Record Leeds Bradford Winter 2016 Schedule Launched

30 Mar 2016

1 NEW ROUTE TO GRAN CANARIA & NEW WINTER SERVICE TO FARO

Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (30 Mar) launched its biggest ever Leeds Bradford winter schedule (2016), with a new route to Gran Canaria, a new winter service to Faro, and more flights to Alicante, Krakow, Lanzarote and Tenerife, which will deliver 1.1m customers p.a. and support 825* jobs at Leeds Bradford airport, as Ryanair grows by 20%.

Ryanair’s Leeds Bradford winter 2016 schedule will deliver:

  •          1 new route to: Gran Canaria (2 wkly)
  •          New winter service to Faro (2 wkly)
  •          More flights to: Alicante (5 wkly), Krakow (4 wkly), Lanzarote (3 wkly) & Tenerife (3 wkly) 
  •          12 routes in total
  •          1.1m customers p.a.
  •          825* “on-site” jobs p.a.

UK consumers and visitors can choose from 12 Leeds Bradford routes in winter 2016 and can look forward to further improvements, as Ryanair continues to grow strongly, while improving its customer experience through the “Always Getting Better” programme, which includes more new routes, a new app, new cabin interiors and new crew uniforms.

 LEEDS BRADFORD WINTER 2016

Alicante

5 x weekly

Krakow

4 x weekly

Dublin

      2 x daily

Lanzarote

3 x weekly

Faro

2 x weekly

Malaga

3 x weekly

Fuerteventura

2 x weekly

Malta

2 x weekly

Gdansk

4 x weekly

Riga

2 x weekly

Gran Canaria   NEW

2 x weekly

Tenerife

3 x weekly

In Leeds, Ryanair’s Chief Marketing Officer, Kenny Jacobs said:

“We are pleased to launch our Leeds Bradford winter 2016 schedule, which includes a new route to Gran Canaria, a new winter service to Faro, and more flights to Alicante, Krakow, Lanzarote and Tenerife, which will deliver 1.1 million customers p.a. and support 825 jobs at Leeds Bradford, as we grow by 20%.

To celebrate the launch of our Leeds Bradford winter 2016 schedule, we are releasing seats for sale from just £19.99, which are available for booking until Monday (4 April). Since these amazing low prices will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto www.ryanair.com and avoid missing out.”

Leeds Bradford Aviation Development Director, Tony Hallwood said:

"We welcome the growth in the Ryanair programme for winter 2016 following strong demand for flights over the last 12 months. The introduction of a new route to Gran Canaria will widen the airline's destination choice to 12 routes across 6 countries, whilst the continuation of Faro flights into the winter will be welcomed by overseas home owners and holidaymakers alike.

In addition, the growth in flight frequencies to Alicante, Krakow, Lanzarote and Tenerife will mean that next winter will see the largest ever winter Ryanair programme from LBA serving Leeds and the wider Yorkshire region."