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Ryanair announces 11 new S19 routes from Edinburgh

$100 million investment with additional based aircraft.

Ryanair launched its Edinburgh Summer 2019 schedule adding 11 new routes and an additional aircraft (bringing the total based aircraft to 9, with a total of 58 routes, which will help deliver 3.5m customers p.a. through Edinburgh airport next year.

 

Ryanair’s Edinburgh Summer 2019 schedule will go on sale from today and will deliver:

 

  • 1 additional based aircraft (8 to 9), an investment of $100m
  • 2 new routes: Billund (2 wkly) and Luxembourg (3)
  • 9 new summer routes  Berlin (6 wkly), Derry (5), Lisbon (2) Memmingen (2), Riga (1), Seville (2), Sofia (2) Stockholm (2) and Tallinn (2)
  • 58 routes in total
  • 3.5m customers p.a.

Ryanair’s Chief Marketing Officer, Kenny Jacobs said: “We are pleased to launch our Edinburgh Summer 19 schedule, with 11 new routes and 58 routes in total, which will deliver 3.5m customers through Edinburgh airport next year. We will also base an additional aircraft (an investment of $100m) at Edinburgh as we continue to grow traffic, routes, tourism and jobs.

To celebrate the launch of our Edinburgh Summer 2019 schedule we are releasing seats for sale from just £9.99 for travel until the end of January, which are available for booking until midnight Saturday (10 Nov). Since these amazing low prices will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto ryanair.com and avoid missing out.”

Ryanair Signs Agreement with Ver.di (German) Cabin Crew Union
Ryanair also confirmed that it has signed a Collective Labour Agreement (CLA) framework and Social Plan with Ver.di, the German cabin crew union, to cover all of Ryanair’s German based cabin crew. This agreement (which is now subject to a cabin crew ballot) confirms the application of German labour law to Ryanair’s cabin crew and delivers pay increases and other benefits for all Ryanair German based cabin crew over the next two years.

Ryanair also confirmed that its Italian cabin crew have voted overwhelmingly (88%) in favour of the CLA signed recently between Ryanair and the 3 main cabin crew unions FIT CISL, ANPAC, and ANPAV. This CLA, which delivers pay and benefit improvements, will now apply to all of Ryanair’s cabin crew in Italy for the next 3 years.

Over the past week, Ryanair has also signed new recognition agreements with cabin crew unions in Greece (RACU) and Sweden (UNIONEN). Ryanair will now work with these unions on long term CLAs to cover cabin crew in Greece and Sweden.

Ryanair’s Chief People Officer, Eddie Wilson said: “We are pleased to sign this CLA agreement with Ver.di, which will lead to pay improvements and other benefits for our German based cabin crew, subject to them voting in favour of this agreement over the coming week. This follows a very successful CLA ballot in Italy and recent cabin crew recognition agreements in Greece and Sweden. These are further concrete signs of the substantial progress Ryanair is making in concluding agreements with our people and their unions in many different EU countries.”

Tatiana Rokou

Tatiana is the news coordinator for TravelDailyNews Media Network (traveldailynews.gr, traveldailynews.com and traveldailynews.asia). Her role includes monitoring the hundreds of news sources of TravelDailyNews Media Network and skimming the most important according to our strategy.

She holds a Bachelor's degree in Communication & Mass Media from Panteion University of Political & Social Studies of Athens and she has been editor and editor-in-chief in various economic magazines and newspapers.

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