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Ryanair see rise in bookings from US

Written by Business World, on 17th Feb 2015. Posted in Ireland

article headlineRyanair today reported record bookings from American customers following the launch of its new United States Ryanair website in December. The site enables flight bookings to be made in dollars and bookings from the US have increased by almost 50pc in the two months since it went live, the airline said. London Stansted-Dublin is the most popular route for US visitors, followed by Edinburgh-Dublin, Rome-Barcelona, Paris-Dublin and Frankfurt Hahn-London Stansted, with the most bookings coming from customers living in California, New York, Texas, Florida and New Jersey. Ryanair's Robin Kiely said: "Ryanair launched a dedicated American version of the Ryanair.com website to make it easier for US customers to book Europe's lowest fares. The response from the USA has been phenomenal, with bookings up 50pc and we look forward to carrying thousands more US customers this year, who choose Ryanair for our low fares and industry leading customer service, as well as Europe's biggest route network, connecting 189 destinations, in 30 countries, through over 1,600 routes." For more visit www.businessworld.ie

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