The move, which takes ‘no frills travel’ to a whole new level, could see 200 passengers vying to share one facility – forcing them either to wait in very long queues or cross their legs and pray.
Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary said he wants to replace the toilets with extra passenger seats in order to offer cheaper air fares.
He is pressing Boeing to ‘re-certify’ Ryanair’s aircraft to enable six extra seats to be installed, particularly for short-haul flights.
The airline flies only one type of aircraft type, the Boeing 737-800. It has 189 seats on each plane, the maximum allowed under current rules.