Articles Tagged ‘BBU’

Romania's Blue Air to build new low-cost airport in Bucharest

Romania’s Blue Air to build new low-cost airport in Bucharest

A year ago, we reported on how Romania’s low-cost carrier was reducing its route network. But how has Blue Air’s development continued? And what grand plans does it and its parent company have for Bucharest’s low-cost airline market within only two years?

Wizz Air now challenging Tarom as biggest airline in Romania; new routes from Targu Mures started this week

Wizz Air now challenging Tarom as biggest airline in Romania; new routes from Targu Mures started this week

Across Wizz Air’s pan-Central European network of bases Romania is now the airline’s second biggest country market after Poland. How many routes does it operate from each of its four Romanian airports? Which are the leading country markets for Wizz Air from Romania?

New airline routes launched (29 March - 4 April 2011)

New airline routes launched (29 March – 4 April 2011)

The second phase of the start of the summer scheduling season has brought almost 130 further routes. Again, we have the analysis, pictures, downloadable spreadsheet – and cakes! Which two Mexican routes were picked up, having been unserved after the demise of Mexicana? Which Asian national carrier added its third Australian route? And which European […]


New airline routes launched (22-28 March 2011)

New airline routes launched (22-28 March 2011)

The summer season has started with a bang! Although only two days of the new season make it into our report of the latest new routes, we report on an entire 160 new routes. Accompanying the analysis is a downloadable spreadsheet, pictures of 11 gorgeous cakes and a long list of more amazing photos from […]

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 December)

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 December)

Ahead of Christmas, we have seen 83 new routes launch! You might have thought that route launch celebrations would be more low-key as Christmas celebrations take over, but we dare almost say it has been the contrary. We have fantastic photos from route launches all across the world!

Wizz Air announces 11 new routes for next summer including first services to Aarhus and Stavanger

Wizz Air announces 11 new routes for next summer including first services to Aarhus and Stavanger

Wizz Air’s 11 new routes will generate an additional 25 weekly rotations next summer. So how many airports does Wizz Air now operate from? And which are its busiest airports this winter? Curiously, the busiest is not even in Central Europe.


Romania's Blue Air losing its hold of local market; downsizing network and dropping recently opened Cyprus base

Romania’s Blue Air losing its hold of local market; downsizing network and dropping recently opened Cyprus base

Blue Air is downsizing its network at the beginning of the winter season, but which are the routes dropped? What network is the airline left with? Which markets is the airline expanding in? And what plans does it seem to have for its network in the future?

New routes launched during the last week (Tuesday 29 June - Monday 5 July):

New routes launched during the last week (Tuesday 29 June – Monday 5 July):

This week, the world’s 64 new routes have had a global spread, with every continent represented with multiple new routes. US airports have seen the most launches, but the week has also seen landmark events elsewhere, such as the opening of a brand-new airport in Tibet and the first international route in 18 years at […]

Despite Wizz Air's three new routes starting last week, Blue Air still offers twice as many flights from Bucharest Baneasa

Despite Wizz Air’s three new routes starting last week, Blue Air still offers twice as many flights from Bucharest Baneasa

Bucharest is one of a handful of Eastern European cities served by two airports. How has traffic developed at the old airport which is now home to various LCCs? Italian destinations are popular but is there too much competition?


New routes launched during the last week <br/>(Tuesday 8 June - Monday 14 June):

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 8 June – Monday 14 June):

The United States dominated the world’s route launches this week, which is detailed in our top story, but a major political breakthrough for flights between Taiwan and mainland China resulted in three airlines launching the same route. The total of 65 new routes involved 60 airports in the US, followed by Germany, China, Spain, the […]

New routes launched during the last week (Tuesday 23 March - Monday 29 March):

New routes launched during the last week (Tuesday 23 March – Monday 29 March):

Over 150 new routes to celebrate this week with the focus heavily on Europe. There are so many great cakes to choose from we’re asking you to help us identify our Cake Of The Week. And don’t forget, there’s a free, downloadable, spreadsheet for you to look at all the new route data any way […]

Blue Air price leader on Vienna - Bucharest route; NIKI just beats Austrian as TAROM lags behind for cheap seats

Blue Air price leader on Vienna – Bucharest route; NIKI just beats Austrian as TAROM lags behind for cheap seats

Last week NIKI became the fourth carrier to link Vienna and Bucharest, but how do its fares compare for a two-night trip for the remainder of Feruary? How much extra is a hold bag with Blue Air?