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Ryanair Announces 4,000 Extra Seats For Cheltenham

Published on Dec 20 2021 9:25 AM in General Industry tagged: Trending Posts / Ryanair

Ryanair Announces 4,000 Extra Seats For Cheltenham

Ryanair has announced 4,000 extra seats for Cheltenham.


In a statement published on, Ryanair said, "Ryanair, Ireland's no.1 airline and sponsor of day three at the Cheltenham National Hunt Festival, has today (17 Dec) added an extra 4,000 seats to the most anticipated date in the horse racing calendar, operating flights from Dublin, Cork & Shannon to Birmingham and Bristol for the highly-awaited 2022 festival.

"With Irish horses, jockeys & trainers dominating the winning ring last year, Ryanair has scheduled 4,000 extra seats (over 20,000 in total) throughout the week from Monday, 14th March.

"Flights for the four-day Cheltenham Festival are now available to book at Tickets are expected to sell out fast as racing fans make up for missing out on last year’s action, so ladies get the hats ready, gentlemen dust off your tweed suit and book your flights now to avoid missing out.

"Ryanair's Director of Marketing, Dara Brady, said, 'Last year was a sensational year for Irish winners at Cheltenham, but unfortunately we could not be there in person to support the Irish talent. We're delighted to stirrup some early excitement this year by adding 4,000 extra seats for Irish racing fans, with flights departing from Dublin, Cork and Shannon from Monday, 14th March. Race goers can now avail of the lowest fares with Ryanair and soak up the atmosphere across the four-day festival.

"'Seats are selling fast so fans are urged to gallop onto the website and book their racing getaway today.'"

Additional Information


14th March Dublin – Birmingham 3
14th March Dublin – Bristol 1
15th March Dublin – Birmingham 3
15th March Shannon – Birmingham 1
15th March Cork – Birmingham 1
16th March Dublin – Birmingham 1
17th March Dublin – Birmingham 1
18th March Dublin – Birmingham 1
15th March Birmingham – Dublin 1
16th March Birmingham – Dublin 1
17th March Birmingham – Dublin 2
17th March Bristol – Dublin 1
18th March Birmingham – Dublin 3
19th March Bristol – Dublin 1"

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