Milan (Orio al Serio) low-cost airline and flight news

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March 28th, 2011

Ryanair to launch new routes to Crete

Ryanair have announced that they will begin flights to Chania this summer – their first ever flights to Crete. They will begin flying to Chania from Frankfurt (Hahn) and Milan (Orio al Serio) from May 2011.

March 28th, 2010

Ryanair to begin flights to Lleida next week

Ryanair are to begin operating flights to the newly opened airport at Lleida next week (from 02 April). This new airport was opened in the west of Catalonia in January 2010. Initially, they will fly from Frankfurt (Hahn) and Milan (Orio al Serio) to Lleida.

February 10th, 2010

Kaunas to be the next Ryanair base..where else?

Ryanair will launch ten new routes from Kaunas in Lithuania this summer and will make it their 40th European base. From May 2010 they will begin flying from Kaunas to Edinburgh, Girona, Berlin (Schoenefeld), London (Gatwick), Oslo (Rygge), Tampere, Weeze, Milan (Orio al Serio) and Paris (Beauvais).

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).

October 9th, 2009

Wizz Air expands Wroclaw base

Wizz Air will add eight new routes from their Wroclaw base over the coming months. In December 2009 they will launch flights to Oslo (Torp), Paris (Beauvais) and Dortmund. From July 2010 they will also begin flying to Bologna (Forli), Cork, Doncaster, Eindhoven and Milan (Orio al Serio).

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 8th, 2009

Wizz Air to launch two new routes from Gdansk

Wizz Air have put two new routes on sale from Gdansk. These include flights from Gdansk to Eindhoven and Milan (Orio al Serio). Both routes are due to begin from mid-December 2009.

May 27th, 2009

New Ryanair routes to Corsica

Ryanair will begin flying two new routes to Figari (Corsica) from July 2009. They have just put flights on sale to Figari from Brussels (Charleroi) and Milan (Orio al Serio). They will also beign flying from Brussels (Charleroi) to Ancona at the same time.

April 18th, 2009

New MyAir Italian domestic routes

Italian low-cost airline MyAir have put two new domestic routes on sale for summer. From 15 June 2009 they will begin flying to Foggia from Milan (Orio al Serio) and to Brindisi from Turin.

Three new Ryanair routes from Milan

Ryanair have put three new routes on sale from their Milan (Orio al Serio) base. From July 2009 they will begin flights from Milan (Orio al Serio) to Malaga, Nantes and Tangier.

April 7th, 2009

Three new Ryanair routes from Pescara

Ryanair have placed three new routes on sale from Pescara in the Abruzzo region of Italy. From July 2009 they will fly to Pescara from Cagliari, Milan (Orio al Serio) and Eindhoven.

March 19th, 2009

Meridiana to open three new routes from Milan

Meridiana have put three new routes on sale from Milan. These include Milan (Orio al Serio) to Fuerteventura and Cagliari and from Milan (Linate) to Lamezia-Terme. These new routes, that begin in June 2009, can be booked now at

February 1st, 2009

New routes from Bari with MyAir

MyAir have put two new routes on sale from Bari for the forthcoming summer season. From 30 March 2009 they will fly from Bari to Istanbul (Sabiha) and Milan (Orio al Serio).

January 18th, 2009

New Olbia flights with MyAir

MyAir will operate two summer routes from Olbia this summer. From June 2009 they will fly to Olbia from Venice (Marco Polo) and Milan (Orio al Serio).

January 11th, 2009

Wizz Air to fly from Prague

Wizz Air have announced that they will begin flying from Prague. From 19 February 2009 they will fly from Prague to London (Luton), Milan (Orio al Serio), Brussels (Charleroi) and Rome (Fiumicino). From 25 July they will also add flights to Paris (Beauvais) and Eindhoven.

August 13th, 2008

Milan and Poznan linked by Wizz Air

Central European low-cost airline Wizz Air will begin flying between Poznan and Milan (Orio al Serio) next year. From 12 January 2009 they are scheduled to operate weekly flights on this route.

