Ryanair is to begin flights from Manchester to the Polish city of Krakow from next spring.
The no-frills airline has announced that Krakow will be its 53rd base with two aircraft operating from the city as well as four new routes including Manchester, Dortmund, Gothenburg and Kos starting in April 2013.
The Manchester-Krakow service will operate three times per week on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, with the Poland-bound service departing Manchester at 07.00 and arriving at 10.50, before returning at 11.15 and landing back in the UK at 13.05.
Ryanair previously announced this week another new base of Eindhoven which will also start next April. It will add four routes from Eindhoven to Agadir, Bordeaux, Chania and Fez as a result of the move that will see one aircraft based at the Dutch airport.