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Ryanair Announces Brexit ‘Vote To Remain’ EU Referendum Bargain Seats

19/05/2016 15:28 | Updated 20 May 2016

Ryanair will fly expats back to the UK for less than £20 in a bid to entice them to vote ‘remain’ in the EU referendum.

Chief Executive Michael O’Leary has been bold in his support to keep the UK in the European Union, despite the fact he himself cannot vote.

He told the Irish Times: “I don’t have a vote, but I run the biggest airline in the UK, we’re one of the biggest investors in the UK and employ 4,000 people in 15 different airports, we are also a big taxpayer in the UK.

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Passengers have until midnight on Thursday to book the seats 

“Too many businesses are too reticent about getting involved. If you leave, everything will not stay the same.”

Ryanair, which employs over 4,000 people across its 15 UK airport bases and carries over 41m customers between the UK and Europe each year, is actively campaigning for a Remain vote.

The company believes keeping the UK in the European Union will lead to more UK jobs and that open skies have transformed UK tourism.

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Michael O'Leary wants the UK to remain in the European Union 

Until midnight on Thursday 19, customers can book flights to all UK airports for €19.99 (£15.49) for travel on 22 and 23 June (polling day).

Kenny Jacobs, Ryanair’s chief marketing officer said: “As an active supporter of the Remain campaign, we are launching a €19.99 (£15.49) seat sale on flights to the UK on 22 and 23 June to allow UK citizens to fly home to vote Remain in the Brexit referendum.

 “These flights are available for booking for 24 hours, on Thursday 19 May.

"As the UK’s largest airline, Ryanair is absolutely clear that the UK economy and its future growth prospects are stronger as a member of the European Union than they are outside of the EU and with just five weeks to go, we will continue to work hard to help deliver a resounding ‘Remain’ vote on 23 June."

 

 

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