Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (3 Apr) celebrated the opening of its new Bordeaux base (its 2nd base in France) and the launch of 29 routes, including 20 new routes to exciting destinations such as Copenhagen, Mykonos and Tangier, as part of its Summer 2019 schedule. Furthermore, Ryanair will operate a record of 37 routes thanks to the early start of its winter 2019 schedule, beginning in October.
Ryanair’s Bordeaux Summer 2019 schedule will deliver:
- 2 based aircraft ($200m investment)
- 20 new routes: Bari (2 per week), Cologne Bonn (3), Copenhagen (3), Dublin (2), Faro (2),
- Fez (2), Krakow (2), Lamezia (2), Lisbon (5), Malaga (3), Manchester (2), Marrakesh (2), Marseille (daily), Mykonos (1), Nantes (4), Naples (2), Ouarzazate (2), Tangier (2), Valencia (2) & Venice Treviso (3)
- 29 routes for summer 2019
- 84 weekly flights
- 1.4 million customers p.a. (+186%)
- 60 new Ryanair jobs
- 1,050* “on-site” jobs p.a.
To celebrate the opening of its Bordeaux base and 20 new routes, Ryanair has released seats from just €19.99 for travel between April and June, which are only available for booking on the Ryanair.com website until midnight Friday (5 April).
In Bordeaux, Ryanair’s Yann Delomez said:
“Summer has officially landed, and we’re pleased to open our new Bordeaux base (our 2nd in France) with 29 routes including 20 new routes, as part of our Summer 2019 schedule.
To celebrate, we are releasing seats for sale from just €19.99 for travel between April and June, which are available for booking until midnight Friday (5 April). Since these amazing low prices will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto www.ryanair.com now and avoid missing out.”
Pascal Personne, Charmain of the Board of Bordeaux Airport, said:
"The opening of Ryanair’s base starts strong in Bordeaux at the beginning of the summer season. Just this week, no less than 14 inaugural flights and 2 planes are positioned on the Bordeaux tarmac. With the arrival of a third aircraft before the end of the summer programme, the Ryanair network will be enriched by eight new destinations to reach 37 regular routes. Proof of this is Ryanair's confidence in Bordeaux, its territory and its dynamism!"
*ACI research confirms up to 750 ‘on-site’ jobs are sustained at international airports for every 1m passengers