Ireland West Airport welcomes announcement of flights to and from Milan (Bergamo)


Ireland West Airport has welcomed Ryanair’s announcement of a new bi-weekly service to Milan (Bergamo) in Italy to operate this winter.

Flights will be operated every Thursday and Sunday throughout the winter season, providing easy access to one of the most beautiful, elegant and cosmopolitan cities in Europe.

Milan is a perfect weekend for a city break and is recognized as one of the most important fashion capitals in the world, but it is also full of interesting museums and things to see and do. Some of the city’s finest attractions include the Duomo di Milano, an impressive opera house, a striking castle, ancient churches, and a wide variety of museums and art galleries.

For football fans, catch a Serie A or Champions League match in the famous San Siro stadium which is home to European giants AC Milan and current Serie A champion Inter Milan.

For those who also wish to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life, just an hour from Milan you can enjoy some of the most beautiful and beautiful lakes in Europe, such as Lake Garda and Lake from Como, a must-see during your visit. Milan and why not go a step further and take a day trip to beautiful Venice?

For the first time in several years, the Milan service will also offer easy access to some of Europe’s finest ski areas, making it a great choice for a winter vacation in the sky with a number of better ski resorts within 90 minutes for two. hours drive from Bergamo

Today’s announcement is a major vote of confidence at the airport as the airport seeks to rebuild its route network after COVID-19 and means Ryanair will now offer passengers a choice of 13 destinations across the UK and Europe to and from the airport in 2021.

Welcoming the news, Joe Gilmore, Managing Director of West Ireland Airport, said the airport was delighted to welcome a new winter service to Milan with Ryanair.

“This will provide people in the west and north-west of Ireland with our first winter destination in Europe for a city break, which I have no doubt will be very popular after non-travel resumes. essentials from Monday July 19 – especially among weekends, ski enthusiasts and the ski community.

“In addition, this new service will provide a much needed tourism boost to the West and North West regions, with the potential to welcome more than 5,000 Italian visitors to the region this winter. We thank Ryanair for its unwavering support to the airport in expanding its route network during what continues to be a most difficult time, ”he said.

Ryanair Commercial Director Jason McGuinness said that as vaccination programs continue in the coming months and international travel to Europe rebounds, they are delighted to announce a new route from the airport to Ireland West to Milan Bergamo, operating twice a week from November as part of Ryanair’s Irish Winter. ’21 schedule.

“Consumers in the West of Ireland can now look forward to exploring the wonders of Italy’s fashion capital, or choose from eight other British or Spanish routes available from West Ireland Airport this winter. Knowing that Covid restrictions change regularly, customers can now book flights for a well-deserved break knowing that if they need to reschedule or change their travel dates, they can do so up to two times with a zero change fee up to ‘at the end of December. 2021.

“To celebrate, we are launching a seat sale with available fares starting from just € 19.99 for travel through the end of March 2022, which must be booked by midnight tonight Thursday, July 15. Since these incredible rates will be bought up quickly, customers should log on to www.ryanair.com so as not to miss it, ”he said.

For more information on the airport, log on to www.irelandwestairport.com; and for information on fares and to book flights, log on to www.ryanair.com

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