RyanAir Launches Record Birmingham Winter 2016 Schedule

Ryanair, Europe’s number one airline, today (30 Mar) launched its biggest ever Birmingham winter schedule for 2016 with a new route to Sofia, 4 new winter services to Madrid, Murcia, Verona and Vilnius, and more flights to Barcelona, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Malaga, Malta and Tenerife.

This will deliver 1.9 million customers per year and support 1,400* jobs at Birmingham Airport, as Ryanair grows by 45%.  

Ryanair’s Birmingham winter 2016 schedule will deliver:

  • 1 new route to: Sofia (3 wkly)
  • 4 new winter services to Madrid (4 wkly), Murcia (2 wkly), Verona (2 wkly) & Vilnius (2 wkly)
  • More flights to: Barcelona (daily), Fuerteventura (2 wkly), Gran Canaria (2 wkly),

 Malaga (5 wkly), Malta (3 wkly) & Tenerife (4 wkly)

  • 21 routes in total
  • 1.9m customers p.a. (+600,000, 45%)
  • 1,400* “on-site” jobs p.a.

UK consumers and visitors can choose from 21 Birmingham routes in winter 2016 and can look forward to further improvements, as Ryanair continues to grow strongly, while improving its customer experience through the “Always Getting Better” programme, which includes more new routes, a new app, new cabin interiors and new crew uniforms.

BIRMINGHAM WINTER 2016 GROWTH

Sofia            NEW

3 x weekly

Fuerteventura

1 to 2 x weekly

 

Madrid         NEW FOR WINTER 

4 x weekly

Gran Canaria

1 to 2 x weekly

 

Murcia          NEW FOR WINTER

2 x weekly

Malaga

4 to 5 x weekly

 

Verona         NEW FOR WINTER

2 x weekly

Malta

2 to 3 x weekly

 

Vilnius         NEW FOR WINTER

2 x weekly

Tenerife

3 to 4 x weekly

 

Barcelona

5 pw to daily

 

 

Ryanair’s Chief Marketing Officer, Kenny Jacobs said: “We are pleased to launch our Birmingham winter 2016 schedule, which includes a new route to Sofia, 4 new winter services to Madrid, Murcia, Verona and Vilnius, and more flights to Barcelona, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Malaga, Malta and Tenerife, which will deliver 1.9 million customers p.a. and support 1,400 jobs at Birmingham Airport, as we grow our traffic by 45%.  

"To celebrate the launch of our Birmingham winter 2016 schedule, we are releasing seats for sale from just £19.99, which are available for booking until Monday (4 April). Since these amazing low prices will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto www.ryanair.com and avoid missing out.”

William Pearson, Aviation Development Director, Birmingham Airport, said: “Ryanair is a long-standing partner of Birmingham Airport which has continually increased the number of destinations offered for air travellers in the Midlands region. Extending many popular services throughout the winter months means that Ryanair is catering for those wanting to travel for business or leisure throughout the year and we thank Ryanair for its ongoing commitment to Birmingham and the wider region.” 

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