Dublin Airport welcomes news on Ryanair's seven new routes
Dublin Airport welcomes Ryanair's announcement that it is to have seven new routes this winter.
The airline will operate a new daily service to Milan Malpensa, and six routes that will begin this summer will also continue into the winter schedule. These are: a twice weekly service to Bordeaux, Gothenburg, Kyiv, London Southend and Pisa and a four times weekly service to Bournemouth.
Ryanair will also add extra capacity on its existing services to Cologne, Lisbon and Malaga.
'It's fantastic to see Ryanair's route network continue to go from strength to strength at Dublin Airport, providing customers with an ever-increasing range of destinations to choose from,' said Dublin Airport General Manager Vincent Harrison.
'Today's announcement means that Ryanair will operate 82 routes from Dublin Airport next winter. We will work closely with Ryanair to help promote its new services,' he added.
Ryanair's new Milan Malpensa service is one of 21 new routes at Dublin Airport for this year. Last year, Dublin Airport welcomed 31.5 million passengers, which was a 6% increase on the previous 12 months.
Dublin Airport has flights to almost 200 destinations in 43 countries, operated by 56 airlines and is the 11th busiest airport in the European Union.
It one of Ireland's key economic assets, as it generates or facilitates 117,300 jobs and €8.3 billion worth of economic activity.