Category Archives: Blue Air

Blue Air goes to double daily on the London Heathrow route

Blue Air Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 YR-MXB (msn 43306) BFI (Nick Dean). Image: 953461.

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Blue Air operates a double daily service between Bucharest and London Heathrow Airport T2, becoming the largest carrier on this route.

Only five months after the successful route launch, Blue Air is upgrading its service between Bucharest Otopeni – London Heathrow Terminal 2 to a twice daily, becoming the largest airline operating between Bucharest and London Heathrow, the most important airport in the UK and one of the best-connected hubs in Europe and in the world.

Top Copyright Photo: Blue Air Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 YR-MXB (msn 43306) BFI (Nick Dean). Image: 953461.

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ALC delivers the first Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 to Blue Air

Air Lease Corporation (ALC) has announced the delivery of one new Boeing 737-8 aircraft on long-term lease to Blue Air (Romania) on March 30.  This aircraft, featuring CFM LEAP-1B25 engines, is the first of ten new Boeing 737-8s confirmed to deliver to Blue Air from ALC’s order book with Boeing.  The nine new 737-8 aircraft that follow are scheduled to deliver to Blue Air April 2021 through 2022.

In addition to the new Boeing 737-8 aircraft that delivered today, Blue Air currently has six Boeing 737-800s and one Boeing 737-700 on long-term lease with ALC.

Copyright Photo: Joe G. Walker.

Photo of the Day: Blue Air Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 YR-MXA (msn 43309) BFI (Joe G. Walker)

Blue Air is also introducing a new livery with the delayed delivery of the first MAX aircraft.

Copyright Photo: Blue Air Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 YR-MXA (msn 43309) BFI (Joe G. Walker)

Blue Air to connect Iasi with London Heathrow

Blue Air is adding new Iasi (IAS) service nonstop to London Heathrow starting on May 18, 2021 with three weekly flights.

Iași, also known as Jassy, is the second largest city in Romania.

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Blue Air expands its Turin base by adding Palermo flights in April 2021

Blue Air will introduce three weekly services between Turin and Palermo, effective in April 2021.

Blue Air will operate up to 4 flights weekly flights between Turin and Palermo, according to the following schedule:

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday

TRN 13:30   PMO 15:10

PMO 15:55  TRN 17:35

Blue Air is constantly developing its local network, connecting Turin with 8 key Italian destinations: Alghero, Bari, Cagliari, Catania, Lamezia, Naples, Palermo (NEW), Trapani.

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Blue Air announces the transfer of its Paris operations to Charles de Gaulle Airport, starting December 18, 2020

Blue Air has announced direct flights between Bucharest Otopeni and Paris Charles de Gaulle, effective December 18, 2020.

Starting with December 18, 2020, all Blue Air flights operated on the route Bucharest – Paris will have Charles de Gaulle as their destination airport. Blue Air will transfer to Charles de Gaulle the flights previously operated at Beauvais Airport, offering 3 weekly services under the 20/21 Winter Schedule.

Effective December 18th, Blue Air will operate flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Paris Charles de Gaulle according to the following schedule:

 

  • Wednesdays, Sundays

Bucharest OTP 08:00 –  Paris CDG 10:05

Paris CDG 10:50 – Bucharest OTP 14:40    

 

  • Fridays

Bucharest OTP 07:05 – Paris CDG 09:10

Paris CDG 09:55 – Bucharest OTP 13:45  

In other news, the airline also announced flights from Bucharest and Bacau to Rome Ciampino Airport.

Starting on December 18, 2020, all Blue Air flights operated on the route Bucharest – Rome and Bacau – Rome will have Ciampino International Airport Giovani Battista Pastine as their destination airport. Blue Air will implement a temporary transfer of the flights operated at Rome Fiumicino to Ciampino Airport, offering 3 weekly flights on the route Bucharest Otopeni – Rome Ciampino and up to 7 weekly flights on the route Bacau – Rome Ciampino.

