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January 18th, 2009

Ryanair announces expansion at Bristol, Edinburgh and Alicante

Ryanair have this week announced a massive expansion of their operations from Bristol (from July 2009), Edinburgh (from April 2009) and Alicante (from June 2009). The new routes that they will launch are as follows:

June 21st, 2008

Nine new Ryanair routes from Birmingham

In January 2008, Ryanair announced that they were making Birmingham their 25th regional base. They have just announced an additional nine new routes from Birmingham which will launch in November 2008. These include flights to Alicante, Fuerteventura, Palma, Murcia, Derry, Katowice, Kaunas, Krakow and Prague.

June 7th, 2008

Massive additions to Ryanair winter flight schedule

Although Ryanair have made it known that they intend to ground some of their fleet this winter due to the high cost of oil, they have just announced details of 40 new routes that they will begin flying this winter. The new routes begin from the end of October 2008, and include:

May 24th, 2007

Ryanair makes Bristol their 20th base

Today, Ryanair announced that Bristol would become their 20th European base. They announced 13 new routes from their airport, which will begin from November 2007. These include flights from Bristol to Bratislava, Riga, Katowice, Rzeszow, Wroclaw, Poznan, Budapest, Salzburg, Oporto, Knock, Milan (Orio al Serio) and Dinard. This move may surprise some, given that Bristol is a well established easyJet base, and has been for many years.

Ryanair had also announced a new route from Bristol to Derry, but the future of Derry became uncertain today when it had its license to operate flights revoked by the UK Civil Aviation Authority. All flights to Derry are suspended with immediate effect.

September 22nd, 2006

Ryanair announces 5 new routes

Ryanair continue their seemingly eternal route expansion with 5 new routes. In December 2006 they will launch a new route between Glasgow (Prestwick) and Derry. Over the coming months they will also add new routes from Dublin (as previously announced) to Fuerteventura, Tenerife (North), Alghero and Trapani.

September 14th, 2005

Ryanair announces 15th base at Nottingham East Midlands

Following the announcement yesterday that Ryanair will make Cork their 14th base, they have today announced that East Midlands will be their 15th base. They currently operate 5 routes from East Midlands, and will add a further 10 routes in March 2006, where they will base 2 aircraft.

The new routes will be introduced during the first half of March, and include flights to Berlin (Schoenefeld), Derry, Nimes, Carcassonne, Nantes, Dinard, Limoges, Lodz, Wroclaw and Bergerac.

June 21st, 2005

Ryanair adds routes from Stansted

As expected, Ryanair today announced details of their new routes from London (Stansted). This includes a route to Kaunas, their first Lithuanian route, and the first low-cost connection from outside Scandinavia to Lithuania. Flights will commence on 22 September 2005.

They will also launch 3 new routes to Lodz in Poland (another new Ryanair destination, and a new destination for the European budget route map), Poznan and Grenoble.

Ryanair also announced that they would be increasing frequencies on their routes from Stansted to Derry, Seville, Granada, Riga and Tampere.

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