Ryanair adds new European routes from Edinburgh ahead of Euro 2024 championships

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Ryanair is adding a host of flights, and more seats, from airports including Edinburgh, ahead of the European Championships in Germany.

The budget airline has added an extra 11,000 seats to accommodate the increased demand around the Euro football matches. Temporary new routes have also been launched due to growing demand, departing from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Birmingham, Bristol and Manchester, reports BirminghamLive.

The flights will operate ahead of Scotland v Germany in Munich on June 14, England v Serbia in Gelsenkirchen on June 16, Scotland v Switzerland in Cologne on 19 June, England v Denmark in Frankfurt on June 20, Scotland v Hungary in Stuttgart on June 23 and England v Slovenia in Cologne on June 25.

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Here are Ryanair's additional flights:

  1. Edinburgh - Memmingen (new route).

  2. Edinburgh - Cologne (new route).

  3. Edinburgh - Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden (new route).

  4. Birmingham - Dortmund (new route).

  5. Birmingham - Frankfurt (new route).

  6. Birmingham - Cologne (new route).

  7. Bristol - Frankfurt (new route).

  8. Bristol - Cologne (new route).

  9. Glasgow - Memmingen (new route).

  10. Glasgow to Cologne (new route).

  11. London Stansted - Frankfurt (additional capacity).

  12. London Stansted - Cologne (additional capacity).

  13. Manchester - Frankfurt (new route).

  14. Manchester - Cologne (additional capacity).

The airline has also added over 11,000 extra seats between Germany and the UK throughout June, including extra capacity on existing routes as well as the addition of several special one-off flights.

Ryanair's head of comms Jade Kirwan said: "It's going to be an epic summer of football with the return of the Euros this June. To celebrate and make sure all footy fans can enjoy the Championship in person, Ryanair has added over 11,000 extra seats between Germany and the UK throughout June."

"This includes extra capacity on existing routes as well as the addition of several special one-off flights, including Edinburgh to Memmingen, Bristol to Frankfurt and Glasgow to Cologne ensuring that all fans can cheer on their team from a stadium seat and soak in the match-day atmosphere."

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"Ryanair Euros 2024 extra flights are expected to sell out quickly, so avoid disappointment and book now at ryanair.com."

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