JULY 21ST, 2016
Ryanair Launches Birmingham Summer 2017 Schedule
Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (21 July) launched its biggest ever Birmingham summer schedule (2017), with 3 new routes to Chania, Girona and Reus, 2 new summer services to Sofia and Warsaw, and more flights to Faro, Gran Canaria, Ibiza, Palma and Tenerife, which will deliver almost 2.3m customers p.a. and support 1,700 jobs at Birmingham Airport, as Ryanair grows Birmingham traffic by 20%.
Ryanair’s Birmingham summer 2017 schedule will deliver:
· 3 new routes: Chania (2 wkly), Girona (3 wkly) & Reus (2 wkly)
· More flights to: Faro (daily), Ibiza (6 wkly), Gran Canaria (3 wkly), Palma (11 wkly) & Tenerife (4 wkly)
· 2 new summer services: Sofia (3 wkly) & Warsaw (3 wkly),
· 28 routes in total
· 141 weekly flights
· 2.3m customers p.a.
· 1,700* “on-site” jobs p.a.
Ryanair is the ideal choice for business and leisure customers, who can now choose from 28 Birmingham routes in summer 2017 and look forward to further improvements, as Ryanair continues its “Always Getting Better” programme, which includes more new routes, new digital features, new cabin interiors and even more low fares.
Ryanair’s Chief Marketing Officer, Kenny Jacobs said:
“We are pleased to launch our biggest ever Birmingham summer 2017 schedule, 3 months earlier than last year, which includes 3 new routes to Chania, Girona and Reus, the continuation of our winter services to Sofia and Warsaw to summer, and more flights to Faro, Gran Canaria, Ibiza, Palma and Tenerife, which will deliver almost 2.3m customers p.a. and support 1,700 jobs at Birmingham Airport, as we grow our operation by 20%.
To celebrate the launch of our Birmingham summer 2017 schedule, we are releasing 100,000 seats for sale across our European network from just £19.99, which are available for booking until Monday (25 Jul). Since these amazing low prices will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto www.ryanair.com and avoid missing out.”
William Pearson, Aviation Director, Birmingham Airport, said:
“We are delighted that Ryanair has launched its summer 2017 schedule even earlier this year, giving passengers travelling from Birmingham Airport more choice on a total of 28 routes. With three new routes now available for booking, Chania, Girona and Reus, passengers have more destinations than ever to choose from when planning their 2017 summer holiday.”