Inside The Low Cost Airline
The inside story of the low cost airlines is a tale of big characters and big money. Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary and EasyJet’s Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou opened up new frontiers in the aviation industry as their airlines offered cheap flights to a vast range of popular and alternative destinations. As the cost of flying keeps increasing, how much further can these companies grow? Stelios, EasyJet’s biggest shareholder, is trying to halt its expansion, while O’Leary has just placed a massive order for new planes. This documentary tells the incredible true story of how low cost flight was born, shining a light on the main players’ history, their ethos, their business strategy and their outlandish publicity stunts.