Ryanair Launches Irish Winter 19 Schedule 119 Routes, 2 New Routes & 17m Customers P.A.

Ryanair, Ireland’s No.1 airline, today (26 Feb) launched its Irish Winter 2019 schedule, with 119 routes in total, including 2 new routes from Dublin to Milan and from Knock to Tenerife, and 10 new winter services to exciting connections such as Dublin to Kyiv and Cork to Malta, which will deliver 17m customers p.a. and support 12,750* jobs at Dublin, Shannon, Cork, Knock and Kerry airports, as Ryanair grows by 6% in Ireland.

Ryanair’s Irish winter 19 schedule will deliver:

At Dublin:

  • 1 new route to Milan Malpensa (daily)
  • 6 new winter services: Bordeaux (2 per week), Bournemouth (4), Gothenburg (2),

Kyiv (2), London Southend (2 daily) & Pisa (2)

  • More flights on 3 other routes: Cologne (daily), Lisbon (9) & Malaga (11)
  • 82 routes in total
  • 1m customers p.a. (+6%)
  • 10,575* “on-site” jobs p.a.


  • 12 routes in total
  • 810,000 customers p.a. (+3%)
  • 610* “on-site” jobs p.a.


  • 4 new winter services:  Alicante (2), Budapest (2), Malta (2) & Poznan (2)
  • 14 routes in total
  • 2m customers p.a. (+17%)
  • 900* “on-site” jobs p.a.


  • 1 new route to Tenerife (weekly)
  • 7 routes in total
  • 615,000 customers p.a. (+3%)
  • 460* “on-site” jobs p.a.


  • 4 routes in total
  • 310,000 customers p.a.
  • 210* “on-site” jobs p.a.


Irish consumers and visitors can now book their holidays on 119 routes as far out as March 2020, enjoying even lower fares and Ryanair’s 2019 customer care improvements, including:

  • Lowest Fares – find a cheaper fare within 3 hours, get paid the difference plus €/£ 5 MyRyanair credit
  • Punctuality – deliver 90% target (excl. ATC) or 5% off following month’s air fares
  • New Max Aircraft – new interiors, more legroom, more seats, greenest aircraft – April
  • Customer Care Charter – EU261 claims processed in 10 days, new 24/7 support, connect in 2 mins
  • Care Improvements – 48-hour free of charge grace period for changes to bookings
  • Environmental Improvements – carbon offset programme & plastic free in 5 years
  • New Ryanair Choice – €199 annual fee for free seats, fast-track & priority boarding for freq. guests
  • Digital Improvements – new fare finder, sports tickets, bespoke travel guides & faster mobile


To celebrate, Ryanair has launched a seat sale with fares on its Irish routes available from just €14.99, for travel in March and April, which must be booked by midnight Thursday (28 Feb), only on the Ryanair.com website


In Dublin, Ryanair’s Kenny Jacobs said:

We are pleased to launch our Irish winter schedule 2019, with 2 new routes and 119 routes in total, which will deliver 17 million customers p.a. and support 12,750* jobs at Dublin, Shannon, Cork, Knock and Kerry airports, as we grow our Irish traffic by 6%.

Irish customers and visitors can now book seats as far as March 2020 and enjoy our latest customer care improvements, so there’s never been a better time to book a low fare flight with Ryanair. To celebrate, we are releasing seats for sale from just €14.99 for travel in March and April, which are available for booking until midnight Thursday (28 Feb). Since these amazing low prices will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto www.ryanair.com and avoid missing out.”


*ACI research confirms up to 750 ‘on-site’ jobs are sustained at international airports for every 1m passengers

Over 25,000 Cheltenham Racing Fans To Fly Ryanair

Ryanair, Ireland’s favourite airline and the official carrier of the Cheltenham National Hunt Festival, today (19 Feb) announced that it will carry over 25,000 racing fans to and from the 2019 Cheltenham Festival, all on the lowest fares, with just 4 weeks to go.

Ryanair has scheduled 30 extra flights and over 190 flights in total to and from Birmingham, Bristol and East Midlands for Cheltenham week, kicking off on Tuesday, 12th March, with the highlight being the Grade 1 Ryanair Chase on Thursday, March 15th

And next week Ryanair will once again be giving away race day tickets on its social media pages in the build-up to the festival, so racing fans should follow Ryanair on Facebook and Twitter, and book their low fare Cheltenham seats on Ryanair.com.


