Ryanair, National Express announce record opening bookings

Ryanair, National Express announce record opening bookings

Low cost carrier Ryanair has announced record coach transfer bookings following the launch of its partnership with Europe’s largest scheduled coach operator, National Express, which offers Ryanair passengers travelling to/from London and Manchester affordable and direct coach travel.

Ryanair passengers travelling to/from London Gatwick, London Luton, London Stansted and Manchester can avail of direct National Express connections to and from the airport door by booking online on the Ryanair.com website or purchasing tickets onboard Ryanair flights in the UK. Since launching the partnership at the end of March, thousands of Ryanair passengers have travelled on National Express services in the UK.

Ryanair has also scheduled 23 extra flights between Germany and London for the Champions League final on 25th May and Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund fans flying on Ryanair’s lowest fares can avail of Champions League coach travel to/from London city with National Express, which has also scheduled extra coaches, ensuring a winning combination, no matter who lifts the trophy.

Ryanair’s Robin Kiely said: “Since launching in March, Ryanair’s partnership with National Express has been a huge success, with thousands of passengers travelling not only on the lowest airfares, but availing of affordable coach travel both on the Ryanair.com website and onboard Ryanair flights operating to and from London Gatwick, London Luton, London Stansted and Manchester Airport. Ryanair will operate an extra 23 flights between Germany and London this month for the Champions League final and Bayern and Dortmund fans can save even more, thanks to our Champions League specials and National Express coach transfers, available now on Ryanair.com.”

National Express UK Coach Managing Director, Tom Stables said: “We are delighted to see our partnership with Ryanair is proving such a flyaway success. National Express operate millions of passenger journeys to UK airports each year, with 24/7 services running directly to the airport terminals. This partnership means it is now simpler than ever for holidaymakers and business travellers to book affordable airport travel.”

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