Ryanair plans four new routes

Ryanair plans four new routes

Ryanair announced 4 new routes for winter 2012 from Birmingham, to Barcelona (El Prat), Krakow, Milan (Bergamo) and Palma De Mallorca starting in November.

Ryanair will grow its winter 2012 Birmingham schedule to 18 routes, which will deliver over 1.5m passengers p.a., sustaining 1,500 “on site” jobs at Birmingham Airport.

Ryanair celebrated its 4 new Birmingham routes by launching 100,000 seats from £13 for travel on Mon, Tues, Wed and Thur in August and September, which are available for booking before midnight (24:00hrs) on Mon (9 July).

Ryanair’s Maria Macken said: “Ryanair is pleased to announce 4 brand new routes from Birmingham to Barcelona, Krakow, Milan and Palma De Mallorca, starting in November 2012. These new routes will grow our winter 2012 schedule to 18, which will deliver over 1.5m passengers p.a. at Birmingam Airport.

“To celebrate these new Birmingham routes, Ryanair has launched 100,000 seats from £13, for travel across Europe in August and September, which are available for booking until midnight Monday (9 July). Since seats at these crazy low prices will be snapped up quickly, we urge passengers to book them immediately on www.ryanair.com.”

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Paul Kehoe, CEO of Birmingham Airport, said: “I’m certain this news will be welcomed in the Midlands as it means that people can use their local airport rather than having to travel outside the region to fly. Ryanair is an important customer of Birmingham Airport and we’re delighted that the carrier has placed even more confidence in the region by adding further routes to its current Birmingham operation.”