Ryanair’s Robin Kiely said:

 “We’re under starter’s orders for the 2019 Cheltenham Festival with just four weeks to go and racing fans are booking Ryanair flights in record numbers once more. We’ll carry over 25,000 punters to and from Cheltenham, all on the lowest fares, and we’ve scheduled over 190 flights to and from Birmingham, Bristol and East Midlands, including 30 extras.

 All eyes will be on the Grade 1 Ryanair Chase, which takes place on Thursday, 15th March and as the official airline of the Cheltenham Festival, we’ll be hoping for even more Irish winners this time around. Racing fans can snap up the last seats to Cheltenham on the Ryanair.com website.”

Ryanair Startet 4 Neue Deutsche Strecken Nach Kiew

Ryanair, Europas Airline Nr.1, hat heute (25. Januar) vier neue deutsche Strecken nach Kiew angekündigt, die ab Oktober 2019 zweimal wöchentlich von Düsseldorf Weeze, Frankfurt Hahn, Karlsruhe/ Baden Baden und Nürnberg angeflogen werden und nun alle unter Ryanair.com erhältlich sind.

Deutsche Kunden und Touristen können sich über noch günstigere Preise und die neuesten Verbesserungen im Rahmen des „Always Getting Better“-Programms freuen:

  • Noch mehr Routen, Flüge und Ziele
  • Ryanair Roomsmit einem Flugguthaben von 10 Prozent
  • Die Reiseführer-Plattform „Try Somewhere New“ auf Ryanair.com


Ryanair’s Sales & Marketing Executive DACH Johannes Roemer dazu:

Ryanair freut sich, diese 4 neuen Strecken nach Kiew ab Oktober bekannt zu geben, die alle zweimal wöchentlich von Düsseldorf Weeze, Frankfurt Hahn, Karlsruhe/ Baden Baden und Nürnberg aus, im Rahmen unseres erweiterten Flugplans 2019 bedient werden.


Um dies zu feiern, bieten wir in unserem europäischen Netzwerk bis zu 20% Rabatt auf Hin- und Rückflüge für Reisen von April bis Juni an, die bis Samstag (26. Januar) um Mitternacht gebucht werden können. Diese Sitze werden sich garantiert schnell verkaufen, deswegen sollten sich die Kunden noch heute bei Ryanair.com anmelden, um nichts zu verpassen.“

Ryanair Launches New Manchester Route To Poitiers

Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (28 Jan) announced a new Manchester route to Poitiers, with a twice weekly service commencing in June, as part of Ryanair’s Manchester Summer 2019 schedule.

Ryanair’s Manchester Summer schedule now includes 64 routes in total with 9 new routes to Bordeaux, Billund, Gothenburg, Kyiv, Marrakech, Marseille, Nantes, Poitiers and Thessaloniki, which will deliver over 5.4m customers through Manchester Airport this year.

Manchester consumers and visitors can now enjoy even lower fares and the latest “Always Getting Better” improvements including:


  • Even more Routes, flights and destinations
  • Ryanair Rooms with 10% off Travel Credit
  • ‘Try Somewhere New’ – travel content platform on Ryanair.com


Ryanair’s Robin Kiely said:

“Ryanair is pleased to announce a new Manchester route to Poitiers, commencing in June, which will operate twice weekly, as part of our extended Manchester summer 2019 schedule.

 To celebrate we are releasing seats for sale on this new route from only £26.99 for travel between June and August. This offer is available for booking until midnight Wednesday (30 Jan). Since these amazing low fares will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto www.ryanair.com and avoid missing out.”

 Stephen Turner, Commercial Director at Manchester Airport, said:

“It’s great to see Ryanair continuing to add new routes from Manchester for Summer. Poitiers is another French destination for the airport opening up a fantastic region for the 22 million people in our catchment area to explore.”

Ryanair Lance Une Nouvelle Ligne Depuis Poitiers Vers Manchester

Ryanair, la première compagnie aérienne en Europe, a annoncé aujourd’hui (28 janvier) le lancement d’une nouvelle ligne au départ de Poitiers vers Manchester à raison de deux vols hebdomadaires dès le mois de juin, dans le cadre du programme d’été 2019 de Ryanair.

