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October 11th, 2009

Three new Ryanair routes on sale for this winter

Ryanair have put three new routes on sale for this winter 09/10 season. From the end of November they will begin flying from Paris (Beauvais) to Bratislava, from Pisa to Las Palmas and from Trapani to Madrid.

July 5th, 2009

Wizz Air to enter Slovakian market

Wizz Air will enter the Slovakian market later this year when they launch a new route to Bratislava. From 20 September 2009 they will begin flying four times per week between Bratislava and Rome (Fiumicino).

April 8th, 2009

Ryanair expands operation at Weeze airport

Ryanair have put 9 new routes on sale from their Weeze base, starting July 2009. These will include flights from Weeze to Almeria, Ibiza, Valladolid, Turin, Lamezia-Terme, Zadar, Krakow, Bratislava and Beziers.

February 2nd, 2009

New Ryanair routes from Bratislava and Pisa

Ryanair will begin flying two new routes from their Bratislava base this April – they will launch new routes to Pisa and Alicante. They will also launch a new route between Pisa and Maastricht during April 2009.

November 20th, 2008

Ryanair to expand at Charleroi

Ryanair will base an additional aircraft at Brussels (Charleroi) next year and launch three new routes at the same time. From the end of March 2009 they will begin flights from Brussels (Charleroi) to Reus, Trieste and Bratislava.

March 2nd, 2008

Ryanair to open 27th base at Edinburgh

Ryanair will make Edinburgh their 27th base this year. They will add twice weekly flights from Edinburgh to Weeze from June 2008. In September, they will also launch flights to Billund, Berlin (Schoenefeld), Bournemouth, Bratislava, Krakow, Lodz, Poznan, Palma, Stockholm (Skavsta) and Wroclaw.

February 20th, 2008

SkyEurope to fly to Istanbul

Sky Europe have put a new route on sale from their Bratislava base to Istanbul (Sabiha). They will begin flying on this route from 30 April 2008, and tickets can be bought now at www.skyeurope.com.

January 15th, 2008

Birmingham to become 25th base for Ryanair

Ryanair will expand their capacity at Birmingham from mid-June 2008, making it their 25th base. During this time of expansion they will add flights to Biarritz, Billund, Bologna (Forli), Bratislava, Bydgoszcz, Dinard, Gdansk, Olbia, Oporto, Oslo (Torp), Perpignan, Poitiers, Reus, Rzeszow, Stockholm (Skavsta), Trapani and Trieste.

September 23rd, 2007

Click4Sky – a new European virtual low-cost airline

Click4Sky is a new low-cost airline created by CSA Czech Airlines. Unlike most other low-cost airlines, Click4Sky does not operate any flights – instead it is being used as a marketing brand in order to sell unsold seats on existing CSA flights. In addition, the airline will sell all seats at a fixed price. Customers travelling with Click4Sky will experience exactly the same on-board service as those travelling with CSA.

They will sell tickets on flights to 36 European destinations from their Prague hub. These will include flights to: Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Belgrade, Berlin (Tegel), Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi), Bratislava, Brussels (International), Budapest, Copenhagen, Cologne-Bonn, Dublin, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt (International), Hamburg (Fuhlsbuettel), Hanover, Istanbul (Ataturk), Kosice, Krakow, Ljubljana, London (Heathrow), London (Stansted), Madrid, Manchester, Milan (Malpensa), Munich, Oslo (International), Riga, Rome (Fiumicino), Thessaloniki, Stuttgart, Tallinn, Venice (Marco Polo), Vienna, Vilnius and Zurich.

September 5th, 2007

SkyEurope to close Krakow and Budapest bases

The Central European low-cost airline Sky Europe will close its bases at Krakow and Budapest this winter. From 28 October 2007 they are expected to relocate their fleet and move capacity to their other bases at Prague, Vienna and Bratislava.

August 5th, 2007

Birmingham to Bratislava with Sky Europe

Sky Europe, the low-cost airline based at Bratislava will begin flying to Birmingham. They will operate flights three times per week on this route from 28 October 2007.

June 16th, 2007

13 new Ryanair routes from Stockholm

Ryanair will increase capacity at their Stockholm (Skavsta) base this October. They will begin flights from Stockholm (Skavsta) to Alicante, Basel, Berlin (Schoenefeld), Bratislava, Eindhoven, Karlsruhe-Baden, Liverpool, Malta, Pisa, Oporto, Salzburg (from December 2007), Trapani and Valencia.

May 24th, 2007

Ryanair makes Bristol their 20th base

Today, Ryanair announced that Bristol would become their 20th European base. They announced 13 new routes from their airport, which will begin from November 2007. These include flights from Bristol to Bratislava, Riga, Katowice, Rzeszow, Wroclaw, Poznan, Budapest, Salzburg, Oporto, Knock, Milan (Orio al Serio) and Dinard. This move may surprise some, given that Bristol is a well established easyJet base, and has been for many years.

Ryanair had also announced a new route from Bristol to Derry, but the future of Derry became uncertain today when it had its license to operate flights revoked by the UK Civil Aviation Authority. All flights to Derry are suspended with immediate effect.

May 16th, 2007

Ryanair expansion at Girona

Ryanair have announced the launch of eight new routes from their Girona base this winter. These include flights from Girona to Billund, Bratislava, Fez, Marrakech, Graz, Hamburg (Luebeck), Malta and Wroclaw. The launch of these flights will be staggered during October and November.

April 26th, 2007

7 new Ryanair routes from Bremen

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.

December 19th, 2006

SkyEurope to open base at Vienna

Despite only being a short distance from their Bratislava base, Central European low-cost airline Sky Europe will open a base at Vienna from 25 March 2007. Traditionally, Vienna has been ignored by many low-cost airlines due to the high landing fees that airlines must pay to fly there.

