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Ryanair Boss Says His Plans with Google Will Transform How You Buy Airline Tickets

Excerpt from The Independent

Jan 12, 2014 12:00 pm

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Ryanair has always kept its inventory to itself, but its clear that this partnership with Google is giving each party exactly what it wants. This is a match made in digital heaven or, if you’r a Ryanair rival, digital heck.

— Jason Clampet

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Internet giant Google is working on top-secret plans with Michael O’Leary’s Ryanair in a bid to completely transform how consumers search for, select and buy airline tickets.

In a wide ranging interview with the Sunday Independent, in which he describes “running out of road” when it comes to being the face of Ryanair, O’Leary said the partnership with Google would change the way people buy tickets forever.

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