SEPTEMBER 7TH, 2016
Ryanair Launches Record (Up 18%) Glasgow S 2017 Schedule 5 New Routes To Barcelona G, Lisbon, Palanga, Valencia & Zadar
Ryanair, Europe’s No 1 airline, today (7 Sept) launched its biggest ever Glasgow summer schedule (2017), with 4 new routes from Glasgow Intl to Lisbon, Palanga (Lithuania), Valencia and Zadar (Croatia), and a new route from Glasgow Prestwick to Barcelona G, which will deliver 2m customers p.a. and support 1,500* jobs at both Glasgow Intl and Glasgow Prestwick airports, as Ryanair grows its Glasgow traffic by 18% in 2017.
Ryanair’s Glasgow summer 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:
4 new routes to Lisbon (2 wkly), Palanga (2 wkly), Valencia (2 wkly) & Zadar (2 wkly)
6 new summer routes to Alicante (3 wkly), Brussels (2 wkly), Gran Canaria (1 wkly),
Lanzarote (2 wkly), Malaga (4 wkly) & Sofia (2 wkly)
More frequency to Berlin (6 wkly)
20 routes in total
1.25m customers p.a. (+150,000)
900* “on-site” jobs p.a.
New route to Barcelona Girona (2 wkly)
More frequency to Ibiza (4 wkly), Palma (6 wkly) & Tenerife (6 wkly)
17 routes in total
750,000 customers p.a. (+150,000)
550* “on-site” jobs p.a.
Ryanair will continue to connect Glasgow with major business centres on high frequency, low fare services including Berlin (6 wkly), Dublin (3 daily) and London (3 daily), with better timings and lower fares, making Ryanair the ideal choice for Scottish business and leisure customers.
In Glasgow, Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary said:
“We are pleased to launch our biggest ever Glasgow Summer 2017 schedule, which includes 4 new routes from Glasgow International to Lisbon, Palanga, Valencia and Zadar, and a new route from Glasgow Prestwick to Barcelona G, which will deliver 2 million customers p.a. and support 1,500* jobs at Glasgow and Prestwick airports.
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 Glasgow.
To celebrate the launch of our Glasgow 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.”