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November 27th, 2011

New easyJet routes from Madrid

easyJet have put four new routes on sale for 2012 from their Madrid base. From the end of March 2012 they will begin flying from Madrid to Bilbao, Dubrovnik, Heraklion and Olbia.

January 20th, 2010

Transavia launch 7 routes from Nantes

Transavia will begin flying from Nantes and will launch 7 routes to destinations in Morocco, Tunisia, Crete, Spain and Morocco. For the summer 2010 season they will fly from Nantes to Djerba, Monastir, Marrakech, Palma, Funchal, Oporto and Heraklion. Flights are available to book now at www.transavia.com.

January 13th, 2010

Germanwings to launch new base at Hanover

Germanwings will this summer open a new base at Hanover and launch 15 new routes. From May 2010 they will begin flights to Stuttgart, Bastia, Palma, Vienna, Barcelona, Heraklion, Moscow (Vnukovo), Zadar, Budapest, London (Stansted), Rome (Fiumicino), Zagreb, Dubrovnik, Milan (Malpensa) and Split.

They are expected to create around 70 new flights per week which will be operated by three aircraft.

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.

August 30th, 2009

Jet2 adds East Midlands base

Jet2 – the low-cost airline which is known for having bases in the north of England and Edinburgh will open a base at East Midlands next year. From 20 May 2010 they will add seven routes from East Midlands including Arrecife, Tenerife (Sur), Corfu, Heraklion, Paphos, Sharm El Sheikh and Dalaman. Tickets are on sale for next year now at www.jet2.com.

August 25th, 2009

New low-cost airline routes from Newcastle with Jet2

Jet2 have put four new routes on sale from their Newcastle base. From May 2010 they will begin flying from Newcastle to Dalaman, Paphos, Heraklion and Las Palmas. Book now at www.jet2.com to get the cheapest fares.

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.

February 1st, 2009

Six new Wizz Air routes from Budapest

Wizz Air continue their expansion at Budapest with the introduction of six summer routes. They will add summer flights from Budapest to Bourgas, Corfu, Heraklion, Rhodos, Varna and Palma. All routes will begin operating in early June 2009.

December 23rd, 2008

New Bourgas and Crete routes from Katowice

Wizz Air will launch two new routes from their Katowice base to Heraklion and Bourgas next year. They will begin flying on these routes from 08 June 2009.

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.

December 1st, 2008

Jet2 to begin flying to Albert

Jet2 will expand their route network next year when they will begin flying to Albert, a tiny airport in the Somme region of France. They will begin flying on this route from 19 April 2009.

They will also fly between Manchester and Heraklion from 18 May 2009.

Both of these flights are available to book now at www.jet2.com.

November 19th, 2008

Crete flights from Manchester with Jet2

Jet2 will launch flights from their Manchester base to Heraklion next summer. They will fly weekly on this route from 18 May 2009. Flights can be booked now at www.jet2.com.

May 21st, 2008

SmartWings summer routes to Greece

SmartWings have put nine new routes on sale from Czech Republic to Greece for the summer 2008 season. These include flights from Brno to Rhodos, Zakinthos and Heraklion, from Ostrava to Rhodos and Heraklion, and from Prague to Zakinthos, Kos, Samos and Thessaloniki.

These flights take off from the end of May 2008, and are available to book now at www.smartwings.net.

March 17th, 2008

New Volareweb routes from Milan

Volareweb have 15 new routes launching over the next few months from their Milan (Malpensa) base. These include flights launching in April 2008 to Athens, Brindisi, Krakow, Malaga, Malta, Lamezia-Terme, Paris (Orly), Valencia and Warsaw. From July they will also add flights to Heraklion, Ibiza, Olbia, Palma and Rhodos.

All of these flights are available for booking 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.

February 18th, 2008

Three new routes for easyJet

easyJet have put three new routes on sale, starting in June 2008. These include flights from Ibiza to Paris (Charles de Gaulle) and Berlin (Schoenefeld), and from Berlin (Schoenefeld) to Heraklion.