August 10th, 2008

Wizz Air to open new Romanian base at Timisoara

Wizz Air have announced that they will open their 10th base at Timisoara in Romania. They have put eight routes on sale to this new airport, including flights from London (Luton), Dortmund and Rome (Fiumicino) (all beginning 17 December 2008) and from Barcelona, Milan (Orio al Serio), Paris (Beauvais), Rome (Fiumicino), Valencia and Venice (Treviso) (from 11 March 2009). Flights are available to book now for these new routes.

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:

May 22nd, 2008

Italian routes to Ibiza with My Air

MyAir will operate summer flights to the Spanish island of Ibiza. They will operate flights from their Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi) and Milan (Orio al Serio) bases for the summer season, starting on 20 July 2008. Tickets are available now at

May 18th, 2008

MyAir to fly to Timisoara

Italian low-cost airline MyAir will begin flying to the Romanian city of Timisoara. They will begin flying to Timisoara from their Venice (Marco Polo) and Milan (Orio al Serio) bases from 22 September 2008. Flights on these routes are available to book now at

March 21st, 2008

Ryanair to fly French and German domestic routes

Ryanair have put their first domestic routes in France and Germany on sale. These include flights from Marseille to Paris (Beauvais), and from Berlin (Schoenefeld) to Frankfurt (Hahn), which will begin operation in May. They will also begin new flights from East Midlands to Malaga and Stockholm (Skavsta) to Rostock-Laage (from 04 June), Shannon to Berlin (Schoenefeld) (from 30 May), Milan (Orio al Serio) to Trapani (from 02 July), and Alghero to Rome (Ciampino) (from 01 August).

November 30th, 2007

Two new routes for bmibaby

bmibaby have added two new routes to their schedule for next year. Starting on 01 April 2008, they will add flights from their East Midlands base to Nice, and from their Birmingham base to Milan (Orio al Serio).

November 27th, 2007

Wizz Air to expand Bulgarian operation

Wizz Air will expand their base at Sofia next year, with the announcement that they will launch new routes in July 2008, and increase frequencies on existing routes. From 12 July they will launch new routes from Sofia to Varna, Milan (Orio al Serio), Valencia, Barcelona and Izmir.

November 15th, 2007

Cluj-Napoca is 8th base for Wizz Air

Wizz Air will make Cluj-Napoca (Romania) their 8th European base next year. They have put two further routes from sale from Cluj-Napoca to Valencia and Milan (Orio al Serio) on 15 May 2008, bringing their total number of flights from Cluj-Napoca to 8.

November 12th, 2007

Wizz Air expansion at Bucharest

From 28 February 2008, Wizz Air will begin three new routes from Bucharest (Baneasa). They will begin flying three times per week to Milan (Orio al Serio) and Brussels (Charleroi), and four times per week to Cluj-Napoca.

Bucharest (Baneasa) to Cluj-Napoca will become the first domestic low-cost airline route in Romania. Flights for all of these new destinations are available to buy from today.

October 28th, 2007

New MyAir flights from Milan and Bucharest

MyAir will launch two new routes in December 2007, including flights from Milan (Orio al Serio) to Venice (Marco Polo), and Bucharest (Baneasa) to Brussels (International). These flights begin on 03 and 15 December respectively.

September 24th, 2007

Two new routes from Munich

Air Berlin will begin two new routes from their Munich base on 05 November 2007. They will begin flights to both London (Stansted) and Milan (Orio al Serio). These flights are available to book now at

September 16th, 2007

New Ryanair flights from November

Ryanair have made five new routes available which will commence flying in November 2007. These include flights from Frankfurt (Hahn) to Tenerife (Sur) and Fuerteventura, from London (Stansted) to Belfast (City), from London (Luton) to Kerry and from Krakow to Milan (Orio al Serio). These flights are available to book now.

August 30th, 2007

New routes from Bremen and winter flights for Ryanair

Ryanair will launch two new routes from their Bremen base at the end of October 2007. They will launch flights to both Alicante and Palma. They have also put three new winter routes on sale from Bournemouth to Milan (Orio al Serio), Liverpool to Friedrichshafen, and Stockholm (Skavsta) to Grenoble.

