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Ryanair launches two brand new routes to Bratislava and Vilnius

Ryanair has today further expanded its Leeds Bradford Airport winter 2016 schedule – with two new routes to Bratislava and Vilnius.

Today’s announcement adds to the new Gran Canaria and Warsaw routes introduced by Ryanair this year; in total helping to deliver 1.1m customers p.a. and support 825* jobs at Leeds Bradford Airport.

Ryanair’s Leeds Bradford winter 2016 schedule now includes:

• 4 new routes: Bratislava in Slovakia (two weekly), Gran Canaria (two weekly), Vilnius in Lithuania (two weekly) and Warsaw (two weekly)
• New winter service to Faro (two weekly)
• More flights to: Alicante (five weekly), Krakow (four weekly), Lanzarote (three weekly) and Tenerife (three weekly)
• 15 routes in total
• 51 weekly flights

Ryanair’s Robin Kiely said: “We are pleased to launch two more new routes from Leeds Bradford to Bratislava and Vilnius, as part of our winter 2016 schedule, which will deliver 1.1 million customers p.a. and support 825 jobs at Leeds Bradford Airport, as we grow by over 20%. These twice weekly services will be popular with both leisure and business customers and we look forward to continuing to grow both traffic and jobs at Leeds Bradford Airport.”

Tony Hallwood, Aviation Development Director at Leeds Bradford Airport, said: “Ryanair’s Vilnius and Bratislava routes from Leeds Bradford Airport are a great addition to their winter schedule from LBA; both are fantastic destinations for city breaks and for business travel. We’re really pleased that Ryanair are investing further in their routes from Leeds Bradford, helping to secure jobs for people across our region and provide even more route choice to our customers.”

Ryanair is the ideal choice for both business and leisure customers, who can now choose from 15 Leeds Bradford routes in winter 2016. For more information and to book, visit www.ryanair.com

*ACI research confirms up to 750 ‘on-site’ jobs are sustained at international airports for every 1m passengers.