Comment following Ryanair announcement
13 September 2011
Comment on the announcement by Ryanair of their intention to pull their Aberdeen to Dublin service:
Aberdeen Airport Managing Director Derek Provan said, “It is incredibly disappointing to hear of Ryanair’s intentions to remove their service from Aberdeen Airport. Over the years the frequency of the flights have reduced dramatically, however it is sad to see them pulling the remaining rotations altogether.
"We have spent months in negotiation with Ryanair to investigate future leisure opportunities, however they feel unable to consider these options. This is disappointing in the light of considerable investment in our infrastructure as we continue to try and grow our leisure routes.
"We have kept the door open to the airline to allow any future discussion if they so wish, however we appreciate that at the end of the day it is our passengers who will feel the brunt of this decision. The route is served by other carriers and as such we hope they will not be too dramatically inconvenienced in the long term."
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