Ryanair, Europe's No. 1 airline, today (June 13th) announced its first route from Cluj, its fifth Romanian airport, with a new three-times weekly service to London Southend from April, as part of its Summer 2019 schedule.  
Romanian consumers and visitors can now enjoy even lower fares and the latest "Always Getting Better" improvements including:

  • Reduced checked-in bag fees - lower €25 fee, bigger 20kg bag allowance
  • Ryanair Rooms with 10% off Travel Credit
  • Ryanair Transfers - wider choice of ground transport with new partner Car Trawler
  • Punctuality Promise - 90% of Ryanair flights will be on time
  • Price Promise - find a cheaper fare and Ryanair will refund the difference + €5 to your My Ryanair account

Ryanair's Sales and Marketing Manager for CEE & Balkans, Olga Pawlonka said:
"Ryanair is pleased to announce our first ever route from Cluj, a new London Southend route commencing in April 2019, which will operate three times weekly as part of our Summer 2019 schedule. To celebrate we are releasing seats for sale from €24.99 for travel in April, which are available for booking until midnight Friday (15 June). Since these amazing low fares will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto www.ryanair.com and avoid missing out."
Cluj "Avram Iancu" International Airport’s President of the Board, Mr. Viorel Federiga declared:
"Cluj International Airport, the first regional airport in Romania, congratulates Ryanair for their announcement to fly to Cluj-Napoca. It will be a great opportunity for passengers throughout Transylvania and an important step in the airport’s future development."
Mr. David Ciceo, Managing Director of Cluj "Avram Iancu" International Airport, mentioned:
"We welcome Ryanair's decision to start flying from Cluj. Thus, we are speaking of a new airline at Cluj International Airport, starting with the 2019 summer season. The Airport Management has been negotiating with Ryanair for over 10 years and is hoping for a constructive partnership which will benefit the future development of the airport and the entire region. Our passengers will for sure appreciate the new Ryanair route to London Southend and the airline’s route offerings."
For further information
please contact:

                                    Robin Kiely                           Olga Pawlonka
                                    Ryanair DAC                          Ryanair DAC
                                    Tel: +353-1-9451949              Tel: +353 1 9451768
                                    press@ryanair.com                pawlonkao@ryanair.com
 About Ryanair:


Ryanair is the No. 1 airline of Europe, carrying more than 131 million passengers a year on more than 2,000 daily flights from the 86 bases and connecting 220 destinations from 37 countries with a fleet of 430 Boeing 737 aircraft. Ryanair has also ordered another 240 new Boeing 737 aircraft, which will allow tariffs to be cut and traffic up to 200 million customers a year until the 2024 fiscal year. Ryanair currently has a team of over 13,000 highly skilled aviation professionals offering punctuality No. 1 in Europe and a 33-year safety record.


In 2017, Ryanair became Europe's first airline to transport one billion customers.