Ryanair has launched its biggest ever Manchester summer schedule (2017), with five new summer routes to Berlin, Hamburg, Nuremberg, Oslo Torp & Wroclaw, 44 routes in total, and extra flights to Alicante, Chania, Faro, Krakow, Lanzarote, Murcia, Palma, Rome, Tenerife and Zadar.
The low-cost carrier claims the capacity increase will deliver 4.5m customers p.a. and support 3,400 jobs at Manchester Airport, with Ryanair growing its Manchester traffic by 13% in 2017.
Ryanair’s Manchester summer schedule will see more frequencies to sun destinations for summer family holidays, lower fares as Ryanair passes on lower fuel costs, and a better customer experience, it claims.
Ryanair will continue to connect Manchester with major leisure and business centres on high frequency, low fare services including Dublin (5 daily), Madrid (daily) and Rome (10 weekly).
In Manchester, Ryanair’s chief marketing officer Kenny Jacobs said:“We are pleased to launch our biggest ever Manchester summer 2017 schedule, which includes 5 new summer services to Berlin, Hamburg, Nuremberg, Oslo and Wroclaw, as well as extra flights to Alicante, Chania, Faro, Krakow, Lanzarote, Murcia, Palma, Rome, Tenerife and Zadar, which will deliver 4.5m million customers p.a. and support 3,400 jobs at Manchester Airport.
“Customers can look forward to even lower fares when they make advance bookings for summer 2017. As our recent guidance confirmed, Ryanair expects average fares to fall by between 10% to 12% in the 6 months to March 2017. There’s never been a better time to book a low fare flight on Ryanair and we urge all customers who wish to book their summer 2017 holidays to do so now on the Ryanair.com website, where they can avail of the lowest fare air travel to and from Manchester.”