Articles Tagged ‘Bucharest Baneasa’

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?

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?


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?

EU membership grows Romanian air travel market by 60% in two years; Blue Air and Wizz Air lead LCC charge

nl280809-country-100.jpgThe 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?

MyAir’s suspension bad news for Italian airports and Bucharest Baneasa

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisItalian 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?


Venice now #1 base for MyAir; also big in Bari, Bergamo and Bucharest

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisItalian 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.

Milan Bergamo to Bucharest Baneasa: Blue Air, MyAir.com and Wizz Air battle it out

Milan Bergamo to Bucharest Baneasa: Blue Air, MyAir.com and Wizz Air battle it outAmazingly 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!

Blue Air develops Bucharest base with first flights to London and Stuttgart

Base Analysis: Blue Air in BucharestNewest 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.


Romania experiences EU membership benefits

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusThe 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?