News of September 2016: new routes, news and editorials (recap)

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Starting with September, offers you a recap of the month. It will be published on the last day of the month and will include the most important news and editorials published in that month. Let's get him started!

September started with 2 notable events. On 1 September, RYANAIR presented the development plan in Romaniaand Turkish Airlines has inaugurated the Cluj-Napoca - Istanbul route.


Blue Air stepped on the acceleration and announced base in Constanța and several domestic and international routes: Constanta - Iasi; Constanta - Oradea; Constanța - Timisoara; Constanța - Cluj-Napoca.

Also in the chapter on new routes, Blue Air has announced that it is expanding its presence in Transylvania and adds four new routes departing from Avram Iancu Cluj International Airport: Hamburg, Larnaca, London Luton and Nice.

New Blue Air routes from Bucharest: Bucharest - Tel Aviv; Bucharest - Bordeaux; Bucharest - Copenhagen.

New Blue Air routes from IAII: IAII - Berlin; IAII - Valencia.


Nor does Wizz Air leave earlier, announcing several new routes departing from Romania: Satu Mare - London Luton; Craiova - Paris Beauvais; Craiova - Venice Treviso. However, Wizz Air inaugurated the route Bucharest - Budapest on 21 September 2016. Wizz Air celebrated reaching the threshold of 3 million passengers from Bucharest and Cluj to London Luton.

RYANAIR is slowly but surely expanding in Romania. September brings new routes from the Irish low-cost carrier: Oradea - Milan Bergamo; Oradea - Barcelona Girona

News and editorials

Remember that on 16 October 2016, Airbus A380 Lufthansa to Sofia. A premiere for the Bulgarian neighbors, but also for the German carrier. It is an important step for Sofia Airport, thus demonstrating its readiness to receive A380 aircraft.

Because the weekend is approaching, the movie Sully entered theaters. A film about the miracle on the Hudson River, but also about the importance of the human factor. Inspired by a real case. We recommend it!

Airbus A310 YR-LCB TAROM
PHOTO: Philip Lueger / Airbus A310 YR-LCB TAROM

TAROM withdrew from Airbus A310 (YR-LCB) operational service. After 24.5 years of flights, it ended its activity, on September 12, with the RO416 flight: Madrid-Bucharest. Next is Airbus A310 (YR-LCA), which will be withdrawn at the end of October 2016. Good bye, Bravo!


If we still open the topic about retired airplanes, we remind you that too Blue Air retired Boeing 737-300 (YR-BAC) aircraft. On 31 August 2016, Boeing 737-300 (YR-BAC) Blue Air operated the last commercial flight. He had Mr. Gabriel Frumuzache, Captain Instructor Examiner, on the sleeve. Good bye, Charlie!

If you want to read some interesting editorials, we recommend: 11 September 2001 and the story of airplanes diverted; Heineken cold beer from the dispenser on a KLM flight; Over 10 000 of incidents with unruly passengers; Why airplanes do not always fly in a straight line.

Before concluding this recap, I recommend you review offers at airline tickets and take another look at the list new flights. If you arrive in Hamburg, do not miss Miniatur Wunderland.

Clear sky!

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