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March 29th, 2012

Iberia Express – a new low cost airline for Spain?

Iberia Express is a new low-cost Spanish airline, a sibling of the Spanish state airline Iberia. They are based at Madrid airport and launched flights across Spain and other European destinations on 25 March 2012.

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 23rd, 2010

Ryanair announce 5 new routes from Pisa

Ryanair have put 5 new routes from Pisa on sale, beginning form April 2010. These include flights between Pisa and Santander, Reus, Madrid, Gothenburg (Saeve) and Fez.

October 11th, 2009

Three new Ryanair routes on sale for this winter

Ryanair have put three new routes on sale for this winter 09/10 season. From the end of November they will begin flying from Paris (Beauvais) to Bratislava, from Pisa to Las Palmas and from Trapani to Madrid.

August 22nd, 2009

New Ryanair routes from Madrid to Morocco

Ryanair have put four new routes on sale from their Madrid base to destinations in Morocco. From November 2009 they will begin flying from Madrid to Nador, Fez, Marrakech and Tangier.

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.

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:

May 4th, 2009

Massive Ryanair expansion in Spain

Ryanair have announced massive plans to expand their operation in Spain, including new flights from Alicante and Madrid.

From July 2009 they will add flights from Alicante to Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi), Fez, Gdansk, Lille, Marrakech and Santander. From mid-July they are due to begin flights from Madrid to Almeria, Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi), Granada, London (Gatwick) and Malta.

March 5th, 2009

Six new Vueling summer routes to Ibiza

Vueling will launch six new routes to Ibiza this summer. From 12 June 2009 they will begin flying to Ibiza from Alicante, Bilbao, Seville, Valencia, Paris (Charles de Gaulle) and Milan (Malpensa). At the same time they will also launch routes from Madrid to Mahon and from Barcelona to Palma. All of these new routes can be booked immediately at www.vueling.com.

February 19th, 2009

Three new Wizz Air routes from Prague

Wizz Air are to launch three new routes from Prague this July. From the beginning of July 2009 they will fly from Prague to Naples, Malmo and Madrid.

December 23rd, 2008

New Vueling routes for Summer 09

Vueling have put four new Spanish domestic routes on sale for Summer 2009. These include flights from Barcelona to Ibiza and Mahon, as well as Madrid to Ibiza and Malta, and Malaga to Las Palmas. All of these flights begin from the end of March 2009 and can be booked now at www.vueling.com.

October 21st, 2008

New Wizz Air routes from Budapest and Katowice

Wizz Air have announced that they will add a new aircraft to their Budapest base from the end of March 2009. From this time they will begin flying from Budapest to Barcelona, Madrid, Naples and Oslo (Torp). They have also put a new route on sale from Katowice to Kiev, which is due to begin on 29 December 2008.

October 9th, 2008

New Ryanair routes from Madrid

Ryanair have put four new Spanish domestic routes on sale from Madrid. These include flights to Santiago de Compostela, Alicante, Palma and Valencia, all of which begin on 18 November 2008.

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.

June 7th, 2008

Massive additions to Ryanair winter flight schedule

Although Ryanair have made it known that they intend to ground some of their fleet this winter due to the high cost of oil, they have just announced details of 40 new routes that they will begin flying this winter. The new routes begin from the end of October 2008, and include:

March 15th, 2008

Ibiza expansion for Vueling

Spanish low-cost airline Vueling will launch a number of flights to Ibiza from the end of April. On 25 April 2008 they launch flights from Madrid to Ibiza. On 30 May they will begin flying from Ibiza to Bilbao, Milan (Malpensa), Seville, Valencia and Paris (Charles de Gaulle). They will also launch flights from Ibiza to Alicante on 13 June. All of these can be booked now at www.vueling.com.

February 26th, 2008

Three new bmibaby routes from Manchester

bmibaby have announced three new routes to Spain and Portugal from their Manchester base. From 16 June 2008 they will launch flights from Manchester to Lisbon and Madrid, and from 08 September they will begin flying from Manchester to Barcelona. These flights are already available to book at www.bmibaby.com.

January 30th, 2008

New Canary Island routes for Vueling

Vueling, the Spanish low-cost airline, will begin flights to the Canary Islands this summer. From mid-March 2008 they will fly from Madrid to Tenerife (North) and Las Palmas, and from Barcelona to Las Palmas. In March they will also launch routes from Barcelona to Ibiza and Mahon, and from Malaga to Bilbao. All of these new routes are available to book now at www.vueling.com.

