Ryanair has confirmed that it will not reopen its Brussels Zaventem base in the summer of 2023, due to Zaventem Airport’s decision to increase prices by 11% from April.
Ryanair also confirmed that it will still operate 12 routes to/from Brussels Zaventem for summer 2023 on aircraft that are based outside Belgium.
The 12 routes are as follows:
Ryanair flights to/from Charleroi will be unaffected by the decision not to reopen the Zaventem base. Ryanair expects to operate 109 routes to/from Brussels Charleroi for summer 2023.
Statement By Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary
Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary said, “Despite recent rumours, we will not be reopening our Brussels Zaventem base in S23, due to Zaventem Airport’s decision to increase prices by 11% for airlines and passengers from April 2023. However, customers can still book Ryanair’s low fares on 12 Zaventem routes that will continue to operate to/from Brussels Zaventem for S23 on aircraft based outside Belgium.
“Ryanair’s flights on 109 routes to/from Charleroi will be unaffected by this decision, and we look forward to welcoming millions of Belgian customers/visitors onboard our flights to/from both Brussels Charleroi and Zaventem Airports this summer.”
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