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PRESS RELEASE
9th of February, 2011

Fourth Scandinavian Route Opens in Summer 11. Kaunas – Stockholm Skavsta
The cheapest fares at www.ryanair.com

 

Ryanair, Europe’s favourite airline, today (9th Feb) announced yet again a new route from/to Kaunas airport, this time to Stockholm (Skavsta), one of the most beautiful capitals in Europe. This means even more cheap fares to Scandinavia have arrived and are available within less than 1 hour from Vilnius Airport and less than one week after the previous announcements of two Greeks destinations, Kos and Rhodos.

Ryanair’s annual traffic at Kaunas Airport will grow to over one million passengers, sustaining more than 1,000 local jobs within the tourism industry. Through this new Scandinavian route thousands of international visitors are expected to be arriving with Ryanair in Kaunas, considering that the current Nordic routes to Gothenburg, Tampere and Oslo Rygge provide for the highest number of incoming visitors. This will contribute significantly to the growth of tourism in Lithuania. The new Ryanair route will operate thrice weekly on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays as of the 14th of April 2011.

The Irish airline’s passengers can now discover the stunning beauty of Stockholm which is built on 14 islands connected by 57 bridges. The beautiful buildings, the greenery, the fresh air and the proximity to the water are distinctive traits of its called Venice of the North. With its 750 year history and rich cultural life, Stockholm offers a wide selection of world class museums and attraction for everyone.
To celebrate its 22 low fares Kaunas routes in 2011 Ryanair released one million 21 LTL seats for travel across 500 European routes in March. These 21 LTL seats must be booked on www.ryanair.com before midnight (24:00 hrs) Monday, 14th of February. Ryanair’s new low fares Stockholm (Skavsta) route from Kaunas goes on sales on www.ryanair.com on Thursday, 10th of February and are available for only 72 LTL.

Ryanair’s Katarzyna Gaborec Sales & Marketing Executive CEE said:
 

“Ryanair’s delighted  to annouce a new route to/from Kaunas today. Our Lithuanian passengers now have even greater choice in 2011 than ever before. To celebrate our 22 bookable Kaunas routes, Ryanair is releasing 1million 21 LTL seats for travel across Europe in March.  Since seats at these crazy low prices will be snapped up quickly, we advise passengers to book them immediately on www.ryanair.com.”


For questions:
Katarzyna Gaborec, +353/1/508178; mobile +353/87/9232335
Sales & Marketing Executive CEE

 


Ryanair is the World’s favourite airline and operates more than 1,500 flights per day from 44 bases and 1200+ low fare routes across 27 countries, connecting 160 destinations. Ryanair operates a fleet of 262 new Boeing 737-800 aircraft with firm orders for a further 49 new aircraft (before taking account of planned disposals), which will be delivered over the next year. Ryanair currently has a team of more than 8,000 people and expects to carry approximately 73.5 million passengers in the current fiscal year.