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Ryanair to launch 14 new routes from London in Winter 2021

Ryanair has announced its winter schedule for its three London airports – London Luton, London Gatwick and London Stansted. The airline will launch 14 new routes from the city as part of its Winter 2021/22 schedule.

Ryanair will create over 500 new jobs for pilots, cabin crew and engineers at its London airports. The airline says that as the travel recovers to pre-pandemic levels, it is gearing up for more growth in Summer 2022.

The airline will be launching 7 new routes out of London Stansted. These include flights to:

  • Helsinki
  • Oradea (Rom)
  • Stockholm
  • Tampere
  • Trapani
  • Treviso
  • Zagreb

The 6 new routes from London Luton include flights to:

  • Fuerteventura
  • Gran Canaria
  • Grenoble
  • Naples
  • Shannon
  • Turin

In addition to this, Ryanair will also launch flights between London Gatwick and Málaga.

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Michael O’Leary, Ryanair, said:

Ryanair is committed to re-building the London’s tourism industry, jobs and connectivity as we grow across Europe and recover air travel to pre-Covid levels. As Ryanair takes delivery of 55 Boeing 737-8200 ‘Gamechanger’ aircraft this Winter, we are delighted to announce these 14 new routes from our three London airports in Stansted, Luton and Gatwick. We will also create over 500 new jobs for pilots, cabin crew and engineers this winter at our London airports as we gear up for more fleet and route growth in S2022. As vaccinations rise and consumer confidence returns, Ryanair again calls on the UK Govt to scrap PCR tests for fully vaccinated arrivals and also to suspend APD (air passenger duty), to allow airlines and airports quickly recover connectivity, jobs and tourism in the aftermath of the Covid pandemic. APD makes UK airports uncompetitive against lower cost EU airports, which is why Ryanair has added capacity at other EU airports in recent months in the likes of Zagreb, Stockholm, Billund and Riga. While Ryanair is committed to its London airports, the lack of Govt support for aviation and tourism recovery creates further barriers to traffic and growth.

To celebrate the new route launches, Ryanair has launched a £19.99 seat sale for travel until the end of November 2021, which must be booked by midnight Thursday, 2nd September 2021.

Michael added:

Ryanair is launching a seat sale to celebrate the 14 new Winter routes from London, with fares available from just £19.99 for travel until end Nov 2021, which must be booked by midnight Thursday, 2nd September 2021. Our customers can now book in a sunny winter getaway to Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria or Malaga or enjoy a city break to the likes of Stockholm, Naples, Helsinki and many more. Since these amazing low fares will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto to avoid missing out.

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