Ryanair will commence five of its new London Stansted Winter 2017 routes in September, two months earlier than planned, due to strong demand from UK consumers and visitors. The low-cost carrier will operate new services between London Stansted and Aalborg, Kiev, Lviv, Oradea and Pardubice as part of its expanded London Stansted winter 2017 schedule, with 127 routes in total.
Ryanair will start offering connecting flights this month, initially through Rome Fiumicino airport, with connections at other airports to be rolled out shortly afterwards. It will be the first time the carrier has allowed passengers to transit from one plane to another without separate bookings.
Ryanair has launched a new route from Belfast to Malta, with a twice weekly service beginning in October, as part of its winter 2017 schedule.
Ryanair has launched its biggest-ever Scottish winter schedule, with 13 new Edinburgh routes to Baden, Budapest, Carcassonne, Eindhoven, Hamburg, Katowice, Nantes, Prague, Szczecin, Toulouse, Venice, Valencia and Wroclaw.
Ryanair has announced that it has issued a 6.5 year, €750 million Eurobond at a fixed coupon of 1.125 per cent. Ryanair is rated BBB+ (stable) by both Standard & Poor’s and Fitch Ratings.
Ryanair has launched a new annual multi-trip travel insurance service on Ryanair.com. Launched in partnership with Europ Assistance, the new service offers customers great cover whenever they travel, on an unlimited number of European trips, of up to 28 days each in duration.
Ryanair has reported third quarter profits fell eight per cent to €95 million. The result comes as average fares fell by 17 per cent, to €33 per passenger, while traffic grew 16 per cent to 29 million customers.
Ryanair has launched its Israel winter 2017 schedule, with 19 routes, some 15 of which are new. The low-cost carrier will operate seven new Tel Aviv routes later this year, with flights from Baden Baden, Gdansk, Krakow, Milan Bergamo, Paphos, Poznan and Wroclaw on offer.
Ryanair has launched its biggest-ever Barcelona winter schedule, with four new routes to Krakow, Luxembourg, Prague and Venice, two new winter routes to Brussels Charleroi and Naples, and more flights on eight existing routes.
Ryanair has launched its biggest-ever Milan Malpensa winter schedule, with seven new routes on offer later this year. Flights to Alicante, Eindhoven, Katowice, Lamezia, Liverpool, Palermo and Valencia will be added to the schedule.