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Ryanair expanding at three bases

14th January 2009 - 13:17 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Ryanair has announced that it will add new Boeing 737-800 aircraft at Alicante (up one to four) from June, Bristol (up two to four) from July and Edinburgh (up two to four) from March in an expansion which will bring four new routes to Alicante, 12 to Bristol and seven to Edinburgh with an investment of $350 million.
Ryanair’s new Alicante routes will begin on 4th June to Derry and Knock while its flights to Wroclaw will begin on 5th June with Bristol commencing 3 July. Ryanair’s traffic at Alicante will increase to 2 million p.a. which will sustain 2,000 local jobs and deliver more than €200million in tourism revenues.
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
€180million in tourism revenues.
Ryanair will commence seven new routes at Edinburgh to/from Carcassonne, Limoges, Leipzig (Altenburg), Malta, Poitiers, Rome and Zadar and increased frequencies to Alicante and Dusseldorf-Weeze from the end of March which will increase Ryanair’s traffic at Edinburgh to almost 2 million per annum, which will sustain 2,000 local jobs and deliver more than €200 million in tourism revenues for Edinburgh.

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