Category: Eastern Europe

Skopje Airport receives Wizz Air boost 0

Skopje Airport receives Wizz Air boost

Skopje Airport in Macedonia has been hoping for some good news lately, following the demise of national carrier Macedonian Airlines in 2009. The government has been courting Jat Airways and Turkish Airlines to try...

Budapest moves all operations into Terminal 2 0

Budapest moves all operations into Terminal 2

Budapest Airport has closed its historic Terminal 1 and moved all passenger operations into the modern Terminal 2. In recent years, Terminal 1 has been used primarily by low-cost carriers such as Wizz Air,...

Alaska-Russia link resuming 0

Alaska-Russia link resuming

Yakutia Air is to re-establish an air link between Alaska and eastern Russia. The route, from Anchorage Ted Stevens International to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, will operate once weekly (on a Thursday morning) from 12 July. The airline...

OLT Express. Where did that come from?! 2

OLT Express. Where did that come from?!

Maybe only the most savvy experts on European aviation will have heard of an airline called OLT Express, but following big announcements this week, it seems they’re about to become a big part of...

Volotea bringing growth to Europe’s mid-size cities 0

Volotea bringing growth to Europe’s mid-size cities

Volotea Airlines seems to have sprung up from nowhere, in no time at all. But if its ambitious growth plans are realised, it will quickly become one of Europe’s main low-cost airlines. Flying a...

More 787 routes announced – LOT Polish 0

More 787 routes announced – LOT Polish

Following hot on the recent announcements by LAN Airlines about their proposed routes to be operated by the Boeing 787 when it enters their fleet later this year, LOT Polish Airlines has now unveiled...

Dreamliner Tour continues 0

Dreamliner Tour continues

Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner World Tour continues with a bunch of new dates and airports over the next couple of weeks. You can see the aircraft at the following destinations: 26-31 March – Santiago, Chile...

The fight for Budapest 0

The fight for Budapest

The dust has not yet settled on the sudden demise of Hungarian national carrier Malev on Friday, yet airliners are already swooping in to mop up the passenger base and available slots at the...

Malev ceases flying 0

Malev ceases flying

Sadly the news has come through today that Malev Hungarian Airlines has ceased flying today, following a number of days of uncertainty about the carrier’s future in light of it’s deepening financial crisis. The...

Ryanair launching Paphos base 0

Ryanair launching Paphos base

Ryanair has announced its 50th base will be at Paphos in Cyprus. I didn’t see that one coming, but the airport has lost a lot of routes from Cyprus Airways recently, so it probably...