April 30th, 2007
Italian low-cost airline WindJet is to begin flying to the Russian city of Rostov. They will fly to Rostov from their Bologna (Forli) base. Flights are due to commence in either June or July 2007, although it is not entirely clear if there is an exact launch date.
gotlandsflyg will operate four new routes this summer from Visby, on the Swedish island of Gotland. They will launch flights from Visby to Oslo (International), Helsinki, Gothenburg (Landvetter) and Hamburg (Fuhlsbuettel). The flight dates vary but will operate between June and September 2007.
April 28th, 2007
Air Berlin have put some new flights on sale, some with immediate effect, to the Italian city of Lamezia-Terme. These include routes from Cologne-Bonn, Friedrichshafen, Dresden and Hamburg (Fuhlsbuettel). These flights are on sale at www.airberlin.com.
April 26th, 2007
Germanwings have put parts of their winter 2007 flight schedule on sale. This includes, amongst others, new routes from Stuttgart to Belgrade and Kavala, and from Dortmund to Split, Zagreb and Munich.
Ryanair have announced that they will add seven new routes from their Bremen base. From 05 June 2007 they will begin flying from Bremen to Stockholm (Skavsta). From 25 September they will also add flights to Trapani, Alghero, Milan (Orio al Serio), Bratislava, Paris (Beauvais) and Malta.
Transavia will begin flying from Paris (Orly) this summer. They will begin flying routes from 12 May 2007 (to Oporto), with further expansion during the summer to include flights to Catania, Palermo, Girona, Agadir, OUJ and Heraklion. Flights can be booked now at www.transavia.com.
April 25th, 2007
Norwegian Air Shuttle has announced their intention to acquire competing Scandinavian low-cost airline flynordic. They claim that flynordic, currently a subsidiary of the Finnish flag carrier Finnair, will continue to be operated as a separate brand.
April 23rd, 2007
April 18th, 2007
Ryanair will begin new flights from Stockholm (Skavsta) this May. From 07 May 2007 they will begin flying from Stockholm (Skavsta) to Marseille and from 23 May they will fly from Stockholm (Skavsta) to Alghero and Venice (Treviso).
April 13th, 2007
Evolavia will launch four new flights this summer season from their Ancona base. They will offer flights from Ancona to Barcelona, Valencia, Budapest and Catania, with flights beginning at the start of June 2007.
April 12th, 2007
Ryanair will begin flying four new routes from their Bournemouth and Frankfurt (Hahn) bases. From 07 May 2007 they will begin flying from Bournemouth to Marseille, and from Frankfurt (Hahn) to Marrakech, Fez and Faro. These new flights are on sale now.
Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has unveiled that Ryanair, or a subsidiary airline, intends to begin operating transatlantic flights within the next 3 to 4 years. Using a fleet of aircraft that are larger than those currently operated by Ryanair, they intend to fly up to 50 planes to airports in North America. O’Leary expects that they will sell tickets from as little as £7.
April 8th, 2007
MyAir will launch a number of new routes during June and July 2007. These will include flights from:
Thomsonfly will operate a number of new summer routes from the beginning of May 2007. The new flights include:
- Bournemouth to Pisa and Valencia
- Cardiff to Barcelona and Faro
- London (Gatwick) to Corfu and Mahon
- London (Luton) to Corfu
- Manchester to Corfu, Dubrovnik, Mahon and Venice (Marco Polo)
- East Midlands to Ibiza and Mahon
These flights can be booked at www.thomsonfly.com.
Ryanair will reinstate flights between London (Stansted) and Brussels (Charleroi). Flights to Brussels (Charleroi) were withdrawn after a dispute over airport charges, but will be restarted from 01 June 2007.
Iceland Express will operate a number of routes to their Reykjavik base this summer, as they did last year. These include three new routes from Stockholm (Arlanda), Gothenburg (Landvetter) and Paris (Charles de Gaulle).
April 5th, 2007
April 4th, 2007
bmibaby will begin summer flights to Ibiza from their East Midlands and Cardiff hubs. These new flights will begin on 30 June and 16 July 2007 respectively. Tickets are currently available to book on these new routes at www.bmibaby.com.