low-cost airline Ryanair is further expanding its route network after today unveiling
three new routes for the winter, growing its presence at Prestwick, Bournemouth
and Hahn airports.
carrier will begin daily services between Prestwick and the Swedish city of
Gothenburg from 16 October – its ninth destination from the Scottish airport. Ryanair
already offers Gothenburg services from its bases at London Stansted and
is also stepping up to twice-daily flights between Prestwick and Bournemouth,
while it will add flights from the UK south coast airport to Barcelona-Girona from
26 October. The latter move, however, has in part prompted Ryanair to suspend
services between Bournemouth and Hahn near Frankfurt.
spokesman for the carrier explains: “We are happy enough with that [Bournemouth-Frankfurt]
route, but we can use the capacity an awful lot better.
need to go where we think the bigger markets are. The new route to Barcelona
Girona from Bournemouth is in response to huge public demand for services to
the popular Spanish region.”
though will however begin a new service from Hahn to Venice-Treviso on 30
October. This follows the success so far of routes from the German airport to
the Italian destinations of Pescara, Rome, Milan and Pisa.