January 1st, 2008

New Atlas Blue flights to Tangier

Atlas Blue will launch two new routes between Spain and the Morrocan port of Tangier next year. From 30 March 2008 they will fly from Tangier to Barcelona and Madrid.

December 30th, 2007

Vueling to fly to Malta from Madrid

The Spanish low-cost airline Vueling will begin flights to Malta next year. From 31 March 2008, they will fly to Malta three times per week from their Madrid hub. These flights are available to book immediately at www.vueling.com.

November 29th, 2007

easyJet to begin flights to Tangier

easyJet will launch flights from their Madrid base to the Moroccan city of Tangier. They will launch flights at the end of February 2008. They will also launch flights from London (Gatwick) to Thessaloniki at the same time. They have also just put on sale tickets from Newcastle to Murcia, starting on 17 May 2008.

October 1st, 2007

Bari expansion for MyAir

Italian low-cost airline MyAir will launch four new routes from Bari this winter. From mid-December 2007 they will begin flying to Amsterdam, Brussels (International), Athens and Madrid. They are also due to launch flights from Bari to Sofia in March 2008.

September 23rd, 2007

Click4Sky – a new European virtual low-cost airline

Click4Sky is a new low-cost airline created by CSA Czech Airlines. Unlike most other low-cost airlines, Click4Sky does not operate any flights – instead it is being used as a marketing brand in order to sell unsold seats on existing CSA flights. In addition, the airline will sell all seats at a fixed price. Customers travelling with Click4Sky will experience exactly the same on-board service as those travelling with CSA.

They will sell tickets on flights to 36 European destinations from their Prague hub. These will include flights to: Amsterdam, Athens, Barcelona, Belgrade, Berlin (Tegel), Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi), Bratislava, Brussels (International), Budapest, Copenhagen, Cologne-Bonn, Dublin, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt (International), Hamburg (Fuhlsbuettel), Hanover, Istanbul (Ataturk), Kosice, Krakow, Ljubljana, London (Heathrow), London (Stansted), Madrid, Manchester, Milan (Malpensa), Munich, Oslo (International), Riga, Rome (Fiumicino), Thessaloniki, Stuttgart, Tallinn, Venice (Marco Polo), Vienna, Vilnius and Zurich.

September 16th, 2007

Birmingham to Madrid with bmibaby

bmibaby will begin flying from their Birmingham base to Madrid. They will begin flying on this route from December 2007, and flights can already be booked at www.bmibaby.com.

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.

September 5th, 2007

New Canary Island routes for easyJet

From the end of October 2007, easyJet will launch new routes to the Canary Islands. These will include flights from Madrid to Fuerteventura and Arrecife and from Geneva to Las Palmas.

Madrid to Lisbon with easyJet

easyJet will begin flights from their Madrid base this winter. They will begin flying on this route from 01 November 2007.

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 26th, 2007

New easyJet routes to Gdansk, Bucharest and others

easyJet have put 12 new routes on sale, including their first routes to Gdansk. They will fly to Gdansk from Bristol, Edinburgh and London (Gatwick). They will also begin flying to Bucharest (Baneasa) from London (Gatwick) and Madrid, to Innsbruck from Bristol and London (Gatwick), from Madrid to Paris (Charles de Gaulle) and Palma, from Nice to Brussels (International), and from Milan (Malpensa) to Barcelona and Bari.

Tickets for these new routes are available to purchase now.

July 17th, 2007

Rome to Madrid with Blu-Express

Blu-express have launched a new route from Rome (Fiumicino) to Madrid. They will fly daily on this route until the end of October 2007.

July 3rd, 2007

New flights for winter with Vueling

Vueling have put six new routes on sale for the winter season. The flights, which commence on 28 October 2007, include Malaga to Brussels (International) and Rome (Fiumicino), Madrid to Brussels (International), Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi) and Nice, and Barcelona to Nice. These will be their first flights to Nice. The new routes and other winter flights are on sale now at www.vueling.com.

June 1st, 2007

easyJet to launch flights from Madrid to Ibiza

From 21 June 2007, easyJet will begin flying between Madrid and Ibiza. They will fly daily on this route.

May 15th, 2007

Vueling to fly to Athens

Spanish low-cost airline Vueling will begin flying to the Greek capital, Athens. From 27 June 2007, they will begin flights from both their Barcelona and Madrid bases. Flights are already on sale for these new routes at www.vueling.com.

