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Ryanair moves away from traditional bases for smaller, cheaper destinations

Ryanair has been moving away from larger hubs this year, particularly in the UK and Ireland, and has more recently threatened to cut its route network in Germany. The carrier attributes the moves to tourist and departure taxes introduced by various governments. As a result, the carrier has been establishing bases and expanding services in smaller, cheaper destinations in Continental, Nordic and Eastern Europe. Ryanair recently overtook flag carrier Iberia as the largest in Spain, suggesting this strategy is working for the carrier.

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