RYANAIR ANNOUNCES NEW BASE
Low-cost airline Ryanair today announced it is to set up a base at Leeds
Bradford International Airport creating hundreds of new jobs.
Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary was at the airport to make the announcement, which
the Dublin-based airline said would have a "significant impact" on the
It is a major boost to the airport, which is on course to almost double in size
after planners recently gave permission for a #28 million development.
The scheme includes upgrading the terminal, which would also feature a new
two-storey extension to accommodate a new airside departure lounge.