New Route To Budapest, 40% Growth
Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, 27 Oct celebrated the first flight on its new twice weekly Lappeenranta service to Budapest, its newest destination. Ryanair’s Lappeenranta winter 2019 schedule offers 3 routes in total to Berlin, Budapest and Milan Bergamo. Summer destinations to Athens and Thessaloniki will also be operated from April 2020.
This new Budapest route will continue past March as part of Ryanair’s Summer 2020 schedule, so Lappeenranta customers and visitors can book their flights to Budapest as far out as October 2020.
Ryanair’s Lappeenranta schedule will deliver:
- 1 new route to Budapest (2 pw)
- 3 routes in winter 2019
- 5 routes in summer 2020
- 145,000 customers p.a. (+40%)
- 100* “on-site” jobs p.a.
To celebrate the start of its Lappeenranta winter schedule, Ryanair has released seats on sale from just €16.99, for travel between now and the end of January, which are only available for booking on the Ryanair.com website until midnight Friday (1 Nov).
Ryanair’s Chiara Ravara said:
“We’re delighted to launch our Lappeenranta Winter 2019 schedule, with the start of our new route to Budapest. This winter Ryanair will operate 3 routes to/from Lappeenranta to Berlin, Budapest and Milan Bergamo, and two additional routes to Athens and Thessaloniki from April 2020.
To celebrate, we are releasing seats for sale from just €16.99 for travel from now until the end of January 2020, which are available for booking until midnight, Friday 1st Nov. Since these amazing low fares will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto www.ryanair.com and avoid missing out.”
Eija Joro, CEO of Lappeenranta airport said:
“This new route and starting yearround operation will take our excellent co-operation with Ryanair to yet another level. Ryanair’s unbeatable low fares offer tempting opportunity to try somewhere new and explore beautiful Finnish Lakeland. Nearest lake is only 2 kms from Lappeenranta Airport, so starting your holiday without crowds could not be any easier.
Lappeenranta Airport offers an easy gateway to Finland and to exciting metropolis of St. Petersburg. Both Helsinki and St. Petersburg are only 2 hours away from Lappeenranta Airport,”.