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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…

February 13th, 2010

New Ryanair route from Poitiers to Girona

Ryanair will launch flights between Girona and Poitiers this summer. The new route commences on 23 June 2010.

February 10th, 2010

Kaunas to be the next Ryanair base..where else?

Ryanair will launch ten new routes from Kaunas in Lithuania this summer and will make it their 40th European base. From May 2010 they will begin flying from Kaunas to Edinburgh, Girona, Berlin (Schoenefeld), London (Gatwick), Oslo (Rygge), Tampere, Weeze, Milan (Orio al Serio) and Paris (Beauvais).

January 20th, 2010

The next Smartwings destination is.. Girona

SmartWings continue to expand flights to Spain with the announcement of a 6th Spanish destination. From June 2010 they will begin flying to Girona from their bases at Ostrava and Brno. Flights are already on sale at www.smartwings.net.

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.

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.

December 5th, 2008

Wizz Air to move flights to Barcelona

Wizz Air will move their current flights that operate to Girona to Barcelona. This change, effective from mid January 2009, will affect flights from Katowice and Sofia.

November 19th, 2008

New Spanish Ryanair routes from Gatwick

Ryanair have put on sale two new routes from London (Gatwick) to Spain, bringing their total number of routes operated from Gatwick to 5. From 18 December 2008 they will begin flying from London (Gatwick) to Girona and Alicante.

July 6th, 2008

Girona to Sofia with Wizz Air

Wizz Air will begin flying between the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, and Girona later this year. They will launch twice weekly flights on this route from 15 September 2008.

April 22nd, 2008

Centralwings to fly Krakow – Barcelona route

centralwings have put on sale new flights from their Krakow base to Barcelona. The flights, which will operate three times per week, will begin from 01 May 2008. They appear to be replacing flights on a withdrawn route from Krakow to Girona.

The new flights are available to book now at www.centralwings.com.

January 14th, 2008

Centralwings flights to Lille

centralwings will add two new flights to Lille from this summer. They are due to launch flights from Lille to Girona and Krakow from the end of March 2008. These flights can be booked now at www.centralwings.com.

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 www.centralwings.com.

November 21st, 2007

Budapest to Girona with Wizz

Wizz Air will begin flying from their Budapest base to Girona next year. They will fly twice per week on this route from 17 May 2008.

September 16th, 2007

Four new flights from Krakow

centralwings will enlarge their operation at Krakow airport by adding four new routes this winter. From the end of October 2007, they will begin flying from Krakow to Dublin, Manchester, Athens and Girona. Tickets for these flights are available to purchase now at www.centralwings.com.

August 16th, 2007

Ryanair to expand at Madrid

From the end of October 2007, Ryanair will begin flying six new routes from their Madrid base. This will include flights to Santander, Girona, Cagliari, Alghero, Liverpool and Frankfurt (Hahn).

July 21st, 2007

Ryanair route reshuffle

Ryanair will cancel a number of routes, in order to launch some new ones later this year. They have put new routes on sale (beginning 28 October 2007) from Marseille to Marrakech and Fez, Dublin to Stockholm (Skavsta), Bremen to Budapest, London (Stansted) to Billund, Girona to Poznan, Brno and Linz and from Milan (Orio al Serio) to Lamezia-Terme.

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.

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.

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 8th, 2007

Expansion across Europe for Ryanair

In addition to their recent announcement to make Weeze their 19th base, Ryanair will launch a further 12 routes over the coming months. These include flights from Liverpool, London (Stansted) and Pisa to Palma and Alicante, Rome (Ciampino) to Zaragoza (Spain), London (Stansted) to Zadar (Croatia), Girona to Maastricht, Dublin to Bremen and Alicante and Frankfurt (Hahn) to Palma.

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.

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.

September 19th, 2006

Bremen is made Ryanair’s 17th base

Ryanair will make Bremen their 17th European base airport. They will base two aircraft there from April 2007, and will launch nine new routes. The new routes will include flights to London (Stansted), Girona, Murcia, Tampere, Riga, Verona (Villafranca), Venice (Treviso), Pisa and Oslo (Torp).

April 7th, 2006

Norwegian launches a base in Poland

Norwegian Air Shuttle today made a surprise announcement that they would open a base in the Polish capital – Warsaw. They will begin flying from 13 July 2006 from their Warsaw base to Nice, Malaga, Alicante and Girona.

March 31st, 2006

Air Scotland expands.. into England

Air Scotland will scale back the flights they operate from Scotland this summer, in favour of flying from English airports instead. From 07 June 2006, they will begin flying weekly from Birmingham and Newcastle to Girona. This follows their recent announcement that Manchester would become an Air Scotland base.

This move will see them scale back some routes planned from Glasgow (International) and Edinburgh.

March 28th, 2006

Ryanair launches Doncaster to Girona link

In addition to their new route between Doncaster and Pisa announced earlier today, Ryanair will also launch a new route between Doncaster and Girona. They will fly 3-times per week on this new route, from 31 October 2006.

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

Air Scotland launches Spanish flights from Manchester

Air Scotland will launch 4 routes from Manchester, beginning in May 2006. They will launch weekly flights to Malaga, Palma, Alicante and Girona.

