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Ryanair Launches Rome Summer 2021 COVID Recovery Schedule

Ryanair has unveiled their Rome summer 2021 COVID-19 recovery schedule with up to 14 based aircraft and over 470 weekly flights to 80 destinations from Rome's Fiumicino and Ciampino airports.


Ryanair Group's CEO Michael O'Leary Celebrates the Launch of the Airline's Summer 2021 Recovery Schedule From Rome - Courtesy Ryanair

Today (July 15, 2021), Ryanair announced the launch of their summer 2021 recovery schedule from Rome Fiumicino and Ciampino airports. With up to 14 based aircraft, the carrier will operate over 470 weekly flights to 80 destinations, including 11 new routes. As vaccinations continue to roll out across Europe, Ryanair is restoring connectivity for Rome and restoring traffic in time for the peak summer holiday travel season. From Rome-Fiumicino, Ryanair will offer over 190 weekly flights four domestic and 17 international routes, including new service to Chania, Fuerteventura, Liverpool, Tenerife, Santorini and Zakynthos. Summer 2021 service from Rome-Ciampino will include over 280 weekly flights on two domestic and 55 international routes, including new service to Chania, Trapani, Zadar and Zagreb.


In Thursday’s announcement, Ryanair Group’s CEO, Michael O’Leary, said,


“As Italy’s largest airline, we are delighted to deliver recovery and growth to Rome and the regions despite the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic. Following the successful vaccination programmes, Italian air traffic led by Ryanair, is set to recover strongly in Summer 2021 and we are pleased to announce our recovery schedule for Rome, which will deliver 8.5m passengers per annum across 80 routes, including 11 new routes to exciting destinations such as Chania, Fuerteventura, Liverpool, Tenerife, Trapani, Santorini, Suceava, Zagreb and Zakynthos.


“Italian families/visitors can now book a well-earned summer getaway safe in the knowledge that if their plans change, they can move their travel dates with a zero-change fee up until the end of December 2021. To celebrate, we are releasing a seat sale from just €19.99 for travel from June until October 2021, which are available to book until midnight Saturday 17th of July. Since these amazing low prices will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto www.ryanair.com and 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 over 400 Boeing 737 Family aircraft and 20 Airbus A320s. Currently, the low-cost carrier has an additional 210 Boeing 737-8200s on order. Ryanair has maintained a stellar safety record for over 35 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.”



Source: Ryanair