Ryanair to close website for 10 hours

Ryanair has confirmed that its website will close for a 10-hour period from 19:00hrs Wednesday 24th June 2009 until 05:00hrs Thursday 25th June due to an essential upgrade maintenance.In order to avoid any inconvenience, web check-in passengers travelling on Thursday 25th must ensure that they have checked in online before 18:00hrs Wednesday 24th June. Ryanair’s website will not be available for any passenger bookings or other passenger services from 19:00hrs due to these upgrade works.

Passengers who booked flights on or before the 21st May and selected to use airport check-in will be unaffected and can check-in at the airport as normal.

Ryanair’s Stephen McNamara said:

“Ryanair’s guaranteed lowest fares will see 67 million passengers travel on one of our 800 routes this year. To ensure our website can continue to cater to the enormous demand for our low fares we are undertaking a systems upgrade which will temporarily close our site from 19:00hrs Wednesday 24th June until 05:00hrs Thursday morning (25th June). All web check-in passengers who are due to travel this Thursday should check-in and print off their boarding passes before 18:00hrs Wednesday.”