Agência para o Investimento e Comércio Externo de Portugal


Ryanair promised to continue to invest heavily in Portugal, with 13% growth in passenger numbers foreseen for the summer, with the aim of reaching 13 million passengers in fiscal year 2024.

Ryanair on Wednesday announced 11 new routes to and from Porto airport and eight at Faro, in the Algarve, for the summer, bringing the total for Portugal as a whole to 164 routes, and also announced plans to add two more new aircraft at each of those airports.

“We are launching our biggest ever summer schedule in Portugal, which includes four new aircraft, two in Porto and two in Faro,” the Ireland-based airline’s CEO, Michael O’Leary, announced at a news conference in Lisbon.