Ryanair to welcome a million new passengers in the north-westLow-cost airline Ryanair has announced that one million extra passengers will be able to travel on its flights from airports across the north-west of England next year.
The carrier is adding nine new routes at Manchester, Liverpool and East Midlands airports, as well as two new aircraft, boosting its overall capacity and creating up to 1,000 new jobs.
At Manchester it will be launching flights to Corfu, Krakow, Lanzarote, Paphos and Trapani, which will allow it to carry an additional 360,000 passengers a year.
Flights to Lublin and Zadar will be introduced at Liverpool, bringing the total number of routes from the Merseyside hub to 39 and welcoming more than 180,000 new passengers.
And at East Midlands, two new flights to Marseille and Menorca will be launched and there will be growth on a further 17 routes, adding capacity for 460,000 more passengers than last year.
All of the new flights will take off in the summer of 2013 and will be available for booking on Ryanair's website from November 1st 2012.
31 October 2012, 23:30