Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary held a press convention in Budapest to announce, amongst different issues, the launch of six new locations from Hungary and a rise within the frequency of a number of routes, writes Turizmus.com.

On this summer season’s timetable, the low-cost airline is including six new routes from Budapest to Frankfurt, Faro, Milan, Skiathos, Trieste, and Tirana, bringing the full variety of routes it presents its Hungarian prospects to 66.

Ryanair can be rising the frequency of 20 of its routes, together with Alicante, Bari, and Rome.

Alicante, Spain. Photograph through Pixabay

On the press convention, the CEO emphasised that the airline plans to hold 5 million passengers on the Hungarian market in 2024, a 22% improve in comparison with final yr. In keeping with Michael O’Leary, this is able to make the Irish low-cost provider the most important airline in Hungary by way of passenger numbers, beating rival Wizz Air. O’Leary famous that whereas the competitors is thinning its routes, Ryanair is pursuing the alternative technique by increasing its locations and strengthening its Hungarian base.

He introduced

the arrival of two new Boeing 737s to the Ryanair base in Budapest, bringing the full variety of plane based mostly within the Hungarian capital to 10.

The pinnacle of the low-cost Irish airline additionally talked about the worldwide safety challenges and the additional revenue tax – on which the Curia (the Supreme Court docket of Hungary) dominated on January 24, that Ryanair doesn’t need to pay the HUF 300 million (EUR 770,689) high quality imposed by the Authorities Workplace of Budapest.

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O’Leary additionally spoke concerning the battle between Ryanair and on-line journey businesses (OTAs). A number of of the OTAs, which he described as “pirates,” have already reached agreements or are within the strategy of doing so, however the different OTAs are nonetheless not allowed to promote Ryanair tickets.

Turizmus.com beforehand reported on the case in an article, as repjegy.hu, amongst others, which sells tickets on the Hungarian market, has been negatively affected by the truth that because of the impossibility of utilizing their expertise, the opportunity of promoting Ryanair tickets on their web site was terminated in mid-December. The airline defined that the portals had been compelled to take the step due to new buyer management measures, strain from shopper safety businesses, and a ruling by the Supreme Court docket of Eire, stopping using applied sciences beforehand utilized by middleman companies.

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Through Turizmus,com; Featured picture through Fb/Ryanair

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