Jet2.com adds seven new routes across Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds/Bradford and Manchester bases.
Ryanair launches major Greek offensive. Alexandroupolis, Araxos/Patras, Chania, Corfu, Kefalonia, Kos, Rhodes and Thessaloniki all benefit.
Ryanair launches 70 new routes across Europe this week. More to follow next week.
Monarch Airlines starts scheduled flights to Milan Malpensa, Rome Fiumicino and Venice.
Ryanair launches new routes from Budapest Airport as the low-cost airline establishes a base at the airport after Malev’s recent demise.
UK airports anticipate over 130 new routes in 2012 as Olympic ‘fever’ grips the nation; Manchester and Ryanair lead way
The UK is gearing up for a high-profile 2012, but what does the year hold for the country’s airports? How many of the nation’s 20 airports that handle over one million passengers per annum are currently growing? Which airlines and airports will be launching most new routes this year?
SAS Scandinavian Airlines now flies from Bergen in Norway to Manchester in the United Kingdom.
Surely even the losers can agree that Katowice Airport’s football stadium cake is a worthy winner in the record public Cake of the Week vote for the Winter Season Route Launches Part II. 12 route launch cakes were submitted but, despite tweeting campaigns by others, Katowice’s cake, symbolising the hopes for next year’s Poland/Ukraine-hosted EURO 2012 football championships, seems to have won on shear merit.
New Manchester base accounts for 12 of Ryanair’s 22 new routes launched this week. Leipzig/Halle is new destination.
UK leisure airline converts two Egyptian routes from charter to scheduled. Announces 14 new routes for summer 2012.
easyJet links bases in Spain and UK with four weekly flights. Competes directly with Iberia and Ryanair.