Ryanair boosts Edinburgh operations

Airline expands 'base' operations

Ryanair celebrated the launch of its twenty-seventh ‘base’ launch at Edinburgh Airport today (November 6) from where it will operate two new Boeing 737-800s serving twenty-three routes.

Speaking in Edinburgh, Ryanair head of Sales and Marketing Europe Lesley Kane said: “The base launch will see 11 fantastic new routes on offer from Edinburgh Airport adding to the existing 8 routes already in operation. Along with these 19 routes we have recently announced 2 exciting ski destinations to Grenoble and Turin and 2 brand new Italian destinations to Cagliari and Bologna. In total the 23 routes to/from Edinburgh will deliver in excess of 1.2 million passengers p.a. generating an annual visitor spend of over EUR138m and sustaining 1,200 jobs in Edinburgh and East Scotland.”

Source: Routes News