Ryanair launches 60 routes during first few days of W18/19 season

Ryanair Bournemouth

Ryanair commenced a new route between Paphos and Bournemouth on 29 October, a connection it will operate twice-weekly (Mondays and Fridays). Pictured at the route launch are the UK airport’s Marketing Manager Jodie Saunders, and MD Stephen Gill. The route will face direct competition from TUI Airways which offers a weekly rotation.

Ryanair Milan Bergamo

Ryanair commenced its W18/19 schedule from Milan Bergamo on 28 October, with this including three new routes to Amman, Brno and Faro which launched this week, while the airline will also continue services to Crotone this winter, a route it launched in June, while the airline will also offer a twice-weekly service to Palma de Mallorca for the first time in a winter season. The airline will also offer flights to Poznan and Tangier for the first time this winter too according to OAG, route which began in March. Pictured at the celebration of the new routes for winter are Ryanair’s John Alborante, Sales and Marketing Manager Italy, Croatia and Greece, plus Giacomo Cattaneo, Director of Commercial Aviation, SACBO.

Memmingen Airport’s Aviation Marketing & Sales Manager, Franziska Spannagel,

On 29 October Ryanair commenced operations on a new routes between Memmingen and Tel Aviv, a sector which the carrier plans to operate twice-weekly. Pictured at the launch is Memmingen Airport’s Aviation Marketing & Sales Manager, Franziska Spannagel. The airline also launched flights to Brindisi from the German gateway this week.

  • Ryanair kick-started its W18/19 season programme on 28 October by launching 34 routes, while it inaugurated a further 26 the following day, with more to be added in the coming days as the season gets underway. Of the initial 60 routes launched by the airline, 13 are poised to face direct competition, with three services going head-to-head with Ukraine International Airlines, a result of Ryanair opening nine routes to Kiev Boryspil (KBP) during the first two days of the W18/19 season. Five of the routes will compete with Europe’s second largest LCC – easyJet. The average sector length of Ryanair’s 60 routes that it launched on 28 and 29 October is 1,643 kilometres.
Launched From To Aircraft (WF) Scheduled competition (WF)
28-Oct Barcelona (BCN) Kiev Boryspil (KBP) B738 (4) Ukraine International Airlines (4)
Brussels (BRU) Amman (AMM) B738 (2)  
Marrakech (RAK)  
Budapest (BUD) Amman (AMM)  
Bydgoszcz (BZG) Kiev Boryspil (KBP)  
Dublin (DUB) Frankfurt (FRA) B738 (12) Lufthansa (34), Aer Lingus (16)
Luxembourg (LUX) B738 (3) Luxair (7)
Edinburgh (EDI) Berlin Schönefeld (SXF) B738 (6)  
Derry (LDY) B738 (5)  
Sofia (SOF) B738 (2)  
Fez (FEZ) Bordeaux (BOD) Air Arabia Maroc (2)
London Luton (LTN) Bologna (BLQ) B738 (7)  
Cork (ORK) B738 (5)  
Malaga (AGP) B738 (6) easyJet (7), TUI Airways (1)
London Stansted (STN) Kiev Boryspil (KBP) B738 (5)  
Marrakech (RAK) Catania (CTA) B738 (2)  
Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden (FKB)  
Naples (NAP)  
Porto (OPO)  
Prague (PRG)  
Stuttgart (STR)  
Milan Bergamo (BGY) Brno (BRQ)  
Faro (FAO)  
Prague (PRG) Paris Beauvais (BVA) B738 (3)  
Seville (SVQ) Nantes (NTE) B738 (2)  
Catania (CTA)  
Fuerteventura (FUE) Vueling (1)
Rabat (RBA)  
Tangier (TNG)  
Valencia (VLC) Cagliari (CAG)  
Tangier (TNG)  
Vilnius (VNO) Kiev Boryspil (KBP) B738 (3) Ukraine International Airlines (13)
Venice Treviso (TSF) B738 (2)  
Warsaw Modlin (WMI) Kiev Boryspil (KBP) B738 (4)  
29-Oct Berlin Schönefeld (SXF) Faro (FAO) B738 (2) easyJet (2)
Bologna (BLQ) Kaunas (KUN)  
Cagliari (CAG) Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden (FKB)  
Porto (OPO)  
Edinburgh (EDI) Lisbon (LIS) easyJet (3)
Stockholm Skavsta (NYO)  
Tallinn (TLL)  
Fez (FEZ) Turin (TRN)  
Venice Treviso (TSF)  
Gdansk (GDN) Kiev Boryspil (KBP)  
Krakow (KRK) Amman (AMM)  
Kiev Boryspil (KBP) B738 (3) Ukraine International Airlines (7)
Marrakech (RAK) Athens (ATH) B738 (2)  
Berlin Schönefeld (SXF)  
Bordeaux (BOD) easyJet (3), Royal Air Maroc (2), TUI Airlines Belgium (1)
Marseille (MRS) Bucharest (OTP)  
Memmingen (FMM) Brindisi (BDS)  
Tel Aviv (TLV)  
Paphos (PFO) Bournemouth (BOH) TUI Airways (1)
Prague (PRG) Eilat Ovda (VDA)  
Seville (SVQ) Bristol (BRS) easyJet (3)
Cagliari (CAG)  
Porto (OPO) B738 (3)  
Stockholm Skavsta (NYO) Kiev Boryspil (KBP)  
Vilnius (VNO) Amman (AMM) B738 (2)  
Warsaw Modlin (WMI)  
Source: OAG Schedules Analyser w/c 30 October. WF = Weekly frequencies.


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