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Ryanair cabin crew strip for sexy calendar

October 25, 2013, 5:32 amYahoo! New Zealand

Ryanair has launched its latest charity calendar featuring bikini-clad flight attendants.

Ryanair cabin crew strip down for charity (clone 1382639378) NZ

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Ryanair, the low-cost airline that travellers love to hate, has launched its new charity calendar by parading half-dressed air hostesses through London.

The launch comes just two days after controversial Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary found himself criticised for flirty comments in a Twitter live-chat on Monday.

The budget airline says the 2014 calendar is the “best ever” and features “13 cabin crew stunners”.

It was shot on location on the Greek Island of Crete.

The Teenage Cancer Trust was chosen from more than 400 interested charities as the recipient of the €100,000 (NZ$165,000) proceeds from the 2014 calendar sales.

Accustomed to criticism that the calendar objectifies its flight attendants, Ryanair simply shrugs it off, saying it will "defend the right of its sexy cabin crew to strip down for charity".

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It claims a recent survey revealed 99 percent of its customers support the calendar and just 10.5 percent believe it should include men.

Ryanair spokesman Robin Kiely told the Daily Mail there were no plans to include men in a future calendar.

"The sad fact of life is that calendars featuring male crew don’t sell and therefore don’t raise funds to support cancer research."

The airline sells the calendar for €10 or £10 on board, and says it always sells out fast.

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Since its first charity calendar back in 2008, the airline has raised more than more than €600,000 (NZ$1,157,000) for charity.

Watch the making of the video below:

What do you think of the calendar?

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  1. For-Fs-Sake05:10am Saturday 26th October 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    Wish i was there, they dont look like they are being exploted to me David in fact they look like they are haveing a great time.

  2. David08:10pm Friday 25th October 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    if they put as much effort into their service as they do with exploiting their staff then maybe

  3. Betty Boo03:37pm Friday 25th October 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    I wish I looked like they did. Totally JEALOUS!!!

  4. Gato03:35pm Friday 25th October 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    I dont think MOL will worry about the comments of losers like Allan.

  5. Albie Dagg03:33pm Friday 25th October 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    Yes, some hate . But thousands like myself use it and in spite of the small minded will continue to do so.

  6. Terry03:29pm Friday 25th October 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    The opposite of entrepreneur......Alan.

  7. Alan02:46pm Friday 25th October 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    Ryanair's trying to tart up it's image, treats it's staff and customers like sh+t, a company without much of a future and a moronic CEO.

  8. .jeay4nz02:35pm Friday 25th October 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    WOW, Absolutely Gorgeous Scenery, No Matter Which way one looks at it, Good Job, Well Done Girls. A Credit to Ryan Air for presenting these pictures for us all to see just How Beautiful, Their Lovely Staff are Representing their company for this years Calender. :-)