Ryanair today announced eight new routes from Brussels and Dusseldorf to destinations in Europe.
The low-fares airline is adding four new Boeing 737-800 aircraft and six new routes (57 in total) from its base at Brussels Charleroi airport to Ibiza, Kaunas, Krakow, Nador, Seville and Zadar from March 2010.
The move brings Ryanair’s investment in Brussels (Charleroi) to 12 aircraft worth over €540m, the airline said.
"These six new routes along with increased frequencies on 14 other routes will increase Ryanair’s annual traffic at Brussels (Charleroi) to over 4 million which will sustain 4,000 local jobs," a statement said.
Ryanair also announced that it will add one new Boeing 737-800 aircraft and open two new routes (49 in total) from its Dusseldorf (Weeze) base to Lappeenranta (Finland) and Szczecin (Poland) from March 2010.
This brings Ryanair’s investment in Dusseldorf (Weeze) to eight aircraft worth over €337m.