Ryanair, Europe’s leading low fares airline, today (15th May 2008) announced that it has written to the Department of Transport confirming that it has accepted the offer of the PSO contract on the Kerry – Dublin route and will commence operations on the 22nd July.
Ryanair will operate three daily services between Kerry and Dublin with fares starting from just 99c one-way, excluding taxes and charges.
Ryanair’s arrival on the route will result in;
1. A doubling of the capacity (from 200,000 to 400,000 seats annually) on the route
2. A reduction of over €1.3m on the amount payable by the taxpayer for the provision of this public service.