Ryanair opens 4 more Manchester routes in 2014

15.1.14

BARCELONA, BOLOGNA, FUERTEVENTURA & GRAN CANARIA & INCREASED FLIGHTS ON 5 EXISTING ROUTES OVER 2M PASSENGERS & 2,000 JOBS AT MANCHESTER

Ryanair, Europe’s favourite low fares airline, today (15 Jan) announced it will open 4 new routes from Manchester (in March 2014) as well as adding frequencies on 5 existing routes, which will deliver 2,100,000 passengers p.a. and support 2,100* on-site jobs at Manchester Airport. Ryanair’s growth at Manchester from March 2014 will deliver:

• 4 new routes to Barcelona, Bologna, Fuerteventura & Gran Canaria
• 36 Manchester routes in total
• More flights on 5 existing routes – Dublin, Ibiza, Lanzarote, Malaga & Tenerife
• Over 2.1m Ryanair passengers p.a. at Manchester
• Over 2,100* jobs sustained at Manchester Airport

Ryanair celebrated its 4 new routes and increased frequencies by releasing 100,000 seats on sale at prices from 16.99 for travel in Feb and Mar, which are available for booking until midnight Thursday (16 Jan).

Ryanair’s Maria Macken said:“Ryanair is pleased to deliver 4 new European routes to/from Manchester to Barcelona, Bologna, Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria, as well as increased frequencies on 5 existing routes, which will deliver over 2.1m passengers per annum and sustain over 2,100* “on-site” jobs at Manchester Airport.”

  • 4 New Routes More Flights on 5 Routes
  • Barcelona 14 weekly Dublin 48 to 56 weekly
  • Bologna 6 weekly Ibiza 8 to 10 weekly
  • Fuerteventura 4 weekly Lanzarote 12 to 14 weekly
  • Gran Canaria 4 weekly Malaga 16 to 20 weekly
  • Tenerife 12 to 14 weekly

*ACI research confirms up to 1,000 ‘on-site’ jobs are sustained at international airports for every 1m passengers

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Published on: 15/01/2014 13:16:28