Articles Tagged ‘SOF’

easyJet launches second route to Moscow; adds further eight routes across Europe

easyJet launches second route to Moscow; adds further eight routes across Europe

easyJet inaugurates nine new routes including four-weekly flights from Manchester to Moscow Domodedovo.

easyJet adds new routes in Manchester and London Stansted

easyJet adds new routes in Manchester and London Stansted

easyJet connects Manchester to both Reykjavik and Venice; launches Marrakech, Sofia and Sharm El-Sheikh from London Stansted.

airberlin expands with routes to Bucharest and Sofia

airberlin expands with routes to Bucharest and Sofia

airberlin adds daily flights to both Bucharest and Sofia to its Berlin Tegel network.


Bulgaria Air launches new route to Budapest from Sofia

Bulgaria Air launches new route to Budapest from Sofia

Bulgaria Air now flies from Sofia Airport to the Hungarian capital’s Budapest Airport. Malev used to fly the route, which now also sees Wizz Air operate.

Wizz Air adds three new routes from Budapest

Wizz Air adds three new routes from Budapest

Wizz Air launches Larnaca and Malaga and resumes Sofia flights from Budapest with sixth based A320.

Central European airport traffic up 180% in 10 years; Budapest and Warsaw still trying to catch Prague

Central European airport traffic up 180% in 10 years; Budapest and Warsaw still trying to catch Prague

Central Europe’s three big airports at Budapest, Prague and Warsaw have all been in the news this year, but how do their growth rates compare if we look at the period 1998-2011? How have other capital city airports in Central Europe developed in recent years? Which airport has seen an eight-fold increase in traffic thanks […]


Qatar Airways launches new route to Sofia in Bulgaria

Qatar Airways launches new route to Sofia in Bulgaria

Qatar Airways now flies from its Doha hub to Bulgaria’s capital Sofia. The airline now also flies non-stop daily to Budapest.

New airline routes launched<br/> (21 December 2010 – 3 January 2011)

New airline routes launched
(21 December 2010 – 3 January 2011)

Over the Christmas and New Year period, 36 new routes were launched across the world and they were far from only to ski and sun destinations. We have analysis and pictures to go with the new routes that range from Transaero’s 11,500-kilometre route between Moscow and Rio to Cape Air’s 300-kilometre hop between San Juan […]

New routes launched during the last week<br/> (Tuesday 28 September - Monday 4 October):

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 28 September – Monday 4 October):

The last week has seen the launch of 35 new routes, of which eight were filling the void in the Mexican market after Mexicana’s demise. Plenty of cakes were baked to celebrate, but which airline opened a new base at a capital city airport? Which airline has changed its name just after launching two new […]


New routes launched during the last week <br/>(Tuesday 15 June - Monday 21 June):

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 15 June – Monday 21 June):

39 new routes were launched by 28 airlines in the last week. Although several new routes started in the Middle East, it is notable that none of them were launched by the ‘MEB3’ Gulf carriers. Launching the most new routes are Wizz Air from London Luton, Hamburg International from Cologne/Bonn and flydubai from Dubai. Read […]

New routes launched during the last week (Tuesday 18 May - Monday 24 May):

New routes launched during the last week (Tuesday 18 May – Monday 24 May):

Over 60 new routes this week with a strong bias towards European LCCs. Cimber Sterling, easyJet, Jet2.com, Ryanair and Wizz Air all launched multiple routes. But AirAsia, Avianova, BA CityFlyer, Delta, Flydubai, Southwest, Spanair and Transaero among others all had reasons to celebrate this week.

Wizz Air celebrates 6th birthday with expansion in Sofia; Bulgarian base has three aircraft serving 14 destinations

Wizz Air celebrates 6th birthday with expansion in Sofia; Bulgarian base has three aircraft serving 14 destinations

Wizz Air has placed a third A320 in Sofia and has added four routes. But one of the aircraft is used to serve Luton destinations. See our unique aircraft rotation plan analysis to see how they do it. Where does Sofia now rank among Wizz Air airports?