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November 23rd, 2011

New bmibaby routes for summer 2012

bmibaby have put two new routes on sale for summer next year – one from Belfast (City) to Mahon (starts mid-June 2012) and one from East Midlands to Catania (starts end of May). Both routes can be booked now at www.bmibaby.com.

April 25th, 2011

New easyJet routes for summer

easyJet continue with their usual summer expansion for this year and have added some new routes from the UK for 2011. These include:

July 26th, 2009

Wizz Air to replace some MyAir routes

Wizz Air will replace some routes operated by suspended airline MyAir. They have put three new routes on sale from their Bucharest (Baneasa) base to destinations in Italy including Naples, Bologna (Forli) and Catania. The new routes begin in September / October 2009.

March 14th, 2009

New Catania – Bari flights with MyAir

MyAir will fly four times per week between Catania and Bari this summer. Flights will begin on 09 June 2009.

February 25th, 2009

Additional Meridiana routes for summer

Meridiana have announced four new routes that will operate during their summer season. These include flights from Catania to Barcelona, Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi) to Cagliari, Rome (Fiumicino) to Kishinev and Verona (Villafranca) to Tel Aviv. These new routes will begin from April 2009 and can be booked now at www.meridiana.it.

December 23rd, 2008

New French routes for WindJet

WindJet have put two new routes from Siciliy to France on sale. The new routes are Palermo to Lyon and Catania to Nantes. Flights on these routes begin from April 2009.

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 4th, 2008

Warsaw and Poznan expansion for Centralwings

centralwings have put new routes on sale from their Warsaw and Poznan bases. This includes flights from Warsaw to Catania, Faro, Heraklion, Rhodos, Thessaloniki and Varna, and from Poznan to Palma and Rhodos. These flights will operate during the summer 08 season, and are available to book now at www.centralwings.com.

January 11th, 2008

New MyAir routes for summer

MyAir, the Italian low-cost airline, will add two new routes this summer. From the end of May 2008 they will launch flights from Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi) to Catania and from Bucharest (Baneasa) to Palermo. These can be booked now at www.myair.com.

January 8th, 2008

Vienna to Sicily and Sardinia with SkyEurope

Sky Europe will operate summer flights between their Vienna base and Olbia and Catania this year. The flights, which begin in mid June 2008, are available to book now at www.skyeurope.com.

December 23rd, 2007

Transavia summer 2008 routes from Amsterdam on sale

Dutch low-cost airline Transavia have put a number of new routes on sale for the summer 2008 season. These flights, which in most cases begin from April 2008, include the following destinations from their Amsterdam base: Ajaccio, Almeria, Bodrum, Catania, Corfu, Heraklion, Olbia, Palermo and Rhodos. They will also begin flying from Rotterdam to Toulon at the end of March.

All of these flights, and the remainder of their summer timetable, are available from www.transavia.com.

August 7th, 2007

Blu-Express to fly from Catania to Rome

Blu-express will begin flying from their Rome (Fiumicino) base to Catania. They will operate daily flights on this route, beginning on 28 October 2007. These new routes are available to book now at www.blu-express.com.

May 25th, 2007

Two new routes for easyJet

easyJet will begin flying new routes from Milan (Malpensa) to Catania (starting 13 July 2007) and from Edinburgh to Paris (Charles de Gaulle) (beginning 10 September). These new flights are available to book now.

May 15th, 2007

Evolavia to begin flights to Varna

Evolavia will begin flights from their Ancona base to the Bulgarian Black Sea resort town of Varna. The weekly flights will begin on 26 July 2007. They will also launch new routes from Ancona to Girona and Catania at the beginning of June.

April 26th, 2007

Transavia to open Paris base

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 13th, 2007

New flights form Ancona for Evolavia

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 8th, 2007

Summer Italian routes with MyAir

MyAir will launch a number of new routes during June and July 2007. These will include flights from:

March 21st, 2007

More WindJet routes to Russia

Italian low-cost airline WindJet will launch new routes to Russia at the end of April. From 29 April 2007 they will begin flying from Verona (Villafranca) and Catania to both Moscow (Domodedovo) and St. Petersburg.

