38 ROUTES (2 NEW ROUTES TO MARSEILLE & MENORCA), 2.3M PAX P.A. & 2,300 JOBS
100,000 SEAT SALE FROM JUST £15.99
2012-10-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — Ryanair, Europe’s only ultra-low cost airline, today (31 Oct) launched its summer 2013 East Midlands schedule which will see Ryanair operate 38 routes, including 2 new routes to Marseille & Menorca, with 1 new base aircraft and dramatic growth on 17 other routes, which will deliver over 460,000 new passengers p.a. (2.3m in total) and sustain over 2,300 “on-site” jobs* at East Midlands Airport.
To celebrate its East Midlands summer 2013 schedule, Ryanair is launching a winter sale with 100,000 seats at prices starting from just £15.99 for travel across Europe on Mon, Tues, Wed and Thur in November and December, which are available for booking until midnight Thur (1 Nov).
Ryanair’s Michael Cawley said:
“Ryanair is delighted to announce its summer 2013 schedule for East Midlands with 38 routes, including 2 new routes to/from Marseille and Menorca and growth on 17 other routes, which will grow Ryanair’s passenger traffic at East Midlands by over 460,000 to over 2.3m passengers p.a. and sustain up to 2,300 “on-site” jobs* at East Midlands Airport. Ryanair’s summer East Midlands routes will be available for booking on www.ryanair.com tomorrow.
To celebrate our East Midlands summer schedule, Ryanair is launching a seat sale with 100,000 seats on sale at prices starting from £15.99, for travel across Europe on Mon, Tues, Wed and Thur in November and December, which are available for booking until midnight Thursday (1 Nov). Since seats at these crazy low prices will be snapped up quickly, we urge passengers to book them immediately on www.ryanair.com.”
MAG’s Chief Commercial Officer Ken O’Toole:
“Today’s announcement from Ryanair is incredibly positive and we’re delighted with the news of the expansion of their operation at East Midlands Airport for summer 2013. Ryanair have a very strong customer base in the East Midlands and by announcing a further two new routes, an additional based aircraft and growth on so many of the airline’s popular routes, they are clearly demonstrating their commitment to both our passengers and the region that we serve.”
* ACI confirms up to 1,000 ‘on-site’ jobs per 1m passengers