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December 1st, 2011

Ryanair to fly to Turku in Finland

Ryanair are to launch four routes to Turku next year. From the end of March 2012, they will fly to Turku from London (Stansted), Brussels (Charleroi), Girona and Malaga. Their expansion in Finland continues…

September 19th, 2009

New Ryanair bases at Bari and Brindisi

Ryanair announced this week that they would open two new bases at Bari and Brindisi from next year. They will begin operating the following routes from Jan/Feb 2010:

August 30th, 2009

Ryanair expands Edinburgh base

Ryanair will expand their operation at Edinburgh this winter with their announcement to launch eight new routes. From November 2009 they will fly from Edinburgh to Girona, Las Palmas, Arrecife, Tenerife (Sur), Brussels (Charleroi), Gdansk, Oslo (Torp) and Memmingen.

July 31st, 2009

Ryanair launches 39 new Canary Island routes

Ryanair have placed 39 new routes on sale from various European hubs to the Canary Islands. From October 2009 they will begin new flights to Las Palmas, Arrecife and Tenerife (Sur) from Girona, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, Brussels (Charleroi), Dublin, Weeze, East Midlands, Frankfurt (Hahn), Glasgow (Prestwick), Liverpool, London (Luton), London (Stansted), Madrid, Oporto and Shannon.

July 17th, 2009

11 new Ryanair routes to Oslo announced

Ryanair have announced 11 new routes to Oslo, including flights to both Oslo (Rygge) and Oslo (Torp).

The new routes include flights to Oslo (Rygge) from Alicante, Bremen, Brussels (Charleroi), Girona, Madrid, Milan (Orio al Serio) and London (Stansted). The new routes to Oslo (Torp) include flights from Krakow, Lodz, Paris (Beauvais) and Rome (Ciampino).

These new routes begin operating from October/November 2009 and are on sale now.

May 27th, 2009

New Ryanair routes to Corsica

Ryanair will begin flying two new routes to Figari (Corsica) from July 2009. They have just put flights on sale to Figari from Brussels (Charleroi) and Milan (Orio al Serio). They will also beign flying from Brussels (Charleroi) to Ancona at the same time.

March 19th, 2009

New Ryanair routes from Memmingen and Brussels

Ryanair have announced that they will launch 7 new routes from Memmingen starting from the end of next month. They will launch flights from Memmingen to Girona, Dublin and London (Stansted) in April 2009 and flights to Alghero, Reus, Pisa and Alicante from June.

They will also launch routes from Brussels (Charleroi) to Bristol, Palma and La Rochelle from June.

January 11th, 2009

Wizz Air to fly from Prague

Wizz Air have announced that they will begin flying from Prague. From 19 February 2009 they will fly from Prague to London (Luton), Milan (Orio al Serio), Brussels (Charleroi) and Rome (Fiumicino). From 25 July they will also add flights to Paris (Beauvais) and Eindhoven.

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.

October 21st, 2008

Massive Ryanair expansion from Alghero, Cagliari and Bologna

Ryanair have announced the acquisition of three new aircraft, which they will base at Alghero and Cagliari, to become their 6th and 7th Italian base airports. At the end of March 2009 they will launch new routes including:

They will also launch new routes from their Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi) base in December. These will include Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi) to Oslo (Torp), Paris (Beauvais) and Weeze.

June 7th, 2008

Massive additions to Ryanair winter flight schedule

Although Ryanair have made it known that they intend to ground some of their fleet this winter due to the high cost of oil, they have just announced details of 40 new routes that they will begin flying this winter. The new routes begin from the end of October 2008, and include:

March 3rd, 2008

Brussels to Sofia with Wizz Air

Wizz Air will expand their operation from the Bulgarian capital Sofia by launching a new route to Brussels (Charleroi). They will begin flying on this route from 24 July 2008.

November 12th, 2007

Wizz Air expansion at Bucharest

From 28 February 2008, Wizz Air will begin three new routes from Bucharest (Baneasa). They will begin flying three times per week to Milan (Orio al Serio) and Brussels (Charleroi), and four times per week to Cluj-Napoca.

Bucharest (Baneasa) to Cluj-Napoca will become the first domestic low-cost airline route in Romania. Flights for all of these new destinations are available to buy from today.

August 11th, 2007

Valencia and Alicante to become Ryanair bases

Ryanair will open their 21st and 22nd bases this year at Alicante and Valencia airports, in Spain. They will add new routes from Alicante during November and December 2007, including flights to Karlsruhe-Baden, Basel, Billund, Bournemouth, Brussels (Charleroi), Doncaster, East Midlands, Gothenburg (Saeve), Maastricht, Milan (Orio al Serio) and Paris (Beauvais).

They will add new routes from Valencia in October, to make this their 22nd base. The new routes include flights to Karlsruhe-Baden, Basel, Billund, Bologna (Forli), Eindhoven, Liverpool, Malta, Maastricht, Paris (Beauvais), Oporto and Santiago de Compostela.

