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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.

September 21st, 2009

New Condor routes to Madeira

Condor will operate two new winter flights to Funchal from November/December 2009. These include flights from Hanover and Leipzig to Funchal. Booking is available at www.condor.com.

September 16th, 2009

New Jet2 route: Manchester to Madeira

Jet2 will launch a new route next summer from their Manchester base to Funchal. They will operate weekly flights on this route from 03 May 2010. Tickets are on sale at www.jet2.com.

July 14th, 2008

easyJet launch Helsinki and Portuguese domestic routes

easyJet have today put on sale three new routes for the winter 2008 season, featuring their first flights to Helsinki and also their first domestic route in Portugal. From the beginning of November, easyJet will launch the only low-cost route between the United Kingdom and Helsinki when they launch daily flights from London (Gatwick). From 27 October 2008 they also will begin flying between Lisbon and Funchal, and from Madrid to Sofia.

March 4th, 2008

Transavia to launch link between Madeira and Paris

Transavia will launch weekly flights from their Paris (Orly) base to Funchal. This route will begin on 21 April 2008, and flights are available to book now at www.transavia.com.

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).

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.

May 30th, 2007

FlyGlobespan to connect Edinburgh and Madeira

FlyGlobespan will launch flights from their Edinburgh base to Funchal this winter. They will fly weekly on this route from 05 November 2007.

May 7th, 2007

New FlyGlobespan winter destinations from Aberdeen

FlyGlobespan will add four new routes from their Aberdeen base this coming winter. From the beginning of November 2007, they will begin flying from Aberdeen to Prague, Funchal and Malaga. From 23 December, they will also begin flying to Geneva.

May 2nd, 2007

Stering to fly to Brussels

Scandinavian low-cost airline Sterling will begin flying to Brussels (International) from their various bases in Scandinavia. From the end of October 2007, they will begin flying to Brussels (International) from Stockholm (Arlanda), Oslo (International) and Copenhagen.

They will also launch new flights from Gothenburg (Landvetter) to Las Palmas and from Copenhagen to Funchal. All of these flights can be booked now at www.sterlingticket.com.

November 16th, 2006

Thomsonfly launch new low-cost routes

From 01 May 2007, Thomsonfly will begin five new low-cost routes across the UK. These include flights from London (Luton) to Jersey and Dubrovnik, Manchester to Lisbon and Funchal and from East Midlands to Malaga. These new routes can be booked at www.thomsonfly.com.

June 20th, 2006

Air Berlin make Zurich a new hub

Air Berlin, recently voted “best low-cost airline in the world” in a survey by Skytrax, will launch 5 new routes from Zurich on 04 November 2006. The new routes to Spain and Madeira include Arrecife, Fuerteventura, Las Palmas, Tenerife and Funchal.

Air Berlin will become the 2nd largest operator of routes at Zurich. These new routes can already be booked at www.airberlin.com.

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