Articles Tagged ‘Bucharest Baneasa’
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
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?
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?
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?
EU membership grows Romanian air travel market by 60% in two years; Blue Air and Wizz Air lead LCC charge
The Romanian air travel market has grown rapidly since 2007. Tarom may be struggling but Romania has its own LCC and two airports serving Bucharest. But which are the leading (and fastest growing) country markets?
Italian MyAir.com has become the first low-cost casualty of 2009 as Italian authorities suspended its licence. How many airports did it serve across Europe and which will see the biggest drop in flights?
Italian LCC MyAir has struggled to develop a coherent network strategy since it launched four years ago. Many routes have been started and stopped again after short periods. What are its current strengths and what aircraft does it have at its disposal? A base at little-used Foggia is an interesting recent development.
Amazingly there are three LCCs competing head-to-head on this route connecting two secondary airports. Blue Air, MyAir.com and Wizz Air each operate between four and six weekly flights. Who is cheapest for flights booked now for travel in the next fortnight? What happens on days when all three carriers operate? We reveal all!
Newest EU member Romania already has its own LCC which began operations in 2004. Blue Air is based at Bucharest’s second airport, Baneasa. Now it is entering the UK market and developing routes from other Romanian airports. We look at the airline’s network for this winter and its range of fare classes.
The EU’s joint newest member (with Bulgaria) is witnessing dramatic growth in air travel. How dominant is Bucharest among Romanian airports? Which are the key domestic carriers? Which two countries account for 40% of international traffic? How is Tarom coping against international competition? How is Romania’s own LCC developing?