February 26th, 2007
centralwings will expand the number of routes that they fly from their Warsaw base for the summer 2007 season. Throughout the next few months they will begin flying from Warsaw to Chania, Malta, Catania, Palermo, Thessaloniki, Faro, Varna, Heraklion and Rhodos. They will also launch flights from Katowice to Rhodos and from Krakow to Lisbon.
All of these flights are on sale from today at www.centralwings.com.
easyJet continue to expand their operation at Bristol with the launch of new flights to Milan (Malpensa). They will begin flying to Milan (Malpensa) daily from 23 April 2007. They will also increase the frequency of their flights from Bristol to Paris (Charles de Gaulle) in October to twice daily.
February 25th, 2007
February 23rd, 2007
Vueling, the low-cost airline based in Spain, are to make Paris (Charles de Gaulle) their first base outside Spain. They have requested additional landing slots from the end of March 2007 to facilitate this.
February 22nd, 2007
Just in time for the launch of clickair at Barcelona, Spanish competitor Vueling will launch flights from Jerez to Barcelona. Vueling will begin flights on this route at the end of March 2007, whereas clickair are not due to commence flying this route until August.
The recently launched Spanish low-cost airline, clickair, has launched an assault on the competition at Barcelona airport. Over the coming months they will launch 11 new routes, including flights to Verona (Villafranca), Venice (Marco Polo), Naples, Rome (Fiumicino), Pisa, Helsinki, Bucharest (Otopeni), Budapest, Vienna, Jerez and Warsaw.
Italian low-cost airline MyAir will begin flights from Bucharest (Baneasa) to Barcelona. Flights will begin on 01 June 2007. This will be a new departure for them because currently, all of their routes from Bucharest (Baneasa) are to destinations in Italy.
Norwegian Air Shuttle will begin flights from Oslo (International) to destinations in Turkey. From the beginning of May 2007, they will begin flights to Antalya. They will also begin flights to Istanbul (Sabiha) on 02 June. These flights are already on sale at www.norwegian.no.
February 19th, 2007
From mid-May 2007, helvetic will begin flights from their Zurich base to the Croatian city of Split, as well as flights from Geneva to Split. At the end of March, they will also launch flights from Zurich to Ohrid.
easyJet will begin flying to Brussels (International) from their Geneva base, and flights will begin on 29 June 2007. This may come as a surprise to many, because Brussels (International) is frequently avoided by low-cost airlines due to the expense of landing there.
February 18th, 2007
February 17th, 2007
The new Spanish low-cost airline clickair will go into direct competition with Vueling with their latest route announcement. From 26 March 2007, clickair will operate flights from Malaga to Bilbao, which is also a route offered by rival Vueling.
February 11th, 2007
February 10th, 2007
Scandinavian low-cost airline Sterling will begin flights to Biarritz. From 14 May 2007, they will launch flights to Biarritz from Copenhagen and Oslo (International). They also launch flights between Copenhagen and Edinburgh at the same time. Flights are on sale at www.sterlingticket.com.
February 8th, 2007
In addition to their recent announcement to make Weeze their 19th base, Ryanair will launch a further 12 routes over the coming months. These include flights from Liverpool, London (Stansted) and Pisa to Palma and Alicante, Rome (Ciampino) to Zaragoza (Spain), London (Stansted) to Zadar (Croatia), Girona to Maastricht, Dublin to Bremen and Alicante and Frankfurt (Hahn) to Palma.
Ryanair will increase their presence at Weeze airport from July 2007. They will make it their 19th European base and add four new routes including flights to Alghero, Palma, Alicante and Venice (Treviso).
February 3rd, 2007
The Spanish low-cost airline clickair have put a new route on sale from London (Heathrow) to La Coruna. Flights will begin on 01 April 2007. They continue to be the only low-cost airline to fly to London (Heathrow).
February 1st, 2007
Transavia will add two new routes from their Amsterdam base at the end of April 2007. They will begin flying weekly to Almeria and twice per week to Olbia. Flights can already be booked at www.transavia.com.
Low-cost airline Jet2 has joined forces with the On Holiday Group to form a unique tour operator – jet2holidays.com. This new venture will allow travellers to book a ‘dynamic’ package, using a combination of low-cost scheduled flights and hotel accommodation. They claim that this will include hundreds of thousands of combination of options to choose from.