Ryanair and Edinburgh Airport have agreed a new deal which sees 6 new routes from Edinburgh in summer 2013 and increased frequencies on 5 other routes.
This sees the low cost carrier fly 38 routes (up 11%) carrying 1.6m to 1.8m passengers per year. (up 11%).
Gordon Dewar, Edinburgh Airport CEO, said:
"I welcome Ryanair's return to growth and investment at Edinburgh Airport. When I came to Edinburgh Airport in the summer, it was clear that we had to repair the relationship with Ryanair and work with them to provide more choice for Scottish passengers. I'm pleased that today we can announce a new relationship and new routes. This announcement underlines the fact that Edinburgh and Scotland is an attractive market for a variety of operators and that we as an airport are open and willing to do business to expand our network and encourage growth."