Volareweb low-cost airline and flight news

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September 13th, 2008

Special Milan to Catania flights at Christmas

Volareweb will operate five special Christmas flights between Catania and Milan (Malpensa) this Christmas. The services will operate between 20 December 2008 and 06 January, and can be booked now at www.volareweb.com.

March 17th, 2008

New Volareweb routes from Milan

Volareweb have 15 new routes launching over the next few months from their Milan (Malpensa) base. These include flights launching in April 2008 to Athens, Brindisi, Krakow, Malaga, Malta, Lamezia-Terme, Paris (Orly), Valencia and Warsaw. From July they will also add flights to Heraklion, Ibiza, Olbia, Palma and Rhodos.

All of these flights are available for booking at www.volareweb.com.

October 1st, 2007

Volareweb adds flights from Milan

Volareweb will begin flying from Milan (Malpensa) this winter with ten new routes, adding to their operation at Milan (Linate). From the end of October 2007 they will begin flying from Milan (Malpensa) to Alghero, Cagliari, Helsinki, Lodz, Maastricht, Manchester, Oporto, Pescara, Rotterdam and Wroclaw.

These are available to book now at www.volareweb.com.

February 14th, 2006

Volareweb to fly to Lamezia-Terme

Beginning 07 April 2006, Volareweb will start flying between their base at Milan (Linate) and Lamezia-Terme. Book now at www.volareweb.com.

August 26th, 2005

Volareweb to fly to Paris

It has been announced that Volareweb will begin flying from their base at Milan (Linate) to Paris (Orly).

They will operate 2 flights per day on this route from 12 September 2005.

August 1st, 2005

Volareweb flies to Crotone

Volareweb will fly weekly from Milan (Linate) to Crotone until 10 September 2005.

June 21st, 2005

Volareweb adds route to Lamezia-Terme

On 03 July 2005, Volareweb will launch a weekly service from their base at Milan (Linate) to Lamezia-Terme.

This route is only scheduled to operate for the summer season.

May 26th, 2005

Volareweb adds Palermo route

In addition to their other previously announced routes, the newly returned Italian low-cost airline, Volareweb, will add a route between their base at Milan (Linate) and Palermo on 15 June 2005.

May 1st, 2005

The return of Volareweb

The Italian low-cost carrier Volareweb, which suspended flights in November 2004, is due to begin flying again this June under ‘extraordinary management’.

After much speculation about the future of the airline, it would seem that they are having a cautious re-introduction to the low-cost market and initially intend to fly 4 Italian domestic routes from 01 June 2005. These routes will be from Milan (Linate) to Bari, Brindisi, Catania and Naples.

Flights are available to book now.

November 24th, 2004

easyJet expands in Italy

easyJet have taken the opportunity today to announce 4 new routes to Italy, presumably following the loss of Volareweb from low-cost Europe.

They will launch 2 new routes from Berlin (Schoenefeld) to Pisa and Olbia, both routes will commence on 08 April 2005. In addition, they will begin a new route from London (Gatwick) to Olbia on 27 May and one from London (Luton) to Cagliari on 21 April.

Ryanair replaces lost Volareweb routes

In the wake of the suspension of all Volareweb flights last week, Ryanair haven’t wasted any time responding by increasing their Italian presence in order to ‘fill the gap’ they left.

Today, Ryanair have announced that they will launch 1 new route between Venice (Treviso) and Paris (Beauvais) (a launch date is not yet clear), which will become the 65th international route into or out of Italy operated by Ryanair. In addition, they have increased frequency on many other routes previously operated by Volareweb.

In addition, they are in talks with all of the airports previously used by Volareweb.

easyJet have also made it clear that they would like to take over some of Volareweb‘s landing slots at Paris (Orly).

November 19th, 2004

Volareweb suspends flights

The Italian low-cost airline Volareweb has grounded all flights and suspended ticket sales today. It is said that the company has financial debts of around €250 million.

At present it is believed that all ticket holders will be reimbursed for flights which have been cancelled. The future of Volareweb is uncertain and we will await further announcements.

September 13th, 2004

Volareweb launch winter timetable

Volareweb have announced a large expansion for thier operation, based in Italy. On 31 October they will launch 10 new routes.

From Bologna, they will begin flights to Bari, Cagliari, Catania and Palermo. They will also begin flying routes from Bari to Catania and Palermo. At Milan, they will launch 2 new routes from different airports, from Malpensa they will fly to the Romanian capital of Bucharest and from Orio al Serio they will fly to Lamenzia-Terme. Finally, from Naples they will launch 2 new routes to Catania and Palermo.

April 24th, 2004

New Volareweb routes to Poland

Volareweb have announced that they are to begin flying to Poland from June 2004. They will code-share their flights with Air Polonia. The routes include Warsaw to Milan (Malpensa), Venice and Rome (Fiumicino). In addition, they will fly from Rome (Fiumicino) to Krakow, adding Krakow to the budget airline map of Europe!

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