Ryanair to set up base in Ibiza

Ryanair is set to expand announcing plans of opening a new base at Ibiza from March 2016.

An investment of $100m (€91.6m) is being made to have one based aircraft at the new site with two new routes to Turin and Venice Treviso as well as extra flights to a further 10 European destinations scheduled for the base.

These plans are hoped to deliver 350,000 new customers per annum and support 1,400 on-site jobs.

Ryanair to set up base in Ibiza

Ryanair spokesperson Jose Espartero said “Ryanair is pleased to announce that we will open a new Ibiza base from March, our 13th in Spain, with one based aircraft and 25 routes, including 2 new routes to Turin and Venice Treviso, which will deliver 1.8m customers p.a. in total and support 1,400 jobs at Ibiza Airport as we grow by 25%.

“As Spain’s No.1 airline we are pleased to add another base airport to our network, which will allow us to offer improved schedules on domestic services, making Ryanair the ideal choice for both business and leisure customers,” Mr Espartero said.

“To celebrate our new Ibiza base we are releasing seats for sale at prices starting from just €19.99 for travel from May, which must be booked by Monday (2 Nov).

"Since these amazing low prices will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto www.ryanair.com and avoid missing out.”

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