Ryanair announces 12 new routes to Portugal in 2019

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Ryanair will launch 12 new routes for Portugal in the summer of 2018.

It brings the total number of routes from Lisbon, Faro, Ponta Delgado and Terceira to 129 carrying around 11 million passengers per year.

According to the company, the new routes will be Alicante, Berlin, Bordeaux, Brive, Cagliari, Clermont, Edinburgh, London Southend, Marrakesh, Milan, Bergamo, Seville and Venice Treviso.

From Lisbon the airline will operate five flights weekly to Bordeaux and two flights to Clermont and another two to Edinburgh.

In addition to the new routes, Lisbon will also strengthen links to Berlin, Brussels, Bologna, Dublin and Manchester.

Ryanair now transports 3.4 million passengers a year to and from Lisbon airport.

In Porto, the Irish low-cost airline will launch six new routes, including two flights per week to Alicante, Brive, Cagliari, Marrakesh and Venice Treviso to which are added a further two flights per week to Seville, with a total of 29 routes from Portugal’s second city.

In Porto, Ryanair will also beef up its routes to Brussels, Dublin, London Stansted, Luxembourg, Malta and Marseilles with further flights. The carrier transports a total of 4.2 million passengers per year from the city.

Three new routes have been announced from Faro including Berlin (twice-weekly), Milan-Bergamo (two flights weekly), London Southend (five-flights a week). Faro will now have 36 routes operated by Ryanair upping the number of flights to Birmingham, Dublin, Leeds and Manchester, expecting to carry 2.7 million passengers a year.