Articles Tagged ‘Blue Air’

Route to recovery for Europe – the continent’s next big low-cost leisure opportunities

Route to recovery for Europe – the continent’s next big low-cost leisure opportunities

As European airlines look to rebuild their networks and stimulate traffic, anna.aero looks at the largest markets in Northern Europe which were underserved by pan-European based low-cost airlines from the south of the continent pre-pandemic, with leisure being the market that is expected to rebound the quickest.

Burgas gets new Wizz Air base and two new airlines

Burgas gets new Wizz Air base and two new airlines

Burgas will have a new summer-seasonal base with Wizz Air, while easyJet and Blue Air will begin service. All three were announced within the same 24 hours.

Wizz Air begins Bacau base, its eighth in Romania

Wizz Air begins Bacau base, its eighth in Romania

Wizz Air opened its eighth Romanian base on 29 October. Come January, it’ll have 12 routes, with five in direct competition with Blue Air.


Blue Air announces 12 routes from Cluj-Napoca for 2021

Blue Air announces 12 routes from Cluj-Napoca for 2021

Romania’s Blue Air has revealed 12 routes from Cluj-Napoca.  Five will have direct competition, five indirect, and two none.

Latest route launches (8 - 14 October)

Latest route launches (8 – 14 October)

British Airways begins Lahore, its second destination in Pakistan, as Wizz Air launches its new Catania base, its second in Italy, and Blue Air breaks duopoly to Amsterdam.

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

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

Blue Air began Bucharest – Amsterdam on 9 October, with an initial four-weekly offering. The airport-pair had almost 276,000 seats last year.


Blue Air boosts Bacau base with 5 routes; carrier's total seats down 1/4 as focuses on profitability

Blue Air boosts Bacau base with 5 routes; carrier’s total seats down 1/4 as focuses on profitability

Romania’s Blue Air adds 5 routes despite big cuts as moves towards sustainable profitability. We see what these new routes are and explore how the carrier has been changing.

London - Bucharest 1.5 million seats; 9% CAGR since 2014

London – Bucharest 1.5 million seats; 9% CAGR since 2014

Bucharest-London is served by five airlines from five London airports. Yet London-Romania (excl. Bucharest) is now a larger market.

Cypriot passenger numbers up 7.6% for first part of 2019; 10.94 million handled in 2018; Larnaca hits eight million barrier

Cypriot passenger numbers up 7.6% for first part of 2019; 10.94 million handled in 2018; Larnaca hits eight million barrier

Larnaca and Paphos airports handled 10.94 million passengers in 2018, with this having grown from a total of 7.0 million in 2010. Jonathan Ford looks at the recent developments occurring on the Mediterranean isle, including seasonality changes as it become a more year-round destination, plus its top markets.


Blue Air introduces its brand to the Polish market

Blue Air introduces its brand to the Polish market

Blue Air begins flights from Turin to Krakow, marking the airline’s first scheduled route to Poland. 

Coventry University celebrates the 10th birthday of its aviation management course with a special networking and educational event

Coventry University celebrates the 10th birthday of its aviation management course with a special networking and educational event

Coventry University, ranked as the 13th best educational facility in the UK by The Guardian, celebrated the 10-year anniversary of its aviation management course on Saturday 29 September with a special birthday event, including panel discussions and network opportunities, plus cake!

UK – Italy market on the up-and-up; London Gatwick is largest airport, Ryanair is top airline

UK – Italy market on the up-and-up; London Gatwick is largest airport, Ryanair is top airline

There were 17.38 million two-way seats available between the UK and Italy in 2017, a 5.0% increase over the previous year. The Anglo-Italian market has now enjoyed four consecutive years of capacity growth. Nick Preston takes a look at recent trends in terms of its leading airlines, airports and routes.