Archive for March, 2013

Ryanair Offers London to Dusseldorf for £10

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

Ryanair is offering what they are calling their Monday Madness fares, which are good on a number of flights across Europe and as part of that they are offering their customers a chance to fly from London’s Stansted Airport to Dusseldorf, Germany for £10 one-way.  These cheap flights must be booked before Thursday, March 28 and they are good from travel on Mondays and Thursdays throughout April and May.


Ryanair’s Robin Kiely says that only Ryanair only Ryanair offers the cheapest flights across Europe with the guarantee of no fuel surcharge on tickets.  They offer flights to more than 1500 routes to 180 destinations.  Kiely also says that Ryanair offers the most on-time flights and the best customer service, the least cancelations, and the fewest pieces of mishandled baggage.  There have been 100,000 seats made available for the Monday Madness sale on over 1000 routes across Europe.

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Budget Carrier easyJet to Fly to Bergen, Norway

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Low-cost carrier easyJet has announced that they will be launching flights from Gatwick Airport to Bergen, Norway, which is known as “The Gateway to the Fjords.”  These flights will make Norway the 33rd country to which easyJet flies and the airline expects to carry more than 100,000 passengers between the UK and Norway every year.  Bergen is a haven for lovers of the outdoors, with a beautiful coast set against seven incredible mountains.


Paul Simmons, the UK Director of easyJet, spoke at Bergen Airport, saying that they are thrilled to be announcing the launch of the flights.  He also said it is the first time they are offering flights to Norway and that Bergen is a wonderful city.  They expect the route to be very popular.  The announcement for the new flights to Bergen comes just one month after the airline announced an increase in the frequency of flights to Copenhagen, Denmark.

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EasyJet Flights from London to Moscow Officially Launched

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

EasyJet has now officially launched flights from London’s Gatwick Airport to Moscow, becoming the second airline to offer the service alongside British Airways.  The airline won the license after British Airways’ parent company took over BMI, the airline that had been servicing the route.  EasyJet beat out Virgin Atlantic for the honor of operating on the route with the promise of accommodating greater number of passengers with lower ticket prices.


The price for a return ticket from London to Moscow on easyJet will be £125, or $189, and this price is fixed for the next three years.  This is much lower than British Airways lowest ticket price of £311, or $470.  Ministers from both the UK and Russia regard the new service with the optimism that it will increase trade and investment cooperation between the countries.  Carolyn McCall, chief executive of EasyJet, said that it is a landmark route and they are delighted to service it.


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Cheap Flights from Stansted to Norway with Ryanair

Monday, March 18th, 2013

Ryanair is offering up a great deal for those who want to go to Norway.  Flights from Stansted to Haugesund, Norway are up for grabs for the month of April at a price of just £10, including all taxes and fees.  The key is to book the flight before Monday, March 18 to get the deal price.  These low-cost flights to Norway are part of Ryanair’s European flight sale to sell 100,000 seats on 1000 routes.


Robin Kiely, a spokesperson for the airline, said Ryanair is the airline with the lowest fares in Europe and the only one that guarantees no fuel charges.  The low flights for the flight sales are available Monday through Thursday throughout the month of April, but passengers have to book their flights prior to Monday to take advantage of the sale.  As for St. Patrick’s Day weekend, the airline will fly more than 100,000 passengers between Dublin and destinations throughout Europe, including many destinations in the UK.


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Brits Making Holidays a Top Priority and Greece is a Popular Choice

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

Based on searches on the Thomas Cook website, over 32 million Brits are researching where they will take their next vacation, meaning more than half of UK travelers plan to travel overseas when they take their vacation.  According to the searched being conducted, Greece is becoming a popular travel destination.  In addition, people are looking at vacations in Antalya in Turkey and across Europe, anywhere travelers can get to the sun and beaches.


According to research, Brits are more than happy to pay for their getaway in the sun, spending an average of £672 to get to their destination for a little R&R.  A quarter of Brits are happy to pay for the best at a rate of £500 and £1,000 per person.  According to the most recent TripBarometer by TripAdvisor, 41% of Brits are willing to increase their travel budgets in 2013, with only 23% saying the potential triple-dip recession is affecting their travel plans.


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Ryanair Announces Their Biggest St. Patrick’s Day Schedule

Monday, March 11th, 2013

With St. Patrick’s Day coming up next Sunday, people around the world are getting ready to celebrate and there will be some who will want to travel to Ireland to celebrate on the Emerald Isle.  For those who do, Ryanair has the bases covered.  They have announced their biggest St. Patrick’s Day schedule ever, which means there will be more than 580 flights to and from Dublin on St. Paddy’s Day weekend, connecting to destinations across Europe.


Between Friday, March 15 and Monday, March 18, Ryanair will carry more than 100,000 passengers and will connect with UK hubs such as Manchester, Bristol, London, and Liverpool.  Robin Kiely of Ryanair said that as Ireland’s biggest export, the airline is proud to fly the Irish flag every day, but especially on St. Patrick’s Day.  The airline is also offering passengers the chance to book low-cost seats on over 1000 routes across Europe during the month of April.


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Cheap Flights to Ho Chi Minh City

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

VietJetAir, the low-cost airline from Vietnam, has recently acquired a new Airbus A320 and has announced that they are now offering cheap flights to Ho Chi Minh City.  The flights will depart Ho Chi Minh at 11:45 am and fly to Suvarnabhumi Airport in bangkok.  The return flight will depart Suvarnabhumi Airport at 1:30 pm.


The new flights mark Bangkok as the first international destination for the airline.  They currently operate domestic flights to and from Hanoi, Hai Phong, Hue and Phu Quoc.  To find out more information, visit their website at


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Cheap Flights Coming Back to Central Australia

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Cheap flights to Australia ended in 2011, but now the region is becoming the new hot spot for cheap flights, thanks to a battle between Tiger Airways and Jetstar.  Since 2011, only Qantas has been operating in central Australia, and that has made the region one of the most expensive destinations in Australia.  Tiger tried in 2009, offering service between Melbourne and Alice Springs, sometimes offering one-way ticket for less than $100.  Virgin Australia also took a stab at Challenging Qantas in 2010.


However, earlier this year, Tiger announced they would be returning to Alice Springs and they are offering four flights per week to Alice Springs from Melbourne and Sydney.  This month, there has been an even bigger change in the competition in the region.  For the first time Qantas is allowing its budget carrier into central Australia.  Since its inception, Jetstar’s services have been primarily aimed at east-coast holiday destinations, but now Jetstar will be taking over Qantas’ Sydney-Uluru route, which will operate four times per week.


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