Ryanair to launch route to London from Romania's Oradea starting October
Irish low-cost air carrier Ryanair said on Friday it will launch a new route from Romania's northwestern city of Oradea to London as of October.
The airline will operate three flights per week on the route, it said in a press release. Starting in March, Ryanair will launch its first two routes from Oradea - to Spain's Barcelona and Italy's Milan, as well as a new route from Bucharest to Palermo in Italy. Ryanair aims to connect Bucharest with all top European business capitals and expects to carry 40% more passengers to and from Romania in fiscal year 2018, sales and marketing executive for Central and Eastern Europe Denis Barabas told SeeNews in a recent interview.
With 13 new routes in the pipeline for 2017 summer season, Ryanair expects to carry some 2.6 million passengers to and from the four airports which it operates in Romania in fiscal year 2018 starting April 1.