Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, yesterday (19 Sept) announced it will open a new base at Burgas (No.87), from the end of March, with 1 aircraft (an investment of $100m) and 10 new routes, which will deliver over 250,000 customers p.a. and support 200 “on-site” jobs at Burgas Airport, its second Bulgarian base.

Ryanair’s Burgas summer 2018 schedule will deliver:

  • 1 based aircraft ($100m investment)

  • 10 routes: Bratislava (2 wkly), Dusseldorf Weeze (2), Frankfurt Hahn (2), Krakow (2), Memmingen (2), Milan Bergamo (2), Riga (2), Rzeszow (1), Tel Aviv (2) & Warsaw Modlin (2)

250,000 customers p.a.
200* on-site jobs

Bulgarian consumers and visitors can now book their holidays as far out as October 2018, on even lower fares, and enjoy the latest “Always Getting Better” improvements including:

  • Reduced checked-in bag fees – one €25 fee, one 20kg size
  • 20 Air Europa long haul routes from Madrid on sale on Ryanair.com
  • Connecting flights at Rome Fiumicino and Milan Bergamo with more airports to follow
  • A new partnership with Erasmus Network offering students discounts & a dedicated booking platform
  • Alexa voice recognition to search flights, hotels and flight status on the Ryanair.com website

In Bulgaria, Ryanair’s David O’Brien said:

“We are pleased to announce a new Burgas base, opening at the end of March, our second in Bulgaria and 87th in Europe, initially with one based aircraft and 10 routes, which will deliver 250,000 customers p.a. and support 200 jobs at Burgas Airport.

To celebrate the launch of our new Burgas base, we are releasing seats for sale from just €31.99 for travel from March to May, which are available for booking until midnight Saturday (23 Sep). Since these amazing low prices will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto www.ryanair.com and avoid missing out.”