Ryanair Boeing 737-800

Ryanair: August traffic up 45%

Ryanair has released figures showing that its traffic in August 2021 was 45% higher than the same period in 2020. The airline says it carried 11.1m passengers in August compared to just 7m last year when UK passengers were only allowed to travel for essential reasons. The figures show the [read more]

London Southend Airport
Civil Aviation

Ryanair turns back on Southend

Irish budget airline Ryanair (FR/RYR) is turning its back on London Southend airport after it announced it was closing its base on the 1st November. Southend has already lost rival budget airline EasyJet (U2/EZY) as a result of the airport courting Ryanair to operate from there on competing routes. Eskin [read more]

Ryanair Boeing 737-800

Ryanair to open Newcastle base

Irish budget airline Ryanair (FR/RYR) has announced it is to open a two-aircraft base at Newcastle Airport (NCL/EGNT) in 2022. The move follows high demand for the airline’s flights from Newcastle and will see it add a further 12 routes from the North-eastern gateway. Opening the base will see Ryanair [read more]

Ryanair Boeing 737 8-200
New Routes

Ryanair outlines Manchester & Liverpool recovery plans

Ryanair (FR/RYR) has outlined its planned recovery schedule for Manchester (MAN/EGCC) and Liverpool (LPL/EGGP) airports. As air travel begins to recover from the Coronavirus pandemic and the lifting of restrictions in England the airline hopes to be able to deliver a significant increase in its operations. Manchester Airport will see [read more]