From December 18, 2020 Blue Air will operate flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome Ciampino according to the following schedule:

 

Tuesday, Friday, Sunday (18.12. 2020 – 10.01.2021)

Bucharest Otopeni 20:00  Rome Ciampino 21:10 

Rome Ciampino 22:10 Bucharest Otopeni 01:20

 

  • From December 18, 2020 Blue Air will operate flights from Bacau to Rome Ciampino according to the following schedule:

 

Monday, Thursday, Saturday (18.12. 2020 – 27.03. 2021)

Bacau 16:35  – Rome Ciampino 17:50 

Rome Ciampino 18:50 – Bacau 22:05     

 

Wednesday, Friday, Sunday (18.12. 2020 – 27.03.2021)

Bacau 12:45 – Rome Ciampino 14:00 

Rome Ciampino 15:00 – Bacau 18:15  

 

Tuesdays (12 .01-27.03. 2021)

Bacau 14:35 – Rome Ciampino 15:50

Rome Ciampino 16:35 -18:50 – Bacau 19:50

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Blue Air announces the resumption of international flights from Cluj Napoca

Blue Air has announced the introduction, starting with March 2021, of 13 new routes that will connect Cluj with key destinations in Europe.

At the same time, Blue Air is consolidating its leading position in Moldova, re-launching operations in Bacau after 3 months of service interruption due to the runway reconstruction, and developing its presence by introducing 7 new routes and smart connections from its Bacau base.

Starting with March 2021, Blue Air will operate direct flights to 13 key destinations in Europe from Avram Iancu International Airport in Cluj Napoca, including the double daily domestic service to Bucharest. The new routes will optimize travel options of Romanians in the Cluj region, offering them efficient connections with European destinations of major interest for both the business and leisure segments. The new destinations to be operated from Cluj are: Amsterdam, Barcelona, ​​Bruxelles, Dublin, Hamburg, Koln, Larnaca, London, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Rome and Stuttgart.

As part of its positioning strategy as the first ULC air transport option for Romanians, Blue Air announces development plans for 2021, focusing on expanding its network of direct and connection routes and on quickly adapting to the profile and demand of local markets.

On the occasion of the reopening of Bacau International Airport, Blue Air reconfirms its commitment to Bacau as a strategic market for the company and announces 7 new routes operated from Bacau starting with December 2020, smart connections with Europe via Bucharest, as well as personalized offers and services, and connectivity solutions adapted to the local needs of the people of Bacau.

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Blue Air launches the Bucharest – Amsterdam route

Blue Air launched the Bucharest – Amsterdam route yesterday (October 9).

The airline announced on social media:

To celebrate the first flight Bucharest – Amsterdam, the Blue Air aircraft was greeted with the traditional water salute upon arrival at Schiphol International Airport.

Happy to be here, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and thank you for the warm welcome!

Marcel Lekkerkerk, Director Route & Business Development Royal Schiphol Group, and Krassimir Tanev, Chief Commercial Officer of Blue Air were happy to cut the blue ribbon to mark the first Blue Air flight on this new route.

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Blue Air introduces 7 new routes for the winter

Blue Air has made this announcement:

Between December 18, 2020 and January 10, 2021, Blue Air introduces a number of 49 new flights weekly to seven of Romanians’ favorite travel destinations for the winter holidays.

Blue Air anticipates a significant increase in its passengers’ travel appetite during the winter holidays and meets their expectations by introducing seven new international routes from Bucharest.

The seven new destinations – Barcelona, ​​Birmingham, Bologna, Glasgow, Madrid, Rome, and Vienna – will be operated on a temporary basis during the 2020-21 Winter Schedule and will be included in the Blue Air 2021 Summer Schedule.

The new flights operated between December 18, 2020 and January 10, 2021 (except for December 25th and January 1st) are:

BUCHAREST – ROME (Fiumicino): 9 flights / week

BUCHAREST – GLASGOW: 7 flights / week

BUCHAREST – MADRID: 5 flights / week

BUCHAREST – BOLOGNA: 7 flights / week

BUCHAREST – VIENNA: 7 flights / week

BUCHAREST – BIRMINGHAM: 7 flights / week

BUCHAREST – BARCELONA: 7 flights / week

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