Blue Air begins capital connections
Blue Air commenced two routes during the past two weeks, starting with services between Larnaca (LCA) andLondon Luton (LTN) on 25 April. The 3,285-kilometre connection between the two airports will be operated thrice-weekly (Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays) onboard the carrier’s 737-800 fleet according to OAG Schedules Analyser data. The second route started by the airline was on 2 May between Turin (TRN) and Berlin Tegel (TXL). The 914-kilometre sector will also operate thrice-weekly on the same days as the former route. A city pair flown onboard the carrier’s 737-400 fleet, flights between Turin and the German capital will face no direct incumbents. Services between Larnaca and Luton will see direct competition from Monarch Airlines (thrice-weekly) and Thomson Airways (weekly). Larnaca becomes the fifth route for Blue Air from Luton, with it already serving Bacau, Bucharest, Iasi (all in Romania) and Turin, while Berlin is a new destination on the Blue Air route map.