January 31st, 2005
Ryanair have just announced that they will launch 3 new domestic routes from Rome (Ciampino) on 28 April 2005. These will include Venice (Treviso), Alghero (Sardinia) and Verona (Brescia). This is in addition to the route they announced to Dublin last week.
Tickets on these new routes are due to go on sale tomorrow, 1 February.
January 28th, 2005
January 26th, 2005
Ryanair have announced 6 new routes to be launched over the coming months from their base at Dublin. From 19 April 2005 they will launch routes to Biarritz, Carcassonne, Rome (Ciampino) and Eindhoven.
In addition, from 03 May they will begin a new route to their base at Frankfurt (Hahn).
January 25th, 2005
January 24th, 2005
January 20th, 2005
easyJet have today announced that Basel (Mulhouse) will be developed as a major new easyJet base. They currently fly 4 routes from the airport, but intend to house 3 additional aircraft at Basel during the upcoming summer season.
Next comes the guessing game of what routes they will announce from their newest hub.
flynordic, the low-cost airline previously known as Nordic Airlink, will launch a number of new routes in March. These will include Stockholm (Arlanda) to Barcelona, Munich, Dublin, Berlin (Tegel) and Tallinn. They will also add a new route from Copenhagen to Tallinn.
January 17th, 2005
Further to the announcement earlier today regarding expansion at London (Gatwick), Monarch Scheduled will also launch new routes from Birmingham (International) to Alicante and Faro (from early May 2005) and from Manchester to Naples, from 28 April.
These routes do not appear to have been announced yet, however they are on sale immediately.
Monarch Scheduled have announced they will begin flying 2 new routes from London (Gatwick) on 28 April 2005. The new routes will include Lisbon and Granada. They will be the first low-cost airline to fly Gatwick – Granada.
January 16th, 2005
flybaboo will add 3 routes from Geneva for the summer season. These include Nice (beginning on 21 March 2005), St Tropez (from early May) and Ibiza, from mid June. It is likely that these routes will be ’summer only’ routes, and won’t be continued for the winter season.
January 15th, 2005
For the upcoming summer season, flybe will add 2 routes from Bristol. From 10 February 2005, they will commence flying to Bergerac until the end of October. On 27 March they are due to commence flying to Jersey, also until the end of the summer season. They will be competing with Air Southwest on this route.
January 13th, 2005
easyJet have announced that, in addition to their recently announced expansion at Belfast (International), they will add a further 2 new routes. On 01 July 2005 they will begin flying to Berlin (Schoenefeld) and on 02 July they will commence flying a new route to Rome (Ciampino).
January 12th, 2005
Already both of the airline web sites have been updated to reflect the changes.
January 11th, 2005
January 10th, 2005
Fare4U, the low-cost operation at Air Malta, will launch their 2nd route on 01 April 2005. The new route will connect Cologne-Bonn to Malta. In addition, they will increase the frequency of their London (Stansted) to Malta route from 3 to 5 times weekly.
January 6th, 2005
It is believed that easyJet are to begin a new route from London (Luton) to La Coruna (Alvedro) in Spain on 27 March 2005. This will make them the first low-cost airline to fly to La Coruna. Tickets are not yet available for this flight.
January 4th, 2005
MyAir will launch a new route on 14 February 2005 between Milan (Orio al Serio) and Bari. They are scheduled to fly 4 times per week on this route until 26 March. It is unclear whether they intend to continue with the route after that date.