Bratislava will have 29 regular air routes in summer

BRATISLAVA airport will be busy this summer: apart from the already existing flights, ten more will be added, makingthe total number of 29 flights to 14 countries, and one to Košice.

Ryanair plane, illustrative stock photoRyanair plane, illustrative stock photo (Source: SME)

Moreover, there will be charter flights to summer resorts in 38 destinations of 15 countries, the M.R. Štefánik Airport’s spokeswoman Veronika Ševčíková informed the Sme daily. The summer schedule will last from March 29 to October 24.

Six airliners will operate the flights, with Ryanair having 17 lines, SmartWings six, flydubai a line to Dubai, České aerolínie two lines – to Prague and Košice, UTAir Aviation to Moscow and Niki, from October 5, to Brussels and Vienna.

Ryanair will introduce two new regular flights, to Athens and Madrid, Sme wrote on March 20, Travel Service – under the brand Smartwings – will have six flights to Heraklion, Rhodes, Olbia, Palma de Mallorca, Burgas and Tel Aviv. After the winter break, Ryanair will again fly to Beauvais, Malaga, Palma de Mallorca, Trapani and Edinburgh.

Eight airliners will operate summer charter flights: Travel Service will bring passengers to 38 destinations, other air carriers will fly to one resort each - Bora Jet, Corendon Airlines, Freebird Airlines and Tailwind Airlines to Antalya, Bulgarian Air Charter to Burgas, Nesma Airlines to Hurghada and Tunisair to Monastir.

For Ryanair, four Boeing 737 airplanes of the Bratislava air company Air Explore, complete with pilots, will fly – as the low-cost air company does not have enough of its own planes, the e-trend website wrote on March 19. Air Explore specialises in renting planes to various air carriers.

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