Ryanair to restart European flights in July - with six destinations from Newcastle Airport

Budget airline Ryanair has confirmed that flights to European holiday destinations will begin from July 1, following the relaxing of travel restrictions.

Tuesday, 26th May 2020, 7:22 pm
Updated Wednesday, 27th May 2020, 1:16 pm

Ryanair has confirmed plans to operate 40% of its normal flight schedule will go ahead from July 1.

It comes as Spain, along with Italy, Cyprus, Greece and Portugal have all announced that hotels and beaches would be open for the summer holiday season.

Destinations are limited, with Ryanair flights from Newcastle International Airport to Ireland, Poland, Portugal and Spain.

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Ryanair has confirmed that flights to European holiday destinations will begin on July 1. Photo: Getty Images.

Flights will resume to Palma de Mallorca, Alicante, Malaga, Faro, Wroclaw and Dublin.

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Eddie Wilson, Ryanair’s chief executive officer (CEO) has been opposed to countries implementing quarantine periods, he has welcomed the move from European countries.

He said: “After four months of lockdown, we welcome these moves by Governments in Italy, Greece, Portugal, Spain and Cyprus to open their borders, remove travel restrictions and scrap ineffective quarantines.

“Irish and British families, who have been subject to lockdown for the last 10 weeks, can now look forward to booking their much needed family holiday before the schools return in September.

The airline has also confirmed that all passengers and crew must wear a face mask at all times when in the airport terminal and onboard their flights.

The Government have confirmed that from June 8, anyone flying into the UK will have to undergo a period of 14-days isolation – those flying from Ireland and France are exempt.

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