, RFK, and Malcolm X assassinations, was well as other nefarious activities!

17 posted on 08/02/2010 3:43:20 AM PDT by J Edgar
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To: Cardhu
I think Spain's Air Comet calendar was first out of the chute, so to speak.


18 posted on 08/02/2010 3:45:21 AM PDT by Thrownatbirth (.....Iraq Invasion fan since '91.)
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To: J Edgar
Yeah, what has that to do with me? My handle denotes my birth name, and coincidentally denotes the Anti Commie aspect of J Edgar Hoover's FBI.

Don't jump on me. I didn't name you and I didn't pick your handle. The baggage comes with the public perception of the name regardless of what you say.

19 posted on 08/02/2010 3:47:55 AM PDT by Dem Guard (The + IRS = Theirs)
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To: J Edgar

“I think that it is sad, and indeed shameful, that a business would use sexually degradation of womanhood as an economic lever to attract moronic patronage.”

Lighten up. I see no problem with it.
When I was living in Slovakia, they had an airline, Sky Europe”.
It was a low cost shortline airline just like Ryanair, but went belly up.
Maybe if they had run some promos like Ryan, they might still be flying.
Degradation is only when the woman does not agree.


20 posted on 08/02/2010 3:51:33 AM PDT by AlexW
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To: pieceofthepuzzle

“I agree with you. Besides, flying on Ryanair is a step down from traveling in a box car.”

And just how else would you fly into Bratislava, or many other small cities?
Maybe you prefer all day, all night train trips in Europe.


21 posted on 08/02/2010 3:56:52 AM PDT by AlexW
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To: Perdogg

On that third picture it looks like ET is getting a little frisky with her.


22 posted on 08/02/2010 3:58:47 AM PDT by catfish1957 (Hey algore...You'll have to pry the steering wheel of my 317 HP V8 truck from my cold dead hands)
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To: AlexW

“And just how else would you fly into Bratislava, or many other small cities?”

You’re right, but I still can’t stand flying that airline.


23 posted on 08/02/2010 4:13:36 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: Dem Guard

“J. Edgar Hoover, the FBI chief, and his longtime companion, Clyde Tolson, were an ambiguously gay crime-fighting duo. Inseparable for 44 years, 1928-1972, the two top G-men vacationed together, often dressed similarly and continue their cohabitation even after death. They’re buried alongside one another.”
Need I say more?

Yes: You can say they kept it to themselves, did not push their fag agenda on the public , and that no one had the balls to say what you just did while they were alive.


24 posted on 08/02/2010 4:25:50 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Venturer
...and that no one had the balls to say what you just did while they were alive.

Especially not the "They're buried alongside one another" part. ;-P

25 posted on 08/02/2010 4:29:57 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: numberonepal

ping


26 posted on 08/02/2010 4:34:08 AM PDT by GQuagmire
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To: Venturer; J Edgar
Personally, I don't give a rats a*s what J. Edgar did in his private life and I'm glad he didn't make a big deal out of it while he was alive. It just struck me as funny (ironic) that someone with the handle J. Edgar would criticize women for volunteering to appear scantily in a promotional calendar. I'm sure our J. Edgar on FR is a wonderful guy in reality and I shouldn't have mentioned this at all. Sorry J. Edgar.
27 posted on 08/02/2010 4:36:40 AM PDT by Dem Guard (The + IRS = Theirs)
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To: Dem Guard

I get burned on some of my posts too. It happens.


28 posted on 08/02/2010 4:45:19 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Dem Guard

I happen to know someone who worked directly for Hoover and from what he has told me, he was nothing like how he has been portrayed over the years. For one thing, he never went by J. Edgar Hoover. A total press fabrication of his name. He just went by John.

He was definitely not gay and had a great sense of humor. The last thing he told me that was interesting was that this great dosseir he had on everyone did not exist. Many thought it existed and he allowed that rumor to go unchecked because he wanted them to think he was all powerful.


29 posted on 08/02/2010 4:59:16 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: J Edgar
"I think that it is sad, and indeed shameful, that a business would use sexually degradation of womanhood as an economic lever to attract moronic patronage."

