Belfast Telegraph

Monday 22 December 2014

Ryanair plans 'business class'

Ryanair's chief executive Michael O'Leary told shareholders in Dublin that the initiatives meant the airline now expected to fly 87m customers in the year to March 31, compared with the 86m previously forecast
Ryanair's chief executive Michael O'Leary told shareholders in Dublin that the initiatives meant the airline now expected to fly 87m customers in the year to March 31, compared with the 86m previously forecast

Ryanair is to introduce a "business class".

The low-cost carrier has unveiled a new product called Business Plus which will give executives a range of benefits.

These include f lexibility on ticket changes, 20kg of checked-in bag allowance, f ast-track airport security at selected airports, p riority boarding and premium seats.

The new service will start at 69.99 euro and is aimed at the 25% of Ryanair passengers who travel on business.

Ryanair has also announced its 2015 summer schedule from Dublin. There will be new services to Brussels Zaventem, Cologne and Glasgow as well as increased frequencies on 12 other routes.

There are also three new routes from Stansted airport in England - to Cologne in Germany, Edinburgh and Glasgow - as well as increased frequencies on 24 other routes.

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