The budget airline Jet2 has announced details of a new weekly service from Belfast International Airport to Pisa which starts on 14th June and operates until 29th August with single fares starting at £31.00.
The flights will operate every Wednesday and Saturday over the summer months. Tickets are already on sale.
Jet2 already flies direct from Belfast airport to Barcelona, Blackpool and Prague and is due to start a service to Murcia in Spain next June.
Monarch Airlines are scrapping their flights from Aberdeen Airport to Malaga just two years after launching the route because the service is no longer viable.
The route will continue as normal until October 27th and stop then when Monarch launch their winter schedule. Passengers currently booked to travel after October 27 will be contacted and offered a full refund.
A number of flights will operate over the Christmas and New Year period – on December 22nd, 26th and 29th and January 2nd, 5th and 7th.
The Heathrow Express train link has now improved its services to Terminal Four in a £1 million investment. Newly refurbished trains will run four times every hour into London Paddington with a journey time of just 23 minutes.
The Express now serves all the terminals at Heathrow Airport with journeys and waiting times being reduced by more than 25% when the company introduces a set timetable and cuts down on the number of platform changes. Services from Terminals 1, 3 and 5 remain unchanged.
The budget airline Jet2.com has started flying from East Midlands Airport going to destinations including the Canary isles of Lanzarote and Tenerife, Dalaman in Turkey, the Greek islands of Corfu and Crete and Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt.
The airline will offer more than 130,000 seats a year from the airport. Jet2 will initially base one aircraft at the airport, making nine flights each week to seven destinations, but an extra plane will fly from the East Midlands starting in the summer of 2011.The airline also plans to offer flights to Chambery in France and Geneva in Switzerland.
Destinations for 2011 are to include Alicante and Palma in Spain, Faro in Portugal, Bodrum in Turkey and the Greek islands of Rhodes and Jet2 will have 22 weekly departures from the airport by summer 2011
In easyJet’s biggest development at Stansted Airport for several years, this week the budget airline has launched four new routes; two to Croatia (Dubrovnik and Split) and two to Turkey (Bodrum and Dalaman).
The flights will operate on the following days: Dubrovnik – Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday: Split – Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday: Bodrum – Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday and Dalaman on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.
This follows the introduction at the start of the summer season of daily flights to Cagliari, bringing the number of destinations served by the airline from Stansted to a new record of 28.
Services from Manchester Airport will operate daily to Sharm El Sheikh three times a week (Wednesday, Friday & Sunday): to Zurich Monday-Friday and Sunday and to Menorca on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
EasyBus has launched a new 24 hour service between Gatwick Airport and Earl’s Court/West Brompton. Departures run at 15 minute intervals from 25th April throughout the summer months.
The new 24 hour Gatwick to London direct service has a journey time of 1 hour and 5 minutes. The easyBus stop in London is located outside the entrance to the Earl’s Court Exhibition Centre, just 200 metres from West Brompton Underground and 500 metres from Earl’s Court, Warwick Road Underground. From here you can get good connections with the Piccadilly and District Lines to the whole of London.
As with all easyBus London airport routes, prices start from just 2GBP offering the cheapest way of getting between central London and London airports, Gatwick, Stansted and Luton.
easyBus also recently announced a direct 24-hour airport transfer service between Stansted Airport and Baker Street and another direct easyBus route between Luton Airport and London Victoria.