Posted on: 17 August 2010 by Ross McSweeny
Ryanair has announced four new routes from London Gatwick and one new route from Barcelona along with increased frequencies on other routes from the two airports.
From 31 October, Ryanair will add services from London Gatwick to Bologna, Faro, Milan Bergamo and Porto, and will increase the frequency of its London Gatwick–Oslo Rygge route to 10 flights per week from the currrent frequency of seven.
The airline will also open a new route from Barcelona El Prat Airport – its 23rd from the airport – to Fuerteventura and will increase frequencies on nine other routes from Barcelona to Brussels Charleroi, Cagliari, Dusseldorf Weeze, Edinburgh, Gran Canaria, Milan Bergamo, Paris Beauvais, Rome Ciampino and Venice Treviso from November 2010.
Ryanair will also base three new aircraft (eight in total) at Barcelona El Prat from November which should increase Ryanair’s traffic at El Prat to more than 2.5m passengers a year. and sustain up to 2,500 local jobs.