The Luton-based leisure carrier Monarch Airlines has its own way of celebrating the New Year – Monarch announced the opening of a new service to Cyprus in its summer schedule.
The flights to Phapos on the charming island of Cyprus will be available from three British airports – Gatwick, Manchester and Birmingham and will be in operation as of May 04, 2011. As for the prices, one way airfares start at £70.99. The quoted fare is all-inclusive and bookable from now on.
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From all around Europe news are flooding in about travel chaos, cancelled flights and stranded passengers. Crowds of tired travellers are camping in airports waiting for updates concerning their flights.
The worst situation so far seems to be on airports in the United Kingdom, in particular London Heathrow and other London airports as well as Paris Charles De Gaulle, where travellers can expect cancellation of a quarter of flights and Airport Frankfurt where some 500 flights were cancelled on Sunday.
Although more airports is reported to be affected, e.g. Airport Brussels or Airport Prague has cancelled 16 flights so far on Monday in addition to the flights cancelled on the preceding days.
Judging by the flow of Twitter messages, the airlines whose passengers will suffer the greatest problems are British Airways, Air France, Ryanair, Lufthansa or Virgin Atlantic.
Worst yet, more snowfall is expected. Travellers, be prepared to plunge into a new ice age…
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Here come pretty good news for all travellers dreaming about embarking on a trip to Amman where ancient history meets the throbbing modernity. All this thanks to easyJet‘s new 2011 schedule.
The route London Gatwick – Amman will be in operation as of March 27, 2011 and is going to be among the longest routes operated by this low-cost airline.
Sun Setting Over Amman©Andrew E. Larsen
As for the prices, it’s estimated the Jordan airfares should start at only £105 per person which means that this superb destination will be more available than ever before.
It’s not the only Gatwick travellers that benefit from easyJet’s expansion planes – we remind you that recently this low-cost carrier opened a couple of new routes from Basel Airport.
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Air Berlin – considered to be the second largest airline in Germany after Lufthansa – is going to open its second London-base. In addition to its base at Stansted Airport, this German carrier will serve Gatwick Airport.
The opening of the new base is due to happen next spring and is much anticipated by the management of Gatwick Airport as it is believed to bolster its position.
As for the destinations Air Berlin is going to serve from its new base, travellers will be able to choose between Hanover and Nuremberg to begin with.
Are you one of the travellers who find the new base a convenient point of departure? Go to the carrier’s website and book your flight!
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