Les clients français et les visiteurs peuvent profiter de tarifs encore plus bas et des dernières améliorations du programme « Always Getting Better », comprenant :

  • Encore plus de lignes, de vols et de destinations
  • Ryanair Rooms avec “10% restitué” en Crédit Voyage.
  • « Try Somewhere New » – la plateforme de contenu de voyage sur Ryanair.com

Yann Delomez de Ryanair a déclaré :

 « Nous sommes ravis d’annoncer une nouvelle ligne au départ de Poitiers vers Manchester, qui opérera avec un service de deux vols hebdomadaires à compter de juin, dans le cadre de notre programme d’été 2019 à Poitiers.

Pour célébrer l’annonce de cette nouvelle ligne, nous mettons des sièges en vente de Poitiers à Manchester à partir de seulement 28,99 €  pour voyager entre juin et août, disponibles à la réservation jusqu’au mercredi 30 janvier, minuit. Étant donné que ces tarifs incroyablement bas seront happés rapidement, nous enjoignons les clients à se connecter sur www.ryanair.com afin d’en profiter au plus vite. »

Ryanair Announces 4 New Kyiv Routes To Germany

Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (25 Jan) launched 4 new Kyiv routes to Dusseldorf Weeze, Frankfurt Hahn, Karlsruhe Baden Baden and Nuremburg (all twice per week), commencing in October.

Ukrainian consumers and visitors can now book the lowest fares on 26 routes from Kyiv and Lviv with more routes to be announced on Ryanair.com. To celebrate, Ryanair launched a seat sale with up to 20% off seats on over 200 European routes, for travel between April and June. This incredible offer will end at midnight (24:00hrs) on Saturday, so customers should log on quickly and bag a bargain break today.


Ryanair’s Chief Commercial Officer David O’Brien said:


“Ryanair is pleased to launch 4 new Kyiv routes to Dusseldorf Weeze, Frankfurt Hahn, Karlsruhe Baden Baden and Nuremburg, which will start in October 2019. These new low fare routes will be ideal for customers travelling for either business or leisure as we continue to expand our Ukrainian network, underlining our commitment to growing Ukrainian traffic, routes and tourism.
Customers can now book 26 Kyiv and Lviv routes on Ryanair.com”


Pavlo Riabikin, Boryspil International Airport State Enterprise CEO, said:

We are pleased with our partners’ route destinations expansion, since it provides Ukrainian people with more opportunities to travel abroad. We hope that this development will also increase the flow of foreign guests to Ukraine.

Ryanair Y SiteMinder Firman Un Acuerdo Para Ofrecer Hoteles Europeos

Madrid, 17 de enero de 2019. Ryanair, la primera aerolínea de Europa, y SiteMinder, plataforma de captación de viajeros líder mundial en la industria hotelera, anuncian hoy un acuerdo de colaboración que permite a los hoteles europeos vender directamente sus establecimientos en Ryanair Rooms.

Ryanair Rooms es el único site de reserva de hoteles que ofrece a los huéspedes un 10% del precio de su reserva de hotel en crédito para usar en vuelos de Ryanair. La página web ya está disponible como canal de distribución para los 30.000 hoteles clientes de SiteMinder en Europa y en todo el mundo, que ahora pueden ofrecer a sus huéspedes un nuevo incentivo para acceder de forma directa.


Matt Sherlock, Head of Hotel Supply de Ryanair, ha declarado:

Ryanair Rooms ha experimentado un rápido crecimiento desde su lanzamiento y estamos encantados con el volumen de reservas en el sistema. Queremos dar un paso más en nuestra plataforma de reservas de hoteles y el profundo expertise de SiteMinder en Europa nos ofrece una oportunidad increíble para ampliar aún más nuestro inventario en toda la región”.


Dai Williams, Global SVP Partnerships de SiteMinder ha comentado:

Estamos encantados de trabajar con Ryanair, una compañía que siempre ha sabido estar a la vanguardia en la industria del viaje. La variedad ilimitada de opciones para reservar al alcance de los consumidores ha dado lugar a una tendencia creciente de viajeros que buscan reservar con sus referentes preferidos, como Ryanair, no solo vuelos, sino también alojamiento, para completar sus itinerarios de viaje y evitar las búsquedas interminables en la web. Gracias a este acuerdo de colaboración, los establecimientos hoteleros de Europa serán, a partir de ahora, más visibles para este creciente segmento de viajeros, pudiendo convertirles en potenciales huéspedes”.


