Ryanair it is to strengthen its winter schedule from Shannon Airport with the addition of further capacity from the end of October.
The airline announced that it is to add a daily Manchester service, replacing a three times weekly Liverpool service, and a weekly Kaunas (Lithuania) flight, as well as extra flights on Stansted, to its winter schedule, starting the end of October. This will bring the total number of Ryanair services from Shannon to 11
this winter – six more than the 2013/2014 winter season.
The new routes operated by Ryanair from Shannon this winter are Paris, Berlin, Fuerteventura, Warsaw, Krakow, Manchester and Kaunas. These are in addition to their existing services to be Gatwick, Lanzarote, Stansted and Wroclaw.
Speaking at the King John’s Castle visitor attraction this Thursday where the
announcement was made, Shannon Airport CEO Neil Pakey said, “We welcome
this further commitment by Ryanair to our upcoming winter schedule, which
includes an excellent mix of inbound and outbound opportunities for
“We are currently in the middle of a very busy summer season, which has led
to a 15% overall increase in passenger numbers in the first six months of
the year. Having extra capacity this winter very much strengthens our hand
for the off-peak season.”