Ryanair has today launched a new payment partnership with online payments service PayPal.

The airline said the agreement was the latest addition to improvements in its customer services. Other improvements  include allocated seating, a second free cabin bag and a new website and app.

"As the pioneer of faster, safer online payments, PayPal is delighted to help Ryanair develop its customer experience by making it even easier and quicker for travellers to book and pay for their flights online", commented PayPal’s Vice President for Global Operations Europe, Middle East and Africa Louise Phelan.