4 NEW ROUTES AT CHARLEROI & 2 NEW ROUTES AT ZAVENTEM
NEW WINTER CHARLEROI – COPENHAGEN SERVICE
Ryanair, Belgium’s No.1 airline, today (3 Feb) announced record advance bookings on its Brussels summer 2015 schedule, with 4 new Charleroi routes to Athens, Bucharest, Prague and Riga and 2 new Zaventem routes to Dublin and Verona, which will deliver over 6.9m customers p.a. to/from Brussels and support 6,900* jobs.
Ryanair’s Brussels summer 2015 schedule will deliver:
- 12 based aircraft
- 4 new routes: Athens, Bucharest, Prague & Riga
- 77 routes in total
- Extra flights on 13 routes
- 375 weekly return flights
- 5.2m customers p.a.
- Over 5,200* “on-site” jobs
- 4 based aircraft
- 2 new routes: Dublin & Verona
- 12 routes in total
- 111 weekly return flights
- 1.7m customers p.a.
- 1,700* “on-site jobs”
Ryanair has also announced a new Brussels Charleroi route to/from Copenhagen, beginning this winter, which is now on sale on www.ryanair.com. This new service will operate with a daily return flight from 25th October 2015.
Belgian customers and visitors can choose from 89 Brussels routes this summer, while enjoying allocated seating, a free second carry-on bag, lower airport fees, a new website, a brand new app with mobile boarding passes, Family Extra, and Business Plus (which includes fast track at Brussels Charleroi), making Ryanair the ideal choice for families, business and leisure travellers.
2015 marks Ryanair’s 30th birthday. In 30 years, Ryanair has grown to become Europe’s biggest airline, carrying 100m people annually, between 30 countries, and saving European customers over €11bn every year.
Ryanair celebrated record advance bookings on its Brussels summer 2015 schedule and its 30th birthday by releasing 100,000 seats for sale across its European network, at prices from just €19.99 for travel in February and March. These low fares are available for booking until midnight Thursday (5 Feb).
In Brussels, Ryanair’s Chief Commercial Officer David O’Brien said:
“Ryanair is pleased to announce record advance bookings on our Brussels summer 2015 schedule, with 4 new Charleroi routes to Athens, Bucharest, Prague & Riga, a new Charleroi to Copenhagen route beginning in October and 2 new Zaventem routes to Dublin and Verona, which will deliver over 6.9m customers p.a. to/from Brussels.
Belgian consumers and visitors already choose Ryanair for our low fares, industry leading customer service and great route choice. Now they can also book their summer 2015 flights on our improved website and great new app, carry a free small 2nd carry-on bag, enjoy allocated seats, avail of our new Family Extra and Business Plus services (including fast track at Brussels Charleroi), and use their personal electronic devices at all stages of their flight, as Ryanair continues to deliver so much more than just the lowest fares.
To celebrate record advance bookings on our Brussels summer 2015 schedule and our 30th birthday, we are releasing 100,000 seats on sale from just €19.99 for travel in February and March, which are available for booking until midnight Thursday (5 Feb). Since these amazing low prices will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto www.ryanair.com and avoid missing out.”
*ACI research confirms up to 1,000 ‘on-site’ jobs are sustained at international airports for every 1m passengers