Ryanair accelerates growth in Milan MalpensaTwo additional aircraft, $200m investment, 30 routes (four new)
Ryanair, Italy’s No.1 airline, today (25 Mar) announced further expansion at its Milan Malpensa base this summer. Two additional aircraft will be based at Ryanair’s Malpensa base from July. 30 routes will operate this summer, including four new to Barcelona, Corfu, Santorini and Zakynthos which will boost air traffic in the region as vaccination programmes continue and Europe re-opens in time for the summer holiday season.
Ryanair’s Milan Malpensa Summer ‘21 schedule will deliver:
- Seven based aircraft (+ two extra)
- 30 routes in total
- Four new routes to: Barcelona (daily) and Corfu, Santorini and Zakynthos (all operating twice per week)
- Increased flights to a number of destinations including: Alghero, Cagliari, Heraklion, Palermo, Brindisi, Bari, Catania, London Stansted, Porto and Vienna
- Over 195 weekly flights
- Connections to holiday destinations such as Gran Canaria and Alicante, city breaks to Berlin and Dublin, as well as domestic connections to Catania and Palermo.
Italian consumers can now book their summer holidays on even lower fares and with the option to avail of Ryanair’s zero change fee should plans change. To celebrate, Ryanair has launched a seat sale with special fares for travel until the end of October 2021, which must be booked by midnight Friday, 26th March on the Ryanair.com website.
Ryanair’s Commercial Director, Jason Mc Guinness, said:
“As vaccination rollout programmes continue in the coming months, air traffic is set to soar this summer. We are delighted to announce two additional based aircraft in Milan Malpensa, delivering 30 routes in Summer ‘21, including four new routes to Barcelona, Corfu, Santorini and Zakynthos. This growth strengthens Italy’s domestic and international connectivity and helps drive the recovery of the tourism industry and regional economies.
Italian customers and visitors can now book a well-earned summer getaway safe in the knowledge that if their plans change they can move their travel dates up to two times with a zero-change fee up until the end of October 2021.
To celebrate, we are releasing seats for sale from Milan Malpensa for travel until the end of October 2021, which are available to book until midnight Friday (25th March). Since these amazing low prices will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto www.ryanair.com and avoid missing out.”
Quote - Andrea Tucci, VP Aviation Business Development SEA
We are happy to partner with Ryanair in announcing their summer programme at Malpensa, Ryanair’s announcement to base two additional aircrafts at Malpensa is a positive sign of the industry’s willingness to re-start. A very good opportunity for travellers and for the whole economy which gravitates around our infrastructure’s catchment area.