SEPTEMBER 7TH, 2016
Ryanair Launches Record (Up 8%) Edinburgh S 2017 Schedule 5 New Routes To Barcelona G, Ibiza, Milan, Porto & Vigo
Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (7 Sept) launched its biggest ever Edinburgh summer schedule (2017), with 5 new routes to Barcelona G, Ibiza, Milan, Porto and Vigo, which will deliver 2.5m customers p.a. and support 1,800* jobs at Edinburgh Airport, as Ryanair grows its Edinburgh traffic by 8% in 2017 to over 2.5m p.a.
Ryanair’s Edinburgh S17 schedule will see more frequencies to sun destinations for summer family holidays, lower fares as Ryanair passes on lower fuel costs, and an even better customer experience, as it rolls out year 3 of its “Always Getting Better” customer experience programme, and will deliver:
5 new routes to: Barcelona Girona (2 wkly), Ibiza (2 wkly), Milan (5 wkly), Porto (2 wkly) & Vigo (2 wkly)
New summer route to Warsaw (3 wkly)
More flights to Palma (8 wkly), Rome (5 wkly) & Tenerife (5 wkly)
38 routes in total
Over 2.5m customers p.a. (+100,000)
1,800* “on-site” jobs p.a.
Ryanair will continue to connect Edinburgh with major business centres on high frequency, low fare services including Dublin (3 daily) and London (4 daily), with better timings and lower fares, making Ryanair the ideal choice for Scottish business and leisure customers.
In Edinburgh, Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary said:
“We are pleased to launch our biggest ever Edinburgh Summer 2017 schedule, which includes 5 new routes to Barcelona G, Ibiza, Milan, Porto and Vigo, and a new summer route to Warsaw which will deliver over 2.5m million customers p.a. and support 1,800* jobs at Edinburgh Airport.
Customers can look forward to even lower fares when they make advance bookings for summer 2017. As our recent guidance confirmed, Ryanair expects average fares to fall by between 10% to 12% in the 6 months to March 2017. There’s never been a better time to book a low fare flight on Ryanair and we urge all customers who wish to book their summer 2017 holidays to do so now on the Ryanair.com website, where they can avail of the lowest fare air travel to and from Edinburgh.
To celebrate the launch of our Edinburgh 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 (12 Sep). Since these amazing low prices will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto www.ryanair.com and avoid missing out.”