OREANDA-NEWS.  Ryanair, Europe’s favourite low fares airline, today (10 Dec) announced it will carry over 3m passengers between 20th Dec and 6th Jan, an increase of 100,000 over 2012, setting a new record for bringing passengers home for Christmas.
Extra Christmas flights to Germany and Poland are booking up fast, while more families than ever are booking Christmas sun holidays on Ryanair’s extra flights to the Canary Islands, and winter breaks to Barcelona and Milan also proving very popular. Ryanair will operate flights up to 14.40hrs (GMT) on Christmas Eve, resuming flights at 09.30hrs (GMT) on St Stephen’s Day, to ensure everyone gets home for Christmas.

And for the perfect last minute present, Ryanair invites passengers to give the gift of flying this Christmas with a Ryanair Christmas Gift Voucher, which are available from www.ryanair.com now. Vouchers start at just Ђ25/Ј25, allowing the lucky recipients to fly on one of Ryanair’s 1,600 low-fare routes for a city break, winter sun vacation or a ski trip, or book their summer 2014 holiday in one of 30 countries.

Ryanair’s Robin Kiely said:
“Ryanair will carry over 3m passengers across Europe home over the Christmas period – an increase of 100,000 passengers on 2012 – after record bookings for the Christmas and New Year holidays. Ryanair will operate flights right up to 14.40hrs (GMT) on Christmas Eve, resuming flights at 09.30hrs (GMT) on St Stephen’s Day.
 And don’t forget Ryanair’s Christmas Gift Vouchers are the ideal Christmas gift, offering your loved ones the chance to book the lowest fares on more than 1,600 routes, between 185 destinations, across 30 countries. Ryanair’s Christmas Gift Vouchers can be purchased and redeemed on the Ryanair website, offering a headache-free way to complete your Christmas shopping with the click of a mouse.”