May 7th, 2007

New Vueling Italian routes from Madrid

Vueling will begin flying two new routes from their Madrid base to Italy. From 22 June 2007 they will fly from Madrid to Naples and Pisa. These flights can be booked now at www.vueling.com.

March 22nd, 2007

Five more routes for Vueling

Vueling continue to expand with the announcement that they will launch 5 more new routes during May and June 2007. These include flights from Alicante to Paris (Charles de Gaulle) and Amsterdam, Madrid to Mahon, Malaga to Amsterdam and Palma to Rome (Fiumicino). These new flights are on sale now at www.vueling.com.

February 22nd, 2007

New Jerez flights from Vueling

Just in time for the launch of clickair at Barcelona, Spanish competitor Vueling will launch flights from Jerez to Barcelona. Vueling will begin flights on this route at the end of March 2007, whereas clickair are not due to commence flying this route until August.

Vueling will also launch flights from Jerez to Madrid at the same time. Flights are on sale at www.vueling.com.

February 8th, 2007

Vueling to link Venice and Madrid

Vueling, the low-cost airline based in Spain, will begin flying between their Madrid base and Venice (Marco Polo). Flights, which begin on 29 March 2007, can already be booked at www.vueling.com.

February 1st, 2007

Atlas Blue add two new routes to Spain

Moroccan low-cost airline Atlas Blue will add two new routes from their Marrakech base. The new flights to Barcelona and Madrid will begin from 30 March 2007.

January 9th, 2007

Further 2 new routes for easyJet

easyJet continue to put more new routes on sale for flights over the coming months. They will begin flying between Madrid and Palma from 26 February 2007, and will begin flying from London (Gatwick) to La Rochelle from 14 July.

December 19th, 2006

easyJet expansion at Edinburgh

easyJet will expand their operation at Edinburgh by adding three new routes. They will begin flying to Madrid (from 25 February 2007), Milan (Malpensa) (from 21 May) and Palma (from 10 June). Separately, they have also announced that they will also begin flying between Geneva and Oporto from 29 June.

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.

December 9th, 2006

Italian flights to Morocco with MyAir

Italian low-cost airline MyAir will begin flying from their Venice (Marco Polo) base to Marrakech and Casablanca in Morocco from 25 March 2007. They will also launch flights from Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi) to Madrid on the same day. On 28 February 2007 they will also begin flying from Venice (Marco Polo) to Bordeaux and Sofia.

November 14th, 2006

easyJet to fly between Madrid and Marrakech

easyJet will fly from their Madrid base to Marrakech this winter. They will begin flying on 22 February 2007.

October 23rd, 2006

Summer flights to Ibiza with Vueling

Spanish low-cost airline Vueling will begin flights to Ibiza next summer from Madrid, Barcelona and Milan (Malpensa). Flights will begin from 01 June 2007. They will also fly between Bilbao and Malaga from the end of March 2007, and from Barcelona to Mahon (01 June). Flights can be booked at www.vueling.com.

October 11th, 2006

Ryanair expansion at Madrid airport

Ryanair will make Madrid their 18th European base, and from 22 November 2006 will begin flying 14 new routes. They will begin flying to Dublin, Shannon, Eindhoven, Faro, Oporto, Marseille, Paris (Beauvais), Billund, Brussels (Charleroi), East Midlands, Oslo (Torp), Bournemouth, Gothenburg (Saeve) and Malmo.

This expansion at Madrid may come as a surprise, given that only 2 weeks ago easyJet announced that they would expand their operation from Madrid from February 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.

September 24th, 2006

2 new Vueling routes

Spanish low-cost airline Vueling will begin flying two new routes from 29 October 2006. These include Granada to Madrid and Seville to Rome (Fiumicino). Flights can be booked now at www.vueling.com.

August 24th, 2006

Vueling to fly from Bilbao to Madrid

Spanish low-cost airline Vueling will fly daily between Bilbao and Madrid from 30 October 2006. Flights are already on sale at www.vueling.com.

easyJet will launch a base in Madrid

easyJet will launch several new routes from 17 February 2007 from a new base in Madrid, although they have not yet announced what the routes will be.

It is believed that easyJet will offer domestic as well as international flights from their new base.

