Blue Air takes off from Bucharest to Amsterdam; route now has 3 carriers

Bucharest to Amsterdam

Blue Air began Bucharest – Amsterdam on 9 October, with a four-weekly service. Its entry will break up the long-standing duopoly between KLM and TAROM.

Blue Air began Bucharest – Amsterdam on 9 October, making three airlines on the airport-pair. 

We last looked at Blue Air back in August.

The carrier currently operates the 1,788-kilometre Bucharest – Amsterdam service four-weekly, its website shows. This is down from its initially expected once-daily. 

It joins a 13-weekly offering by KLM and a daily service by TAROM. 

There are now 24 weekly flights each way between the two, down from 35 in the year-ago week.  TAROM’s schedule has halved.

Amsterdam – Bucharest had almost 276,000 seats in 2019, up by 112,000 over the start of the decade – a CAGR of 5.3%.  Only KLM and TAROM have operated it since 2010.

Blue Air currently has 22 international routes for sale from Bucharest.

Blue Air takes off from Bucharest to Amsterdam; route now has 3 carriers

Amsterdam – Bucharest had almost 276,000 seats last year. Source: OAG Schedules Analyser.


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