August 11th, 2007

Valencia and Alicante to become Ryanair bases

Ryanair will open their 21st and 22nd bases this year at Alicante and Valencia airports, in Spain. They will add new routes from Alicante during November and December 2007, including flights to Karlsruhe-Baden, Basel, Billund, Bournemouth, Brussels (Charleroi), Doncaster, East Midlands, Gothenburg (Saeve), Maastricht, Milan (Orio al Serio) and Paris (Beauvais).

They will add new routes from Valencia in October, to make this their 22nd base. The new routes include flights to Karlsruhe-Baden, Basel, Billund, Bologna (Forli), Eindhoven, Liverpool, Malta, Maastricht, Paris (Beauvais), Oporto and Santiago de Compostela.

August 6th, 2007

New winter destinations from Warsaw

Wizz Air will begin two new routes from their Warsaw base this winter. This will include a weekly flight to Grenoble (from 26 November 2007) and a weekly flight to Milan (Orio al Serio) (beginning 03 December).

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.

May 24th, 2007

Ryanair makes Bristol their 20th base

Today, Ryanair announced that Bristol would become their 20th European base. They announced 13 new routes from their airport, which will begin from November 2007. These include flights from Bristol to Bratislava, Riga, Katowice, Rzeszow, Wroclaw, Poznan, Budapest, Salzburg, Oporto, Knock, Milan (Orio al Serio) and Dinard. This move may surprise some, given that Bristol is a well established easyJet base, and has been for many years.

Ryanair had also announced a new route from Bristol to Derry, but the future of Derry became uncertain today when it had its license to operate flights revoked by the UK Civil Aviation Authority. All flights to Derry are suspended with immediate effect.

May 17th, 2007

Ryanair to launch 9 new routes from Milan

Ryanair continues their expansion, as they have announced that they will add nine new routes from their Milan (Orio al Serio) base during December 2007/January 2008. They will begin flying from Milan (Orio al Serio) to Alghero, Bari, Cagliari, Billund, Santander, Oporto, Riga and Gothenburg (Saeve).

May 16th, 2007

Milan to Cagliari with MyAir

MyAir will operate late-summer flights from Milan (Orio al Serio) to Cagliari this year. They will fly three times per week from 17 September 2007 and are scheduled to operate flights for just over one month.

May 10th, 2007

Milan to Bastia with MyAir

Italian low-cost airline MyAir will begin flying from their Milan (Orio al Serio) hub to Bastia. They will begin flying on this route from 21 July 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.

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

7 new Ryanair routes from Bremen

Ryanair have announced that they will add seven new routes from their Bremen base. From 05 June 2007 they will begin flying from Bremen to Stockholm (Skavsta). From 25 September they will also add flights to Trapani, Alghero, Milan (Orio al Serio), Bratislava, Paris (Beauvais) and Malta.

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 28th, 2007

Cagliari to Milan with Meridiana

Meridiana will begin weekly flights between Cagliari and Milan (Orio al Serio) from 13 June 2007. The flights, which will operate every Wednesday, are on sale now at

MyAir to begin flights to Ibiza

MyAir will begin summer flights from their various hub airports to Ibiza this summer. From mid-July 2007, they will begin flying to Ibiza from Bucharest (Baneasa), Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi), Venice (Marco Polo), Bari and Milan (Orio al Serio).

January 21st, 2007

Additional flights to Bucharest from Milan

Italian low-cost airline MyAir will shortly increase their capacity from Milan to the Romanian capital, Bucharest. They already fly from Milan (Orio al Serio) to Bucharest (Baneasa), but from 01 February they will also begin flying to Bucharest (Baneasa) from Milan (Malpensa).

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.

November 24th, 2006

MyAir to expand their network

Italian low-cost airline MyAir will add 10 new routes from their various bases from early next year. From 15 February 2007, they will begin flying from Milan (Orio al Serio) to Bordeaux, Marseille and Tirana, from Venice (Marco Polo) to Marseille and Lille and from Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi) to Bordeaux. From 15 March, they will begin flying from Bari to Bucharest (Baneasa), Genoa, Milan (Malpensa) and Paris (Charles de Gaulle).

