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July 6th, 2009

easyJet launches winter 09/10 routes

easyJet have put a number of new routes on sale for the 09/10 winter season. The new routes, which begin from the end of October 2009, include the following flights:

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 11th, 2009

Three new easyJet summer routes

easyJet have put three new routes on sale for summer, launching at the end of June 2009. These include flights from Lyon to Ibiza and Olbia, and also from Geneva to Bastia.

December 23rd, 2008

New French routes for WindJet

WindJet have put two new routes from Siciliy to France on sale. The new routes are Palermo to Lyon and Catania to Nantes. Flights on these routes begin from April 2009.

September 6th, 2008

Two new easyJet routes in December

easyJet have put two new routes on sale from 12 December 2008. These include flights from London (Gatwick) to Istanbul (Sabiha) and from Lyon to Bastia.

July 8th, 2008

New easyJet winter routes from Manchester and Gatwick

easyJet have put two new winter routes on sale from their Manchester base to Geneva and Sofia, both starting from 11 December 2008. They will also begin flying from London (Gatwick) to Lyon from 03 October.

June 21st, 2008

New Gatwick – Lyon connection with easyJet

easyJet will launch a new route from their London (Gatwick) base to Lyon in October 2008. They are due to begin flying this route from 01 October.

February 12th, 2008

easyJet announce new routes from Geneva

easyJet have put two new routes on sale from their Geneva base. These include flights from Geneva to Naples and Oviedo, which begin from 22 April 2008. They have also put new flights on sale from Lyon to Biarritz, launching on 07 June.

October 4th, 2007

easyJet to expand in France

easyJet will expand their operation in France next year, with the announcement that they will open bases at Paris (Charles de Gaulle) and Lyon. For the summer 2008 season, they will begin flying from Lyon to Bordeaux, Toulouse, Venice (Marco Polo), Oporto, Lisbon, Casablanca and Marrakech. They will also launch flights from Paris (Charles de Gaulle) to Biarritz, Oporto, Venice (Marco Polo), Marrakech, Krakow and Hamburg (Fuhlsbuettel).

July 18th, 2007

easyJet to fly to Madeira

easyJet have put more new routes on sale for the winter 2007/08 season. These include flights from their Bristol and London (Stansted) bases to Funchal. These will be their first routes to Funchal. They will also begin flying from Bristol and London (Gatwick) to Lisbon, from Edinburgh and Bournemouth to Krakow and from Barcelona to Lyon. All of these flights begin operating from 28 October 2007.

June 30th, 2007

Two new easyJet routes from Berlin

easyJet have begun putting their Winter 07/08 timetable on sale. This includes two new routes from their Berlin (Schoenefeld) base to Brussels (International) and Lyon. These flights will commence on 29 October 2007.

September 26th, 2006

easyJet announces routes from Madrid

It has been known for some time that easyJet would be increasing the number of flights that they operate from Madrid. From mid-February 2007 they will launch six new routes from Madrid including domestic flights to Oviedo and La Coruna, and international flights to Lyon, Rome (Ciampino), Toulouse and Casablanca in Morocco. This will be the first route that easyJet will fly to Casablanca, and will in fact become the first low-cost route to Casablanca.

At the same time, easyJet will launch flights between Lyon and Rome (Ciampino). All of these new routes are on sale now.

March 1st, 2006

Atlas Blue added to flycheapo

Following our expansion to include Morocco in flycheapo, we have added Atlas Blue – a low-cost airline operating in Morocco.

They fly a number of interesting routes between Marrakech and Milan (Malpensa), Brussels (International), Bordeaux, Lyon, Geneva, London (Gatwick), Amsterdam, Marseille, Nantes, Nice and Toulouse. From the end of March they will begin flying between Brussels (International) and the Moroccan airports of Tangier, Oujda, Nador. They also currently fly between Agadir and Milan (Malpensa).

Atlas Blue will operate a summer service between Brussels (International) and Al Hoceima, beginning in late June.

November 27th, 2004

Blue Air – Romania’s first low cost airline

In December 2004, Blue Air will begin their first flights. Blue Air is the first low-cost airline to emerge from Romania, with a base at Bucharest (Baneasa).

Initially, they will fly from Bucharest (Baneasa) to Milan (Orio al Serio), Timisoara, Reus and Lyon.

August 3rd, 2004

Thomsonfly replaces Grenoble service

Thomsonfly had previously announced a new route to Grenoble from their base at Coventry, beginning on 31 October 2004. They have decided to replace this new route with a route to Lyon instead, citing it as an ‘excellent gateway to ski resorts’ in the French Alps.

Passengers who have already booked on the Grenoble service will be offered alternative flights on the Lyon service or a full refund.

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