Flights are already available to book at www.air-scotland.com.

November 22nd, 2005

Wizz Air to Girona

Wizz Air will launch a summer route from Katowice to Girona on 17 June 2006.

August 15th, 2005

Ryanair to Malta?

Ryanair are still in negotiations with Malta International Airport over landing fees. It has been speculated for some time that Ryanair are keen to launch flights to Malta, but have been unable to due to high landing fees. They have recently been offered favourable fees if they agree to operate a route from Girona.

Michael Cawley of Ryanair claims these fees are still too high, however negotiations continue.

December 17th, 2004

EUjet announce new summer routes

EUJet will commence 8 new routes from Kent (Manston) for the summer 2005. From 27 March they will launch new flights to Alicante, Budapest, Belfast (International), Newcastle, Girona and Cologne-Bonn. From 01 May they will launch routes to Seville and Valencia.

December 16th, 2004

Wizz Air announce new Warsaw routes

Wizz Air are due to expand further at Warsaw, with the introduction of 4 new routes from 27 March 2005. The new routes are from Warsaw to Paris (Beauvais), Girona, Stockholm (Skavsta) and Frankfurt (Hahn).

In addition, they have launched a new product, ‘Wizz Bizz’, which allows business travellers to purchase fully flexible tickets, allowing flight changes.

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 30th, 2004

Ryanair makes a new base at Shannon

Following recent speculation in the media about Ryanair negotiating particularly cheap landing fees at Shannon, as anticipated, they have today announced it as a new base.

They will launch 9 new routes from 3 May 2005. The new routes announced today include London (Gatwick), London (Luton), East Midlands, Girona, Niederrhein, Hamburg (Luebeck), Milan (Orio al Serio) and Stockholm (Skavsta).

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).

November 23rd, 2004

Ryanair add connection between Pisa and Girona

In addition to all the UK-centric routes that Ryanair have announced over the last few days, they will also launch a new route between Girona and Pisa on 01 March 2005.

November 22nd, 2004

Ryanair announce new Blackpool route

Ryanair have announced that they will begin a new service on 31 March 2005 connecting Blackpool and Girona daily.

November 21st, 2004

Ryanair to make Liverpool a new hub

Tomorrow it is expected that Ryanair will announce that Liverpool will become their next hub airport, making it their 12th base.

At present they are due to fly 4 routes from Liverpool over the coming seasons, including Dublin, Girona, Milan (Orio al Serio) and Rome (Ciampino). It is expected that they may announce as many as 8 new routes tomorrow, and it is rumoured that they will base 3 or 4 aircraft at Liverpool in order to service this expansion.

November 19th, 2004

Wizz Air summer timetable 2005

Wizz Air have announced their summer timetable for 2005 for destinations from Budapest, tickets are on sale now. This includes new routes to Girona and Frankfurt (Hahn).

September 16th, 2004

Ryanair expand in Stockholm

Ryanair have announced today that they are expanding their base at Stockholm (Skavsta). From 21 February 2005 they will base 1 new aircraft at the airport and add 3 more routes, bringing the total number of Ryanair routes from Skavsta to 12.

The new routes from Skavsta include Niederrhein, Girona and a short hop across the Baltic sea to Riga.

September 8th, 2004

Ryanair expands Rome base

Ryanair have announced that they are to expand their base at Rome (Ciampino). At present they fly 12 routes from the airport, and over the coming months will add another 5 daily routes to this. On 28 January 2005 they will launch new routes from Ciampino to Niederrhein, Liverpool and Teesside. On 07 February they will also add new routes to Nottingham (East Midlands) and Valencia.

In addition, they are also starting a new route on 08 November 2004 from Girona to Niederrhein.

July 22nd, 2004

Ryanair expands Luton as new UK hub

Ryanair has announced a major expansion at London (Luton). Ryanair have been flying from Luton since 1986, and will from 19 January 2005, add 9 new routes from London (Luton).

The new routes include Girona, Reus, Dinard, Murcia, Nimes, Rome (Ciampino), Venice (Treviso), Stockholm (Vasteras) and Esbjerg.

Perhaps this could be the beginning of a shift away from London (Stansted) as the favourite airport for low-cost flying in Europe. While Stansted is perfectly capable of taking the capacity of budget airlines, it is a frequent complaint that it is too expensive to travel there by public transport, with flights often costing less than a train ticket from London.

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.

April 27th, 2004

Rapid Wizz Air expansion

The new central-European startup, Wizz Air, have today announced yet more new routes all over Europe. They have expanded from Budapest, to make it a base, adding new routes to Athens, Rome (Ciampino), Girona, Paris (Beauvais), Prague and London (Luton). All of these routes begin on 24 June 2004.

They have also expanded their main base at Katowice, to include new routes to Athens, Stockholm (Skavsta), Dortmund, Paris (Beauvais), Venice and Munich. These routes will begin from 01 July 2004.

Mysteriously, their previously announced (and already on sale) route from Katowice to Berlin (Schoenefeld) has disappeared from their site.

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