Ryanair announced its first ever flights from Exeter, its newest airport, with 3 new routes commencing in April, as part of its Summer 2019 schedule.
Ryanair’s Summer 2019 Exeter schedule will deliver 3 new routes to Malaga, Malta and Naples, with 6 weekly flights flying an estimated 80,000 customers per year.
The announcement makes the airport Ryanair’s 21st base in the UK with Exeter Airport’s managing director Matt Roach describing the announcement on Tuesday as a “significant vote of confidence”.
Passenger numbers at Exeter Airport have increased by 22% to more than 900,000 in the past five years.
Exeter Airport MD, Matt Roach said:
“This is a significant vote of confidence in the continued growth of Exeter Airport and we are delighted to be welcoming Ryanair for the very first time. These routes are popular destinations and offer customers even more choice and greater connectivity from their local airport.”
Ryanair’s Robin Kiely said:
“We’re pleased to announce Ryanair’s low fares have arrived at Exeter, our newest airport and 21st in the UK. Our three new routes to Malaga, Malta and Naples start in summer 2019, each operating twice weekly, ensuring customers in the Devon region can book low fare flights to the sun.