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Ryanair launches 5 new routes from Katowice Airport

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Irish carrier expands its offer in Pyrzowice.

Ryanair strengthens its position at Katowice Wojciech Korfanty International Airport in Pyrzowice, Poland. On 5 March 2024 (Tuesday), the carrier announced that it will add one Boeing 737-800NG to its base at Katowice Airport, thus increasing the number of available aircraft to three, and presented plans regarding expansion of its network of flights; Ryanair informed that in April 2024 passengers travelling from Katowice Airport will have the option to book tickets for five new destinations, connecting Katowice Airport with Zadar in Croatia, Alicante in Spain, Malta, and Bari and Rome-Fiumicino in Italy.

All new destinations launched in the third week of April 2024.

On 15 April (Monday), Ryanair commenced flights to Rome-Fiumicino and Malta. Flights on both routes are available three times a week: operations to the capital of Italy are handled on Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays, while Malta is available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.

On 16 April (Tuesday), first passengers flew with Ryanair from Katowice Airport to Bari, Italy. The route is handled twice a week, i.e. on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

On the next day, i.e. on 17 April 2024 (Wednesday), Ryanair launched flights to Zadar, Croatia. The route is available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Sundays.

The last new destination – Alicante, Spain – launched on 19 April (Friday) and is handled twice a week: on Fridays and Sundays.

During “Summer 2024” Ryanair offers passengers flying from Katowice Airport 20 regular routes to 11 countries. The Irish carrier’s current network at Katowice Airport includes flights to Bulgaria (Varna), Croatia (Pula, Zadar), Cyprus (Paphos), Germany (Dortmund), Greece (Athens), Ireland (Dublin), Italy (Alghero, Bari, Catania, Forli, Milan-Bergamo, Rome-Fiumicino, Trapani, Venice-Treviso), Malta, Norway (Oslo-Gardermoen), Spain (Alicante) and the United Kingdom (London-Stansted, Manchester).

“We are glad that Ryanair has successfully launched five new routes from Katowice Airport. We see that the new destinations are very popular, which is a good forecast for the future. This year, the Irish carrier will considerably increase its regular traffic at Katowice Airport. It will be one factor which contributes to our handling record-breaking over 6 million passengers in 2024,” said Artur Tomasik, President of the Board of the Upper Silesian Aviation Group.

Katowice Airport is among the biggest regional airports in Poland. In 2023, record-breaking 5.6M passengers flew via its network of flights. The forecast for 2024 indicates that over 6M travellers will be handled; it will be the best result in the history of Katowice Airport. Katowice Wojciech Korfanty Airport is the country leader in the area of charter flights, and one of the biggest cargo airports in Poland.

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