Ryanair to takeover Laudamotion base at Tegel, opposite to occur at Duesseldorf in summer 2019

    Laudamotion MD Andreas Gruber confirmed Ryanair will takeover Laudamotion’s current base at Berlin Tegel Airport in summer 2019 (austrianaviation.net, 18-Oct-2018). As previously reported by CAPA, Ryanair will operate 15 routes at Tegel in summer 2019. Mr Gruber however confirmed Ryanair will withdraw at Duesseldorf Airport and handover destinations to Laudamotion. “Our main focus in the summer timetable 2019 is on our home base in Vienna and on Stuttgart and Dusseldorf, where we are significantly expanding our presence, which means that we will be stationing more aircraft and offering new routes”, Mr Gruber confirmed. The carrier will also station aircraft at Palma de Mallorca Airport and operate to cities in Germany and Austria.