Ryanair is eyeing up significant expansion in the German market and is discussions with 11 airports said CEO Michael O'Leary yesterday, as the airline held press conferences in Cologne/Bonn, Dortmund and Leipzig airports. The carrier sees huge opportunities for growth as Air Berlin and Lufthansa re-structure as Ryanair plans to grow from 80 million to 120 million passengers over the next ten years.
The airline launched its first German route from London Stansted to Frankfurt Hahn on 22nd April 1999 progressively expanding to open bases in Baden Baden (2 aircraft), Bremen (3 aircraft), Dusseldorf Weeze (9 aircraft) and Frankfurt Hahn (8 aircraft).
The airline operates from 13 airports: Baden Baden, Berlin Schonefeld, Bremen, Cologne/Bonn,Dusseldorf Weeze, Dortmund, Frankfurt Hahn, Leipzig/Halle, Magdeberg,Memmingen, Münster, Nuremberg.
The airline operates from Dublin to Berlin Schonefeld,Frankfurt Hahn,Memmingen and Kerry to Frankfurt Hahn.
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