Ryanair today announced a new route connecting Shannon and Poitiers in France which the low cost airline will service twice weekly beginning on April 4th, 2014. Located in the west-central French region of Poitou-Charentes, Poitiers boasts many historical landmarks as well as the Futuroscope theme park. Ryanair will fly between Shannon and Poitiers with the first flight taking off on Friday, April 4th.
2014 will be the first summer where Ryanair customers can avail of service improvements including allocated seating, a second free small carry-on bag, easier website access, 24 hour grace periods, quiet flights and reduced bag fees. All of these changes mark a new departure for the airline and Ryanair celebrated its new route at Shannon by releasing 100,000 seats on sale for travel in February and March, which are available for booking until midnight Thursday (January 30th).