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RYANAIR LAUNCHES TWO NEW LEEDS BRADFORD WINTER ROUTES TO/FROM KAUNAS AND RIGA

Ryanair, the world’s favourite airline, today (14th June) announced two new Leeds Bradford routes to/from Kaunas and Riga from November which grows Ryanair’s Leeds Bradford winter schedule to 13 low fares routes, which will see Ryanair deliver over 1m passengers p.a., sustaining up to 1,000 jobs in the Yorkshire region.

Ryanair celebrated its two new Leeds Bradford routes by releasing 1million £9.99 seats for travel across its European network in September which are available for booking on www.ryanair.com until midnight (24:00hrs) Thursday (16th June).  Ryanair’s new routes will be available for booking on Ryanair.com tomorrow.

Ryanair’s Stephen McNamara said:

“Ryanair is pleased to announce two new Leeds Bradford winter routes to/from Kaunas and Riga to extend our winter 2011/2012 schedule to 13 low fare routes.  Ryanair will now deliver over 1million passengers p.a. and sustain up to 1,000 local jobs in the Yorkshire region.

To celebrate the launch of our two new low fare routes we are releasing 1million £9.99 seats for travel in September on over 1,000 Ryanair routes throughout Europe.”

LBA’s Tony Hallwood commented;

“Ryanair's announcement is excellent news for both business and leisure travellers who wish to fly from Leeds Bradford to Latvia and Lithuania.

The new services to Riga and Kaunas will be warmly welcomed as the Leeds City Region looks to develop its trading links across Eastern Europe.

We also look forward to encouraging new inbound tourism visitors on both services, working closely with Welcome to Yorkshire to maximise the economic benefits for the region”.

13 Leeds Bradford winter routes

Alicante

Knock

Barcelona

Krakow

Dusseldorf

Lanzarote

Dublin

Malaga

Fuerteventura

Riga

Gdansk

Venice

Kaunas

Stephen McNamara                            Joe Carmody

Ryanair Ltd                                            Edelman

Tel: +353-1-8121212                          Tel. +353-1-6789333

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