Ryanair opens new base at Nuremberg - two based aircraft, 29 routes

Press release No. 13/2022

Ryanair's Marketing Director Dara Brady and Airport Managing Director Dr. Michael Hupe opened the base with around one hundred airport employees including Ryanair crews. 

Ryanair today (12th April) marked the opening of its new base at Nuremberg, with two based aircraft, representing an investment of $200m and 60 new direct jobs. This Summer Ryanair will also operate its biggest ever Nuremberg schedule including 29 total routes, of which 15 are exciting new Summer routes to the likes of Madeira, Corfu and Ibiza. 

Ryanair will operate over 90 weekly flights for Summer 2022 (over 20 more than pre-pandemic Summer 2019) to give Nuremberg’s holiday makers an abundance of choice to top European destinations in Italy, Spain and Greece whilst also giving German tourism a much-needed boost after two lost Summers. 

Ryanair’s Nuremberg Summer 22 schedule will deliver

  • 2 based aircraft – $200m investment
  • 29 total routes, 90+ weekly flights
  • 15 new routes to Banja Luka, Bologna, Cagliari, Chania, Dublin, Faro, Girona, Ibiza, Lamezia, Madeira,
  • Ponta Delgada, Sofia, Tallinn, Valencia and Venice.
  • 60 direct jobs

With 29 routes to choose from, Nuremberg customers can now book a well-deserved getaway, flying on the lowest fares to exciting destinations such as Banja Luka, Bologna, Cagliari, Chania, Dublin, Faro, Girona, Ibiza, Lamezia, Madeira, Ponta Delgada, Sofia, Tallinn, Valencia and Venice.

From Nuremberg, Ryanair’s Director of Marketing, Dara Brady said: “Ryanair is thrilled to announce its largest Nuremberg schedule that offers over 90 weekly flights across 29 routes, including 15 new routes to fantastic destinations as Chania, Valencia and Dublin. The opening of this base and introduction of these new routes from Nuremberg reinforces our commitment to increasing connectivity, travel options and inbound tourism to the area as Ryanair will now offer 28% more capacity than it did pre-pandemic. We are delighted to open this new base and strengthen our relationship with Nuremberg Airport, which will now host a fleet of two Ryanair aircraft.”

Airport Managing Director Dr. Michael Hupe said: "Ryanair's commitment in Nuremberg will significantly enhance our route network: both private and business travelers will benefit from the well-balanced mix of tourist destinations around the Mediterranean, attractive city connections and destinations for family visits in Central and Eastern Europe. But it is also good news for Nuremberg's hotel industry, gastronomy and retail, since many travelers from abroad will visit the Nuremberg Metropolitan Region with Ryanair and take advantage of our attractive tourist offer."

New routes from Nuremberg with Ryanair

  • Banja Luka
  • Bologna
  • Cagliari
  • Chania
  • Dublin
  • Faro
  • Girona
  • Ibiza
  • Lamezia Terme
  • Madeira
  • Ponta Delgada
  • Sofia
  • Tallinn
  • Valencia
  • Venice