August 10th, 2006

New flights to Santiago de Compostela with Vueling

Spanish low-cost airline Vueling will launch 2 new routes to Santiago de Compostela next month. From 14 September 2006 they will begin flying daily between Santiago de Compostela and Madrid, and from 18 September they will begin flying between Santiago de Compostela and Paris (Charles de Gaulle). Tickets can already be purchased at www.vueling.com.

August 9th, 2006

Major expansion at Dublin for Ryanair

Ryanair will launch 12 new routes from their Dublin base over the coming months, bringing the total number of routes their operate from Dublin to 63. The new routes include flights to Madrid, Vitoria and Seville (Spain), Oslo (Torp) (Norway), Tampere (Finland), Billund (Denmark), Rzeszow (Poland), Friedrichshafen (Germany), Grenoble (France), Bologna (Forli) (Italy) and Pula (Croatia).

August 2nd, 2006

Reshuffle at Munich for Condor

Condor will launch 2 new routes from their base of low-cost operations, Munich, from November 2006. They will begin flying to Paris (Charles de Gaulle) and Madrid, but will discontinue flying a number of routes from Munich in the meantime.

June 8th, 2006

easyJet targets BA with Gatwick expansion

easyJet will increase capacity at their London (Gatwick) base by 10% this winter. This will be reflected in additional flights on existing routes to Madrid, Cologne-Bonn, Milan, Amsterdam, Berlin (Schoenefeld) and Athens.

They will also add a new route between London (Gatwick) and Glasgow (International), which will operate 3 times every day.

With this expansion, easyJet aim to attract business passengers currently flying with BA. easyJet is now taking the time to publicise a change in policy which allows passengers to transfer to earlier flights free of charge, if there is space on an earlier flight. easyJet also continues to be attractive due to an unlimited weight allowance on hand luggage.

June 7th, 2006

Vueling expansion later this month

Spanish low-cost airline Vueling will add 4 new routes from 29 June 2006. These new routes will include Madrid to Malaga, Palma and Ibiza, and a route from Ibiza to Milan (Malpensa).

Tickets are have just become available, and can be booked at www.vueling.com

May 26th, 2006

SmartWings schedule from Budapest confirmed

As previously announced, SmartWings will begin flying from Budapest as of the winter 2006/07 season. It has now been confirmed that they will begin flying these routes from 29 October 2006. They will launch routes to their Prague base, and also to Rome (Fiumicino), Milan (Orio al Serio) and Paris (Charles de Gaulle). In addition to the previously announced routes, they will also begin flying to Madrid.

March 13th, 2006

WindJet to fly to Romania, Russia and more

WindJet are due to expand from their Bologna (Forli) base at the end of March 2006. They will launch routes to Bucharest (Otopeni) and Moscow (Domodedovo). They will also launch routes from Palermo to Barcelona and Madrid and from Catania to Madrid.

February 21st, 2006

Vueling launches online check-in

It is now possible to check-in online for flights with Vueling. It is possible to print your boarding pass, and customers may board without checking in at the airport if they do not have any hold baggage.

It is possible to check-in from 2 days before your flight until 4 hours prior to departure.

This facility is currently available on flights from Barcelona, Bilbao, Madrid, Seville, Palma, Valencia and Malaga.

January 11th, 2006

Vueling expands Madrid base

From 20 February 2006, Vueling will operate 3 new routes from their Madrid base. They will begin flying to Lisbon, Milan (Malpensa) and Amsterdam.

November 2nd, 2005

helvetic ‘optimises’ route schedule

helvetic will add 3 new routes for the forthcoming summer 2006 season. From the end of March 2006, they will begin flying from their Zurich base to Ibiza, Olbia and Cagliari.

Prior to this, however, they will withdraw one of their aircraft from service and lay off 14 staff. They will also stop flying to Madrid, Prague and Rome.

October 28th, 2005

Norwegian to Madrid

Norwegian Air Shuttle will launch a new route from Oslo to Madrid on 29 March 2006. This service will operate 4 times per week.

October 12th, 2005

easyJet announces base in Milan

easyJet will make Milan (Malpensa) their next European base. They will begin operating a twice-daily service to London (Gatwick) from 01 December 2005, and from the end of March 2006 they will launch daily services to Paris (Charles de Gaulle), Madrid, Malaga and Athens. This will bring the number of routes operated by easyJet from Malpensa to 7.

They plan to expand further at Malpensa in summer 2006. Flights on these new routes will be available to purchase from 15 October 2005.

