Ryanair to launch Stansted-Linz route – Enterprise Traveller

Ryanair has introduced plans to fly from London to the Austrian metropolis of Linz from later this yr.

The low-cost provider will function a twice weekly service between Stansted Airport and Linz from 28 October.

Situated in northern Austria, Linz is the nation’s third largest metropolis, and isn’t at present served by nonstop flights from the UK.

Linz will be part of Ryanair’s current companies from Stansted to the Austrian cities of Klagenfurt, Salzburg and Vienna.

The provider mentioned that its new route would “fill the hole left by Lufthansa and different high-cost airways, which have discontinued their connections to/from Linz Airport in latest months”.

Commenting on the information Ryanair’s Andreas Gruber mentioned:

“As Europe’s No. 1 airline, we’re delighted to announce our new flights at Linz Airport this winter with 4 flights per week (two return flights every) on our path to London Stansted from October twenty eighth.

“This may supply decrease costs and higher connections to residents/guests of Higher Austria who’ve up to now had no different to Lufthansa’s inflated airfares.

“Linz is the second new Austrian airport the place Ryanair has began operations within the final two years, underlining our continued dedication and funding in Austria.

“Our presence in Linz, which enhances our current operations in Klagenfurt, Salzburg and Vienna, is not going to solely supply aggressive pricing however can even assist essential regional growth by means of higher connectivity to a significant European metropolis, inbound site visitors and native job creation.”

Earlier this week Ryanair introduced document annual earnings of €1.92 billion, up 34 per cent on the earlier yr.

The group flew 183.7 million passengers within the yr to March 2024, and mentioned that it expects this determine to rise to between 198 and 200 million for FY25.

Ryanair expects to hold near 200 million passengers in FY25