Ryanair adds Dublin to Cardiff route along with 3 others

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Irish budget airline Ryanair (FR/RYR) has added 4 new routes from Dublin Airport (DUB/EIDW) including a four-times-per-week service to Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF) in Wales.

The new service to Cardiff will be the first direct connection between the two capitals since Flybe collapsed and is welcome news for the struggling Welsh government-owned airport.

Spencer Birns, CEO at Cardiff Airport said: “It’s brilliant news that one of Europe’s leading low-cost airlines will be operating a regular service to Dublin from Cardiff. Dublin is such an important and in-demand route for business and leisure customers, travelling sports teams and fans, and of course those looking to re-connect with their friends and family.

“I’d like to thank Ryanair for their continued confidence in Cardiff Airport. It has been one of our priorities to re-instate this route, alongside other important services lost as a result of the pandemic, and we are delighted that Ryanair has stepped in to fill the demand with regular flights at great prices.”

The 3 other routes from Dublin are twice-weekly services to Kosice, Plovdiv and Sibiu.

Ryanair’s Director of Commercial, Jason McGuinness, said: “As Europe’s largest airline, we are delighted to announce 4 new Winter routes from Dublin to Cardiff, Kosice, Plovdiv and Sibiu for those who are looking to enjoy a city break.

“Irish families/visitors can now book a well-earned winter getaway safe in the knowledge that if their plans change, they can move their travel dates with a zero-change fee up until the end of December 2021.

The routes will all feature in Ryanair’s winter schedule with Dublin to Cardiff due to commence 31st OIctober.

About Nick Harding 1959 Articles
Nick is the senior reporter and editor at UK Aviation News as well as working freelance elsewhere. He has his finger firmly on the pulse on Aviation, not only in the UK but worldwide. Nick has been asked to speak in a professional capacity on LBC, Heart and other broadcast networks.

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