Ryanair is planning to open 12 new routes from London Stansted in April 2014 as well as adding frequencies on 17 existing routes, which will deliver an additional 1,300,000 passengers per year and support 1,300 new on-site jobs at London Stansted Airport.
From April, the low cost carrier will fly from Stansted to Basel, Bordeaux, Brive, Bucharest, Comiso, Dortmund, Lisbon, Osijek, Podgorica, Prague, Rabat and Skelleftea. The 12 new destinations will take the total number of Ryanair routes from Stansted to 126 for next summer.
Ryanair will also add more frequencies on another 17 existing routes from Stansted including major cities such as Barcelona, Berlin, Madrid, Milan and Rome.
Ryanair’s CEO Michael O’Leary said: “Ryanair is pleased to deliver 12 new Europe routes to/from Stansted to Basel, Bordeaux, Brive, Bucharest, Comiso, Dortmund, Lisbon, Osijek, Podgorica, Prague, Rabat and Skelleftea, as well as increased frequencies on 17 existing routes, which will deliver over 1,300,000 additional passengers per annum and sustain over 1,300 “on-site” jobs at Stansted Airport. As Stansted’s biggest airline, Ryanair looks forward to growing traffic, routes and jobs at Stansted.”
Ryanair celebrated its 12 new routes and increased frequencies by releasing 100,000 seats on sale at prices from £14.99 for travel in January and Febuary