Ryanair Airlines is one of the largest in Europe in passenger transportation, the commercial director of the airline, David O'Brien said on Wednesday in Armenia at the presentation of the Irish low-cost airline Ryanair.
He noted that in Spain they carry about 46 million passengers a year.
In the next four years, the number of our customers will increase and reach the 200 million. In any case, this is important information. Today, Armenia is becoming the 40th country in the Ryanair network, he said adding that they are in Armenia today to announce three new destinations from Yerevan: Flights to Rome and Milan will start in January, and Berlin will be next summer. In addition, the first flight to Europe, to Memmingen, is likely to start from Gyumri, starting in the summer of 2020.
He expressed hope that the transportation of over 130 thousand passengers from Armenia will allow opening new jobs, adding that their airline, in comparison with more expensive airlines, can allow these 130 thousand passengers to save about EUR 20 million.
David O'Brien also noted that their airline could unite Armenia with 86 European cities, unlike their closest competitors.
The Armenian Civil Aviation Committee head Tatevik Revazyan, in her turn, expressed confidence that thanks to this, the prices for air tickets to Europe will significantly decrease.