Ryanair, Europe’s favourite low fares airline, today (16 Jan) begins a 70-day countdown to the opening of its 2nd Danish base (No.70 in total) at Copenhagen airport. Three exciting low fares routes, to London, Milan & Warsaw, will start operating from the new base on Thursday 26th March with 10 more routes to be launched during 2015. Ryanair is investing over $400m in Copenhagen and will bring over 1m customers p.a. and support 1,000* “on-site” jobs at the airport and in the region. Ryanair’s base at Copenhagen will deliver: · 4 based aircraft, 1 in March and 3 to follow during 2015 · 13 routes including London, Milan & Warsaw · 28 weekly flights (increasing to more than 100) · Over 1m customers p.a. · 1,000* “on site” jobs p.a. Ryanair’s Nordic Sales and Marketing Manager Elina Hakkarainen says: “In 70 days from today Ryanair’s 70th base will open at Copenhagen airport, which is also Ryanair’s third airport in Denmark. We are very excited to be able to offer more Danish customers Europe’s lowest fares, the biggest route network and the best service. Advance bookings for the Copenhagen routes look very positive and we are hoping to announce some of the 10 additional routes very soon. All of our customers can enjoy allocated seating, a free second carry-on bag, reduced fees, a new website, a brand new app with mobile boarding passes and Family Extra and Business Plus services, making Ryanair the ideal choice for families, businesses and leisure travellers. Ryanair’s three routes from Copenhagen are now on sale on Ryanair.com for 129DKK London, 149DKK Warsaw and 189DKK Milan for travel in April and May. Tickets for these low fares must be booked on the Ryanair.com website by Monday (19 Jan).” *ACI research confirms up to 1,000 'on-site' jobs are sustained at international airports for every 1m passengers.