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When do Ryanair fly to Fuerteventura

by on Aug.17, 2010, under Flights to Fuerteventura

Ryanair Flights to Fuerteventura

Ryanair will be running flights to Fuerteventura from the following  UK airports.

Flights from Bournemouth (BOH) to Fuerteventura (FUE).

Ryanair are operating 2 flights a week from Bournemouth to Fuerteventura on Thursdays and Sundays.

Flights from Bournemouth to Fuerteventura will be temporarily suspended from the end of October 2010 but will resume operation on 1st February 2011.

Flights from East Midlands (EMA) to Fuerteventura (FUE)

Ryanair are operating 2 flights a week from East Midlands to Fuerteventura on Thursdays and Sundays.

Flights from Dublin (DUB) to Fuerteventura (FUE)

At present Ryanair are operating 3 flights a week from Dublin to Fuerteventura on Tuesdays, Fridays & Saturdays.

Flights from Glasgow (PIK) to Fuerteventura ( FUE)

Ryanair are operating 2 flights weekly from Glasgow to Fuerteventura on Fridays and Mondays

Flights from Liverpool (LPA) to Fuerteventura (FUE)

Ryanair are operating 2 flights a week from Liverpool to Fuerteventura on Sundays and Wednesdays.

Flights from London Stansted (STN) to Fuerteventura (FUE)

Ryanair are operating 2 flights weekly between London Stansted and Fuerteventura on Sundays and Wednesdays.

Flights from Cork (ORK) to Fuerteventura (FUE)

From 31st October 2010 Ryanair will commence their new flights between Cork and Fuerteventura on Sundays.

Flights from Edinburgh (EDI) to Fuerteventura (FUE)

From 2nd November 2010 Ryanair will start their new flights between Edinburgh and Fuerteventura on Saturdays and Tuesdays.

Flights from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Fuerteventura (FUE)

From 5th November 2010 Ryanair will commence their new flights between Leeds Bradford and Fuerteventura on Fridays and Mondays.

Flights from London Luton (LTN) to Fuerteventura (FUE)

From 5th November Ryanair will start their new flights from London Luton to Fuerteventura on Fridays and Mondays.

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Ryanair – Even More Flights to Fuerteventura

by on Aug.16, 2010, under Flights to Fuerteventura

More About Ryanair

In 1992 another EU deregulation of the air industry allowed another major opportunity for Ryanair. This meant that an airline from one EU country now had the right to operate scheduled services between any other EU countries. (For example, Ryanair flys to Fuerteventurathis is what now allows Ryanair, an Irish Airline, to operate services between Madrid and Fuerteventura, or indeed London and Madrid!).

Ryanair’s has used “free” advertising to very good use. Mostly this involves Michael O’Leary deliberately courting some kind of controversy, usually with a press statement, which never fails to make the newspapers as well as the television news headlines… therefore generating totally free publicity!

One example of this was, on an extremely quiet day for news Ryanair announced that it was seriously considering charging one pound to passengers each time they wished to use the toilet on their flights. This made headlines for several days. (Including such headlines as  “Ryanair announce ´Pay-Per-Poo’ service”).  However, a week later O’Leary confirmed that the whole thing was a publicity stunt and said “It is not likely to happen, but it makes for interesting and very cheap PR!”.

In 2000 Ryanair launched its website. Online booking initially was said by Ryanair to be only a very small and unimportant part of the reason for the site. However, within just a year of Ryanair setting it up, the website site was handling three-quarters of all bookings! It was then realised that this online booking could actually contribute to helping to further cut flight prices by selling direct to passengers and therefore totally exclude all of the costs that had to be paid to travel agents.

Today it is only possible to book seats via the website or via the “Ryanair direct” call-centre. To learn more specifically about Ryanairs flights to Fuerteventura click here….

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Ryanair – all about the Low Cost Airline.

by on Aug.15, 2010, under Flicks Corralejo Special Offers, Flights to Fuerteventura

All About Ryanair

Ryanair is an Irish low-cost airline that has its head office at Dublin Airport, its other main base being at London Stansted Airport.

Ryanair operates around 250 aircraft on well over 1,100 routes across the whole of Europe as well as Morocco. It now operates from over 40 bases.

In Europe, Ryanair is the largest low-cost carrier. It is also the 3rd largest airline in Europe in terms of passenger numbers.

Ryanair was founded by Christopher Ryan, Liam Lonergan and Tony Ryan (that’s why it’s called Ryanair!) in 1985.

The airline startedRyanair - cheap flights to Fuerteventura out with just a 15-seat plane that flew between Waterford (the largest city in the South East of Ireland) and Gatwick Airport. At that time on London to Ireland flights were almost exclusively held by British Airways and Aer Lingus, and Ryanair were keen to break into the market in which the two airways had dominant control.

At this time there became a partial EU Deregulation for airlines in order to encourage more flights within Europe. This deregulation meant that all it now needed for Ryanair to set up further destinations was to get one of the two governments of the intended destinations to give their approval. Ryanair applied to the Irish Government who refused permission in order to protect Aer Lingus. Luckily for Ryanair, Margaret Thatcher’s Conservative government was extremely pro-free market and so approved Ryanair’s application. This allowed Ryanair free to expand and so in 1986 it added a second route – flying from Dublin to Luton.

With two planes on two different routes the new airline carried over 82,000 passengers in just one year.

Over the years, passenger numbers continued to increase however Ryanair ran at a loss most of the time, therefore in 1991 it was decided that it was in need of restructuring. O’Leary was made deputy chief executive of Ryanair- given the job of making the airline profitable.

O’Leary visited Southwest Airlines, the American low-cost airline. Southwest Airlines had (and still do!) an extremely successful business model that involved flying multiple short, quick trips, generally into smaller and less costly airports, and using only one type of aircraft (the Boeing 737)

O’Leary realised that this business model, based upon “No – Frills” was the way ahead for Ryanair, (with the key to low fares being a very quick turn-around times for planes). . In 1994 O’Leary was promoted to chief executive. Ryanair’s low-cost business model was so successful that by its 10th birthday, in 1995, it carried 2.25 million passengers…..for more about Ryanair click here

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