Ryanair has announced its largest ever summer schedule from Dublin Airport.
900 weekly flights will be available to its Irish customers to over 120 destinations including Spain, Portugal, Italy, Greece, Croatia and France.
The budget carrier has also increased its investment at Dublin Airport with a 33rd aircraft hangar costing $100m – bringing its total investment at the airport to $3.3bn.
“We are pleased to announce our largest ever flight schedule at Dublin Airport this summer. This extensive programme will see Ryanair operate over 900 weekly flights to over 120 destinations, giving inbound tourism a much-needed boost while also giving Irish consumers the widest choice of great destinations this summer,” said Ryanair DAC’s CEO Eddie Wilson.
“After 2 years of stop start ineffective travel restrictions, the daa have finally been given the tools to incentivise travel with its Traffic Recovery Support Scheme (TRSS) which was recommended by the Aviation Task Force to Government in their report of July 2020. This scheme gives Ryanair the confidence to invest in our largest ever summer schedule and largest number of based aircraft at Dublin Airport.”
With an additional 22 routes compared with summer 2019 and over 900 flights departing to over 120 destinations every week, this increased connectivity will deliver “much needed inbound tourism” while also giving Irish holiday makers an “abundance of travel choices”, Ryanair said in a statement.