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January 30th, 2010

Five new Ryanair routes from Spain and Italy

Ryanair have put five new routes on sale with flights starting in May 2010. These include routes from Milan (Orio al Serio) to Marrakech, Poznan and Wroclaw, from Zaragoza to Paris (Beauvais) and from Ibiza to Turin and Venice (Treviso).

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.

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 1st, 2009

New easyJet routes from Manchester to Morocco, Denmark and Germany

easyJet will launch three new routes from Manchester this winter. From the end of October 2009 they will begin flying from Manchester to Marrakech and Copenhagen. From 06 November they will also add flights from Manchester to Munich. These flights are expected to go on sale shortly.

May 20th, 2009

Ryanair reinstate Bristol – Marrakech flights

Ryanair have put flights on sale for a route linking Bristol and Marrakech. This route had previously been removed, but will be reinstated for the winter season on 27 October 2009.

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.

April 19th, 2009

New Ryanair flights to Morocco

Ryanair will launch two new routes from Seville to Morocco this summer. From the beginning of June 2009 they will fly from Seville to both Marrakech and Fez.

March 4th, 2009

Four new Ryanair routes from Pisa

Ryanair will launch four new routes from Pisa this summer. From June they will fly from Pisa to Zadar, Marrakech, Lille and Ibiza.

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:

May 31st, 2008

14 new Ryanair routes this autumn

Ryanair will begin flying 14 new routes for the winter season, beginning on 27 October 2008. These new routes include:

November 6th, 2007

Transavia to fly from Paris to Marrakech

Transavia have put flights on sale from their Paris (Orly) base to Marrakech. They will begin flying on this route from 28 March 2008. Tickets can be purchased now at www.transavia.com.

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).

August 26th, 2007

Norwegian to open base at new low-cost Oslo airport

Norwegian Air Shuttle, currently based at Oslo (International), will begin flying from the new low cost airport for the city, Oslo (Rygge), next year. They will begin flights there from mid-February 2008, and destinations from Oslo (Rygge) will include: London (Stansted), Alicante, Barcelona, Valencia, Malaga, Marrakech, Warsaw, Szczecin, Palanga, Budapest, Istanbul (Sabiha), Athens, Belgrade and Bergen.

These flights are on sale now at www.norwegian.no.

August 10th, 2007

easyJet to fly to Bulgaria and seven new routes

easyJet will begin flying to the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, this winter. They will begin flying three times per week from London (Gatwick) 06 November 2007. They have also put new routes on sale from Liverpool to Innsbruck and Lisbon, from Basel to Marrakech and Oporto and from both Milan (Malpensa) and Geneva to Marrakech.

July 21st, 2007

Ryanair route reshuffle

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.

June 16th, 2007

Norwegian to fly to Marrakech

Norwegian Air Shuttle will begin flights from their Oslo (International) base to the Moroccan city of Marrakech. They will begin flying weekly on this route from 29 October 2007. Flights can be booked now at www.norwegian.no.

May 16th, 2007

Ryanair expansion at Girona

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 10th, 2007

Ryanair launches base at Weeze

Ryanair have announced eight new routes from Weeze (or Dusseldorf Weeze as they like to call it), which they will launch this October. These new routes include flights to Trapani, Milan (Orio al Serio), Valencia, Seville, Malaga, Fuerteventura and Marrakech.

They will also launch flights (four times per week) from Weeze to the Swedish city of Vaxjo. Ryanair will become the first low-cost airline to fly to Vaxjo, and it is anticipated that they may launch further routes to Vaxjo over the coming months.

April 12th, 2007

Four new Ryanair routes from Bournemouth and Frankfurt

Ryanair will begin flying four new routes from their Bournemouth and Frankfurt (Hahn) bases. From 07 May 2007 they will begin flying from Bournemouth to Marseille, and from Frankfurt (Hahn) to Marrakech, Fez and Faro. These new flights are on sale now.

April 8th, 2007

Summer Italian routes with MyAir

MyAir will launch a number of new routes during June and July 2007. These will include flights from:

March 4th, 2007

More new flights from Barcelona for Clickair

clickair will begin yet more new flights from their Barcelona base in the coming months. From 01 April 2007, they will launch flights to Casablanca and Marrakech in Morocco. From the beginning of May they will also launch flights to Palermo and Marseille.

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.

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.

September 28th, 2006

Massive Ryanair expansion at Girona

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 16th, 2006

Morocco flights this winter with helvetic

Swiss low-cost airline helvetic will begin flights to Morocco this winter. From 29 October 2006, they will begin flying from Zurich to Agadir and Marrakech.

August 31st, 2006

Milan to Marrakech with MyAir

Italian low-cost airline MyAir will begin flying to Marrakech from their base at Milan (Orio al Serio). They will fly twice per week from 07 December 2006.

July 26th, 2006

6 new routes for Ryanair from Shannon and London

From 31 October 2006, Ryanair have announced they begin flying 6 new routes. They will fly from their Shannon base to Edinburgh and Bournemouth. They will also launch routes from London (Luton) to Fez and Marrakech and from London (Stansted) to the Croatian city of Pula and a new destination – Deauville in France.

May 10th, 2006

Ryanair launch Marseille base

From 06 November 2006, Ryanair will launch a major operation at Marseille and will make it a hub airport in their network. In addition to flights to Dublin and Glasgow (Prestwick), they will operate new routes to London (Stansted), Oporto, Brussels (Charleroi), Aer Lingus, Karlsruhe-Baden, Oslo (Torp), Rome (Ciampino) and Frankfurt (Hahn).

Following their recent announcement to fly to Marrakech, they will also add 3 routes from Marseille to Morocco, including Marrakech, Fez and Oujda. These flights will be of concern to Moroccan low-cost airline Atlas Blue, who already fly from Marrakech to Marseille, and were previously the only low-cost airline to fly to Oujda.

April 12th, 2006

Ryanair expands outside Europe from Frankfurt

Ryanair have announced a major expansion from their Frankfurt (Hahn) base. This will include 9 new routes, starting from 25 October 2006.

The new routes will see Ryanair follow rival low-cost airline easyJet into the North African market, as they will begin flying to Morocco. The new routes from Frankfurt (Hahn) include flights to Marrakech and Fez. Additional new routes also includes the Polish cities of Wroclaw and Krakow, Verona (Villafranca) and Trieste in Italy, Granada and Murcia in Spain and also the Lithuanian city of Kaunas.

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.

easyJet launches flights outside the EU

easyJet are set to shake up mainstream low-cost flying in Europe by expanding outside the EU, and even outside Europe.

They have announced that they will launch new routes to the Turkish capital, Istanbul (Sabiha), and Marrakech in Morocco.

Flights to Istanbul (Sabiha) will begin on 24 May 2006 from Basel and London (Luton) on 29 June. easyJet will begin flying between London (Gatwick) and Marrakech on 06 July. They will also launch a route between London (Luton) and Rijeka in Croatia on 30 June.

This move has prompted changes here at flycheapo. As a European guide, we did not previously cover Morocco. Given the clear intention to expand to neighbouring countries, we have decided to relax our definition of Europe (which already included Turkey), to include the North African country of Morocco.

We will take this opportunity to include additional airlines and routes, and will be upgrading shortly. This will include Moroccan low-cost airline, Atlas Blue, who already operate on the route easyJet are launching.

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