Ryanair announced on Wednesday that it will open a new base at Toulouse, from October 2019, as part of its Winter 2019 schedule, with 2 based aircraft and 20 routes (11 new – connecting 7 countries) to/from Alicante, Brest, Budapest, Lille, Luxembourg, Marseille, Oujda, Palermo, Porto, Tangier and Valencia, which will deliver 1m customers per annum at Toulouse Airport.
Ryanair’s new Toulouse base will deliver:
2 based aircraft ($200m investment)
11 new routes to Alicante (2 pw), Brest (3), Budapest (2), Lille (daily), Luxembourg (3), Marseille (daily), Oujda (2), Palermo (2), Porto (3), Tangier (2) & Valencia (2)
20 routes in total
1 million customers p.a. (+21%)
60 new Ryanair jobs
750 “on-site” jobs p.a.
To celebrate the launch of its new base, Ryanair has launched a seat sale on its European network with fares available from just €19.99, for travel in October, which must be booked by midnight Friday (22 Feb) on the Ryanair.com website.
In Toulouse, Ryanair’s Chief Commercial Officer, David O’Brien said:
“We are delighted to announce a $200 million aircraft investment at Ryanair’s third French base in Toulouse Airport, which will deliver 1m customers p.a., create 60 Ryanair pilot and cabin crew jobs and support 750* airport jobs.
We are also pleased to announce the launch of our biggest ever Toulouse winter schedule, with 20 routes, including 11 new routes to and from exciting cities such as Budapest, Oujda,and Tangier. To celebrate we are releasing seats for sale on our network from €19.99 for travel in October, available for booking until midnight on Friday (22 Feb). Since these amazing low fares will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto www.ryanair.com to avoid missing out.”
Philippe Crébassa, Chairman of the Board of Toulouse-Blagnac Airport, said:
“We are very pleased that Ryanair is strengthening its presence in Toulouse. The opening of a base with two aircraft will allow it to develop the offer of the company from the Pink City. The 11 new routes announced by Ryanair are also excellent news for the attractiveness of Occitanie in Europe.”