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October 27th, 2011

Karlsruhe-Baden will be Ryanair’s next hub

Karlsruhe-Baden is to become Ryanair‘s next hub airport from March 2012. They are to add routes from Karlsruhe-Baden to Arrecife, Faro, Las Palmas, Palma, Riga, Tenerife (Sur), Thessaloniki, Vilnius, Zadar and Malaga. They will base two aircraft at the airport and will operate a total of 20 routes.

February 4th, 2010

Plenty of new Ryanair routes from Cork

Ryanair have just put seven new routes on sale that they will operate this summer from their Cork base. They will begin flying in June 2010 to Alicante, Bordeaux, Faro, La Rochelle, Arrecife, Reus and Malaga.

January 12th, 2010

A further 21 new easyJet routes for 2010

easyJet have continued to launch new routes for 2010 with an announcement of 21 new routes. These include the following flights:

This brings to 70 the total number of new routes that easyJet have announced to be launched in 2010.

September 29th, 2009

New Jet2 routes from Edinburgh

Jet2 have put two new routes on sale from their Edinburgh base for next summer. From 17 May 2010 they will begin flying three times per week to Faro, and from the end of April they will fly weekly to Dubrovnik. Tickets are on sale now for both new routes at www.jet2.com.

August 8th, 2009

Ryanair announces new Portuguese routes

As we leaked earlier this week on our Twitter feed, Ryanair have announced three new routes from Oporto, including their first ever Portuguese domestic route. From 27 October 2009 they will begin flying from Oporto to Faro, Karlsruhe-Baden and Weeze.

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February 15th, 2009

13 new easyJet routes on sale

easyJet have put 13 new routes on sale across their European network. These include: London (Gatwick) to Munich, Vienna, Zurich and Bodrum, Manchester to Dalaman, Lyon to Pisa, Paris (Orly) to Dubrovnik and Faro, Milan (Malpensa) to Heraklion, Rhodos, Dubrovnik and Split and Berlin (Schoenefeld) to Cagliari.

January 25th, 2009

Eight new Ryanair routes

Ryanair this week put eight new routes on sale, including flights from Bournemouth, Reus, Faro and London (Luton). The new routes include:

January 18th, 2009

New Norwegian routes from Stockholm and Aalborg

In April 2009 Norwegian Air Shuttle will begin flying three new routes from Stockholm (Arlanda). They will launch flights from Stockholm (Arlanda) to Palma, Chania and Faro. They are also due to launch a route between London (Gatwick) and Aalborg – replacing a route that was previously operated by the now-defunct Sterling.

December 18th, 2008

Norwegian to replace Sterling on Copenhagen routes

Norwegian Air Shuttle will launch a large number of new routes from Copenhagen, replacing the collapsed airline Sterling, most beginning at the end of March 2009. They will launch routes to Amsterdam, Budapest, Edinburgh, London (Gatwick), Faro, Heraklion, Krakow, Palma, Paris (Orly), Pisa, Prague and Split.

November 20th, 2008

Transavia to open Copenhagen base

Transavia, the Dutch low-cost airline, have announced that they will open a base at Copenhagen, in place of the recent bankrupted Danish airline Sterling. From 08 December 2008 they will operate 10 routes from Copenhagen including flights to Malaga, Alicante, Arrecife, Las Palmas, Tenerife (Sur), Faro, Rome (Fiumicino), Nice, Salzburg and Innsbruck.

All of these flights are available to book now at www.transavia.com.

July 30th, 2008

Ryanair expands at Weeze

Ryanair will expand their operation at Weeze airport (or Dusseldorf as they like to call it) this winter. From 27 October 2008 they will begin flying from Weeze to Birmingham, Manchester, Dublin, Tenerife (Sur), Santander, Faro, Ancona, Oslo (Torp), Gothenburg (Saeve) and Riga.

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:

May 31st, 2008

14 new Ryanair routes this autumn

Ryanair will begin flying 14 new routes for the winter season, beginning on 27 October 2008. These new routes include:

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.

