Latest Airline Route News

Wizz Air starts Abu Dhabi; the first of its big plans there

Wizz Air starts Abu Dhabi; the first of its big plans there

Wizz Air on 1 July began Abu Dhabi from both Budapest and Bucharest. Wizz Air Abu Dhabi became a national UAE airline last month, with 100 aircraft on the cards.

Volotea opens Naples base with two A319s

Volotea opens Naples base with two A319s

Volotea has inaugurated its sixth base in Italy: Naples. The airport is already the carrier’s second-largest in Italy, and has 17 routes this summer.

Volotea inaugurates Figari from Montpellier Méditerranée

Volotea inaugurates Figari from Montpellier Méditerranée

Volotea has begun its seventh route from Montpellier, with a twice-weekly service to Figari.


LOT launches Dubrovnik and Varna from Budapest

LOT launches Dubrovnik and Varna from Budapest

Dubrovnik and Varna become LOT’s destination #12 and #13 from Budapest.

DAT begins Aarhus to Bornholm, with the island its second-largest airport

DAT begins Aarhus to Bornholm, with the island its second-largest airport

Danish Air Transport began Aarhus – Bornholm on 2 July, with this route operating during the peak summer on a three-weekly basis.

Nouvelair starts Tunis - Brussels, its first of two new routes to Brussels

Nouvelair starts Tunis – Brussels, its first of two new routes to Brussels

With Tunis – Brussels starting on 1 July and Djerba – Brussels on 30 July, these routes mark Nouvelair’s first scheduled flights to the Belgian capital.


Wizz Air opens Larnaca base and begins initial routes

Wizz Air opens Larnaca base and begins initial routes

With its first departure to Athens, Wizz Air has inaugurated its new base at Larnaca (along with new bases at Lviv and Tirana).

Eastern Airways takes off to London City from Teesside

Eastern Airways takes off to London City from Teesside

Eastern Airways has begun its first London City service from Northeast England, with eight-weekly flights. The carrier is adding 6 new routes from Teesside.

Air Albania announces Stansted, the fifth airline from Tirana to London

Air Albania announces Stansted, the fifth airline from Tirana to London

Air Albania will join Albawings, British Airways, easyJet, and Wizz Air from Tirana to London, with four London airports served.


Ryanair adds four new routes, all starting in the next month

Ryanair adds four new routes, all starting in the next month

As Ryanair announces it is to Paphos to Eindhoven, Gdansk, and Prague, and Prague to Kosice, we look at the details.

American Airlines to start Seattle - Shanghai Pudong

American Airlines to start Seattle – Shanghai Pudong

As American Airlines says it’ll end Los Angeles – Shanghai Pudong, it seeks to start Seattle – Pudong instead, which already has Delta and Hainan. Alaska Airlines feed will be key. 

Wizz Air takes off from Vienna to Bourgas

Wizz Air takes off from Vienna to Bourgas

Wizz Air launched Vienna – Bourgas on 1 July, competing head-to-head with Ryanair/Lauda.