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March 29th, 2010

Wizz Air – Gdansk to Tampere in Finland

Wizz Air are to launch twice weekly flights from their Gdansk base to Tampere this summer. Flights begin from 07 June 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.

August 4th, 2009

Wizz Air to launch new route from Gdansk to Bergen

Wizz Air will begin flying between Gdansk and Bergen this winter. From 18 December they will fly twice per week on this route.

July 8th, 2009

Wizz Air to launch two new routes from Gdansk

Wizz Air have put two new routes on sale from Gdansk. These include flights from Gdansk to Eindhoven and Milan (Orio al Serio). Both routes are due to begin from mid-December 2009.

May 5th, 2009

New Bremen to Kaunas and Gdansk flights with Ryanair

Ryanair have put two new routes from sale from Bremen as of the beginning of July 2009. They are due to launch flights from Bremen to Kaunas and Gdansk.

May 4th, 2009

Massive Ryanair expansion in Spain

Ryanair have announced massive plans to expand their operation in Spain, including new flights from Alicante and Madrid.

From July 2009 they will add flights from Alicante to Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi), Fez, Gdansk, Lille, Marrakech and Santander. From mid-July they are due to begin flights from Madrid to Almeria, Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi), Granada, London (Gatwick) and Malta.

August 31st, 2008

Wizz Air to launch new Italian routes

Wizz Air have put three new routes on sale from Italy. These include flights from Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi) to Krakow and Warsaw and from Rome (Fiumicino) to Gdansk. They are due to begin flying on these routes from the end of October 2008.

June 21st, 2008

Polish expansion for Ryanair at Shannon

Ryanair will add three new routes to Poland from their Shannon base during the forthcoming winter season. From November 2008 they will begin flying from Shannon to Katowice, Gdansk and Lodz.

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 14th, 2008

Centralwings to fly to Haugesund

Central European low-cost airline centralwings will begin flights to the Norwegian city of Haugesund. They are scheduled to launch flights from Haugesund to Gdansk and Warsaw in the next week or so. These flights are available to purchase now at

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.

December 30th, 2007

Wizz Air to expand operation at Budapest

Wizz Air have put eight new routes on sale from Budapest for the summer 2008 season. The flights, which begin during June and July, will include routes to Bourgas, Varna, Corfu, Rhodos, Heraklion, Oslo (Torp), Palma and Venice (Treviso). At the same time, they will also add a new route from Gdansk to Girona.

December 23rd, 2007

New Centralwings routes from Gdansk and Wroclaw

centralwings will launch three new routes from Gdansk next year, including flights from Gdansk to Manchester, Girona and Amsterdam. These flights will begin on 01 April 2008. They will also launch flights between Wroclaw and Rome (Ciampino) at the end of March. All of these are available to book now at

December 20th, 2007

Wizz Air to fly to Turku

Central European low-cost airline Wizz Air will begin budget flights to the Finnish city of Turku for the first time. On 02 April they will begin flying to Turku from their Gdansk base.

October 10th, 2007

New Polish flights for bmibaby

bmibaby are to begin flying to Poland next year, when they launch flights there from both East Midlands and Cardiff. From 09 February 2008, they will begin flying from both airports to Warsaw and Gdansk.

These flights can be booked now at

September 21st, 2007

New Wizz Air flights from Gdansk

Wizz Air will continue to expand their operation at Gdansk next year. They will add three new routes from their Gdansk base on 15 March 2008. These will include flights to Coventry, Bournemouth and Gothenburg (Saeve).

August 5th, 2007

Four new easyJet routes from Belfast

easyJet continue to add new routes from their Belfast (International) base. From the end of October 2007, they will begin flying from Belfast (International) to Venice (Marco Polo), Prague, Gdansk and Barcelona. At the same time, they will also launch flights from their Milan (Malpensa) base to Olbia and Cagliari, and from Glasgow (International) to Paris (Charles de Gaulle).

July 28th, 2007

Gdansk to Oslo with Wizz Air

Wizz Air will begin flying from Gdansk to Oslo (Torp) this winter. They will begin flying twice per week on this route from 28 January 2008.

July 26th, 2007

New easyJet routes to Gdansk, Bucharest and others

easyJet have put 12 new routes on sale, including their first routes to Gdansk. They will fly to Gdansk from Bristol, Edinburgh and London (Gatwick). They will also begin flying to Bucharest (Baneasa) from London (Gatwick) and Madrid, to Innsbruck from Bristol and London (Gatwick), from Madrid to Paris (Charles de Gaulle) and Palma, from Nice to Brussels (International), and from Milan (Malpensa) to Barcelona and Bari.

Tickets for these new routes are available to purchase now.

