November 30th, 2006
Sterling will begin flying from Gothenburg (Landvetter) from 27 March 2007. They will fly between Gothenburg (Landvetter) and Alicante, Malaga, Nice and Florence. Flights can be booked at www.sterlingticket.com.
November 28th, 2006
flybe have put a second batch of flights from their Summer 2007 schedule on sale. This includes 13 new routes including flights to Hamburg (Fuhlsbuettel), Dubrovnik, Split, Avignon, Rennes, Brest, Nice, Limoges, Glasgow (International), Belfast (City), Manchester, Newquay and Bergerac.
Flights can be booked now at www.flybe.com.
easyJet have put four new routes on sale for next year, including Newcastle to Mahon (14 July 2007) and Krakow (30 March), Bristol to Bordeaux from the end of March, and from East Midlands to Ibiza from mid-July.
November 25th, 2006
Germanwings have put flights on sale until the end of October 2007. This includes a number of new routes from their Stuttgart, Cologne-Bonn, Berlin (Schoenefeld) and Hamburg (Fuhlsbuettel) bases. Flights begin from the end of March.
From Cologne-Bonn they will begin flying to Alghero (Sardinia), Zadar (Croatia), Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Bucharest (Baneasa) (Romania), Sofia (Bulgaria), Bourgas (Bulgaria), Varna (Bulgaria) and Kavala. From Stuttgart they will begin flying to Bastia (Corsica), from Hamburg (Fuhlsbuettel) to Palma and from Berlin (Schoenefeld) to Bourgas (Bulgaria), Verona (Villafranca) (Bulgaria) and Balaton (Hungary).
November 24th, 2006
Italian low-cost airline MyAir will add 10 new routes from their various bases from early next year. From 15 February 2007, they will begin flying from Milan (Orio al Serio) to Bordeaux, Marseille and Tirana, from Venice (Marco Polo) to Marseille and Lille and from Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi) to Bordeaux. From 15 March, they will begin flying from Bari to Bucharest (Baneasa), Genoa, Milan (Malpensa) and Paris (Charles de Gaulle).
bmibaby will expand their operation at Birmingham from next summer, including the introduction of four new routes. They will begin flying to Barcelona, Lisbon, Marseille and Rome (Fiumicino) from 24 May 2007.
November 17th, 2006
Ryanair will add new routes from Marseille from 17 January 2007. They will begin flying from Marseille to Malmo, Hamburg (Luebeck) and Gothenburg (Saeve), but have removed from sale all of their flights from Marseille to Morocco. They have also removed Moroccan flights from Frankfurt (Hahn), but will launch a route from Frankfurt (Hahn) to Malaga in January.
November 16th, 2006
From 01 May 2007, Thomsonfly will begin five new low-cost routes across the UK. These include flights from London (Luton) to Jersey and Dubrovnik, Manchester to Lisbon and Funchal and from East Midlands to Malaga. These new routes can be booked at www.thomsonfly.com.
easyJet will launch a new daily flight between Edinburgh and Munich. The new daily flight, which begins on 04 April 2007, is the first new route announced by easyJet as part of their expansion plans for Edinburgh. easyJet are expected to announce more new routes for 2007 from Edinburgh in the coming weeks.
Norwegian Air Shuttle have put three new routes on sale for next year from their Oslo (International) base. From 14 April 2007 they will begin flying weekly (increasing to twice per week) to Heraklion. From 01 July, they will fly to Venice (Marco Polo) in Italy and Kirkenes in the extreme north east of Norway. Flights are on sale now at www.norwegian.no.
November 15th, 2006
centralwings, the Central European low-cost airline, will begin flying between Dublin and Szczecin in Poland. They will fly twice per week on this new route from 19 February 2007. Flights can be booked now at www.centralwings.com.
November 14th, 2006
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November 8th, 2006
centralwings, the low-cost airline owned by Polish state airline LOT, will begin two routes from Lodz next year. From 19 February 2007 they will begin flying twice per week to Rome (Ciampino) and Paris (Beauvais). Flights can be booked now at www.centralwings.com.
FlyGlobespan will expand their operation at Durham Tees Valley with five new routes next year. From 28 May 2007 they will launch flights to Ibiza, initially with a weekly frequency, increasing to twice weekly during the peak summer season. From the end of June, they will launch flights to Mahon, Jersey, Nice and Pula.
November 4th, 2006
The deal will see flybe operate 70 aircraft from next year, flying around 160 routes. BA will have a 15% stake in the new combined business. Job cuts within BA Connect are expected.