Business & Economy

Ryanair goes "family-friendly"

18 June, 2014

Ryanair, unveiled its new family product, Ryanair Family Extra, offering families a range of discounts on travel and an improved service on Ryanair flights.

With Ryanair Family Extra, families can have:
• 50% allocated seating discounts on children’s seats*
• 50% off checked-in bags for children*
• Discounted priority boarding*
• 50% off travel insurance for children
• Reduced infant fees (now just €20/£20)
• A free 5kg infant bag allowance
• Bottle warming and baby changing facilities on board
• Two free pieces of infant equipment (buggy, booster seat, car seat or travel cot, carried in the hold)
• Bringing an approved car seat on board when a seat is booked
• A Fly & Save bonus – get 20% off your third family flight when your family fly twice.
(*when booked by an adult)

Ryanair Family Extra is now available for all families booking on the website, with further information available at

In London, Ryanair’s Chief Marketing Officer, Kenny Jacobs said “As part of our Always Getting Better programme and our commitment to the continued improvement of our customer experience, Ryanair is delighted to launch Ryanair Family Extra, offering families a great range of discounts and an improved service for those travelling with children.
Families booking with Ryanair can now avail of discounted seating, baggage and insurance for children, a reduced infant fee and 5kg infant bag allowance, bottle warming and changing facilities on board, bring two free pieces of infant equipment, and can bring a car seat on board when they book a seat.
And with our Fly & Save bonus, families who fly twice with Family Extra can enjoy 20% off their third flight booking. So for real family values, customers should choose the airline where family matters – Ryanair.
This is the latest in a long line of Ryanair customer improvements, following allocated seating, a free second carry-on bag, reduced fees and a new website and we will next unveil our brand new app and mobile boarding passes in July, followed by a tailored business product, as we continue to offer so much more than just the lowest fares.”