September 16th, 2005

Madrid new base for Vueling

Vueling are to launch 3 new routes from Madrid in the next few months. They will launch daily flights to Rome (Fiumicino) on 15 November 2005 and to Brussels and Paris (Charles de Gaulle) on 21 December.

These flights have not yet been formally announced, however they are already available for booking at www.vueling.com.

August 23rd, 2005

Blue Air launches route to Madrid

The Romanian low-cost airline Blue Air will launch a new route from Bucharest (Baneasa) to Madrid on 02 November 2005. They will fly twice per week on this new route.

May 25th, 2005

easyJet expands further at Basel

In August, easyJet will launch 3 new routes from Basel (Mulhouse), in addition to the 6 routes they will launch in June.

On 11 August 2005 they will launch routes to Hamburg and Madrid. The following day they will launch a new route from Basel to Malaga.

This will be the first time that easyJet will fly to Hamburg.

December 15th, 2004

Monarch Scheduled expand at Birmingham & Manchester

From 28 April 2005, Monarch Scheduled will add 2 new routes from Manchester to Almeria and Madrid, and new routes from Birmingham (International) to Tenerife (Sur) and Malaga.

October 26th, 2004

MyAir – a new budget airline for Italy

On 17 December 2004, MyAir is due to commence flying. They are a new low-cost airline based in Italy who are offering both domestic and international routes.

Initially they will offer routes from Milan (Orio al Serio) to Brindisi, Catania, Naples and Madrid, from Venice to Madrid and Barcelona and from Catania to Madrid.

They are taking bookings now, with lead-in fares of €0.01.

September 29th, 2004

Vueling to connect Madrid and Barcelona

On 01 November 2004, Vueling, the recent Spanish start-up budget airline flying many domestic routes will add to their network with a new route from Madrid to Barcelona.

August 29th, 2004

Germanwings adds Stuttgart to Palma

Germanwings are continuing their expansion at their 2nd based at Stuttgart. They will begin flying from Stuttgart to Palma (Mallorca) in November 2004.

This new route is in addition to the 7 new destinations recently announced from Stuttgart, which included Madrid, London (Stansted), Warsaw, Zagreb, Krakow, Hamburg and Dresden, which also commence at the same time.

August 6th, 2004

Germanwings expands at Stuttgart

Germanwings have announced that they will be increasing the number of flights from their hub in Stuttgart.

From 31 October 2004 they will begin flying new routes to Hamburg, Dresden, Krakow, Warsaw, Zagreb and London (Stansted). In addition, they will restore their link between Stuttgart and Madrid.

Tickets will go on sale this afternoon (Friday 06 August) at 3pm CET.

August 4th, 2004

easyJet announces 6 more new routes

Flights this winter are already hotting up, despite many remarks that the industry will suffer a blow during the off-peak season. Showing a serious commitment to expansion, easyJet have just announced a further 6 new European routes, including destinations which are completely new to them.

The new routes include London (Luton) and Berlin (Schoenefeld) to Bratislava, London (Luton) to Turin, London (Stansted) to Almeria and Valencia and Bristol to Madrid.

July 24th, 2004

easyJet announce more new routes

In the next stage of the roll-out of their winter timetable, easyJet have announced yet more previously unannounced new routes from their new based, Berlin (Schoenefeld). From 31 October 2004, they will be flying to Ljubljana, Geneva, Krakow and Madrid. In addition, they have also announced a new route from Dortmund to Belfast (International).

These flights are on sale now, along with a large amount of their winter timetable.

July 17th, 2004

easyJet winter timetable

easyJet have begun the sale of their winter timetable in stages, this includes a number of new routes not previously announced. These new routes include Bristol and Newcastle to Geneva and Rome (Ciampino), Geneva to Alicante, Madrid and Rome (Ciampino), and Paris (Orly) to Madrid.

These routes begin in November 2004 and are on sale now (up until the end of March 2004), with more to be released.

June 12th, 2004

easyJet announces Gatwick expansion

While rumour has it BA are going to pull a number of routes from London (Gatwick), easyJet has announced that they are to expand their operation there. They are already scheduled to begin flying to Cologne-Bonn in September. In addition, they have now announced that they will fly to Budapest and increase the frequency of their Madrid flights.

In November, they will begin flying to Rome (Ciampino) and Venice, they will also increase the frequency of their Cologne-Bonn flights.

In February 2005, easyJet are planning to start flying to Murcia, and also increase the frequency of their Geneva flights.

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.

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