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September 2nd, 2009

New Ryanair ski routes on sale for December

Ryanair have just put on sale a number of routes for this winter – this includes the following routes:

All of these routes begin from 19 December 2009.

July 31st, 2009

Ryanair launches 39 new Canary Island routes

Ryanair have placed 39 new routes on sale from various European hubs to the Canary Islands. From October 2009 they will begin new flights to Las Palmas, Arrecife and Tenerife (Sur) from Girona, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, Brussels (Charleroi), Dublin, Weeze, East Midlands, Frankfurt (Hahn), Glasgow (Prestwick), Liverpool, London (Luton), London (Stansted), Madrid, Oporto and Shannon.

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 31st, 2008

14 new Ryanair routes this autumn

Ryanair will begin flying 14 new routes for the winter season, beginning on 27 October 2008. These new routes include:

September 21st, 2007

Ryanair announce new routes from Cork and Malta

From 13 December, Ryanair will begin daily flights from Cork to their East Midlands and Glasgow (Prestwick) bases. They have also announced that they will begin flying from Malta to Venice (Treviso) (also from mid-December) – their eighth low-cost route from Malta.

July 26th, 2007

Ryanair to fly from Belfast City

Ryanair have put a number of new routes on sale, including flights from Belfast (City). From the end of October 2007, they will begin flying to Belfast (City) from East Midlands, Liverpool and Glasgow (Prestwick).

They have also put flights on sale from Bristol to Turin, from East Midlands to Grenoble, Poznan, Szczecin and Tenerife (Sur), from Liverpool to Budapest, Bydgoszcz, Fuerteventura, Grenoble, Lodz, Szczecin and Tenerife (Sur), and from Glasgow (Prestwick) to Grenoble, Budapest and Kaunas.

June 18th, 2007

Wizz Air to open base at Poznan

Wizz Air will begin flying four new routes from Poznan from 31 January 2008. This will make Poznan a base, bringing the number of routes they operate there to 7. The new routes will include flights to Doncaster, Glasgow (Prestwick), Malmo and Oslo (Torp).

May 31st, 2007

Glasgow to Katowice with Wizz Air

Wizz Air, the low-cost airline based in Central Europe, will begin flying from Glasgow (Prestwick) to the Polish city of Katowice. Flights will begin on 03 September 2007.

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.

July 20th, 2006

New routes from Glasgow and Frankfurt for Ryanair

Ryanair will launch 6 new routes at the end of October 2006. They will begin flying from Glasgow (Prestwick) to Riga and Eindhoven, and from their Frankfurt (Hahn) base to Valencia, Nantes, Balaton  and Biarritz.

May 10th, 2006

Ryanair launch Marseille base

From 06 November 2006, Ryanair will launch a major operation at Marseille and will make it a hub airport in their network. In addition to flights to Dublin and Glasgow (Prestwick), they will operate new routes to London (Stansted), Oporto, Brussels (Charleroi), Aer Lingus, Karlsruhe-Baden, Oslo (Torp), Rome (Ciampino) and Frankfurt (Hahn).

Following their recent announcement to fly to Marrakech, they will also add 3 routes from Marseille to Morocco, including Marrakech, Fez and Oujda. These flights will be of concern to Moroccan low-cost airline Atlas Blue, who already fly from Marrakech to Marseille, and were previously the only low-cost airline to fly to Oujda.

March 29th, 2006

Another Polish route from Glasgow with Ryanair

Ryanair will begin flying between their Glasgow (Prestwick) base and Wroclaw from August 2006. This will become the 4th Polish route available from Glasgow (Prestwick).

January 12th, 2006

Wizz Air lands at Prestwick!

From 28 March 2006, Wizz Air will begin flying to Glasgow (Prestwick). They will operate flights from Warsaw and Gdansk.

December 6th, 2005

Ryanair February 2006 expansion

Ryanair will add 6 new routes to their network from 22 February 2006, including Liverpool to Oporto and Seville, Glasgow (Prestwick) to Marseille and Reus, Paris (Beauvis) to Oporto and Frankfurt (Hahn) to Bari.

Flights are already available to book on these new routes.

August 26th, 2005

Kent International Airport sold

A purchase of Kent (Manston) has been agreed from the administrators of Planestation PLC (owner of EUjet, who were forced into administration in July).

The new owners will be Infratil, who own Scotland’s low-cost hub airport – Glasgow (Prestwick). It remains to be seen whether they can (or want to) develop Manston in the same way.

April 14th, 2005

Ryanair plans Hamburg hub

Ryanair have pledged that they will make Hamburg (Luebeck) a new hub airport and would base up to 4 new aircraft there.

This deal will go ahead if the airport is successfully sold from the City of Luebeck to Infratil, a New Zealand based investment group. Infrantil already owns a large proportion of Glasgow (Prestwick) which is used as a hub by Ryanair.

September 2nd, 2004

Ryanair expands at Prestwick

Ryanair have announced that they will begin flying 4 new routes from Glasgow (Prestwick) in the coming months. They currently fly 13 routes from Prestwick, many supported the Scottish Executive’s Route Development Fund, administered by Scottish Enterprise.

The first of the new routes is a link to Niederrhein, which will begin on 8 November 2004. The other 3 new routes will begin from Prestwick on 01 March 2005 , and include Hamburg (Luebeck), Pisa and Murcia.

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