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Ryanair Announces Brussels Zaventem Base From Feb 2014

27-Nov-2013 10 New Routes To Alicante, Barcelona, Ibiza, Lisbon, Malaga, Palma, Porto, Rome, Valencia & Venice

1,500,000 New Passengers P.A. & 1,500 New Jobs For Brussels

Ryanair, Europe’s favourite low fares airline, today (27 Nov) announced it would open its 2nd Belgian base (62 in total) at Brussels Zaventem in Feb 2014 with 4 based aircraft and 10 new routes to Alicante, Barcelona, Ibiza, Lisbon, Malaga, Palma, Porto, Rome, Valencia & Venice, which will deliver up to 1,500,000 passengers p.a. and sustain some 1,500 “on-site” jobs* at Brussels Zaventem with up to 200 weekly flights.

Ryanair’s new Brussels Zaventem base from Feb 2014 will deliver:

  • 10 new routes to Alicante, Barcelona, Ibiza, Lisbon, Malaga, Palma, Porto, Rome, Valencia & Venice
  • 4 based aircraft
  • Over 1,500,000 new passengers p.a. at Brussels Zaventem
  • Over 1,500* jobs sustained at Brussels Zaventem

Ryanair celebrated its new Brussels Zaventem base and 10 new routes by releasing 100,000 seats on sale at prices from £15.99 for travel in Jan and Feb, which are available for booking until midnight Thursday (28 Nov).

In Brussels today, Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary said:

“Ryanair is delighted to announce Brussels Zaventem as our second base in Belgium in addition to Brussels Charleroi. These 10 new routes with daily or multiple daily frequencies to Alicante, Barcelona, Ibiza, Lisbon, Malaga, Palma, Porto, Rome, Valencia and Venice, are ideal for business passengers or families booking getaways from summer 2014, who can also enjoy Ryanair’s recently announced customer service improvements.

We are actively listening to and responding to our customers so that they can continue to enjoy the lowest fares and the most on-time flights, but can also enjoy our new Ryanair.com website with easier bookings, a free second small carry-on bag, 24 hour grace periods for minor booking errors, quiet flights pre-8am and post-9pm, and fully allocated seating for all passengers from 1st February, with further improvements for business passengers and families set to be rolled out over the coming months.

10 NEW ZAVENTEM ROUTES

Alicante

14 weekly

Barcelona

42 weekly

Ibiza

14 weekly

Lisbon

28 weekly

Malaga

14 weekly

Palma

14 weekly

Porto

14 weekly

Rome

28 weekly

Valencia

14 weekly

Venice

14 weekly

To celebrate our new Brussels Zaventem base and 10 new routes, we are launching a 100,000 seat sale with fares starting from €15.99 for travel across Europe in Jan and Feb, which are available for booking until midnight Thursday (28 Nov). Since seats at these crazy low prices will be snapped up quickly, we urge passengers to book them immediately on www.ryanair.com.”

*ACI research confirms up to 1,000 ‘on-site’ jobs are sustained at international airports for every 1m passengers