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Ryanair, Europe’s largest low fares airline, announced today (14th Jan) that it will add two new Boeing 737-800 aircraft and open 12 new routes (33 in total) at its Bristol base. This brings Ryanair’s investment in Bristol to four aircraft worth $280million.
Ryanair’s new routes to/from Alicante, Barcelona, Cagliari, Eindhoven, Limoges, Malta, Montpellier, Perpignan, Rimini, Seville, Toulon and Trieste will increase Ryanair’s traffic at Bristol to almost 1.6 million per annum which will sustain 1,600 local jobs and deliver over €180 million in tourism revenues for Bristol.
Ryanair celebrated the announcement of these new aircraft, routes and increased traffic by releasing 1 million £1 seats for travel across its European network in February and March which are available for booking on www.ryanair.com before midnight Monday 19th January.
Speaking in Bristol today, Ryanair's Head of Sales & Marketing Lesley Kane said:
“Bristol today celebrates two new aircraft and 12 new routes. These new routes go on sale today with Eindhoven starting first on 31st March. With a total of 33 low fare Ryanair routes from Bristol this summer passengers can beat the recession by flying at Ryanair’s guaranteed lowest fares and no fuel surcharges to exciting destinations all over Europe. Ryanair’s 1.6 million passengers will sustain 1,600 local jobs and generate over €180 million in tourism revenues to Bristol and its surrounding regions next year.
To celebrate these new aircraft and routes at Bristol, Ryanair is offering 1 Million £1 seats for travel across Europe in February and March. These seats will be snapped up fast and are available for booking on www.ryanair.com before midnight Monday”.
Shaun Browne, Aviation Director at Bristol International Airport, said:
“The launch of 12 new routes shows the strength of the market in the South West and Wales, and Ryanair’s commitment to meeting demand for travel from the region’s airport.
“Routes such as Perpignan and Rimini provide exciting new possibilities for leisure passengers, while the new services to destinations such as Seville and Montpellier will be welcomed by the business community. Today’s announcement also presents an opportunity for the tourist trade in the South West, coming at a time when the UK represents such great value for money for European visitors.”
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