Category: Eastern Europe

Istanbul to build world’s largest airport 0

Istanbul to build world’s largest airport

Work is to begin on a new airport to serve Istanbul which will grow to accommodate up to 150 million passengers per year. Despite already being served by Ataturk and Sabiha Gokcen airport, the...

Aegean Airlines opening 6 new routes 1

Aegean Airlines opening 6 new routes

Aegean Airlines continue to expand, and have announced six new routes that they will be starting from Summer 2013. These routes include: Athens – Baku from 28 May Athens – Berlin Tegel from 30...

Air Canada launches Rouge 0

Air Canada launches Rouge

Air Canada‘s new leisure airline has been announced, and it’s called ‘Rouge’. The national carrier of Canada announced a few months ago that it was seeking to set up a new carrier to handle...

Pegasus Airlines places Turkey’s largest aircraft order 0

Pegasus Airlines places Turkey’s largest aircraft order

Despite all the talk about the speed and size of growth at Turkish Airlines as it tries (quite successfully so far!) to provide a more suited alternative hub and spoke system at Istanbul Ataturk...

Ryanair for three more Swedish airports 0

Ryanair for three more Swedish airports

Ryanair has announced plans to begin flights to three more airports in Sweden as part of its recent expansion announcements. Angelholm, Jonkoping, and Kalmar in southern Sweden will all receive a single route from...

Cheap UK to Moscow flights as easyJet is granted rights 0

Cheap UK to Moscow flights as easyJet is granted rights

In a blow to Virgin Atlantic, rights to fly between the UK and Moscow have been granted to easyJet, with flights expected to begin in March 2013. Under the bilateral agreement between Russia and...

LOT Polish 787 flights in Europe 0

LOT Polish 787 flights in Europe

LOT Polish Airlines has announced a series of intra-European flights on their new Boeing 787 aircraft to aid in crew familiarity. The first aircraft is due for delivery in November, making LOT the first...

Round the world charity trip in seven days 1

Round the world charity trip in seven days

 A good friend of mine, Andrew Solum, and British Airways‘ Head of UK & Ireland Sales, Richard Tams, are about to embark upon a fantastic journey in the hope of raising money for charity....

Transaero’s Italian invasion 1

Transaero’s Italian invasion

Russian airline Transaero has been focusing on Italy in its latest expansion plans. It recently inaugurated flights between Moscow Vnukovo and Rome Fiumicino, which now runs 5x weekly using Boeing 737 aircraft. The maiden flight was...