500 000 of passengers carried by Ryanair in just 16 months
Ryanair, Europe's favorite airline today, 14 July, announced a record of reservations in advance for its winter schedule 2015, departing from Bucharest, for the 7 routes on which the company operates. These also include the 3 new Milan, Rome and Bologna routes launched this spring. Also, it was marked to reach the 500.000 threshold of passengers transported from Bucharest Airport in just 16 months.
Cristina Oglan was the passenger with Ryanair's 500.000 number, from Bucharest. Mrs Oglan was traveling with her husband to London, departing from Otopeni Airport (OTP), with Ryanair.
In Bucharest, on the occasion of 500.000 traveler, Denis Barabaș, Ryanair, said:
"Ryanair is pleased to announce a record of advance bookings for flights operated by Henry Coanda International Airport, which also includes the three new routes to Milan, Rome and Bologna (7 in total), which will transport 700.000 customers pa and will support 700 jobs at Bucharest Airport.
Ryanair is pleased to mark the celebration of the passenger with the 500.000 number who traveled on the Bucharest - London Stansted route. It is an important number in terms of traffic especially since we only operate for 16 months at Otopeni Airport. Since April 2014, since we started operating at Bucharest Airport, we have seen a steady increase in traffic on our routes, but also a growing demand from customers for our services.
Romanian customers and tourists already choose Ryanair for our low fares, customer service - a leader in this market, but also a variety of routes we operate. Now, they can make reservations for our races included in the 2015 winter schedule, access our new website, use the new smartphone app, be able to have their second hand luggage, FREE, enjoy the seats favorites selected in advance. Also, they can enjoy the benefits of Family Extra and Business Plus services, to use their electronic devices on board aircraft, all because Ryanair continues to offer more than just low fares.