December 7th, 2007

New easyJet routes from Bristol

easyJet will add three routes from their Bristol base next year. From 23 April 2008, they will begin flying from Bristol to Split, Biarritz and Olbia. At the same time, they will also launch flights from Edinburgh to Nice and from Glasgow (International) to Faro.

easyJet have also put an additional flight on sale to Pisa from their London (Luton) base. They will begin flying this route from the end of March 2008.

June 30th, 2007

New Air Berlin flights from Dusseldort

Air Berlin will begin three new routes from their Dusseldorf base from the beginning of November 2007. They will begin flying to Almeria, Faro and Lisbon. They will also launch flights from Palma to Lisbon and from Munich to Faro. These are all available to book now at www.airberlin.com.

April 12th, 2007

Four new Ryanair routes from Bournemouth and Frankfurt

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.

April 8th, 2007

Summer routes with Thomsonfly

Thomsonfly will operate a number of new summer routes from the beginning of May 2007. The new flights include:

These flights can be booked at www.thomsonfly.com.

March 21st, 2007

New Dortmund flights for Germanwings

Germanwings will begin flying from Dortmund from 21 June 2007. They will begin flights to Palma, Ibiza, Faro, Istanbul (Sabiha) and Vienna.

March 20th, 2007

SmartWings expansion for summer

SmartWings will expand their operation considerably for the upcoming summer season. They will add flights from the Czech Republic cities of Brno and Ostrava. They will become the first low-cost airline to operate flights to Ostrava, the largest Czech regional airport. From June 2007, they will begin flying from Ostrava to Thessaloniki and Girona. They will also fly from Brno to Girona.

Also during the summer season, they will expand the number of flights that they operate from their Prague base. From the beginning of June they will begin flying to Kavala, Kalamata, Rhodos, Ibiza and Faro.

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.

December 13th, 2006

Cardiff to Barcelona with Thomsonfly

Thomsonfly will begin low-cost flights to Barcelona from Cardiff in May 2007. They will also launch flights from Cardiff to Faro for the summer season. See www.thomsonfly.com for more information.

November 11th, 2006

New helvetic flights to Faro and Jerez

helvetic will begin flights to Faro and Jerez from their Zurich base. From May 2007 they will begin weekly flights.

November 1st, 2006

New bmibaby routes from Birmingham

bmibaby will begin three new routes from their Birmingham base from 26 March 2007. They will begin flying twice daily to Glasgow (International), and three times per week to Murcia and Faro.

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.

October 5th, 2006

Summer expansion for FlyGlobespan at Aberdeen and Durham

FlyGlobespan has announced the launch of four new routes from Durham Tees Valley and six from Aberdeen for the summer 2007 season. They will begin flying from Durham Tees Valley to Malaga, Palma, Alicante and Faro. From Aberdeen they will fly to Paphos (Cyprus), Alicante, Palma, Faro, Murcia and Barcelona.

September 28th, 2006

Massive Ryanair expansion at Girona

Ryanair will add 17 new routes from their Girona base in February and March 2007. These new routes include flights to the Canary Islands and North Africa, with flights to Tenerife (North), Fuerteventura and Marrakech. They will also add flights to other European cities, including Bristol, Newcastle and Durham Tees Valley in the UK, Oporto and Faro in Portugal, Trapani, Bologna (Forli), Pescara and Verona (Brescia) in Italy, Gothenburg (Saeve) and Malmo in Sweden, Aarhus (Denmark), Oslo (Torp) (Norway) and Altenburg (Germany). Flights are on sale now.

July 12th, 2006

Eindhoven and other winter flights with Transavia

Dutch low-cost airline Transavia will launch flights from Eindhoven from 30 October 2006. They will begin flying to Alicante, Malaga and Faro. They have also added 3 routes for the winter season including Rotterdam to Innsbruck and Geneva, and Amsterdam to Salzburg.

Flights for these and other winter routes are on sale at www.transavia.com.

June 23rd, 2006

Transavia will fly from Eindhoven

From November 2006, Transavia will begin flying from Eindhoven, becoming the 3rd Dutch airport they will operate from (their main bases being Amsterdam and Rotterdam).

