GDANSK, 7th of December 2005 Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 low fares airline, today announced new route from Gdansk to Stockholm-Skavsta. This first Ryanair’s route between Poland and Sweden will commence on 30th March, 2006. Bookings can be made already on www.ryanair.com. Fares start at 19 PLN*.
On the route from Gdansk to Stockholm passengers will be travelling 3 times a week (Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays). The route will be operated with brand new Boeing 737-800 series aircraft holding 189 seats. Including this new route total number of Ryanair’s routes to Poland increased today to 16!
In November Ryanair carried 2 748 889 passengers, and in rolling last 12 months total number of passengers carried by Ryanair throughout Europe reached 32 731 836! In the next financial year, commencing on 1st April, 2006, on all routes to and from Poland Ryanair will carry more than 1,25M passengers. On all routes from and to Gdansk (London-Stansted, Frankfurt-Hahn and Stockholm-Skavsta) Ryanair will carry in he same period of time more than 200,000 passengers.
Tomasz Kułakowski, Ryanair’s Sales and Marketing Executive for Central Europe in Gdansk today said:
“Ryanair is delighted to announce the arrival of low fares news in Gdansk again! This new Ryanair service from Gdansk to Stockholm will provide a massive boost to tourism. We expect to carry more than 40,000 passengers in the first year of our operation on this service. A large percentage of these passengers will be high spending Swedish tourists creating at least 40 new jobs in the local economy of Tricity.
Starting from 30th of March, 2006 all people living in Tricity will be able to fly directly to Sweden for a fare of just 19* PLN. Ryanair is urging passengers to get online and get booking at www.ryanair.com as seats this cheap will be snapped up quickly!"
* Taxes and charges excluded. From 71 PLN including airport taxes and charges.
Ryanair is Europe’s largest low fares airline with 15 bases and 278 low fare routes across 21 countries. By the end of March 2006 Ryanair will operate an entire fleet of 107 new Boeing 737-800 aircraft with firm orders for a further 127 new aircraft, which will be delivered over the next 7 years. Ryanair currently employs a team of 2 700 people and expects to carry in excess of 35 million scheduled passengers in the coming financial year.