Articles Tagged ‘Bucharest’

Wizz Air’s most profitable airports revealed using RDC’s Apex platform

Wizz Air’s most profitable airports revealed using RDC’s Apex platform

We look at Wizz Air’s most profitable airports. Two of its big airports aren’t in its most-profitable list, while others punch well above their weight.

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.

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.

Wizz Air announces 26 new routes (and one restart); almost 200 new routes for this summer

Wizz Air announces 26 new routes (and one restart); almost 200 new routes for this summer

With another 27 routes revealed, including eight from Bucharest, eight from Varna, and three from Odesa, we look at the carrier’s summer plans.


Air Serbia announces Oslo, soon after Wizz Air; now, 3 airlines will operate Belgrade - Oslo-area

Air Serbia announces Oslo, soon after Wizz Air; now, 3 airlines will operate Belgrade – Oslo-area

Starting on 16 July, Air Serbia’s twice-weekly connection will be good for P2P demand and be timed for onward connectivity to eight destinations with 95,000.

Wizz Air takes C-19 new route crown as it reveals another 12 new routes (+ one resumption)

Wizz Air takes C-19 new route crown as it reveals another 12 new routes (+ one resumption)

As Wizz Air announces yet more routes, meaning nearly 100 in the past few weeks, we see where and what.

Wizz Air first routes from Abu Dhabi are Bucharest, Budapest, and Sofia?

Wizz Air first routes from Abu Dhabi are Bucharest, Budapest, and Sofia?

Wizz Air let slip its likely initial routes – as it said the scale of its Abu Dhabi ops will be bigger than previously mentioned, which was 50 aircraft.


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.

Castellon Airport welcomes the arrival of Blue Air – anna.aero onboard first flight

Castellon Airport welcomes the arrival of Blue Air – anna.aero onboard first flight

On 1 June Blue Air inaugurated service to Castellon Airport in Spain from Bucharest, the airport’s second scheduled carrier after Ryanair. Take a closer look to see how the day’s events unfolded.

Romania's Blue Air now serving 18 destinations from Bucharest Otopeni Airport; faces competition on 15 of them

Romania’s Blue Air now serving 18 destinations from Bucharest Otopeni Airport; faces competition on 15 of them

Blue Air’s fleet of six 737s operate a total of 27 routes this summer, spread across three Romanian airports. A massive 43% of flights are operated to and from airports in Italy, with Spain the next biggest market. We examine the airline’s network in detail to see what competition it faces.