Ryanair to open fifth Poland base at Poznan

Ryanair to open fifth Poland base at Poznan

Ryanair has revealed details of its new Poznan base, its fifth in Poland.

The low-cost carrier will base one aircraft at the airport, with a reported investment of $100 million, offering seven new routes.

Ryanair will now fly to Athens, Billund, Castellon, Eilat Ovda, Madrid, Oslo Torp and Tel Aviv.

At the same time, the carrier will add extra flights to London Stansted, bringing the total offering to 14 destinations.

Ryanair argues the decision will 500,000 customers per annum to the city, while supporting 375 jobs at Poznan Airport.

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Ryanair will continue to connect Poznan with major business and leisure centres on high frequency, low fare services, including Dublin (three times weekly) and London (daily), with better timings and lower fares, making Ryanair the ideal choice for Polish business and leisure customers.

In Poznan, Ryanair chief legal and regulatory officer, Juliusz Komorek, said: “We are pleased to announce a new Poznan base, our fifth in Poland, as we launch our winter 2017.

“Our based aircraft represents an investment of $100 million, which further underlines our commitment to growing traffic, tourism and jobs in the Wielkopolska region and we look forward to working closely with our airport partners to deliver further growth in Poznan.”