3rd of February, 2011

Two New Routes into the Sun. Kaunas - Rhosdes, Kos 

Ryanair, Europe’s favourite airline, announced today that it will operate two new routes from Kaunas airport as of the upcoming summer schedule which resumes in March’11. To offer its Lithuanian passengers even more choice of destinations during the summer months, the Irish airline added the popular Aegean Islands Rhodes as well as Kos, the Greek island in the south Sporades group of the Dodecanese to the 2011 summer schedule from/to Kaunas. Starting on the 12th of April 2011, Ryanair will operate the route to Rhodes two times per week, on Tuesdays and Saturdays whereas the inaugural flight to Kos will start on the 16th of April 2011 with two weekly flights on Mondays and Saturdays.

Both destinations are perfect for a short break early in the year or an extensive summer holiday with the family. Rhodes is famous as an island of sun, sea and sand, the ideal place for vacation. It’s called island of the sun with sandy beaches, it is perfect for rest and relaxation and also offers a lot to visitors interested in nature and culture. Historically, Rhodes was famous worldwide for the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

Rest and relaxation can also be experienced on the island of Kos with its majestic beauty, lying in the centre of the Dodecanese chain with its splendid sandy beaches, natural beauties and glorious past. It is the birthplace of the father of medicine, Hippocrates and also offers unforgettable memories for fans of the ancient history.

Ryanair’s Katarzyna Gaborec, Sales & Marketing Executive CEE:
“Ryanair is delighted to announce two new routes to the summer schedule to/from Kaunas today. Our Lithuanian passengers now have an even greater choice for their 2011 summer holidays. Flights to both new destinations are available for only 120 LTL as of Friday, 4th of February and only for a few days. This is what we call “last minute-presents made easy”.”

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