Europe’s largest budget airline announced today that the agreement will allow customers to reserve rooms through Booking.com whilst booking a flight via Ryanair’s website. But the deal itself will not give the Dublin-based airline an advantage over its chief rival, easyJet, which has been offering hotel reservations through Booking.com since 2012. Kenny Jacobs, the chief marketing officer tasked with overseeing Ryanair’s image makeover, admitted Booking.com’s partnerships with Ryanair and easyJet are ‘very similar’. But he insists Ryanair has an edge because it has a larger flight network than its low-cost rival. ‘What sets us apart is that we have more destinations. It will be the choice of places you can use Booking.com once you’ve gotten there on Ryanair.’ Get the full story at Mail Online