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Ryanair eyes significant expansion in Germany ©

                                                    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 Kerr

Aer Lingus and JetBlue Airways announce code-share agreement

                                                      Aer Lingus and JetBlue Airways announced a new code-share agreement building upon the interline partnership established between the two carriers in 2008 that linked their networks in Boston and New York JFK. Flights operated by JetBlue and featuring the Aer Lingus "EI" flight number will soon be available for sale on the Aer Lingus website, travel agents and online travel agencies, connecting the Irish carrier's transatlantic flights with 29 JetBlue destinations in North America including Baltimore, Buffalo, Dallas-Fort Worth, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Philadelphia, Rochester, Syracuse, Tampa, and West Palm Beach, subject to receipt of government approval.   From the end of March Aer Lingus will offer double daily flights between Dublin and Boston and New York JFK and from Shannon to Boston four times weekly and New York JFK three times weekly all connecting with JetBlue. The start of the new code-share arran