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January 23rd, 2010

Ryanair announce 5 new routes from Pisa

Ryanair have put 5 new routes from Pisa on sale, beginning form April 2010. These include flights between Pisa and Santander, Reus, Madrid, Gothenburg (Saeve) and Fez.

May 4th, 2009

Massive Ryanair expansion in Spain

Ryanair have announced massive plans to expand their operation in Spain, including new flights from Alicante and Madrid.

From July 2009 they will add flights from Alicante to Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi), Fez, Gdansk, Lille, Marrakech and Santander. From mid-July they are due to begin flights from Madrid to Almeria, Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi), Granada, London (Gatwick) and Malta.

July 30th, 2008

Ryanair expands at Weeze

Ryanair will expand their operation at Weeze airport (or Dusseldorf as they like to call it) this winter. From 27 October 2008 they will begin flying from Weeze to Birmingham, Manchester, Dublin, Tenerife (Sur), Santander, Faro, Ancona, Oslo (Torp), Gothenburg (Saeve) and Riga.

February 14th, 2008

Ryanair to make base at Reus

Ryanair will make the Reus their 26th European base. They have put four new routes on sale, beginning October 2008, from Reus to Santander, Santiago de Compostela, Seville and Paris (Beauvais).

October 28th, 2007

New Ryanair routes from Shannon and Dublin

Ryanair have put four new routes on sale, including one from their Shannon base to Alicante, and three routes from Dublin. The new routes from Dublin include flights to Palma and Santander in Spain, and Zadar in Croatia.

August 16th, 2007

Ryanair to expand at Madrid

From the end of October 2007, Ryanair will begin flying six new routes from their Madrid base. This will include flights to Santander, Girona, Cagliari, Alghero, Liverpool and Frankfurt (Hahn).

May 17th, 2007

Ryanair to launch 9 new routes from Milan

Ryanair continues their expansion, as they have announced that they will add nine new routes from their Milan (Orio al Serio) base during December 2007/January 2008. They will begin flying from Milan (Orio al Serio) to Alghero, Bari, Cagliari, Billund, Santander, Oporto, Riga and Gothenburg (Saeve).

April 5th, 2006

Ryanair announces major expansion at Liverpool

Liverpool and nearby Manchester continue to grow as hubs for low-cost flying. Today, Ryanair has announced 11 new routes for Liverpool.

The new routes, which span Europe, will begin from the beginning of October 2006.

They include Aberdeen and Inverness in the UK, the Spanish cities of Santander and Santiago de Compostela, expansion into Poland with flights to Wroclaw, Poznan and Krakow. They will begin flying to the Italian cities of Alghero (Sardinia) and Ancona, and also to Kaunas in Lithuania and Tampere in Finland.

January 25th, 2005

FlyMe launch new domestic routes

FlyMe will launch 2 new routes on 13 February 2005 from their base at Stockholm (Arlanda) to Sundsvall and Ostersund. These will be the first low-cost routes to these airports.

July 27th, 2004

Ryanair becomes the first budget airline to fly to Latvia

Many people have been waiting for Ryanair to announce new routes further east into Europe after an initial early promise to do so by the airline. Today, Ryanair have done just that by announcing new routes to Riga, making them the first budget airline to fly to the recent EU-addition, Latvia, and the first budget airline to fly from the UK to any of the Baltic states.

Ryanair will begin flights to Riga on 31 October from London (Stansted), Frankfurt (Hahn) and Tampere.

In addition, Ryanair have added 2 further destinations to the budget-flying map, Santander and Zaragoza in Spain. They will fly to Zaragoza from London (Stansted) (beginning 01 December 2004) and to Santander from London (Stansted), Rome (Ciampino) and Frankfurt (Hahn) (beginning 20 September 2004).

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