Ryanair launches new Bratislava route to Eilat (Ovda)

Ryanair launches new Bratislava route to Eilat (Ovda) Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (3 Nov) further expanded its Bratislava winter 2016 schedule with a new route to Eilat (Ovda), in addition to another new routes to Leeds Bradford & Nis, which will deliver 1m customers p.a. and support 750* jobs at Bratislava Airport.

Ryanair’s Bratislava winter 2016 schedule will deliver:

  • 3 new routes to: Eilat (Ovda), Leeds Bradford & Nis (all 2 weekly)
  • 15 routes in total
  • 51 weekly flights
  • 1m customers p.a.
  • 750* “on-site” jobs p.a.

Ryanair is the ideal choice for business and leisure customers, who can now choose from 15 Bratislava routes in winter 2016 and look forward to further improvements, under Ryanair’s “Always Getting Better” programme, which includes more new routes, new digital features, new cabin interiors and even more low fares.

Ryanair’s Olga Pawlonka said:

“We are pleased to launch this new route from Bratislava to Eilat (Ovda), as part of our significantly expanded winter 2016 schedule, which includes 3 new services to Eilat (Ovda), Leeds Bradford & Nis, which will deliver 1 million customers p.a. and support 750 jobs at Bratislava Airport.  

To celebrate our new Eilat (Ovda) route, we are releasing seats for sale from just €16.99, which are available for booking until Monday (8 November) for travel in November and December. Since these amazing low prices will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto www.ryanair.com and avoid missing out.”

Ambassador of the state of Israel to the Slovak Republic, Zvi Aviner Vapni said:

            A new bridge is opened today which Slovaks and Israelis cross to know each other better. I am very hopeful that this is a new phase in relation between our two countries. Sunny Eilat will await Slovaks in middle of Winter and beautiful Bratislava will surprise and delight many Israelis. 

Bratislava Airport CEO Ivan Trhlik said: 

            “Ryanair has been operating direct routes from Bratislava Airport for 11 years, from October 10th 2005. Today, after 11 years, we are witnessing a historic launch of the first Ryanair direct route from Bratislava to Asia as Ryanair has been operating only European routes from Bratislava Airport so far. We are delighted to provide this route to Slovak passengers as we have been persuing this connection for quite some time.” 


*ACI research confirms up to 750 ‘on-site’ jobs are sustained at international airports for every 1m passengers