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Ryanair launches new routes to Manchester and Lisbon

Eindhoven, 14th May 2014

Ryanair has announced it will be operating two new routes at the end of October 2014. The airline will operate flights between Eindhoven Airport and Manchester Airport in the UK, and Lisbon Portela Airport in Portugal.

The Eindhoven - Manchester route will run four times a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. Flights between Eindhoven and Lisbon will run three times a week, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Both routes will be flown in a modern and quiet Boeing 737-800 with 189 seats. The Manchester and Lisbon routes will commence from 26th October 28th October 2014, respectively.

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Manchester is located in England’s northwest – the second most densely populated region in the UK. Manchester has a population of 2.6 million and is widely known for its architecture, culture, music scene and university, as well as for the scientific and technical contributions of its businesses and institutions. Many successful international brands have addresses in Manchester, which represents the UK’s second most visited city by tourists after London and Edinburgh. Manchester is also home to world famous football teams, Manchester United and Manchester City.

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Portugal’s capital, Lisbon sits on the banks of the river Tagus. It has 2.9 million inhabitants and is Portugal’s leading city, both in terms of its economy and tourist numbers. Lisbon boasts countless monumental buildings and artefacts, most of which feature on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Lisbon can also be reached from Eindhoven Airport with Transavia.

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About Eindhoven Airport

Eindhoven Airport, with over 4 million passengers in 2015 the second largest airport in the Netherlands, boosts the business climate in the south of the Netherlands and is crucial to the region in achieving its ambitions. The airport is aiming for a broad portfolio of destinations. Flights depart from Eindhoven Airport to over 70 destinations. Speed and the total airport experience are its added values. Eindhoven Airport connects Brainport to Europe in particular and makes the region internationally accessible. With 1500 direct jobs the airport has grown into one of the region's largest employers. According to the agreements between national and regional stakeholders, Eindhoven Airport will have the space to grow to some 5.5 million passengers in 2020. The growth will be achieved with the support of the local community and within the frameworks of the Alders Opinion and the Dutch government's Air Travel Policy Document. Eindhoven Airport pursues an integrated policy for growth, the environment and sustainability.


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