Ryanair launches 48 new routes in two days

One of the longest sectors commenced by Ryanair this week, was a 1,696-kilometre sector between Dortmund and Thessaloniki. The route will face no direct competition. Annika Neumann, the German airport’s Press Officer, along with the inaugural Ryanair crew joined Guido Miletic, Manager of Marketing & Sales from Dortmund Airport to herald the new route.

Ryanair launched new routes to Lisbon, Valencia, Palanga and Zadar from Glasgow this week. Holding this weighty baked creation are: Ryanair Cabin Crew Laura Downie; Paul White, Business Development Manager, Glasgow Airport; and Ryanair Cabin Crew, Laurence Campbell.

Leon McQuaid, Aviation Development Manager (and chief cake holder) at Newcastle Airport, along with Simon Dunn, Regional Director, International at Santander UK Corporate & Commercial and Simon Crosby, Senior International Trade Adviser for the Department for International Trade (holding the sign) welcome the start of the UK airport’s new service to Madrid. “This new route is of paramount importance to the business community of the North East,” says McQuaid.

With the addition of twice-weekly flights to Nador on 27 March, Ryanair now flies to five Moroccan destinations from Weeze Airport, with a total of ten flights every week. Sending off the first flight’s crew with flowers were: Abdelghani Essinnou, Economic Adviser to the Consul General for Morocco in Düsseldorf; Ludger van Bebber, MD Weeze Airport; Timo Buschmann, Ryanair Base Captain at Weeze Airport; and Consul General for Morocco in Düsseldorf, Jamale Chouaibi.

Launched From To Aircraft (WF) Competition
26-Mar Birmingham (BHX) Porto (OPO) B738 (2)  
Reus (REU)  
Cagliari (CAG) Catania (CTA) B738 (4) Volotea (2)
Edinburgh (EDI) Ibiza (IBZ) B738 (2)  
Gdansk (GDN) Vaxjo (VXO)  
Girona (GRO) East Midlands (EMA)  
Edinburgh (EDI)  
Oradea (OMR)  
Glasgow (GLA) Lisbon (LIS)  
Palanga (PLQ)  
Krakow (KRK) Tarbes Lourdes (LDE)  
Lisbon (LIS) Luxembourg (LUX) B738 (4) TAP Portugal (7), Luxair (5), easyJet (4)
Toulouse (TLS) B738 (7) TAP Portugal (15)
Liverpool (LPL) Girona (GRO) B738 (2)  
London Luton (LTN) Weeze (NRN)  
London Stansted (STN) Copenhagen (CPH) B738 (21)  
Nimes (FNI) B738 (4)  
Strasbourg (SXB) B738 (2)  
Madrid (MAD) Luxembourg (LUX) B738 (4) Luxair (6)
Malaga (AGP) Amsterdam (AMS) Transavia (16), Vueling (7), easyJet (5), KLM (1)
Milan Bergamo (BGY) Vigo (VGO) B738 (2)  
Naples (NAP) Barcelona (BCN) B738 (7) Vueling (6), easyJet (3)
Newcastle (NCL) Faro (FAO) B738 (4) easyJet (5), Jet2.com (2)
Palma de Mallorca (PMI) B738 (7) easyJet (4), Jet2.com (3), Thomas Cook Airlines (1), Thomson Airways (1)
Nuremberg (NUE) Madrid (MAD) B738 (4)  
Palermo (PMO) B738 (2)  
Prague (PRG) Liverpool (LPL) B738 (4)  
Rome Ciampino (CIA) Tarbes Lourdes (LDE) B738 (2)  
Seville (SVQ) Ibiza (IBZ) Vueling (3), Air Europa (1)
Szczecin (SZZ) Warsaw Chopin (WAW) B738 (7) LOT Polish Airlines (19)
Warsaw Modlin (WMI) Faro (FAO) B738 (2)  
27-Mar Birmingham (BHX) Girona (GRO) B738 (3)  
East Midlands (EMA) Budapest (BUD) Jet2.com (2)
Reus (REU) B738 (2)  
Edinburgh (EDI) Milan Bergamo (BGY) B738 (5)  
Faro (FAO) Marseille (MRS) B738 (2)  
Girona (GRO) Belfast International (BFS)  
Leeds Bradford (LBA)  
Glasgow (GLA) Valencia (VLC)  
Hamburg (HAM) Verona (VRN)  
Krakow (KRK) Pescara (PSR)  
Porto (OPO)  
Lamezia Terme (SUF) Madrid (MAD)  
Madrid (MAD) Newcastle (NCL)  
Milan Bergamo (BGY) Luxembourg (LUX) B738 (4)  
Thessaloniki (SKG) Dortmund (DTM) B738 (2)  
Gothenburg (GOT)  
Weeze (NRN) Nador (NDR)  
Source: OAG Schedules Analyser w/c 28 March.


  1. Rafa says:

    You are missing more routes

    Valencia-Glasgow started last Monday 27/03
    Valencia-Copenhague starred yesterday 28/03

  2. Rafa says:

    Ahh ok thanks

  3. JOHN SPITERI says:

    HI WHAT ABOUT Cork / Malta. You have too many flights from Dublin to Malta

  4. Jan Nelissen says:

    Great news! But when may we (the Dutch and the Germans in the western part) expect the opening of the route Eindhoven and/or Weeze to Almeria. Almeria in the hearth of the costa-to-be.

  5. deirdre fitzharris says:

    any possibility of flights from dublin to nuermberg in the near futher please

  6. Lawrence Boyd says:

    Please start Dublin to Marrakech again

  7. Do you fly from north airports in England to Burgas Bulgaris

  8. Eve says:

    What about Tel Aviv – Pafos ?!

  9. Kath says:

    Would love a direct flight from the midlands,manchester or Liverpool yo Ajjacio Corsica

  10. Michael Hamilton says:

    I would like to know if Ryan Air is going to start their flights back to SARDINA,

  11. Maria says:

    Would love Stansted to Rimini to be back soon

  12. Mike says:

    When will fly Ryanair from Luxemburg to Riga

  13. Sylvia Bassett says:

    Any chance Ryan air could take over the route abandoned by jet 2 from Belfast to Murcia Spain this was always a very popular route and the people who normally used it feel agrieved.

  14. horace dobbs says:

    can ryan start filing to shannon from bristol

  15. Jayne Nicholson says:

    Will you be doing stansted to Frankfurt main if so when please

  16. simon says:

    where is Cork – Katowice /Kraków ?

  17. Avril Ryan says:

    How about Dublin – Renne

  18. Nigel Smith says:

    What i cant understand is that the entire Adriatic coast of Italy is only serviced from the south UK. We purchased an house in Italy on the adriatic a few years ago and at the time Liverpool to Ancona was our best option but was shelved. Surely, it makes sense to offer something like Manchester or Leeds BFD to Ancona, Pescara, Bologna, Rimini, etc as as it is, anyone who commutes from the North UK has to travel to stansted or optionally Manchester to Rome and then commute more when in Italy.

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