October 6th, 2006

Jet2 expand at Belfast

Jet2 continue their expansion at Belfast (International) with the announcement that they will launch five additional new routes there next year. During March and April 2007 they will begin new routes to Toulouse, Ibiza, Palma, Malaga and Milan (Orio al Serio). These flights are scheduled to operate for the summer season.

October 5th, 2006

Ryanair expansion at Nottingham East Midlands

From 12 February 2007, Ryanair will expand their operation from East Midlands. During a two week period they will launch 10 new routes. They will begin flying to Inverness, Knock, Valencia, Santiago de Compostela, Granada, Alghero, Milan (Orio al Serio), Pisa, Krakow and Bratislava.

October 2nd, 2006

MyAir to fly to Casablanca

Italian low-cost airline MyAir will launch their second route to Morocco next year. From 15 February 2007 they will fly twice per week between their Milan (Orio al Serio) base and Casablanca.

September 26th, 2006

MyAir to fly from Italy to Sofia

Italian low-cost airline MyAir is to begin flying to the Bulgarian capital Sofia. They will begin flying from both Milan (Orio al Serio) and Rome (Ciampino) from 15 February 2007.

September 4th, 2006

Ryanair adds 2 new routes from Milan

Ryanair will launch a further 2 routes from their Milan (Orio al Serio) base from 31 October 2006. They will begin flying to Granada in Spain and to Wroclaw in Poland.

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.

August 8th, 2006

Jet2 to launch Edinburgh to Milan flights

From 06 April 2007 Jet2 are due to begin flying between Edinburgh and Milan (Orio al Serio). They will fly 4 times per week during the summer season.

August 2nd, 2006

Jet2 launches Milan route from Manchester

Jet2 will begin flying between their Manchester base and Milan (Orio al Serio) later this year. From 29 October 2006, they will fly 4 times per week. Tickets will go on sale tomorrow.

June 27th, 2006

Wizz Air expands into Romania

Central European low-cost airline Wizz Air will continue to expand in January 2007, when they will launch an extensive network of flights to Romania.

From 16 January, they will launch 5 new routes from Bucharest (Baneasa) to London (Luton), Budapest, Barcelona, Dortmund and Rome (Ciampino). They will add 2 new routes from Tirgu Mures to Barcelona and Rome (Ciampino), and they will also begin flying between Arad and Milan (Orio al Serio).

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.

May 23rd, 2006

Centavia – the new Serbian low-cost airline?

A new low-cost airline is due to launch from the Serbian capital, Belgrade. Centavia expect to begin flying with 2 aircraft during the summer 2006 season. They will initially operate some summer routes to Turkey, Greece, Egypt and Spain.

They expect to launch regular routes from their Belgrade base to Basel, Cologne-Bonn, Bratislava, Budapest, Hamburg (Fuhlsbuettel) and Milan (Orio al Serio) from autumn 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.

MyAir to fly to Istanbul from Milan

Italian low-cost airline, MyAir, will begin flying between Milan (Orio al Serio) and Istanbul (Sabiha) from 07 July 2006. They will initially fly twice per week on this new route.

April 28th, 2006

SmartWings to fly from Budapest

This winter, Czech Republic-based low-cost airline SmartWings will begin flying from Budapest. They intend to fly daily to Paris (Charles de Gaulle) and 6 times per week to Rome (Ciampino), Milan (Orio al Serio) and Prague. Launch dates have not yet been announced.

From 01 May 2006 they will also begin offering complementary light refreshments and non-alcoholic drinks on all flights.

February 28th, 2006

MyAir announce 2 new routes for summer

Italian low-cost airline MyAir will launch 2 new routes this summer. These are Lamezia-Terme to Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi) and Milan (Orio al Serio) to Lampedusa. They will be launched on 01 June 2006 and 22 July respectively.

February 23rd, 2006

MyAir to fly from Italy to Bulgaria and Romania

MyAir will launch 5 new routes on 13 April 2006. They will begin flying to Sofia in Bulgaria from Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi) and Milan (Orio al Serio), and to the Romanian airports of Timisoara, from Venice (Marco Polo) and Milan (Orio al Serio), and to Bucharest (Baneasa) from Rome (Ciampino).

