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October 28th, 2011

A new Belle Air route to Skopje…

Belle Air are to launch a new route to Skopje from Rome (Fiumicino) this winter. The route is due to operate from mid December 2011 to March next year.

May 15th, 2010

Meridiana to fly to Tortoli

Meridiana are to begin flying to Tortoli in Sardinia this summer. From early June 2010 they will begin flights form Tortoli form Olbia, Milan (Malpensa), Rome (Fiumicino) and Verona (Villafranca). Tickets are on sale now at www.meridiana.it.

February 20th, 2010

Large expansion for Vueling at Ibiza

Spanish low-cost airline will ramp up the number of flights that they offer from Ibiza this summer. From the end of June 2010 they will add flights from Ibiza to Alicante, Amsterdam, Milan (Malpensa), Seville, Malaga and Rome (Fiumicino). The new routes are on sale now at www.vueling.com.

January 13th, 2010

Germanwings to launch new base at Hanover

Germanwings will this summer open a new base at Hanover and launch 15 new routes. From May 2010 they will begin flights to Stuttgart, Bastia, Palma, Vienna, Barcelona, Heraklion, Moscow (Vnukovo), Zadar, Budapest, London (Stansted), Rome (Fiumicino), Zagreb, Dubrovnik, Milan (Malpensa) and Split.

They are expected to create around 70 new flights per week which will be operated by three aircraft.

January 12th, 2010

A further 21 new easyJet routes for 2010

easyJet have continued to launch new routes for 2010 with an announcement of 21 new routes. These include the following flights:

This brings to 70 the total number of new routes that easyJet have announced to be launched in 2010.

September 20th, 2009

New Rome to Bologna route with Windjet

WindJet will begin a new route from Rome (Fiumicino) to Bologna (Forli) for the winter season, starting 27 October 2009. Tickets are available now at www.volawindjet.it.

July 27th, 2009

New Dublin routes for Norwegian

Norwegian Air Shuttle will launch two new routes from Dublin to their bases at Oslo (International) and Copenhagen. The flights will begin from 20 August 2009, and at the same time they will launch some other new routes from Copenhagen to Warsaw and Rome (Fiumicino).

The new flights are available to book now at www.norwegian.no.

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:

July 5th, 2009

Wizz Air to enter Slovakian market

Wizz Air will enter the Slovakian market later this year when they launch a new route to Bratislava. From 20 September 2009 they will begin flying four times per week between Bratislava and Rome (Fiumicino).

May 19th, 2009

Blu-Express announces new Italian domestic routes from Rome

Italian low-cost airline Blu-express have put on sale three new routes from their base at Rome (Fiumicino). These new routes all begin in June 2009 and include flights from Rome (Fiumicino) to Genoa, Lampedusa and Pantelleria. All three routes are available to book now at www.blu-express.com.

April 11th, 2009

Three new Italian routes for Blu-Express

Blu-express have put three new routes on sale for the summer season. From 05 May 2009 they will begin flights from Rome (Fiumicino) to Cagliari and Verona (Villafranca). They will also launch flights between Turin and Olbia at the beginning of June. These flights can be booked now at www.blu-express.com.

April 6th, 2009

New Rome – Ibiza connection with Vueling

Spanish low-cost airline Vueling have added a new route between Ibiza and Rome (Fiumicino). They are due to begin flying on this route from 01 July 2009. Flights can be booked now at www.vueling.com.

March 13th, 2009

Two new easyJet routes from Venice

easyJet are to launch two new Italian domestic routes from Venice (Marco Polo) on 08 June 2009. They are due to add flights to Naples and Rome (Fiumicino).

February 25th, 2009

Additional Meridiana routes for summer

Meridiana have announced four new routes that will operate during their summer season. These include flights from Catania to Barcelona, Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi) to Cagliari, Rome (Fiumicino) to Kishinev and Verona (Villafranca) to Tel Aviv. These new routes will begin from April 2009 and can be booked now at www.meridiana.it.