Ryanair Rooms brinda a los hoteles acceso a 140 millones de clientes en la plataforma de viajes número 1 de Europa, Ryanair.com, que atrae mil millones de visitas anuales y ofrece más de 10 millones de habitaciones en más de 400,000 propiedades, de 2 a 5 estrellas.


Acerca de SiteMinder:

En una época en la que los huéspedes tienen más opciones que nunca cuando viajan, el nombre de SiteMinder es sinónimo de la tecnología que ayuda a los hoteles a explotar todo su potencial y, gracias a su uso, abrirse camino en un mundo en el que el consumidor es el protagonista. SiteMinder es la plataforma de captación de viajeros líder mundial en la industria hotelera. Es pionera por sus soluciones ingeniosas y sencillas que consiguen que los hoteles, de todos los estilos y tamaños, atraigan a huéspedes de todo el mundo, acompañándolos en cada etapa de su viaje. Gracias al papel esencial que juega en el sector, SiteMinder se ha ganado la confianza de más de 30.000 hoteles en 160 países, generando más de 80 millones de reservas que, para los hoteles, representan ingresos superiores a 26 mil millones de dólares cada año. Para más información, visite www.siteminder.com.

Ryanair And SiteMinder Partnership Takes Off For European Hotels

(17 Jan) Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, and SiteMinder, the global hotel industry’s leading guest acquisition platform, today announce a partnership to provide European hotels direct access to sell their properties on Ryanair Rooms.

Ryanair Rooms is the only hotel booking website that gives hotel guests 10% of the hotel booking price back in flight credit, to use against Ryanair flights. The website is now available as a distribution channel to SiteMinder’s 30,000 hotel customers across Europe and around the world, which can now offer their guests a new incentive to ‘Go Direct’.

Matt Sherlock, Ryanair’s Head of Hotel Supply, said:

Ryanair Rooms has experienced rapid growth since its launch and we are delighted with the volume of bookings on the system. We are taking our hotel booking platform to the next level, and SiteMinder’s deep footprint across Europe offers us an incredible opportunity to further expand our inventory throughout the region.”


Dai Williams, Global SVP Partnerships at SiteMinder said:

“We are thrilled to partner with Ryanair, a long-time disruptor in travel. The limitless array of booking options that are now available to consumers has borne a rising trend of travellers who are looking to their preferred travel suppliers, such as Ryanair, not only for flights, but accommodation, to complete their itineraries and escape browsing fatigue. Through this partnership, Europe’s hotels can now be more visible to this growing subset of travellers and convert them into guests.”

Ryanair Rooms gives hotels access to 140 million customers on Europe’s No.1 travel platform, Ryanair.com, attracting 1 billion visits per annum and offering over 10 million  rooms at more than 400,000 properties, from 2 to 5 stars.


About SiteMinder

In an age of rising choice and accessibility for curious travellers, SiteMinder is the name synonymous with the belief that technology can empower any hotel to win in a consumer-led world and unleash their potential. SiteMinder is the global hotel industry’s leading guest acquisition platform, ranked among technology pioneers for its smart and simple solutions that put hotels everywhere their guests are, at every stage of their journey. It’s this central role that has earned SiteMinder the trust of more than 30,000 hotels, across 160 countries, to generate in excess of 80 million reservations worth over $35 billion in revenue for hotels each year. For more information, visit www.siteminder.com

About Ryanair Rooms

Ryanair Rooms is the latest initiative under Ryanair’s Always Getting Better strategy. Great value doesn’t stop with your flight and now Ryanair’s 140M passenger are guaranteed the best properties at the lowest rates, without the need to trawl through hotel booking sites. Getting the hotel experience right is top of the agenda for Ryanair Rooms and that’s why we work with industry leading providers like Siteminder to deliver over 10M rooms, across 400,000 global 3 to 5 star properties and include free cancellation and amendment options. For more information, visit www.ryanairrooms.com.