Discount Airline Close to Charging Pee Fee
Skip to the loo may soon cost $1.50
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 8, 2010 1:43 AM CDT
Updated Apr 8, 2010 5:30 AM CDT
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(Newser) – In the latest move to squeeze every possible penny from travelers, a discount airline is close to charging flyers a fee to use the bathroom. Europe's Ryanair is preparing to dun travelers $1.50 for each trip to the loo. The airline is working with Boeing to develop a coin-operated bathroom door release. Officials are also considering removing 2 of 3 bathrooms on some of the planes to squeeze in extra seats, reports CNN. The new push follows an announcement by Spirit airline that it will begin charging up to $45 for carry-on baggage in overhead bins.