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Ryanair announces MADRID base

Post by Rallye EIBFP » Tue Oct 10, 2006 7:14 pm

RYANAIR ANNOUNCES 18th EUROPEAN BASE IN MADRID

$210M INVESTMENT - 3 A/CRAFT & 14 NEW ROUTES DELIVERING 1M PAX P.A

100,000 SEATS FROM MADRID FOR ?1*



Ryanair, Europe?s largest low fares airline today (10th Oct) announced its 18th European and second Spanish base in Madrid. From 22nd Nov 2006, Ryanair will invest $210M in 3 new aircraft and 14 routes that will deliver 1 M passengers p.a.

DESTINATION


FREQUENCY

Dublin


Daily

Eindhoven


Daily

Faro


Daily

Porto


Daily

Marseille


Daily

Paris


Daily

Billund


4 x week

Brussels


4 x week

East Midlands


4 x week

Oslo


4 x week

Bournemouth


3 x week

Gothenburg


3 x week

Malmo


3 x week

Shannon


3 x week

Ryanair has been flying to/from Spain since 2003 and in less than three years it has completely transformed the air travel market in the Iberian peninsula by giving Spanish passengers and visitors the lowest fares, the best punctuality and no fuel surcharges, guaranteed. Ryanair?s enormous popularity in Spain has delivered unparalleled growth and today it operates:

* 108 routes to/from Spain
* 17 Spanish airports
* 2 Spanish bases in Madrid and Barcelona
* 11 based aircraft
* Delivering 9M passengers p.a.

Announcing Ryanair?s 18th European base in Madrid, Michael Cawley, Ryanair?s Deputy CEO said;

?Ryanair is delighted to make Madrid Barajas its 18th European and second Spanish base. We welcome the development of facilities in Madrid Barajas airport to encourage low fares and competition which have won this new base for the Spanish capital. As a result Ryanair will invest $210M in 3 Boeing 737-800 aircraft and open new routes from Madrid to 14 exciting destinations. This will transform the market in Madrid by allowing passengers to fly for a fraction of the high fares charged by Iberia.

?Ryanair?s 1 M passengers per annum will deliver a visitor spend of ?110M that will sustain 1,000 jobs and stimulate business and tourism throughout the whole Madrid region.

?These new routes are available for booking today from just ?1* on www.ryanair.com and we advise passengers to book early as demand will be very strong?.

* taxes and charges excluded


Can someone tell me....has SNN-MAD been flown before?

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