AMEX No Longer Accepted by Ryanair

Ryanair Holdings plc Europe`s largest low fares airline, today announced that with effect from June 30th 2003 it will no longer accept the American Express charge card.

In order to continue to offer even lower fares to consumers and as part of its ongoing cost reduction programme, Ryanair will no longer accept the excessive charges levied by American Express. These charges are substantially higher than those of the other major credit card issuers. Ryanair will of course continue to accept all other major cards on Europe`s largest travel website