Ryanair announces new routes at Madrid Airport (Madrid Barajas) in 2014 and 2015
Ever since entering the Spanish market in late 2002, the leading European low-cost carrier Ryanair has made Madrid and Barcelona the main focus cities for their operations.
Unlike Barcelona and other typically holiday destinations on the Spanish coast, the land-locked Madrid is sought by tourists year round. With Ryanair newest additions to the autumn 2014 and summer 2015 schedule, Spain’s capital has become more accessible than ever, also in the winter season.
Fly to Madrid from Germany, Netherlands, Poland and Morocco in 2014
From late October 2014, new Ryanair routes to Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas (MAD), the busiest of the Spanish airports, will be available from:
- Bremen (BRE)
- Cologne (CGN)
- Eindhoven (EIN)
- Warsaw-Modlin (WMI)
- Fez (FEZ)
Ryanair new routes to Madrid in 2015 - flights from Romania, Lithuania, Slovakia and Germany
The summer 2015 schedule at Madrid-Barajas Airport will welcome new Ryanair routes, available from:
- Bucharest (OTP)
- Vilnius (VNO)
- Bratislava (BTS)
- Berlin (SXF)
Simultaneously, the carrier announced increasing the frequency of the most popular already existing routes at Madrid Barajas Airport amongst them Paris (up to nine daily flights), London, Milan and Rome.
Ryanair at Madrid and Barcelona Airports – head to head in quest for customers in Spain
With the newest additions to the route map, Madrid-Barajas has become the most versatile Ryanair’s airports in Spain, serving 40 different destinations. It is only one more, however, than Barcelona, where the Irish carrier operates 39 routes.
Barcelona Airport, on the other side, is Ryanair’s leading Spanish airport in terms of weekly flights (364 flights against 338 weekly flights at Madrid Airport).
The airline estimates that the new routes alone will bring approximately a million of new passengers to Madrid-Barajas (to the total of 5 million Ryanair passengers annually) and will generate 5,000 jobs at the airport.