February 1st, 2009

New routes from Rome to Ibiza and Lamezia Terme

Italian low-cost airline Blu-express have put two new routes on sale for the summer season. They are scheduled to fly from Rome (Fiumicino) to Lamezia-Terme 6 times per week from 30 March 2009. They will also fly twice per week from Rome (Fiumicino) to Ibiza from 04 June. Both flights are available to book now at www.blu-express.com.

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.

November 20th, 2008

Transavia to open Copenhagen base

Transavia, the Dutch low-cost airline, have announced that they will open a base at Copenhagen, in place of the recent bankrupted Danish airline Sterling. From 08 December 2008 they will operate 10 routes from Copenhagen including flights to Malaga, Alicante, Arrecife, Las Palmas, Tenerife (Sur), Faro, Rome (Fiumicino), Nice, Salzburg and Innsbruck.

All of these flights are available to book now at www.transavia.com.

October 21st, 2008

New easyJet routes from Rome and Paris

easyJet have put two new routes on sale which will operate from Rome (Fiumicino) – on 05 December 2008 they will launch flights from Rome (Fiumicino) to Bari and Palermo. They have also put a new route from Paris (Charles de Gaulle) to Barcelona on sale which will commence from 12 February 2009.

September 28th, 2008

Two new Wizz Air routes from Poznan

Central European low-cost airline Wizz Air will launch two new routes from their Poznan base this winter. From mid-December 2008 they are due to launch flights from Poznan to Cork and Rome (Fiumicino).

September 26th, 2008

MyAir to fly to Foggia

Italian low-cost airline MyAir have announced that they will begin flying from Foggia, a city in the Puglia region of Italy. In doing so, they become the first low-cost airline to fly to Foggia. From October 2008 they will begin flying from Foggia to Milan (Malpensa), Palermo, Turin and Rome (Fiumicino).

August 31st, 2008

Wizz Air to launch new Italian routes

Wizz Air have put three new routes on sale from Italy. These include flights from Bologna (Guglielmo Marconi) to Krakow and Warsaw and from Rome (Fiumicino) to Gdansk. They are due to begin flying on these routes from the end of October 2008.

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.

July 29th, 2008

New Morocco and Rome flights for easyJet

easyJet will launch two new routes from Paris (Charles de Gaulle) to Morocco next winter. This will include flights from Paris (Charles de Gaulle) to Casablanca and Tangier which will begin from 27 October 2008. From 02 November they will also launch flights to Rome (Fiumicino) from both London (Gatwick) and Milan (Malpensa).

June 8th, 2008

Blu-Express to operate summer route to Pantelleria

Italian low-cost airline Blu-express will operate a summer service between Rome (Fiumicino) and Pantelleria, starting 27 June 2008. They are scheduled to run twice per week on this route until the end of September.

Flights can be booked now at www.blu-express.com.

February 2nd, 2008

MyAir to operate Rome to Turin flights

Italian budget airline MyAir is due to begin flying from their Rome (Fiumicino) base to Turin. They will begin operating flights on this route from 30 March 2008. They will also begin flying from Geneva to Brindisi from 04 June.

Book now at www.myair.com.

October 18th, 2007

Wizz Air to fly to Cluj-Napoca

Wizz Air have announced that they will cease operating flights to Tirgu Mures in Transylvania, and will move these flights to Cluj-Napoca. On 13 November 2007, they will move flights to Barcelona, London (Luton), Budapest and Rome (Fiumicino). On 28 February 2008 they will launch a new route from Dortmund to Cluj-Napoca, replacing the previously announced new route to Tirgu Mures.

October 17th, 2007

Wizz to move flights to Rome (Fiumicino)

Wizz Air will move their flights from Budapest, Tirgu Mures and Sofia from Rome (Ciampino) to Rome (Fiumicino) on 28 October 2007. This is due to new traffic limitations placed upon Rome (Ciampino) airport.

October 10th, 2007

Sterling to expand at Malmo

Sterling will launch five new routes from Malmo next year, including flights to London (Gatwick), Alicante, Barcelona, Florence and Nice. These flights will begin from the end of March 2008.

