Ryanair, the low-cost airline, announced its summer flight schedule today, adding a new route to Faro in Portugal to its year-round routes to Alicante and Malaga in Spain.
Each of these sunny destinations will have four flights per week, with fares starting at £29.99 and baggage fees remaining at standard rates. The new Faro route will begin service on Sunday, June 4, and will be available until the end of October.
Stephen Wiltshire, the managing director of Exeter Airport said that “”We’re delighted to see Ryanair growing its schedule from Exeter Airport and offering even more choice to local customers. The new route to Faro this summer adds to Ryanair’s year-round flights to Alicante and Malaga and is a fantastic addition to our network, with a total of 26 destinations on offer this year.”
The summer schedule is expects 67% growth when compared to last summer. Approximately 63,000 passengers are expected to fly this summer from Ryanair, Exeter airport. Considering the local jobs, 45 jobs might be supported if the analysis works the same.
Jade Kirwan, the head of Ryanair informed that there is no better choice for budget-conscious families than Ryanair’s industry-leading low fares, especially now that you can spread out the cost of your holiday by paying half now and the other half up to 40 days before departure when you book Ryanair’s Family Plus bundle, making family vacations easier for everyone.
He also said that they look forward to welcoming thousands of customers/visitors onboard the flights to/from Exeter this summer, as Ryanair continues to provide more traffic, connectivity, and lower fares to the UK than any other airline.