IRISH low-cost airline Ryanair remains the most important airline flying from M.R. Štefánik Airport in Bratislava, with 498,430 passengers during the first half of 2011. Flights to and from London have been the most in demand since the beginning of the year, with 156,930 clients, the SITA newswire wrote in late July.
Ryanair operates 17 flights to six countries from Bratislava, serving Brussels, Dublin, Barcelona, Rome, and Paris, among other destinations. In mid February Bratislava got a direct scheduled air connection to the Canary Islands.
In 2010 Ryanair increased its passenger numbers flying through Bratislava by 40.3 percent to 1.1 million. This accounted for 66 percent of all passengers served by Bratislava Airport. Ryanair began operating out of the airport in October 2005.
22. Aug 2011 at 0:00 | Compiled by Spectator staff