Ryanair today announced it will open a new base at Berlin, from October 27th.
The base will have five based aircraft and 16 new routes will be launched as part of its Berlin Winter 2015 schedule, which will grow Ryanair’s Berlin traffic to 2.6 million customers per year.
The new destinations from Berlin are: Alicante, Athens, Barcelona, Bari, Bologna, Bratislava, Brussels, Glasgow, Madrid, Malaga, Palermo, Palma, Riga, Rome Ciampino, Venice and Valencia.
In Berlin, Ryanair’s Chief Marketing Officer Kenny Jacobs said:
“Ryanair is pleased to announce a new Berlin base from October, our 73rd in total, with 5 based aircraft, an investment of $500m, with 16 new routes and 22 routes in total as part of our Berlin winter 2015 schedule, which will deliver 2.6m annual customers and support 2,600 local jobs.
Germany is a significant growth market for Ryanair and as we announce our 6th German base at Berlin, we will continue to connect key German cities with Europe’s major centres of business. Indeed, we are launching new Berlin routes to Athens, Barcelona, Brussels, Glasgow, Madrid and Rome, as well increasing flights to and from Dublin, London and Milan, making Ryanair the ideal choice for both business and leisure customers”.