Ryanair Announces $300m Investment With 3 New Aircraft At Manchester

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Ryanair, Europe’s favourite airline, announced an additional investment of $300 million at Manchester airport with an extra three based aircraft for its peak summer 2018 schedule (June-September) as it added 10 new summer routes to Agadir, Almeria, Barcelona Reus, Belfast, Cagliari, Palermo, Ponta Delgada, Porto, Rhodes, & Venice Treviso and more flights on existing routes.

Ryanair’s summer 2018 Manchester schedule will now add 300,000 extra seats to a total of 57 routes which will help deliver 4.9 million customers this year.

Ryanair’s enhanced Manchester summer schedule will see more frequencies to sun destinations for summer family holidays, on even lower fares, and an even better customer experience, as it rolls it’s 2018 “Always Getting Better” customer experience programme, and will deliver:

  • 12 based aircraft at Manchester
  • Including an extra 3 new based aircraft which is a total Ryanair investment of $1.2 billion at Manchester
  • 57 summer routes in total
  • 10 new summer routes to: Agadir (2 wkly), Almeria (2 wkly), Barcelona Reus (2 wkly), Belfast (daily from March), Cagliari (2 wkly), Palermo (2 wkly) Ponta Delgada (1 wkly), Porto (3 wkly), Rhodes (2 wkly), & Venice Treviso (3 wkly)
  • More flights to: Alicante, Bologna, Chania, Faro, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Ibiza, Lanzarote, Lisbon, Malaga, Mallorca, Naples & Tenerife
  • 300,000 extra summer seats
  • 9m customers p.a.
  • 3,675 “on-site” jobs p.a.

Manchester Airport’s Aviation Director, said:

“We are pleased to see Ryanair add three additional aircraft to Manchester Airport. As well as increasing its route network and options for passengers, it also creates jobs for people here in the North West.

We look forward to the routes starting and the added international connectivity they offer our 27.8m passengers.”

Source: Ryanair Press Release