Ryanair has announced plans to reopen its Copenhagen base for the upcoming winter 2023 season.
Two aircraft will now be based at Copehangen Kastrup Airport from December as it looks to grow its network to a host of European destinations.
There’ll be 24 routes, including four new ones too—notably Dusseldorf, Faro, Paris and Warsaw.
As Europe’s No. 1 airline, Ryanair is pleased to announce this 2 aircraft base in Copenhagen from Dec, which will compliment our 2 aircraft base in Billund. This represents a further $200m investment by Ryanair in the recovery of air traffic and tourism in Copenhagen, which continues to lag behind its pre-Covid volumes. Ryanair believes this is because the high airport fees and the high fares being charged by NAS and SAS which hampers recovery of Danish traffic and tourismRyanair’s Michael O’Leary
Ryanair believes it’ll be able to carry 3 million passengers per annum across the links from the airport.
Further to the announcement, Ryanair notes that the new base in Copenhagen will build upon the existing 20 routes that operate to/from Copenhagen on aircraft based outside Denmark.
Additionally, there’ll be a 200m investment in new aircraft, with the base creating up to 100 direct jobs for cabin crew, engineers and pilots.