Ryanair Adds 14 Extra Weekly Flights Between 12 UK Airports and Faro, Portugal
Ryanair announced on Tuesday that they will add 14 weekly flights from 12 UK airports to Faro, Portugal in September and October. The additional flights follow a sharp decline in COVID-19 cases in Portugal and the easing of travel restrictions.
On Tuesday (August 25, 2020), Ryanair announced an increase in flight frequencies to Faro, Portugal from 12 UK airports with an additional 14 flights weekly. The additional flights will be introduced between September 11th and October 24, 2020. With Portugal experiencing a sharp decline in COVID-19 cases, the UK has added the country to a safe list of destinations that holidaymakers can visit without burdensome quarantine requirements upon return. To celebrate the additional flights, Ryanair has launched a fare sale with seats from £19.99 across the carrier’s UK-Portugal network for travel in September and October 2020, when booked by midnight on Thursday, August 27th. In Tuesday’s announcement, Ryanair’s Dara Brady said,
“Ryanair is thrilled to strengthen the connection between the UK and sunny Faro over the coming weeks with 14 additional flights per week from 12 UK airports – making it easier than ever for UK holidaymakers to book that long awaited trip in the sun. To celebrate the UK’s decision to place Portugal on its ‘safe list’ of countries UK travellers can visit, we have extended our seat sale on flights to Portugal in September and October, with fares as low as £19.99 one way. To avail of these great fares customers must be quick and visit the Ryanair.com website to book their trip before midnight, Thursday 27th August to avoid missing out.”
Ryanair Holdings, plc is Europe’s largest airline conglomerate and the parent company of Buzz, Lauda, Malta Air, and Ryanair DAC. The airline usually carries over 154 million passengers annually with over 2,500 daily departures. Ryanair typically serves over 200 destinations in 40 countries with a fleet of 460 Boeing 737 Family aircraft and 20 Airbus A320s. Currently, the low-cost carrier has an additional 321 Boeing 737s on order and the Ryanair Group expects annual traffic to reach 200 million customers by FY 2024. Ryanair has maintained a stellar safety record for over 34 years and prides itself on being “Europe’s greenest cleanest airline group,” promising customers a reduction in CO2 emissions of up to 50%, versus the “Big 4 EU major airlines.”