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Ryanair launches six new routes for Bristol in biggest ever Summer ’24 schedule

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Ryanair’s Bristol Summer ‘24 schedule delivers 6 new routes – Copenhagen, Fuerteventura, Marrakesh, Prague, Sofia and Tirana. Airline’s Liverpool Summer ‘24 schedule delivers 3 new routes – Corfu, Lanzarote and Paphos.

Ryanair announced its biggest ever Bristol schedule for summer 24 with 36 routes, including 6 exciting new routes to Copenhagen, Fuerteventura, Marrakesh, Prague, Sofia, and Tirana.

Ryanair’s record Bristol summer 24 schedule is underpinned by the airline’s 5 based aircraft, representing a $500 million investment in Bristol, and supporting over 1,400 local jobs, including 150 high paid pilot, cabin crew and engineer jobs. Two of Ryanair’s Bristol-based aircraft are “Gamechangers” which are highly sought by airports throughout Europe as they reduce CO2 emission by 16% and noise emissions by 40%.

Ryanair’s Bristol Summer ‘24 schedule delivers:

  • 6 new routes – Copenhagen, Fuerteventura, Marrakesh, Prague, Sofia and Tirana
  • 36 total routes
  • 5 based aircraft (incl. 2 Gamechangers)
  • $500m investment
  • Growth to 2.1m passengers p.a.
  • Support of 1,400 local jobs, incl. 150 high paid pilot, cabin crew & engineer jobs

Ryanair is the UK’s favourite airline operating over 615 routes (50+ new) and carrying almost 60 million passengers to/from the UK p.a. on its fleet of 118 UK-based aircraft ($12 bn investment), providing UK customers/visitors with competitive fares, increased connectivity, unbeatable choice and reliability, while driving year-round connectivity and inbound tourism which supports over 48,000 UK jobs.

Ryanair’s Head of Comms, Jade Kirwan, said: “We’re delighted to officially launch Ryanair’s biggest ever schedule for Bristol this summer with 36 routes, including 6 exciting new routes to Copenhagen, Fuerteventura, Marrakesh, Prague, Sofia, and Tirana, offering our customers in the south-west even more choice at the lowest fares. Ryanair’s record Bristol summer 24 schedule will operate on a fleet of 5 Bristol-based aircraft (including 2 Gamechangers), representing a $500m investment and supporting over 1,400 local jobs.

Our first summer 24 flights to Copenhagen, Marrakesh, Sofia, and Tirana took off just last week, performing phenomenally well, and we look forward to carrying more passengers onboard our first flights to Fuerteventura and Prague when they commence this July.

Ryanair’s new Bristol schedule, including our 6 exciting new routes, is available to book now at ryanair.com with fares available from just £19.99 for a limited time only.”

Bristol Airport’s CEO, Dave Lees, said: “We are delighted with Ryanair’s announcement increasing the 2024 flight programme to its largest ever schedule from Bristol Airport, it is a clear demonstration of confidence in the region for air travel. Expanding Ryanair’s route network and adding new routes including to Tirana, Albania, offers customers a wider choice of destinations and flexibility of stay lengths, without the need to travel to other airports for their flights.

We very much welcome the deployment of the more efficient ‘Gamechanger’ aircraft from Bristol Airport and look forward to working with Ryanair on developing their route network and ensuring the increased use of quieter aircraft and more environmentally efficient operations in the future.”

Three new routes and one new aircraft in Liverpool Summer 24 schedule

Also, Ryanair officially launched its summer ‘24 schedule for Liverpool with 32 routes, including 3 exciting new routes to sunny hotspots Corfu, Lanzarote and Paphos.

To support this 11% Liverpool traffic growth, Ryanair will base 1 new B737 aircraft for Summer ‘24 (additional $100m investment) bringing Ryanair’s total Liverpool-based fleet to 5 aircraft and creating over 30 new high paid jobs for pilots and cabin crew.

Ryanair’s Liverpool Summer ‘24 schedule delivers:

  • 3 new routes – Corfu, Lanzarote and Paphos.
  • 32 total routes
  • 1 new B737 aircraft (5 total – $500m investment)
  • Liverpool traffic to grow to 2.2m passengers p.a.
  • Supporting 1,600 local jobs, incl. 150 high paid pilot, cabin crew & engineer jobs

Ryanair is the UK’s favourite airline operating over 615 routes (50+ new) and carrying almost 60 million passengers to/from the UK p.a. on its fleet of 118 UK-based aircraft ($12 bn investment), providing UK customers/visitors with competitive fares, increased connectivity, unbeatable choice and reliability, while driving year-round connectivity and inbound tourism which supports over 48,000 UK jobs.

Jade Kirwan said: “Ryanair is pleased to officially launch our new summer ’24 schedule for Liverpool with 32 routes, including 3 exciting new routes to Corfu, Lanzarote and Paphos, with our first summer ’24 flights to these new sunny hotspot destinations taking off just last week.

Not only is our Liverpool summer ’24 schedule delivering more route choice at the lowest fares for your summer holidays but will see the creation of 30 new high paid jobs for pilots, cabin crew and engineers as we add another B73 aircraft at Liverpool ($100m investment) to support our 11% traffic growth this summer. The addition of this new aircraft brings Ryanair’s total Liverpool-based fleet to 5 aircraft, representing a $500m investment in Liverpool and supporting 1,600 local jobs.

Ryanair’s new Liverpool schedule, including these 3 exciting new Ryanair routes is available to book now at ryanair.com with fares from just £19.99 for a limited time only. We look forward to welcoming millions more passengers onboard our first flights to/from Liverpool throughout the summer months ahead.”

Paul Winfield, Aviation Director for LJLA commented: “Liverpool has become the airport of choice for passengers from across the City Region, the wider North West and North Wales with our faster, easier, friendlier customer experience. Ryanair’s latest commitment to Liverpool bringing even greater choice of destinations, more departures and the additional based aircraft here, means that the region’s passengers now have even more opportunities to fly from here, whilst creating employment and benefits for the visitor economy too as we also welcome more visitors choosing to take advantage of Liverpool as a gateway to the region and beyond.”

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