adds new routes to France, Hungary and Spain

Kam Jandu, Director Aviation at Budapest Airport (right), presented a traditional Hungarian marzipan cake to the crew, showing the new route from Leeds/Bradford to the Hungarian capital. The first flight achieved an entire 96% load factor, showing evidence of high demand for the route.

  • UK low-cost airline has introduced seven new routes from its bases in Scotland and the north of England. The main focus is on the Spanish leisure market with new routes to Alicante (ALC) from Edinburgh (EDI), Lanzarote (ACE) and Malaga (AGP) from Glasgow (GLA), and Barcelona (BCN) from both Glasgow and Manchester (MAN). There are also new routes from Leeds/Bradford (LBA) to Budapest (BUD) and from Manchester to Paris CDG (CDG). Ryanair already serves the Edinburgh – Alicante route, easyJet has daily flights from Glasgow to Malaga, Monarch already links Manchester with Barcelona, while Air France and Flybe already operate flights between Manchester and Paris CDG.
Launch date Airline From Code To Code WF Aircraft
30-Mar-12 Edinburgh EDI Alicante ALC 3 B737
29-Mar-12 Glasgow International GLA Barcelona BCN 3 B737
29-Mar-12 Glasgow International GLA Lanzarote ACE 1 B738
30-Mar-12 Glasgow International GLA Malaga AGP 3 B738
29-Mar-12 Leeds/Bradford LBA Budapest BUD 2 B737
29-Mar-12 Manchester MAN Barcelona BCN 5 B737
29-Mar-12 Manchester MAN Paris CDG CDG 4 B737
Source: new route database WF: Weekly frequency


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