May 8th, 2007

On Air – low-cost airline connections from Pescara

We have added details of On Air, a low-cost airline based at Pescara in Italy, which aims to increase the level of tourism in the Abruzzo region. They either currently or are scheduled to fly to Pescara from a number of cities across Europe, including Lviv, Kiev, Paris (Charles de Gaulle), Brussels (Charleroi), Munich, Split, Bucharest (Baneasa) and Heraklion.

April 8th, 2007

Ryanair to restart flights between London and Brussels

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.

January 29th, 2007

Three new routes from Katowice

Wizz Air continue to expand their operation at Katowice with the announcement of three new routes. From 29 May 2007 they will fly daily to London (Stansted). From 14 July they will fly to Malmo and from 02 October they will fly to Brussels (Charleroi) (both three times per week).

December 13th, 2006

Six new Ryanair routes across Europe

Ryanair have announced a further six new routes to be launched over the coming months. These include the reinstating of their flights between London (Stansted) and Brussels (Charleroi) (from 01 June 2007), and new routes from Girona to Cagliari, Bremen to Malaga, Valladolid to Milan (Orio al Serio), Pisa to Cagliari and Rome (Ciampino) to Madrid.

October 11th, 2006

Ryanair expansion at Madrid airport

Ryanair will make Madrid their 18th European base, and from 22 November 2006 will begin flying 14 new routes. They will begin flying to Dublin, Shannon, Eindhoven, Faro, Oporto, Marseille, Paris (Beauvais), Billund, Brussels (Charleroi), East Midlands, Oslo (Torp), Bournemouth, Gothenburg (Saeve) and Malmo.

This expansion at Madrid may come as a surprise, given that only 2 weeks ago easyJet announced that they would expand their operation from Madrid from February 2007.

September 17th, 2006

Blue Air add winter routes

Romanian low-cost airline Blue Air will begin flying new routes from their Bucharest (Baneasa) base to Brussels (Charleroi), Cologne-Bonn and Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi) from 29 October 2006.

August 29th, 2006

Two new Ryanair routes to Turin

Ryanair will launch two new routes to Turin from their bases at Brussels (Charleroi) and Dublin. Flights will commence from 19 December 2006.

May 10th, 2006

Ryanair launch Marseille base

From 06 November 2006, Ryanair will launch a major operation at Marseille and will make it a hub airport in their network. In addition to flights to Dublin and Glasgow (Prestwick), they will operate new routes to London (Stansted), Oporto, Brussels (Charleroi), Aer Lingus, Karlsruhe-Baden, Oslo (Torp), Rome (Ciampino) and Frankfurt (Hahn).

Following their recent announcement to fly to Marrakech, they will also add 3 routes from Marseille to Morocco, including Marrakech, Fez and Oujda. These flights will be of concern to Moroccan low-cost airline Atlas Blue, who already fly from Marrakech to Marseille, and were previously the only low-cost airline to fly to Oujda.

January 31st, 2006

Wizz Air expands into Slovenia and Croatia

From May 2006, Wizz Air will begin flights to Ljubljana. They will initially fly from Brussels (Charleroi) and London (Luton). In May, they will also launch a route between London (Luton) and Split, and will follow this up with a new route from Budapest to Split in June.

December 14th, 2005

Ryanair expands at Brussels Charleroi

Ryanair will add 5 routes from their Brussels (S. Charleroi) base from April 2006. They will begin flying to Faro, Nimes, Valencia, Salzburg and Malaga.

September 15th, 2004

Wizz Air comes to Liverpool

On 06 December 2004, central-European airline Wizz Air are due to launch operations from Liverpool. They will make this a new hub airport, flying to Budapest, Warsaw and Katowice.

This move makes Wizz the first central or eastern European based airline to have a UK hub outside London.

In addition, they have added a new route from Brussels (Charleroi) to Katowice which is due to begin on 04 December.

July 19th, 2004

Wizz Air expansion

The Hungarian budget airline Wizz Air have revealed a number of new routes which they will begin flying from 15 September 2004. These include Warsaw to Dortmund, Brussels (S. Charleroi) and Malmo. In fact, Malmo becomes a new hub for Wizz, also with new flights to Katowice, Budapest and Gdansk. In addition, they have announced a new route from Budapest to Milan (Orio al Serio).

It also seems that Wizz‘s planned route from Prague to Budapest has also been cancelled without a trace of information.

In line with other budget airlines, Wizz have raised their hand luggage allowance to 10kg, currently putting their hand luggage limits on a par with Ryanair, but not as large as easyJet‘s ‘as much as you can carry’ policy.

May 28th, 2004

May 16th, 2004

New Wizz Air routes from Budapest

Wizz Air have announced that from 15 July 2004 they will begin flying from Budapest to Brussels (Charleroi) and Stockholm (Skavsta).

It would seem that Wizz, who begin flying next week, have changed their flight destinations a number of times since their original announcement to fly. A number of routes keep disappearing from their system with no official announcements, including routes to Venice (Treviso) and Munich.

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