Ryanair to Open 34th Base at Leeds Bradford Airport

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Thursday, 13 August 2009

Ryanair is to open its 34th base at Leeds Bradford in March 2010 with two based aircraft and 14 new routes (17 in total) being launched.

The low cost airline will offer 63 weekly return flights to / from Leeds Bradford in an investment worth over $140 million in the airport.

Ryanairs 14 new routes from Leeds Bradford to Carcassonne, Faro, Ibiza, Knock, Krakow, Limoges, Malaga, Malta, Montpellier, Murcia, Nantes, Palma, Pisa and Venice Treviso is expected to increase Ryanairs traffic at Leeds Bradford to 1 million passengers per annum.

John Parkin, LBIA Chief Executive, said, This is a great vote of confidence in the potential of both the airport and our region from Europe's largest airline.

It shows Ryanair shares our confidence in the tremendous opportunity for strong market growth at the airport. Significantly it follows recent planning approval for the terminal development to deliver best in class facilities and build upon existing routes.

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