Ryanair launches nine new routes from Dublin

Tuesday 01 April 2014 12.00
Ryanair chief marketing officer Kenny Jacobs, cabin crew member Daniela Sopkova, Transport Minister Leo Varadkar and cabin crew member Federico Galli
Ryanair chief marketing officer Kenny Jacobs, cabin crew member Daniela Sopkova, Transport Minister Leo Varadkar and cabin crew member Federico Galli

Ryanair has revealed nine new routes to Almeria, Bari, Basel, Bucharest, Chania, Comiso, Lisbon, Marrakesh and Prague, as part of their summer 2014 schedule at Dublin.

It is estimated that these routes will deliver over 800,000 more passengers at Dublin Airport this year. 

Following the Government's decision to cut the air travel tax to zero from today, Ryanair's summer 2014 schedule will deliver additional flights on ten routes including; Barcelona, Faro, Nice and Paris Beauvais, and a total of 85 Dublin routes. 

Ryanair also said today that it has opened its third Portuguese base at Lisbon and its third Greek base at Athens. 

The airline said it will base one plane in Lisbon and will launch six new routes from there which will deliver up to 900,000 passengers a year.

It will also base two planes in Athens to service six routes to Chania, London, Milan, Paphos, Rhodes and Thessaloniki.