From March 2007, Sky Europe will fly from Vienna to Barcelona, Amsterdam, Brussels (International), Paris (Orly), Nice, Venice (Treviso), Florence, Rimini, Bucharest (Baneasa), Sofia, Athens, Thessaloniki, Larnaca, Zadar, Dubrovnik and Split.

October 5th, 2006

Ryanair expansion at Nottingham East Midlands

From 12 February 2007, Ryanair will expand their operation from East Midlands. During a two week period they will launch 10 new routes. They will begin flying to Inverness, Knock, Valencia, Santiago de Compostela, Granada, Alghero, Milan (Orio al Serio), Pisa, Krakow and Bratislava.

May 23rd, 2006

Centavia – the new Serbian low-cost airline?

A new low-cost airline is due to launch from the Serbian capital, Belgrade. Centavia expect to begin flying with 2 aircraft during the summer 2006 season. They will initially operate some summer routes to Turkey, Greece, Egypt and Spain.

They expect to launch regular routes from their Belgrade base to Basel, Cologne-Bonn, Bratislava, Budapest, Hamburg (Fuhlsbuettel) and Milan (Orio al Serio) from autumn 2006.

April 5th, 2006

SkyEurope to fly between Naples and Bratislava

From 18 June 2006, the Central-European airline Sky Europe will begin flying between the Slovakian capital, Bratislava and Naples.

December 24th, 2005

Ryanair to launch 16 new routes from Dublin

From April 2006, Ryanair will base 5 new aircraft at Dublin airport and will launch 16 new routes. They will also increase flight frequencies on 8 other routes from Dublin.

The new routes from Dublin will include Kaunas, Bratislava, Krakow, Wroclaw, Poznan, Malmo, Gothenburg, Venice (Treviso), Milan (Orio al Serio), Salzburg, Oporto, Valencia, Marseille, Nantes, La Rochelle, Hamburg (Luebeck) and Karlsruhe-Baden.

Ryanair will also launch a flight between Dublin and Humberside, which will become the first low-cost route from Humberside airport.

December 5th, 2005

SkyEurope launch additional Bourgas route

The number of low-cost flights to Bourgas is increasing, as SkyEurope intend to launch a route there from their Bratislava base. They are due to begin flying there, twice per week, from 27 June 2006.

September 14th, 2005

SkyEurope to fly to Bulgaria and Romania

Next week, Wizz Air will begin operating their first flights from Budapest to the Bulgarian capital, Sofia. Today SkyEurope, one of the largest low-cost carriers in Central Europe has announced that they too will begin flying to Sofia, from their Bratislava base.

They will begin flying to Sofia on 09 December 2005. SkyEurope will also begin expanding into Romania by launching a route from Bratislava to Bucharest (Baneasa) on 12 December.

June 8th, 2005

SkyEurope expands at Bratislava

SkyEurope will add 2 new routes from their base at Bratislava on 30 October 2005.

They will begin flying 4-times weekly to Basel and Cologne-Bonn. As SkyEurope have already put their winter timetable on sale, tickets are already available to book on these new routes.

May 18th, 2005

Ryanair expands in Poland and Slovakia

Following our announcement this morning that SkyEurope will begin 2 new routes to Dublin, home of Ryanair, Ryanair have retalliated by announcing that they will launch a new route from London (Stansted) to Bratislava – the home of SkyEurope.

In addition, Ryanair will begin 4 other new routes from Stansted to the Polish cities of Gdansk, Bydgoszcz, Szczecin and Rzeszow.

These new routes will begin on 30 October 2005 and are available to book now.

SkyEurope launches routes to Dublin

will launch 2 new routes to this winter. They will begin flying to Dublin from their bases at (on 20 September 2005) and (14 October). Flights from both bases will be 3 times per week.

The routes have not yet been officially announced, however are already for sale via their web site.

April 19th, 2005

Ryanair expands at Frankfurt

Ryanair will expand at Frankfurt (Hahn), adding 4 new routes. This will also see the introduction of a new airport to the low-cost map of Europe, as Ryanair will begin flying to Rzeszow in Poland.

They will also begin flying for the first time to Bratislava and Gdansk and will add a route to Oporto. It may come as a surprise to many that Ryanair will launch a route to Gdansk, as Michael O’Leary had previously criticised competing airlines for flying to Gdansk.

These routes will be launched for the winter season, commencing at the end of October 2005. Ryanair will fly a total of 27 routes from Frankfurt (Hahn).

February 25th, 2005

SkyEurope summer schedule

SkyEurope have modified their original plans for the summer season by moving a number of new routes to Krakow instead of Warsaw. Amongst other reasons, they cite rising costs at Warsaw for the move.

In addition to the previously announced schedules, they intend to add routes to Athens from Bratislava and Budapest. We haven’t seen a confirmation of flight times yet on these 2 new routes, when they do become available the routes will be added to the cheap0 database.

December 14th, 2004

SkyEurope makes Manchester a base

Hot on the heels of the rapid route expansion in the North West of England, SkyEurope have announced that Manchester will be their next base.

They will begin flying from Manchester during their summer season, which commences on 27 March 2005. They plan to fly to Warsaw, Krakow and Bratislava. Tickets are available to book now.

August 4th, 2004

easyJet announces 6 more new routes

Flights this winter are already hotting up, despite many remarks that the industry will suffer a blow during the off-peak season. Showing a serious commitment to expansion, easyJet have just announced a further 6 new European routes, including destinations which are completely new to them.

The new routes include London (Luton) and Berlin (Schoenefeld) to Bratislava, London (Luton) to Turin, London (Stansted) to Almeria and Valencia and Bristol to Madrid.

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