Ryanair Announces New Palma Base (No 49) for 2012
47 ROUTES, 2.8M PAX P.A. FROM MARCH 2012
Ryanair, the world’s favourite airline, today (13th Dec) announced it would open its 49th EU base at Palma Airport in March 2012 with 4 based aircraft operating 47 routes (17 new), delivering 2.8m passengers p.a., and sustaining up to 2,800 Balearic jobs.
In addition to Ryanair’s existing 30 Palma routes, the airline will open 17 new routes from Palma to Aarhus, Cork, Gothenburg, Haugesund, Kaunas, Krakow, Maastricht, Malaga, Magdeburg, Marseille, Oslo, Paris Beauvais, Poznan, Santander, Santiago, Stockholm, and Tampere, all of which go on sale on www.ryanair.com
Dec) and bring to 47 the number of routes offered from Palma by Ryanair in summer 2012.
Ryanair celebrated its new Palma base (No 49) by launching a 1 million seat sale from €9.99 for travel across 1,000 European routes in late Jan and early Feb 2012. These low fares are available for booking until midnight Thursday (15th Dec).
In Palma, Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary said:
“Ryanair is delighted to announce Palma as our 49th base with a total of 47 routes on sale on www.ryanair.com from tomorrow for summer 2012. Now Palma consumers/ visitors can beat the recession and escape both Air Europa and Air Berlin’s high fares by switching to Ryanair’s lowest fares and enjoy our no fuel surcharge guarantee to 47 exciting destinations. Ryanair’s traffic of 2.8m p.a. will sustain up to 2,800 jobs at Palma Airport and in the tourism industry on the island of Mallorca.”