Ryanair has announced eight new routes and increased flights on 36 other routes from London Stansted.

Its new routes are to Athens, Basel, Bordeaux, Bucharest, Perpignan, Prague, Rabat in Morocco and Skelleftea in Sweden.

It brings its total number of Stansted routes to 109, with over 700 weekly flights

The airline says the new routes will sustain and additional 2,000 jobs at the airport.