Flight times are not yet confirmed, however Transavia announced that they will fly from Eindhoven to Malaga, Alicante and Faro.

April 13th, 2006

Jet2 to fly from Blackpool to Faro and Amsterdam

Jet2 have announced that they will launch 2 new routes from Blackpool from 23 October 2006. They will fly to Amsterdam up to 5 times per week and Faro 3 times per week.

March 29th, 2006

Ryanair announces expansion at Shannon

Ryanair will launch 5 new routes from their Shannon base on 12 October 2006. They will begin flying to Biarritz, Faro, Venice (Treviso), Carcassonne and Krakow.

March 2nd, 2006

Germanwings launches flights to St Petersburg

Germanwings will launch flights to St. Petersburg from Cologne-Bonn on 28 April 2006. They will fly 3 times weekly, restoring St. Petersburg back on the low-cost airline map of Europe.

They have also announced details of 2 new routes from Stuttgart which will be launched in April/May. They will begin flying weekly to Malaga and Faro.

Flights are on sale now at www.germanwings.com.

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.

January 4th, 2006

easyJet network expansion continues

easyJet have announced an expansion for 2006, and will add 14 new routes to their European route network over the coming months. This includes expansion from Lisbon to London (Luton), Milan (Malpensa) and Paris (Charles De Gaulle), from Liverpool to Faro, Krakow, Menorca and Marseille, from Malaga to Dortmund and Berlin (Schoenefeld), from Milan (Malpensa) to Naples, Palermo, Olbia and Ibiza and from Geneva to Palma (Mallorca).

These flights will go on sale from Friday 06 January.

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.

November 29th, 2005

flybe French summer expansion

Seats have just become available on a number of flybe routes for summer 2006. This signals the introduction of 9 routes to France for summer 2006, including flights to destinations which are new to the low-cost airline map of Europe – Avignon and Angers.

flybe will begin operating flights from Southampton to Angers and Avignon from the end of May 2006, flying 3 times per week. Their summer 2006 timetable also includes routes from Southampton to Perpignan and Brest. They will launch a direct route from Leeds (Bradford) to Bergerac and from Norwich to Bordeaux. flybe will also start-up summer routes from Birmingham to Perpignan and La Rochelle.

In addition to these French routes, flybe will fly from Southampton to Faro.

Tickets are available to book immediately at www.flybe.com.

October 4th, 2005

Helsinki is new base for Sterling

Sterling, the Scandinavian low-cost airline currently in the process of merging with Maersk, will make Helsinki a base from March 2006.

From the end of March, they are scheduled to begin flying 11 new routes from Helsinki to Rome (Ciampino), Prague, Edinburgh, Barcelona, Paris (Beauvais), Nice, Malaga, Faro, Crete, Budapest and Bologna.

September 22nd, 2005

flybe adds another summer route from Norwich

flybe will also begin operating a route from Norwich to Faro on 27 March 2006. They will fly 3 times per week. They will also begin flying from Southampton to Palma (Mallorca) twice per week at the same time.

Tickets are already available for these new routes at www.flybe.com.

September 12th, 2005

easyjet announces route from Newcastle to Faro

easyJet will launch a new route from Newcastle to Faro on 1 November 2005. The new route will operate 3 times per week, and is available to book now.

June 2nd, 2005

easyJet adds 5 new summer destinations

easyJet will add 5 new summer routes in July from their various UK bases. These include:

Belfast to Faro (beginning 16 July 2005)
Newcastle to Ibiza (from 23 July)
Liverpool to Ibiza (from 24 July)
London (Gatwick) to Menorca (from 21 July)
Bristol to Menorca (from 23 July)

Tickets are now available to book for these routes.

January 17th, 2005

Monarch Scheduled extends summer expansion

Further to the announcement earlier today regarding expansion at London (Gatwick), Monarch Scheduled will also launch new routes from Birmingham (International) to Alicante and Faro (from early May 2005) and from Manchester to Naples, from 28 April.

