Six Nations & Cheltenham 2017 Flights Launched

13 Jul 2016


Ryanair, Ireland’s favourite airline, today (13 July) launched special flights for next year’s Six Nations and Cheltenham Festival, to help sports fans book their next adventure following the end of the Euros yesterday. Ryanair’s rugby specials for Ireland’s games away to Scotland on Saturday 4th February, Italy on Saturday 11th February and Wales on Friday 10th March are all on sale.

Ryanair has scheduled 26 Dublin return flights to Edinburgh and Glasgow (including an Edinburgh morning matchday special), 12 Dublin return flights to both Rome and Cardiff (including six special flights to both destinations), as well as adding extra return flights to Dublin from both Paris Beauvais and Carcassonne (14 flights in total) ensuring rugby fans can answer Ireland’s Call – on the lowest fares.

Ryanair also announced that it is scheduling extras for racing fans to attend the Cheltenham Festival next March, with 30 return flights from Dublin to Birmingham now on sale for the annual Cotswolds invasion.

These Six Nations and Cheltenham Festival specials go on sale today so Irish sports fans should book early on to ensure they don’t miss out.

Ryanair’s Robin Kiely said:

“Irish sports fans should forget the Euros and start planning their next epic adventure. Ryanair is delighted to launch special return flights for Ireland’s Six Nations away games, so even more fans can get to the big games on the lowest fares. We are also adding extra flights for the 2017 Cheltenham Festival, ensuring even more Irish racing fans can cheer home our winners. These rugby and racing specials are sure to be snapped up quickly, so sports fans should log on to the website and book their seat today.”