2 Apr 2016

Ryanair celebrates first flight to Malaga


Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today celebrated its inaugural flight from Newcastle to Malaga, which will operate four times weekly as part of the summer and winter schedule. The 2016 Newcastle winter schedule will also include 2 new routes to Lanazrote and Tenerife and more flights to Alicante and Dublin (double daily from June), which will deliver 330,000 customers p.a. and support 250* jobs at Newcastle Airport.

Ryanair’s Newcastle winter 2016 schedule will deliver:

  • 2 new routes: Lanzarote (2 weekly) & Tenerife (2 weekly)
  • More flights to: Alicante (4 weekly) & Dublin (2 daily)
  • 1 new winter service: Malaga (4 weekly)
  • 5 routes in total
  • 26 weekly flights
  • 330,000 customers p.a.
  • 250* “on-site” jobs p.a.

Ryanair is the ideal choice for business and leisure customers, who can now choose from 5 Newcastle routes in winter 2016 and look forward to further improvements, under Ryanair’s “Always Getting Better” programme, which includes more routes, a new app, new cabin interiors and new crew uniforms.

Ryanair’s Sales and Marketing Executive, Lisa Buckley said: “We are pleased to launch our Newcastle service to Malaga, with more new routes to come for winter 2016, which include Lanzarote and Tenerife. Our winter schedule also features more flights to Alicante and Dublin, which moves to a double daily service from June, which will deliver 330,000 customers p.a. and support 250 jobs at Newcastle Airport, as we double our Newcastle traffic.

To celebrate the launch of our new Malaga service, we are releasing 100,000 seats for sale across our European network from just £19.99, which are available for booking until Monday (4 Apr). Since these amazing low prices will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto www.ryanair.com and avoid missing out.”

Newcastle International Airport’s, Business Development Director, John Irving said: “Ryanair’s new service to Malaga increases the choice of flight options between the North East and the Costa del Sol. We expect these flights to be especially popular for those looking for great value year round relaxing escapes to the sun but, with Marbella, Puerto Banus, Estepona, Gibraltar and Seville all within easy reach of Malaga, there is also plenty of choice for things to see and do.”