These routes do not appear to have been announced yet, however they are on sale immediately.

December 8th, 2004

Thomsonfly announces Bournemouth base details

Thomsonfly, who recently announced details of their new base at Doncaster, have unveiled the routes they will fly from their new base at Bournemouth for the summer season next year.

They will begin a total of 7 routes, including Paris (Charles de Gaulles), Malaga, Palma (Mallorca), Faro, Amsterdam, Pisa and Valencia.

Routes will begin from 22 March 2005 and tickets are on sale now.

December 7th, 2004

Thomsonfly: new Coventry routes

Thomsonfly have put 2 new routes on sale today from Coventry; they will commence flying to Paris (Charles de Gaulles) on 04 April 2005 and Faro on 29 March.

They have also put the rest of their summer timetable from Coventry on sale. Tomorrow they will announce details of their new routes from Bournemouth.

December 6th, 2004

Thomsonfly announce Doncaster base

Today, Thomsonfly has announced the much awaited details of the routes they will fly from their new base at Doncaster. As with their base at Coventry, they will be the first low-cost airline to fly from Doncaster.

They will fly to Alicante, Malaga, Pisa, Palma (Mallorca), Jersey, Faro, Dublin, Prague, Ibiza and Valencia and Paris (Charles de Gaulles).

Flights from their new base are due to commence on 28 April 2005, with some beginning later in the season. . Tickets are on sale now.

December 2nd, 2004

3 new bmibaby routes

bmibaby will launch 3 new routes on 29 March 2005, Cardiff to Faro and Durham Tees Valley to Cork and Paris (Charles de Gaulles).

October 25th, 2004

flybe expands at Birmingham

Further to their recent announcement that they were to make Liverpool a new hub airport, flybe have announced that they will begin flying 7 new routes from Birmingham (International) next year.

This increase in capacity at Birmingham will make flybe Birmingham‘s largest single scheduled carrier.

The new routes from Birmingham include Malaga, Alicante, Almeria, Palma (Mallorca), Faro, Murcia and Geneva. All of the routes will begin flying in March 2005, except Geneva, which we presume will begin in the 2005 winter season.

Flights for all destinations except Geneva are on sale now.

September 29th, 2004

Jet2 makes Manchester a new hub

Jet2, currently based primarily at Leeds (Bradford) have announced they they will expand, using Manchester as their next hub.

They have announced 9 destinations from Manchester which include Budapest (starting 01 December 2004), Murcia, (02 December 2004), Valencia, Nice, Venice, Faro (all starting 19 March 2005),Pisa (26 May 2005), Geneva (18 December 2004) and Malaga (04 February 2004).

July 11th, 2004

EUjet annoucnes new route to Faro

From 19 September 2004, the new budget start-up EUjet will begin flying from Shannon to Faro.

May 20th, 2004

EUjet plans British budget launch for September 04

EUjet have announced, after a much anticipated wait, that they will begin a budget operation primarily based at Kent (Manston), an airport the owners would like to see dubbed as ‘London-Manston’. They will also have a 2nd hub at Shannon in Ireland.

From Manston, EUjet are scheduled to fly to a range of destinations in Europe, flights beginning in September include: Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Dublin, Faro, Girona, Jersey, Murcia, Nice and Prague.

Further routes are due to begin from Manston in October, including: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Madrid, Malaga, Manchester, Milan (Malpensa) and Palma (Mallorca). Their final batch of new routes (still from Manston!) are scheduled to take-off in December, including: Geneva, Salzburg, Toulouse, Turin and Zurich.

Their routes from Shannon are due to begin from September (again over a period of months), to Dublin, Geneva, Malaga and Murcia.

May 8th, 2004

New airline added – JetGreen

A new Irish budget carrier, JetGreen has been added. Their unique selling point is ‘low fares but with all the frills’. Similar to the recently deceased duo, they also offer first class/business class services.

Their base is at Dublin. This month they have launched flights to Alicante and Malaga. From 08 June they will also begin flying to Faro, Rome (Fiumicino) and Nice.

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