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Two new Ryanair routes from Shannon Airport

Two new Ryanair routes from Shannon Airport

Ryanair will be launching new routes to Newcastle and Frankfurt-Hahn next month.

The cheap flights will depart from Shannon Airport, where the airline is introducing a total of 26 new weekly flights.

Services to Newcastle and Frankfurt-Hahn airports will begin from November. The carrier has also announced that it will base a sixth aircraft at the Irish base in Shannon.

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary, said: "These 26 new weekly flights will bring more than 5,000 added passengers each week to Shannon airport.

"To accommodate these new routes and increased frequencies we will stop flying the Shannon-East Midland route and reduce frequencies on the Shannon-Luton route from 31st of October."

The cheap flights carrier recently announced that passengers on some of its services will be able to use their mobile phones inflight within the next month.

Ryanair also plans to introduce this service across all of its aircraft within six months if the trial is a success.