March 10th, 2007

New Transavia flights from Amsterdam

Transavia will launch a number of new routes for summer over the next few months from their Amsterdam base. These will include flights to Seville, Corfu, Heraklion, Calvi and Catania. They can be booked now at www.transavia.com.

February 26th, 2007

Summer exansions for Centralwings at Warsaw

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.

October 7th, 2006

MyAir announce new routes to Romania and Bulgaria

Italian low-cost airline MyAir will begin flying from Catania to Bucharest (Baneasa) (Romania) and from Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi) to Sofia (Bulgaria). These new routes will commence on on 19 December 2006 and 17 February 2007 respectively.

March 13th, 2006

WindJet to fly to Romania, Russia and more

WindJet are due to expand from their Bologna (Forli) base at the end of March 2006. They will launch routes to Bucharest (Otopeni) and Moscow (Domodedovo). They will also launch routes from Palermo to Barcelona and Madrid and from Catania to Madrid.

February 9th, 2006

Centralwings adds many summer routes

centralwings have announced an additional 21 routes for the upcoming summer 2006 season. They intend to fly most of these routes just once or twice per week. Flights include Warsaw to Lamezia-Terme, Malaga, Corfu, Faro, Heraklion, Chania, Girona, Catania, Rhodos, Palma, Palermo, Thessaloniki and Malta. They will also add routes from Krakow to Heraklion, Malaga and Rhodos.

They will add a couple of routes from Poznan to Heraklion and Palma and from Katowice to Rhodos and Palma.

February 5th, 2006

WindJet adds international flights

WindJet will add flights from Venice (Marco Polo) to Oslo (International) (a route that Norwegian Air Shuttle will also begin flying from June 20006) from early March 2006, and from Palermo and Catania to Paris (Charles de Gaulle) from the end of March.

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.

April 8th, 2005

MyAir launch new routes from Bologna

MyAir will make Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi) their next hub airport. From 24 June they will begin flying from Bologna to Bari, Cagliari, Catania, Brindisi, Palermo and Lamenzia-Terme.

March 22nd, 2005

Murcia and Catania are new Virgin Express destinations

On 05 May 2005 Virgin Express will commence flying a new route from Brussels to Catania. They will also begin a new route from Brussels to Murcia on 10 May.

Tickets are available now for these new routes.

December 22nd, 2004

helvetic expands Italian operation

During their summer 2005 season, helvetic will introduce 4 new routes from their base at Zurich to Italy. The new airports they will fly to include Lamenzia-Terme, Catania, Palermo and Brindisi.

December 14th, 2004

centralwings – a new low cost carrier for Europe!

While the bankruptcy of Air Polonia is still unclear, today we learn that a new low-cost carrier – centralwings – will launch next year, backed by Polish state airline LOT.

centralwings will use 3 bases in Poland, Warsaw, Krakow and Katowice. They will commence flights to London (Gatwick) from Warsaw and Krakow on 01 February 2005.

They will then begin the roll-out of their summer timetable during March – May. This will include routes between Warsaw and Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi), Lisbon, Malta, Girona, Prague, Nuremberg, Catania, from Krakow to Rome (Ciampino) and from Katowice to Cologne-Bonn and Hanover.

November 14th, 2004

WindJet link Verona and Catania

On 01 December 2004, WindJet will launch a new route between their base at Catania and Verona.

October 26th, 2004

MyAir – a new budget airline for Italy

On 17 December 2004, MyAir is due to commence flying. They are a new low-cost airline based in Italy who are offering both domestic and international routes.

Initially they will offer routes from Milan (Orio al Serio) to Brindisi, Catania, Naples and Madrid, from Venice to Madrid and Barcelona and from Catania to Madrid.

They are taking bookings now, with lead-in fares of €0.01.

October 12th, 2004

WindJet adds German routes

Italian low-cost airline WindJet has added 2 new routes to Germany. From 06 November 2004 they will begin flying from Catania to Munich and Dusseldorf.

In addition, they will start a new route on 06 November between Palermo and Milan (Orio al Serio).

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 4th, 2004

New Italian routes

InterSky will begin a new route from Zurich to Elba.

Meanwhile Meridiana have started new Italian routes between Olbia, Catania, Florence, Lampedusa and Palermo.

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