Also from 30 March, Sterling will begin flying from Copenhagen to Murcia and Valencia, and from Stockholm (Arlanda) to Florence, Rome (Fiumicino) and Murcia.

Tickets are available to purchase for these new flights at www.sterling.dk.

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.

August 7th, 2007

Blu-Express to fly from Catania to Rome

Blu-express will begin flying from their Rome (Fiumicino) base to Catania. They will operate daily flights on this route, beginning on 28 October 2007. These new routes are available to book now at www.blu-express.com.

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.

Various new routes for Vueling

Vueling have put five new routes on sale including Granada to Paris (Charles de Gaulle) and Rome (Fiumicino) (from the end of October 2007), Seville to Bilbao and Venice (Marco Polo) and from Alicante to Brussels (International). These are all available now at www.vueling.com.

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.

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).

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.

March 20th, 2007

Pantelleria flights with Blu Express

Blu-express, the low-cost airline based in Italy, will begin flights to Pantelleria. They will fly twice weekly to Pantelleria from their Rome (Fiumicino) base from 21 April 2007.

Three more routes from Paris for Vueling

Spanish low-cost airline Vueling continue to put on new routes at their first non-Spanish base. They have announced three new routes from Paris (Charles de Gaulle) including flights to Venice (Marco Polo) and Rome (Fiumicino) (from mid-May 2007), and also flights to Ibiza (from the end of June). These flights are available to book at www.vueling.com.

February 22nd, 2007

11 new routes from Barcelona for clickair

The recently launched Spanish low-cost airline, clickair, has launched an assault on the competition at Barcelona airport. Over the coming months they will launch 11 new routes, including flights to Verona (Villafranca), Venice (Marco Polo), Naples, Rome (Fiumicino), Pisa, Helsinki, Bucharest (Otopeni), Budapest, Vienna, Jerez and Warsaw.

They will also launch two new routes from Seville to London (Gatwick) and La Coruna.

January 23rd, 2007

Norwegian move Rome airport

Norwegian Air Shuttle will move their flights to Rome from Rome (Ciampino) to Rome (Fiumicino). From 25 March 2007, they will modify their routes from Oslo (International) and Warsaw. Flights to Rome (Fiumicino) are already on sale at www.norwegian.no.

November 24th, 2006

bmibaby expansion at Birmingham

bmibaby will expand their operation at Birmingham from next summer, including the introduction of four new routes. They will begin flying to Barcelona, Lisbon, Marseille and Rome (Fiumicino) from 24 May 2007.

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.

September 16th, 2006

Clickair flights go on sale

clickair, the new Spanish low-cost airline partially owned by Iberia – the national carrier of Spain, have put their first flights on sale. The flights, commencing 01 October 2006, include routes from Barcelona (their primary base) to Seville, Geneva, Zurich, and Lisbon. They will also fly from Seville to Paris (Orly). In November, they will launch flights from Valencia to Paris (Orly) and Rome (Fiumicino).

July 19th, 2006

New SkyEurope routes including Bucharest and Turin

Sky Europe will launch a new route between their Prague base and Turin, flying twice per week from 26 December 2006. They will also begin flying to Bucharest (Baneasa) from Rome (Fiumicino), beginning 29 December. From 01 February 2007, Sky Europe will also begin flying to Bucharest (Baneasa) from their Budapest base.

These new Romanian routes from Sky Europe may be as a consequence of the recent announcement by Wizz Air to expand into Romania.

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 3rd, 2006

Blu-express to fly to Libya

North Africa could become big business for European low-cost airlines. Following the recent trend for European low-cost airlines to launch routes to Morocco, Italian budget airline Blu-express will begin flying to Libya.

They are due to begin flying twice per week from their Rome (Fiumicino) base to Tripoli – the capital of Libya. They will fly twice per week on this new route.

