Ryanair launches new Belfast routes to Gdansk, Warsaw and Wroclaw

a Ryanair passenger plane
a Ryanair passenger plane

Ryanair has today expanded its Belfast winter 2016 schedule with three new routes to Gdansk, Warsaw and Wroclaw.

The new routes are in addition to the seven routes announced earlier to Alicante, Berlin, Krakow, Lanzarote, Malaga, Milan and Tenerife.

Ryanair also announced extra daily flights to London Gatwick.

Ryanair’s Chief Marketing Officer, Kenny Jacobs said: “We are pleased to launch 3 new routes from our Belfast base to Gdansk, Warsaw and Wroclaw, as part of our winter 2016 schedule, in addition to the 7 new routes announced earlier to Alicante, Berlin, Krakow, Lanzarote, Malaga, Milan and Tenerife, and the extra flights to London Gatwick (5 x daily), which will deliver over 1 million customers p.a. and support 750 jobs at Belfast International Airport. Our new Polish routes will be ideal for both business and leisure customers and we look forward to growing routes, traffic and jobs in Belfast in the coming months and years.

“To celebrate, we are releasing seats for sale from just £19.99 our new Gdansk, Warsaw and Wroclaw routes, which are available for booking until Wednesday (4 May) for travel in November and December. Since these amazing low prices will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto www.ryanair.com and avoid missing out.”

Belfast International Airport Managing Director, Graham Keddie, said: “This is more fantastic news from Ryanair. It means that this winter should be one of our busiest ever. Gdansk, Warsaw and Wroclaw follow Krakow and deliver a very comprehensive network to a new and important Polish market.

“We currently stand as the eleventh largest airport in the UK, but I expect that with continuing airline expansion and growth in passenger numbers, we will break into the ‘Top Ten’ before too long. The airport is delivering real economic benefit for Northern Ireland and that means new employment and business opportunities.

“These new Polish routes are delivered without any government support and show only a fraction of what could be achieved if APD were removed. Despite this ‘headwind’, we’re making great progress and have reason to believe we can maintain the momentum.”