Ryanair Announces Zadar Base (No 54)
7 NEW ROUTES (16 IN TOTAL) to DUBLIN, EAST MIDLANDS, GOTHENBURG, HAUGESUND, LIVERPOOL, PARIS & WROCLAW
300,000 PAX AT RYANAIR’S 1st CROATIAN BASE
Ryanair, Europe’s only ultra-low cost airline, today (18 Dec) announced it would open its 54th base (1st in Croatia) at Zadar in April 2013 with one-based aircraft and unveiled 7 new routes (16 in total), to/from Dublin, East Midlands, Gothenburg, Haugesund, Liverpool, Paris and Wroclaw, as Ryanair invests over $70 million at Zadar Airport.
Ryanair will grow at Zadar in 2013 as follows:
- 1 based aircraft
- 16 routes (up 60%)
- 7 new routes: Dublin, East Midlands, Gothenburg, Haugesund, Liverpool, Paris & Wroclaw
- 68 weekly flights (up 60%)
- 300,000 pax p.a (up 60%)
- 300* “on site” jobs
Ryanair celebrated its new Zadar base by launching a 100,000 seat sale with fares starting from €8 for travel across its European network in January which are available for booking until midnight (24:00hrs) Thur (20 Dec). Ryanair’s 7 new Zadar routes will begin in April and will go on sale on www.ryanair.com
Speaking in Zadar today, Ryanair’s Michael Cawley said:
“Ryanair is delighted to announce Zadar as our 54th base (and our first in Croatia) and to unveil 7 new routes (16 in total) to/from Dublin, East Midlands, Gothenburg, Haugesund, Liverpool, Paris and Wroclaw, beginning in April, as part of our summer 2013 schedule, which go on sale on www.ryanair.com tomorrow.
Croatian consumers/visitors can now beat the recession and escape Croatia Airlines’ high fares and fuel surcharging by switching to Ryanair’s lowest fares and our no fuel surcharge guarantee from Zadar to 16 exciting European destinations, including Dublin, London and Paris, amongst others. Ryanair’s 300,000 passengers p.a. will sustain up to 300 “on site” jobs in Zadar.
To celebrate our new Zadar base, we are launching a 100,000 seat sale with fares starting from €8 for travel across Europe in January, which are available for booking until midnight Thursday (20 Dec). Since seats at these crazy low prices will be snapped up quickly, we urge passengers to book them immediately on www.ryanair.com.”
* ACI confirms up to 1,000 ‘on-site’ jobs per 1m passengers