Ryanair Announces Winter 23/24 Schedule with Expanded Service at Prague Airport
Ryanair, Europe's leading airline, has unveiled its Winter 23/24 schedule for Prague, marking a significant milestone as it returns to pre-Covid traffic levels at Prague Airport. The announcement came on Wednesday, 13th September, detailing an expansion that includes six new routes and adding a new aircraft to its Prague base.
New Routes and Increased Frequencies
The Winter 23/24 schedule introduces six exciting routes from Prague, connecting travelers to Catania, East Midlands, Gdańsk, Malaga, Seville, and Tirana. Additionally, Ryanair will increase the frequency of flights on 12 existing routes, including popular destinations such as Barcelona, Budapest, Dublin, Madrid, Manchester, Paris, and Rome.
Investment and Job Creation
Ryanair's expansion at Prague Airport represents a substantial investment in the region, with the addition of a new aircraft taking the total to four based aircraft, representing a $400 million investment in Prague. This growth, which indicates a 20% increase, is expected to support over 1,900 jobs, including 120 highly paid positions in aviation and engineering. The airline anticipates an annual traffic growth of 2.4 million passengers per annum.
To celebrate the launch of the Winter 23/24 schedule, Ryanair is offering promotional fares starting from €29.99 one way. These special fares are available exclusively through Ryanair's official website and mobile app.
Statements from Ryanair
In Prague, Ryanair’s representative Jason McGuinness emphasized that with the addition of the fourth aircraft in Prague this winter, the airline has fully restored its pre-Covid traffic levels at Prague Airport. However, he noted that the recovery in Prague and the wider Czech region is still lagging compared to other parts of Europe, urging competitive airport charges to foster rapid recovery of Czech connectivity and tourism.
McGuinness expressed Ryanair's commitment to boosting connectivity, inbound tourism, and job creation in Prague, highlighting the airline's role as a catalyst for economic growth and recovery in the region.
Ryanair stands as Europe's number one airline, continually working to enhance connectivity and foster tourism through competitive pricing and the introduction of new routes. The airline is committed to providing customers and visitors with more choices and lower fares, facilitating accessible and affordable travel options.
For more details on the new schedule and to avail of the promotional fares, visit Ryanair’s official website.