Ryanair launches first ever connecting flights in Rome

Ryanair launches first ever connecting flights in Rome

Ryanair has launched its first connecting flights through Rome Fiumicino Airport, providing customers with an expanded route choice.

Passengers will now also have the opportunity to book and transfer directly onto connecting Ryanair flights for the first time.

From today, Ryanair customers can browse connecting Rome Fiumicino flight options on the Ryanair website and book connecting flights on an initial ten routes from Rome.

Connections are available to Alicante, Barcelona, Bari, Brussels, Catania, Comiso, Malta and Palermo, with more to follow.

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All transfer are ‘airside’ onto connecting flights without having to go ‘landside’.

Ryanair chief commercial officer, David O’Brien, said: “Ryanair is pleased to launch our first connecting flights service via Rome Fiumicino Airport, allowing customers to book connecting Ryanair flights on the lowest fares in Europe.

“Starting with an initial ten Rome routes, customers will be able to transfer onto their next flight without having to go landside, and have their bags checked through to their final destination.

“We are also continuing our discussions with Aer Lingus and Norwegian – and other potential partners – with a view to launching connections with third party airlines later this year.”