You're right, they should just adorn their calendar with pictures of their airplanes and different airports they go to. That ought to be a big seller. [/sarcasm]

If a woman voluntarily wants to be photographed fully or partially naked that is up to them. It's a big difference between that and forced prostitution.
30 posted on 08/02/2010 5:01:58 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: Old Teufel Hunden

Coffee, Tea, or Me?
barbra ann


31 posted on 08/02/2010 5:20:38 AM PDT by barb-tex (Beat your plowshares into swords and your pruning hooks into spears: Let the weak say I am strong.)
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To: barb-tex
"Coffee, Tea, or Me?"

Only problem with that is there's no where to go. Bathrooms on airplanes are too small. They are barely big enough to go to the bathroom in... : )
32 posted on 08/02/2010 5:25:22 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: Cardhu
This is a good movie about becoming a calendar girl. Very funny.
33 posted on 08/02/2010 5:35:42 AM PDT by mirkwood (gotta laugh to keep from crying)
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To: Cardhu

Naked ladies are such a teaser.
Ask them if they are teasing about their safety and service, too.


34 posted on 08/02/2010 5:48:03 AM PDT by RGSpincich
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To: Dem Guard

with a handle like J.Edger your own preferences are suspect anyway
Someone who has fallen for COMMUNIST PROPAGANDA


35 posted on 08/02/2010 6:31:21 AM PDT by captbarney
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To: MarineBrat; pissant; doubled; bk1000; mouser; llevrok; Red in Blue PA; MilspecRob; ...

Hottie Ping
To be on or off the Hottie Ping List please FReepmail me.
Thanks to GQuagmire. Giggety giggety goooo.


36 posted on 08/02/2010 6:35:01 AM PDT by numberonepal (Don't Even Think About Treading On Me)
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To: captbarney

Sure Barney..........


37 posted on 08/02/2010 6:42:27 AM PDT by Dem Guard (The + IRS = Theirs)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

can’t believe a FPr is spreading COMMUNIST PROPAGANDA


38 posted on 08/02/2010 6:57:42 AM PDT by captbarney
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To: Dem Guard

“ambiguous” is right


39 posted on 08/02/2010 6:59:50 AM PDT by captbarney
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To: J Edgar

More COMMUNIST PROPAGANDA


40 posted on 08/02/2010 7:01:21 AM PDT by captbarney
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To: captbarney

Move along Barney, nobody poked your with a stick-yet.


41 posted on 08/02/2010 7:05:39 AM PDT by Dem Guard (The + IRS = Theirs)
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To: J Edgar

Would you like some cheese with that whine?

42 posted on 08/02/2010 7:06:10 AM PDT by petercooper (Ignorant Obama Voters: Happy Now?)
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To: Thrownatbirth

I had a short, professional stint with one private carrier. Believe me, corporate air has the hottest flight ‘attendants.’


43 posted on 08/02/2010 7:09:59 AM PDT by Loud Mime (Argue from the Constitution: Initialpoints.net)
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To: Loud Mime

You get what you pay for. Back in coach we just get the old grandmas. lol


44 posted on 08/02/2010 7:11:53 AM PDT by Dem Guard (The + IRS = Theirs)
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To: petercooper
"Would you like some cheese with that whine?"

She looks like she could make a guy "whine" pretty good. lol

45 posted on 08/02/2010 7:13:30 AM PDT by Dem Guard (The + IRS = Theirs)
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To: captbarney

Hey, c’mon, Barn. I’ll tell you what’s Communist. Depriving fliers of their heaven-sent right of having hot female stewardesses, you’d better believe it ! If Commies had their way, stewardesses would look like Helen Thomas.


46 posted on 08/02/2010 7:16:07 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: Perdogg
 

47 posted on 08/02/2010 8:24:07 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: Dem Guard; J Edgar
With a handle like J. Edgar your own preferences are suspect anyway.

I believe the technical term for that is a 'cross-dressing down'...

48 posted on 08/02/2010 8:48:31 AM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 555 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: Cardhu

49 posted on 08/02/2010 10:07:48 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Anti-Gunners suffer from Factose Intolerance)
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To: Cardhu
Can Delta get in on this action?


50 posted on 08/02/2010 10:11:27 AM PDT by Hoodat (.For the weapons of our warfare are mighty in God for pulling down strongholds.)
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