January 9th, 2007

New Polish flights from Dublin

Ryanair will begin flying two new routes from their Dublin base to Poland. From May 2007 they will begin flying from Dublin to Bydgoszcz and Gdansk.

October 19th, 2006

Wizz Air to launch new Gdansk flights

Wizz Air will add two new routes from Gdansk in mid-July 2007. They will begin flying between Gdansk and both Malmo and Doncaster.

July 6th, 2006

Wizz Air to fly second Polish route from Cork

Central European low-cost airline Wizz Air will launch a new route between Cork and Gdansk from 15 December 2006. They will fly 3 times per week on this new route.

June 29th, 2006

Centralwings winter schedule on sale including new routes

centralwings, the low-cost airline owned by Polish state airline LOT, have put their winter 2006/07 schedule on sale. This includes many new routes, such as flights from their Warsaw base to London (Stansted), Lille and Grenoble. They heavily upgrade the routes from their Wroclaw base, including flights to London (Gatwick), Cologne-Bonn, Cork and Rome (Ciampino). They will also launch routes between Krakow and Cork, Gdansk and Shannon.

With many of these new routes being to Irish airports, one wonders whether centralwings is attempting to challenge Ryanair.

All of these flights, and other winter flights are now on sale at

February 28th, 2006

Wizz Air adds Cologne – Gdansk connection

From 07 June 2006, Wizz Air will begin flying between Cologne-Bonn and Gdansk. They will fly 3 times per week on this new route.

January 12th, 2006

Wizz Air lands at Prestwick!

From 28 March 2006, Wizz Air will begin flying to Glasgow (Prestwick). They will operate flights from Warsaw and Gdansk.

December 6th, 2005

Centralwings to expand UK and Ireland routes

Centralwings will launch 5 new routes to the UK and Republic of Ireland for the summer 2006 season. They will launch a route from Lodz to Dublin in direct competition with Ryanair, who recently announced that they would start flying this route from 04 April. They will also launch a route to Dublin from Gdansk.

In addition, they will launch routes to Edinburgh from Gdansk and Katowice, and to Leeds (Bradford) from Warsaw. At the same time, Centralwings will also launch a route from Krakow to Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi). All routes commence at the end of March 2006, and are available to book now.

November 28th, 2005

Wizz Air and Hamburg

Wizz Air will launch another new route from Gdansk on 03 March 2006. They will operate a service, 4 times per week, between Gdansk and Hamburg (Luebeck). This will be their first route to Luebeck.

November 15th, 2005

Wizz Air adds UK – Gdansk connection

Wizz Air will launch a new route from Liverpool to Gdansk from 06 March 2006. Flights will operate 3 times per week on this new route.

October 13th, 2005

Germanwings summer 2006 timetable

Later this evening, Germanwings will put their summer 2006 timetable on sale. This will include new routes from Cologne-Bonn to Alicante, Gdansk, Gothenburg (Saeve), Heraklion, Jerez and Antalya. It will also include new routes from Berlin (Schoenefeld) to Ibiza, Stuttgart to Antalya and Hamburg to Izmir.

Flights will go on sale (for new and existing destinations) this evening at 6pm CET at

October 11th, 2005

2 new destinations for Norwegian

From 10 November, Norwegian Air Shuttle will begin flying 2 new routes, from Oslo to Riga and Gdansk.

These routes will be the first low-cost flights to Norway from these respective airports.

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.

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).

November 26th, 2004

Wizz Air announce more summer routes

Over the last few days, a number of new Wizz routes have been released. Beginning on 29 March 2005, they will commence flying between Budapest and Venice, Budapest and Katowice, Katowice and Girona, Gdansk and Stockholm (Skavsta) and Katowice and Frankfurt (Hahn).

Later in the season (21 June) they will begin a new route from Budapest to Palma (Mallorca).

September 7th, 2004

Wizz Air quietly scraps new routes

We reported in July that Wizz Air would launch new routes on 15 September 2004. It seems they will still launch many of those routes, but today routes from Malmo to Gdansk and Katowice disappeared without trace. These routes were due to begin on 15 September.

This isn’t the first time that Wizz routes have disappeared from their schedule prior to their launch without any official announcement.

Wizz Air launch Gdansk to Dortmund

On 31 October 2004, central-European based low-cost carrier Wizz Air will begin a new route between the Polish city of Gdansk and Dortmund. This will be their 2nd route from Gdansk, at present they fly to London (Luton).

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.

June 15th, 2004

Wizz Air announce new UK – Poland links

The new Polish-based start up, Wizz Air, have announced that they will begin flying to London (Luton) from Warsaw (twice daily) and Gdansk (daily). Flights will begin on 10 August 2004.

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