Ryanair announces 13th aircraft and 4.3m passengers p.a. for Brussels (Charleroi)

Wednesday 14, April 2010


Ryanair announces 13th aircraft and 4.3m passengers p.a. for Brussels (Charleroi)


Ryanair, the world’s favourite airline, announced today (13th Apr) that it will add one new Boeing 737-800 aircraft (13 in total) to its base at Brussels (Charleroi) and increase frequencies on 13 routes as Ryanair’s traffic at Brussels (Charleroi) grows to over 4.3m passengers p.a. which will sustain over 4,000 local jobs. This brings Ryanair’s investment in Brussels (Charleroi) to 13 aircraft worth almost $1billion.



To celebrate this further expansion at Brussels (Charleroi), Ryanair released 500,000 €9.99 seats on sale for travel in May and June. These €9.99 seats are available for booking before midnight Thursday (15th Apr) on


Speaking in Brussels today, Ryanair's Michael O'Leary said:

"Brussels Charleroi today celebrates its 13th Ryanair based aircraft, increased frequencies on 13 routes and over 4.3m passenger p.a. from June 2010. These increased frequencies go on sale tomorrow. With a total of 57 low fare routes from Brussels Charleroi this summer Belgian consumers / visitors can beat the recession by choosing Ryanair's guaranteed lowest fares (and no fuel surcharges) to exciting destinations all over Europe. Ryanair's 4.3million passengers p.a. will sustain 4,300 local jobs in Charleroi in 2010.


"To celebrate this 13th aircraft and increased frequencies at Brussels Charleroi, Ryanair is releasing 500,000 seats on sale at just €9.99 seats for travel in May and June. Since seats at these crazy low prices will be snapped up quickly, we urge passengers to book them immediately on".




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