Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, and the Erasmus Student Network today (15 Sep) celebrated the launch of their fourth year partnership. Delivered as part of Ryanair’s customer care improvements, this partnership offers Erasmus students a dedicated ESN booking platform on the Ryanair.com website, where they can avail of 10% flight discounts on 4 one-way flights and a free checked-in bag with every flight booked.
Since 2017, ESN students have travelled with even lower fares across the Ryanair network with Italy and Spain being the most popular destinations over the last three years with over 95,000 bookings made on flights to Italy and 80,000 to Spain.
The fourth year of the exclusive partnership is now live on the Ryanair.com website, and students from over 500 Universities across almost 50 countries can now avail of these exclusive travel discounts with Ryanair.
Matthew Krasa, Ryanair’s Head of Public Affairs said: “Ryanair and ESN have done more than any other organisations to promote European student mobility over the past three decades. We are pleased to launch the fourth year of our exclusive partnership with the Erasmus Student Network, offering university students across Europe a range of exclusive flight offers, free bags and tailored discounts to suit their budget on our Erasmus Student Network dedicated platform. ESN students have travelled on even lower fares since the beginning of the ESN partnership in 2017, with over 175,000 booking made to travel to Italy and Spain, the most popular destinations. We hope many more ESN students will avail of these fantastic discounts over the coming months and years.
“Any Erasmus student with a valid ESN card can sign up via the “MyRyanair” registration service and save even more while they travel on Europe’s biggest airline with the widest route network and the lowest fares.”
Kostantinos Giannidis, President of ESN said: “In times where student mobility is facing many challenges due to the global pandemic, Erasmus Student Network and Ryanair are continuing providing incentives to students to make their mobility experience more affordable. Thanks to Ryanair and this partnership thousands of Erasmus+ students benefit from extra services and discounts. Ryanair understands the values of the Erasmus+ program in building a more inclusive society and it’s an active contributor to the Erasmus Generation.”