January 1st, 2008

easyJet to expand at Gatwick and Manchester

easyJet have put 23 new routes on sale from their London (Gatwick) base, and have also put their first flights on sale from Manchester. This additional capacity comes largely from consolidating their recent purchase of GB Airways, and includes a number of former GB routes. The new routes from Gatwick include flights to Ajaccio, Bastia, Arrecife, Tenerife (Sur), Las Palmas, Funchal, Gibraltar, Malta, Montpellier, Nantes, Paphos, Rhodos, Heraklion and Mykonos. They also include flights to Dalaman (Turkey), Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt).

From the end of March 2008, easyJet will begin flights from Manchester. These will include flights to Innsbruck, Heraklion, Malta, Paphos and Tenerife (Sur).

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

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.

December 19th, 2007

New Wizz Air route to Bulgaria and Greece

Wizz Air will launch four new routes in June 2008, including flights to Bulgaria and Greece. They are scheduled to begin flying from Warsaw and Katowice to Bourgas, from Katowice to Heraklion and from Warsaw to Corfu.

September 16th, 2007

Jet2 expansion at Leeds Bradford

Jet2, the low-cost airline based at Leeds Bradford, will increase their presence at the airport next year and have put seven new routes on sale. From 28 April 2008, they will begin flying from Leeds Bradford to Madrid, Olbia and Paphos. From 19 May, they will also add flights to Jersey, La Rochelle, Avignon, and Heraklion.

May 8th, 2007

On Air – low-cost airline connections from Pescara

We have added details of On Air, a low-cost airline based at Pescara in Italy, which aims to increase the level of tourism in the Abruzzo region. They either currently or are scheduled to fly to Pescara from a number of cities across Europe, including Lviv, Kiev, Paris (Charles de Gaulle), Brussels (Charleroi), Munich, Split, Bucharest (Baneasa) and Heraklion.

May 7th, 2007

Belle Air – the first Albanian low-cost airline

We have added routes operated by Belle Air, the first Albanian low-cost airline, to our route database. They began flying in November 2006

Belle Air operate flights from a single hub airport – the Albanian capital Tirana. These flights include routes to Athens, Bari, Milan (Orio al Serio), Cuneo, Florence, Bologna (Forli), Genoa, Heraklion, Milan (Malpensa), Parma, Perugia, Pisa, Rome (Fiumicino), Venice (Treviso), Trieste and Verona (Villafranca).

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 22nd, 2007

Transavia adds Mediterranean flights

From 28 April 2007 Transavia will begin three new routes to the Mediterranean. They will begin flying weekly from Rotterdam to Corfu, Amsterdam to Palermo and from Eindhoven to Heraklion. These new routes are on sale now at www.transavia.com.

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.

November 16th, 2006

New flights from Oslo with Norwegian

Norwegian Air Shuttle have put three new routes on sale for next year from their Oslo (International) base. From 14 April 2007 they will begin flying weekly (increasing to twice per week) to Heraklion. From 01 July, they will fly to Venice (Marco Polo) in Italy and Kirkenes in the extreme north east of Norway. Flights are on sale now at www.norwegian.no.

October 9th, 2006

Wizz Air expansion at Katowice

Wizz Air have announced that they will launch six new routes from their Polish base at Katowice. The start dates of these new routes will be staggered from the end of May 2007. These include flights to Coventry, Bournemouth, Eindhoven, Athens, Heraklion and Bourgas.

October 4th, 2006

Greek flights from Wizz Air for next summer

Wizz Air will fly weekly from their Budapest base to destinations in Greece from 09 June 2007. They will fly to Rhodos, Corfu and Heraklion.

May 23rd, 2006

MyAir to operate last-minute summer routes

MyAir are late to announce some new routes that they will fly this summer. The routes, some of which begin as early as next week, include: Milan (Orio al Serio) to Heraklion, Rhodos and Santorini, from Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi) to Ibiza, from Venice (Marco Polo) to Heraklion and Rhodos and finally Milan (Malpensa) to Heraklion.

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.

December 27th, 2005

FlyGlobespan launches Greek destinations for summer

From the end of May 2006, FlyGlobespan will begin flying weekly to Athens and Heraklion from Glasgow (International). They will operate these flights for the summer season.

November 27th, 2004

New Smart Wings routes for summer

Czech low-cost airline, SmartWings, have announced 4 new routes for the upcoming summer season (beginning May 2005). The new routes are from their base in Prague to Larnaca (SmartWings will become the first low-cost carrier to fly here), Heraklion, Thessaloniki and Palma (Mallorca).

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