Bournemouth Winter Base & Winter 2016 Schedule Launched

12 May 2016

1 NEW ROUTE TO KRAKOW, 3 NEW WINTER SERVICES TO FARO, GRAN CANARIA & MALTA

Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (12 May) launched a new winter base at Bournemouth as well as its 2016 winter schedule, with 1 based aircraft, 1 new route to Krakow and 3 new winter services to Faro, Gran Canaria and Malta, which will deliver over 450,000 customers p.a. (+70,000)  and support 335* jobs, as Ryanair grows its Bournemouth traffic by 19%.

Ryanair’s Bournemouth winter 2016 schedule will deliver:

  •          1 based aircraft (year round)
  •          1 new route: Krakow (2 weekly)
  •          3 new winter service: Faro (2 weekly), Gran Canaria (1 weekly) & Malta (2 weekly)
  •          7 routes in total (incl Alicante, Malaga, Tenerife)
  •          450,000 customers p.a. (+19%, up 70,000)
  •          335* “on-site” jobs p.a.

Ryanair is also celebrating 20 years at Bournemouth Airport, where it has carried over 6 million customers since its first flight departed in May 1996.

In Bournemouth, Ryanair’s Director of Route Development, Kate Sherry said:

“We are pleased to launch a new winter base at Bournemouth with one based aircraft, as well as a new twice weekly route to Krakow and 3 new winter services to Faro, Gran Canaria and Malta, as part of our Bournemouth winter schedule which will help deliver over 450,000 customers p.a. and support 335 jobs at Bournemouth Airport, as we grow our traffic 19%.

To celebrate the launch of our Bournemouth winter 2016 schedule, we are releasing 100,000 seats for sale across our European network from just £19.99, which are available for booking until Monday (16 May) for travel in May and June. Since these amazing low prices will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto www.ryanair.com and avoid missing out.”

Bournemouth Airport’s, Managing Director, Paul Knight Said:

"Today's announcement is great news for Bournemouth Airport, our customers and our staff.  We have built up a good working relationship with Ryanair over the past 20 years and we are delighted to see that they are marking this anniversary by extending their winter programme and adding a new route to Krakow. This means there will soon be even more destinations people can travel to from our airport and more people from across Europe will be visiting our great area."