Ryanair to fly to Balaton Airport
Thursday, December 8, 2005, 14:47
Ryanair Holdings Plc, Europe's biggest discount airline, will add five routes from London in February and March, including its first Hungarian destination, bringing the number of new routes to 13 the company announced. Among other destination points Ryanair will fly from its main London Stansted Airport base to Balaton, Hungary. The new services announced today and eight earlier in the week bring the number of countries served to 22, the company, which has its headquarters in Dublin, said. Ryanair will serve 90 destinations from Stansted and 12 cities from Luton. The airline on December 5 said it flew 25% more passengers in November after adding routes and flights. The load factor, or proportion of seats filled, fell 1 percentage point to 81%. Other routes that Ryanair announced this week include two each from bases at Glasgow Prestwick, Scotland; Liverpool, England, and Stockholm Skavsta airports as well as one each from Paris Beauvais and Frankfurt-Hahn. Those services will also begin in February or March.