low cost carrier Ryanair today announced five new routes from the UK,
including its first destination in Hungary.
Ryanair will launch services from London Stansted to Balaton in Hungary,
the resort spa region of Lake Balaton
and the health spa town of Heviz
. It is also
launching flights from Stansted to Lamezia and Parma
Vitoria in Spain;
and from London Luton to Brest
The new routes will launch between 17 February and 31 March.
It will serve Vitoria daily, Parma
four times a week and Balaton, Lamezia
Speaking at a press conference in London
today, Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary said: “Most of the
new routes we have announced are in western
Europe and that remains the focus of our growth for the time being
with our traffic growth remaining at 25% month on month.
“We are returning to Lamezia airport in Italy
after deciding to pull our London Stansted service
there some years ago after having had a row with the airport. We have also been
trying to get into Parma
for a number of years. Vitoria
takes to 16 the number of airports from where we operate in Spain
takes us to 19 airports in France.”