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Ryanair strikes deal with ANA to keep Faro base open

Ryanair strikes deal with ANA to keep Faro base open

Irish low-cost airline Ryanair has announced that it has reached a deal with national airport authority ANA to keep its base at Faro Airport open.

The closure of the base was announced in August and saw tourism authorities in the region scrambling to make sure that the airport maintained all the routes managed by the airline.

But in an unexpected turn of events, the airline sent out a statement to newsrooms today (Wednesday) saying that the base will not close although the number of planes stationed at Faro Airport will be reduced from three to two.

Read more in the Algarve Resident