February 14th, 2006

SkyEurope to open Prague base

Sky Europe will make Prague their next hub airport. They will launch 7 routes from Prague from 10 April 2006. These will include flights to Amsterdam, Paris (Orly), Milan (Orio al Serio), Barcelona, Naples, Nice and Rome (Fiumicino).

January 30th, 2006

MyAir to launch Spanish flights

MyAir will launch summer routes to Spain from 21 July 2006. They will fly from Milan (Orio al Serio) to Palma and Ibiza, and also from Venice (Marco Polo) to Ibiza. These flights will be operated until early September.

December 24th, 2005

Ryanair to launch 16 new routes from Dublin

From April 2006, Ryanair will base 5 new aircraft at Dublin airport and will launch 16 new routes. They will also increase flight frequencies on 8 other routes from Dublin.

The new routes from Dublin will include Kaunas, Bratislava, Krakow, Wroclaw, Poznan, Malmo, Gothenburg, Venice (Treviso), Milan (Orio al Serio), Salzburg, Oporto, Valencia, Marseille, Nantes, La Rochelle, Hamburg (Luebeck) and Karlsruhe-Baden.

Ryanair will also launch a flight between Dublin and Humberside, which will become the first low-cost route from Humberside airport.

December 5th, 2005

Jet2 launch Pisa route from Belfast

Jet2 will add to the number of hub airports flying to Pisa when they launch a route from Belfast (International) to Pisa on 26 May 2006. They will operate a weekly flight on this route.

Jet2 will also launch a new route from Leeds (Bradford) to Milan (Bergamo) on 07 April.

July 25th, 2005

SkyEurope launches Milan route

On 03 December 2005, SkyEurope will begin flying a weekly route from Warsaw to Milan (Orio al Serio).

May 14th, 2005

SmartWings launch new route to Milan

SmartWings will launch a new route from their Prague base to Milan (Orio al Serio) on 08 September 2005.

May 9th, 2005

MyAir adds routes to Olbia and Ibiza

The Italian low-cost airline, MyAir, will add summer routes from their bases at Venice (Marco Polo), Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi) and Milan (Orio al Serio) to Ibiza and Oblia.

These flights will operate 3 times per week from 16 July 2007 until mid September.

April 22nd, 2005

2 new routes from Milan for MyAir

MyAir will launch 2 new routes from Milan (Orio al Serio) to Palermo (beginning 27 May 2005) and Cagliari. The route to Cagliari is a 4-times weekly summer service which operates between 14 July and the end of September.

March 29th, 2005

Virgin Express adds routes to Toulon and Milan

From the beginning of June 2005, Virgin Express will begin flying between their base at Brussels and Milan (Orio al Serio) and Toulon. The route to Orio al Serio will replace their current route to Milan (Linate).

Tickets are on sale now for these new routes.

February 4th, 2005

MyAir launches route to Lampedusa

MyAir are due to launch a weekly summer route from Milan (Orio al Serio) to Lampedusa on 16 July 2005 which will run until the middle of September.

January 4th, 2005

MyAir announce route from Milan to Bari

MyAir will launch a new route on 14 February 2005 between Milan (Orio al Serio) and Bari. They are scheduled to fly 4 times per week on this route until 26 March. It is unclear whether they intend to continue with the route after that date.

November 30th, 2004

Ryanair makes a new base at Shannon

Following recent speculation in the media about Ryanair negotiating particularly cheap landing fees at Shannon, as anticipated, they have today announced it as a new base.

They will launch 9 new routes from 3 May 2005. The new routes announced today include London (Gatwick), London (Luton), East Midlands, Girona, Niederrhein, Hamburg (Luebeck), Milan (Orio al Serio) and Stockholm (Skavsta).

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.

November 21st, 2004

Ryanair to make Liverpool a new hub

Tomorrow it is expected that Ryanair will announce that Liverpool will become their next hub airport, making it their 12th base.

