Blue Air to Launch New Routes from Turin, Expands Operations in Italy

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Blue Air Boeing 737-800
Blue Air Boeing 737-800 Photo: Aldo Bidini GFDL 1.2

Blue Air announced new routes and additional flights from Turin starting September 2020 in a bid to strengthen its strategic position in Italy.

The airline, based in Bucharest, will expand its operations in Italy by deploying an additional aircraft to its Turin base in September 2020. The airline will launch three new routes from Turin and will increase current flight frequencies on domestic routes.

Romanian airline company is slated to operate flights on 7 domestic routes from its Turin base with a double daily service to Catania, a daily service to Lamezia Terme and new services to Bari and Cagliari in addition to the existing service to Naples, Alghero and Trapani.

blue air boeing 737-400
Blue Air Boeing 737-400 Photo: Aldo Bidini GFDL 1.2 or GFDL 1.2

Blue Air Destinations from Turin

The airline plans to operate flights to 8 destinations from and to its Turin base according to the following schedule:

Turin – Catania 13 flights / week ADDITIONAL FREQUENCY

Turin – Lamezia 7 flights / week ADDITIONAL FREQUENCY

Turin – Bari 6 flights / week NEW ROUTE

Turin – Cagliari 4 fights / week NEW ROUTE

Turin – Naples 4 flights/ week ADDITIONAL FREQUENCY

Turin – Alghero 3 flights/ week ADDITIONAL FREQUENCY

Turin – Trapani 2 flights/ week

Turin – Bacau 3 flights/ week NEW ROUTE from October 1st

“We are happy to announce the expansion of our operations in Turin as part of Blue Air’s strategy to offer ever-better connectivity between key regions in Italy. Since 2015, Blue Air has continuously invested in the Turin market, consolidating its operations on the local base and achieving a sustainable growth of its customer base and local expertise,” said Oana Petrescu, Blue Air CEO.

“By allocating two aircraft to our Turin base, we are now further developing our local network, introducing new routes and supplementing our flights between Italy’ s most sought-after destinations. Italy is a core market for us, and Blue Air is restating its commitment to the Italian travelers by quickly adapting to the growing demand for domestic travel and by offering more connectivity at best-in-class service and fair prices. At the same time, we respond to the extensive demand for regional connection between Moldova and Northern Italy by reintroducing the Bacau-Turin route from October 1st”.

About Blue Air

Blue Air is the largest Romanian airline in terms of the number of passengers transported. The airline aims at becoming a leader among airlines in Central and Eastern Europe.

The airline operates 2 Boeing 737-300, 6 Boeing 737-500, and 10 Boeing 737-800 aircraft and employs over 1,000 aviation professionals.

In its 16 years of operation, the airline has carried over 30 million passengers and flown over 340 million kilometers.

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