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Ryanair opens new base in Slovakia

Ryanair opens new base in Slovakia

Low-cost carrier Ryanair is planning to open its first Slovakian base at Bratislava in March 2015 with two based aircraft and 16 routes including one new route to Madrid.

The airline claims the new base will deliver almost one million customers per year and support 1,000 jobs, as Ryanair invests over $200 million at Bratislava.

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary said: “Ryanair is pleased to announce its 71st base in Bratislava from March 2015, offering 16 exciting routes in total including Dublin, Madrid, Milan and London Stansted.”

Ryanair customers in Bratislava can choose from 16 routes next summer, while enjoying allocated seating, a free second carry-on bag, reduced fees, a new website, a brand new app with mobile boarding passes.