Ryanair to Launch Flights Between Newcastle and Chania (Crete) for Summer 2021
Ryanair will launch twice-weekly service between Newcastle and Chania (Crete) as part of their summer 2021 flying program. To celebrate the launch of the new route, tickets are on sale now starting at only £19.99 for travel through October 2021.
On Wednesday (March 24, 2021), Ryanair announced the launch of new twice-weekly service between Newcastle and Chania (Crete) for summer 2021. In Wednesday’s announcement, Ryanair’s Commercial Director, Jason McGuinness, said,
“We are pleased to announce a new Newcastle to Chania route, commencing in July 2021 and flying twice weekly as part of our UK Summer 2021 schedule. Mindful that Covid restrictions change regularly, customers can now book flights for a well-deserved break knowing that if they need to postpone or change their travel dates, they can do so up to two times with a zero change fee until the end of October 2021. To celebrate this new Chania route, we are launching a seat sale with fares available from just £19.99 for travel until the end of October 2021, which must be booked by midnight Sunday, 28th March 2021. Since these amazing low fares will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto www.ryanair.com to avoid missing out.”
Also commenting on the new route, Newcastle International Airport’s Head of Aviation, Leon McQuaid, added,
“We are delighted that Ryanair has added this twice weekly service to Chania, Crete from July. This is excellent news for those in the North East considering a getaway this summer when travel restrictions are eased. Despite the pandemic and the impact it is having on the aviation industry, this eighth destination from Ryanair shows that Newcastle International Airport is going from strength to strength and we look forward to welcoming customers from across the region to travel to these popular destinations.”
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 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.”