Ryanair to launch Cardiff Airport to Malaga flight this summer

Ryanair 737 at Cardiff Airport (Aviation Media Agency)
Ryanair 737 at Cardiff Airport (Aviation Media Agency)

Ryanair is launching a direct flight from Cardiff Airport to Malaga this summer according to its website, bringing the number of destinations served from Wales’ national airport to six.

The flight (FR4950/4951) will operate 3 times per week from 3rd June through to September.

Ryanair’s Robin Keily said: “Ryanair is pleased to announce a new Cardiff route to Malaga, commencing in June, which will operate three times weekly, as part of our extended Cardiff summer 2019 schedule.

Screenshot showing Malaga as a destination from Cardiff Airport
Screenshot showing Malaga as a destination from Cardiff Airport

Ryanair already flies to Dublin (occasional), Tenerife South and Faro from Cardiff Airport and starts Barcelona and Malta later this year.

Malaga Airport (AGP/LEMG) is already served by charter airline TUI and low-cost rivals Vueling.

Cardiff Airport Chief Executive Office Debra Barber said: It’s fantastic to see Ryanair continuing to expand its choice from Cardiff with the announcement of a third new route for Summer 2019

Located on Spain’s Costa Del Sol, The port city of Malaga has always been a popular destination for British tourists thanks to its sandy beaches and almost year round good weather.

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