At present they are due to fly 4 routes from Liverpool over the coming seasons, including Dublin, Girona, Milan (Orio al Serio) and Rome (Ciampino). It is expected that they may announce as many as 8 new routes tomorrow, and it is rumoured that they will base 3 or 4 aircraft at Liverpool in order to service this expansion.

November 10th, 2004

MyAir announces routes to Bucharest

The new Italian low-cost start up airline, MyAir, have announced details of 2 new routes to Bucharest from their bases at Venice (Marco Polo) and Milan (Orio al Serio) on their launch date, 17 December 2004.

Tickets appear to be on sale now.

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.

October 12th, 2004

WindJet adds German routes

Italian low-cost airline WindJet has added 2 new routes to Germany. From 06 November 2004 they will begin flying from Catania to Munich and Dusseldorf.

In addition, they will start a new route on 06 November between Palermo and Milan (Orio al Serio).

September 29th, 2004

Ryanair to expand Milan hub next year

Ryanair have announced that they will expand their hub at Milan (Orio al Serio) next year. They will add 7 new routes, bringing the total number of routes flown from the airport up to 16.

6 of the new routes will commence on 25 February 2005, these include Oslo (Torp), Newcastle, Liverpool, Seville, Zaragoza and Eindhoven. They will also begin a route to Valencia on 19 January 2005.

In addition to their expansion at Milan, it would seem they are due to begin a new route from Frankfurt (Hahn) to Klagenfurt on 01 March 2005.

September 27th, 2004

Planestation to buy EUjet

Planestation, the company which owns Kent (Manston) airport which recently became the base of EUjet is to buy EUjet. At present, they already own 30% of the airline which only began flying on 01 September 2004.

Under the proposed purchase, they are expected to hold a 100% stake in the company.

In other news, EUjet were due to begin flying from Kent (Manston) to Milan (Orio al Serio) on 04 October 2004, but have dropped the route from their schedules.

September 13th, 2004

Volareweb launch winter timetable

Volareweb have announced a large expansion for thier operation, based in Italy. On 31 October they will launch 10 new routes.

From Bologna, they will begin flights to Bari, Cagliari, Catania and Palermo. They will also begin flying routes from Bari to Catania and Palermo. At Milan, they will launch 2 new routes from different airports, from Malpensa they will fly to the Romanian capital of Bucharest and from Orio al Serio they will fly to Lamenzia-Terme. Finally, from Naples they will launch 2 new routes to Catania and Palermo.

August 10th, 2004

SkyEurope announces new base at Krakow

Central-European based SkyEurope have announced that their next new base will be Krakow. With this, SkyEurope‘s second base in Poland, they are adamant that expansion into Poland is the way to go, and they anticipate further expansion in the future.

They will begin flying from Krakow on 30 September 2004, initially to 5 destinations across Europe. The destinations include Amsterdam, Paris (Orly), London (Stansted), Milan (Orio Al Serio) and Rome (Fiumicino).

The new routes are on sale now.

July 19th, 2004

Wizz Air expansion

The Hungarian budget airline Wizz Air have revealed a number of new routes which they will begin flying from 15 September 2004. These include Warsaw to Dortmund, Brussels (S. Charleroi) and Malmo. In fact, Malmo becomes a new hub for Wizz, also with new flights to Katowice, Budapest and Gdansk. In addition, they have announced a new route from Budapest to Milan (Orio al Serio).

It also seems that Wizz‘s planned route from Prague to Budapest has also been cancelled without a trace of information.

In line with other budget airlines, Wizz have raised their hand luggage allowance to 10kg, currently putting their hand luggage limits on a par with Ryanair, but not as large as easyJet‘s ‘as much as you can carry’ policy.

June 16th, 2004

SkyEurope announces new routes to Italy

Today, SkyEurope put their winter destinations from Warsaw on sale. These include new flights, beginning 08 October 2004, from Warsaw to Rome (Fiumicino) and Milan (Orio Al Serio).

March 30th, 2004

new airline, new routes – Wizz Air

The new Polish budget airline, Wizz Air, today announced their first routes from their base at Katowice. All flights are available for booking from today.

They will initially begin flying on 19 May 2004 to London Luton, Berlin Schoenefeld, Milan Orio al Serio and Rome Ciampino.

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