Ryanair announces 15 new Scottish routes

Ryanair announces 15 new Scottish routes

Ryanair has launched its biggest-ever Scottish winter schedule, with 15 new routes connecting Scotland to mainland Europe.

As part of the new schedule, the airliner will introduce 13 new routes to Edinburgh Airport and two new routes from Glasgow Airport.

It is estimated that these new routes will deliver 20% growth and over 5 million extra customers p.a. at Ryanair’s four Scottish airports, supporting 3,750 jobs.

The new destinations serving Edinburgh include Baden, Budapest, Carcassonne, Eindhoven, Hamburg, Katowice, Nantes, Prague, Szczecin, Toulouse, Venice, Valencia and Wroclaw. 

The new destinations serving Glasgow are Krakow and Madrid.

Speaking in Edinburgh, Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary said: “We are pleased to launch our biggest-ever Scotland winter schedule, with 15 new routes and 20% growth which will deliver over 5 million customers p.a. and support 3,750 jobs at Ryanair’s four Scottish Airports. 

"We are also pleased to report record bookings on our Scottish summer 2017 schedule, and Scottish customers can look forward to even lower fares, so there’s never been a better time to book a low fare flight on Ryanair.

"We urge all customers who wish to book their holidays to do so now on the Ryanair.com website or mobile app, where they can avail of the lowest fare air travel to and from Scotland."