Girona low-cost airline and flight news
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December 1st, 2011
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
February 10th, 2010
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
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
August 30th, 2009
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 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
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
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.
December 5th, 2008
November 19th, 2008
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
April 22nd, 2008
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 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 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
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
September 16th, 2007
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
July 21st, 2007
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 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 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 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 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
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
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
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
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 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 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.
March 28th, 2006
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 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.
February 5th, 2006
Flights are already available to book at www.air-scotland.com.
November 22nd, 2005
August 15th, 2005
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 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 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
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
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
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).
November 23rd, 2004
November 22nd, 2004
November 21st, 2004
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
September 16th, 2004
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.
September 8th, 2004
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.
July 22nd, 2004
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 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.
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.
April 27th, 2004
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.