The FINANCIAL — Ryanair on February 9 announced it will open a new base at Nuremberg Airport (No.79), from 1st November, with 1 based aircraft (an investment of $100m) and 5 new routes to Budapest (daily), Malta (2 weekly), Manchester (daily), Milan Bergamo (daily) and Rome Ciampino (daily), and more flights to London, which will deliver 450,000 customers p.a. and support 330 “on-site” jobs, as Ryanair opens its 7th German base.
Ryanair’s Nuremberg base and winter 2016 will deliver:
1 based aircraft ($100m)
5 new routes to: Budapest (daily), Malta (2 weekly), Manchester (daily), Milan Bergamo (daily) & Rome Ciampino (daily)
6 routes in total
Extra flights to London Stansted (double daily)
42 weekly flights
450,000 customers p.a.
330 “on site” jobs p.a.
In Nuremberg, Ryanair’s Chief Marketing Officer, Kenny Jacobs said:
“We are pleased to announce a new base at Nuremberg Airport from 1st November, as we invest $100m with 1 based aircraft, 5 new routes to Budapest, Malta, Manchester, Milan Bergamo and Rome Ciampino, and more flights to London, which will deliver 450,000 customers p.a. and support 330 jobs at Nuremberg Airport.
Our Nuremberg winter schedule is the ideal choice for both business and leisure customers and we look forward to growing routes, traffic, jobs and tourism in Germany. Ryanair customers can look forward to further improvements in the coming months under our “Always Getting Better” programme including new cabin interiors, new uniforms and more low fare routes, as we continue to offer so much more than just the lowest fares.
To celebrate our new Nuremberg base, we are releasing seats on sale at prices from just €19.99 for travel in March, which must be booked by Monday (15 Jan). Since these amazing low prices will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto www.ryanair.com and avoid missing out.”
Nuremberg Airport’s Managing Director, Michael Hupe said:
“The new destinations are a highly appreciated enrichment of our route network, addressing business and leisure travellers. Ryanair recognized the high potential of the Nuremberg Metropolitan Region and is going to seize the opportunities that our market provides to the airline.”