March 29th, 2006

AlpiEagles adds 2 routes to Sardinia

From June 2006, Italian low-cost airline AlpiEagles will begin flying between Verona (Villafranca) and Cagliari, and between Rome (Fiumicino) and Olbia. These routes are in addition to the currently timetabled flights to Sardinia during the summer season.

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).

November 10th, 2005

FlyGlobespan expands for summer 2006

FlyGlobespan have announced an additional 3 new routes for summer 2006. These include Edinburgh to Rome (Fiumicino) and Bournemouth, and from Glasgow to Ibiza. Flights to Bournemouth will operate daily, while the other routes will operate once per week.

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 13th, 2005

Blu-express – a new Italian low-cost airline

Further information became available today about the new low-cost subsidiary airline being started by the Italian airline, Blue Panorama.

They will launch Blu-express, based at Rome (Fiumicino), with flights beginning from 21 November 2005. They have initially made details available about 6 routes. Blu-express will initially fly to Bari and Milan (Malpensa) from November, and will launch the remaining 4 routes to Grenoble, Munich, Vienna and Nice from 15 December.

It had originally been anticipated that this airline would be called Blue Express (there still appears to be some confusion on their official web site), and it is suspected that they changed this name very recently.

September 22nd, 2005

New Italian routes for Jet2

Jet2 will launch 2 new routes from Leeds (Bradford) next year to Rome (Fiumicino) and Pisa. Flights will begin on 07 March 2006 and 25 May respectively. This will bring the number of routes flown by Jet2 from Leeds (Bradford) to 18.

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.

April 4th, 2005

Budget airlines add capacity for Pope’s funeral

Extra capacity has been added on flights from Poland to Rome over the coming week, in order that citizens can attend the Pope’s funeral.

Centralwings have added capacity from Warsaw and Krakow to Rome (Ciampino). They also fly from Warsaw to Bologna, where an onward connection to Rome can be made by train.

Sky Europe have added capacity on their flights from Warsaw and Krakow to Rome (Fiumicino). Meanwhile Wizz Air have announced a temporary new route from Katowice to Rome (Fiumicino).

March 6th, 2005

Vueling add 3 new routes

For the summer season, beginning on 27 March 2005, Vueling will launch an additional 4 new routes. These include Bilbao to Valencia and Rome (Fiumicino), and Ibiza to Valencia and Barcelona.

Tickets on these routes are already on sale for the beginning of the season.

October 8th, 2004

Vueling to begin flying to Italy

Vueling are due to begin a new route on 01 December 2004 from Barcelona to Rome (Fiumicino). This will be their first route to Italy, and demonstrates their plans for further expansion outside their home country, Spain.

Tickets are due to go on sale on 10 October.

September 7th, 2004

Air Polonia Winter Season

For the Winter season 2004/05, it seems Air Polonia are moving some routes to cheaper airports. Flights from Warsaw will go to Paris (Beauvais), instead of Charles de Gaulles, and flights to Rome will go to Ciampino instead of Fiumicino.

In addition, Air Polonia will begin flying a new daily route between Warsaw and Stockholm (Skavsta) on 31 October 2004, as their winter season begins.

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.

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).

May 8th, 2004

New airline added – JetGreen

A new Irish budget carrier, JetGreen has been added. Their unique selling point is ‘low fares but with all the frills’. Similar to the recently deceased duo, they also offer first class/business class services.

Their base is at Dublin. This month they have launched flights to Alicante and Malaga. From 08 June they will also begin flying to Faro, Rome (Fiumicino) and Nice.

April 24th, 2004

New Volareweb routes to Poland

Volareweb have announced that they are to begin flying to Poland from June 2004. They will code-share their flights with Air Polonia. The routes include Warsaw to Milan (Malpensa), Venice and Rome (Fiumicino). In addition, they will fly from Rome (Fiumicino) to Krakow, adding Krakow to the budget airline map of Europe!

April 13th, 2004

New Warsaw – Rome route

Today, Air Polonia announced a new route (their first to Italy), beginning 1 June, from their base in Warsaw to Rome (Fiumicino).

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