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Ryanair Announces $300m Additional Investment At Manchester Airport

By Dave Simpson

Ryanair has announced an additional investment of $300 million at Manchester airport with an extra three based aircraft for its peak summer 2018 schedule (June-September) as it added 10 new summer routes to Agadir, Almeria, Barcelona Reus, Belfast, Cagliari, Palermo, Ponta Delgada, Porto, Rhodes, & Venice Treviso and more flights on existing routes. Ryanair’s summer 2018 Manchester schedule will now add 300,000 extra seats to a total of 57 routes which will help deliver 4.9 million customers this year.

Ryanair’s Kenny Jacobs commented, “Ryanair is delighted to announce an additional investment of $300 million at Manchester with three extra based aircraft for our peak summer 2018 schedule, bringing the total investment at Manchester to $1.2 billion. We will deliver an exciting set of 10 new Manchester summer routes, some of which are connecting with Manchester for the first time, and add an extra 300,000 summer seats to the schedule. These new summer routes will go on sale on Ryanair.com from tomorrow (Friday January 26).

“Over the past four years, Manchester has been one of our fastest growing bases in the UK and this year summer numbers will grow again by a further 9%. Ryanair will continue to connect Manchester with major leisure and business centres on high frequency, low fare services including Dublin (5 daily), Madrid (daily) and Rome (10 wkly) with better timings and lower fares, making Ryanair the ideal choice for Manchester business and leisure customers.”

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