Ryanair: Additional $300 Million Investment In Frankfurt Announced

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The FINANCIAL — Ryanair on September 12 announced an additional three based aircraft to bring it to a total of 10 ($1billion) at Frankfurt Main airport.

The Frankfurt summer 2018 schedule includes 38 (34 new) Frankfurt Main routes and 43 (1 new) Frankfurt Hahn routes which will deliver over 4.7m customers p.a. through Ryanair’s two Frankfurt airports next year.

Ryanair’s Frankfurt S18 schedule will deliver:

At Frankfurt Main:

3 additional based aircraft ($300m)

10 based aircraft in total ($1bn)

34 new routes to:

Athens (daily), Agadir (2 wkly), Barcelona (daily), Barcelona G. (2 wkly), Brindisi (3 wkly), Catania (4 wkly), Corfu (2 wkly), Chania (2 wkly), Glasgow (daily), Gran Canaria (2 wkly), Kefalonia (2 wkly), Krakow (daily), Lanzarote (2 wkly), Lisbon (daily), London S. (2 daily), Madrid (daily), Manchester (6 wkly), Marseille (3 wkly), Milan B. (daily), Murcia (2 wkly), Mykonos (2 wkly), Perpignan (2 wkly), Perugia (2 wkly), Pisa (3 wkly), Porto (daily), Pula (2 wkly), Rijeka (2 wkly), Santorini (2 wkly), Seville (3 wkly), Tenerife (3 wkly), Toulouse (4 wkly), Valencia (daily), Venice T. (daily) and Zadar (2 wkly)

38 total routes to 9 countries

More flights to Palma (11 weekly)

6m customers p.a. (+1.2m)

1,950 on-site jobs

At Frankfurt Hahn:

5 based aircraft ($500m)

1 new route: Plovdiv (2 weekly)

More flights to Tenerife (2 weekly)

43 total routes to 13 countries

1m customers p.a. (+15,000)

1,575 on-site jobs

German consumers and visitors can book their holidays as far out as October 2018, on even lower fares, and enjoy the latest “Always Getting Better” improvements including:

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Reduced checked-in bag fees – one €25 fee, one 20kg size

20 Air Europa long haul routes from Madrid on sale on Ryanair.com

Connecting flights at Rome Fiumicino and Milan Bergamo with more airports to follow

A new partnership with Erasmus Student Network offering discounts & a dedicated booking platform

Alexa voice recognition to search flights, hotels and flight status on the Ryanair.com website

Ryanair will continue to connect Frankfurt with major business centres on high frequency, low fare services including Dublin (4 wkly), Madrid (daily) and London (3 daily), on the lowest lower fares, making Ryanair the ideal choice for German business and leisure customers and visitors.

In Frankfurt, Ryanair’s David O’Brien said:

“We are pleased to announce an additional three based aircraft at Frankfurt Main to bring it to a total of 10 and an investment of $1billion. We have also launched our Frankfurt summer 2018 schedule with a total of 81 (35 new) routes to/from both Frankfurt Main and Frankfurt Hahn, which will deliver over 4.7m customers through the two airports this year. German customers and visitors are booking our winter 2017 seats in record numbers as fares continue to fall, so there’s never been a better time to book a low fare flight on Ryanair.

To celebrate the launch of our Frankfurt summer 2018 schedule we are releasing seats for sale from just €14.99 for travel in October and November which are available for booking until midnight Thursday (14 Sep).”


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