Blue Air announces the first low-cost direct service between Bucharest and London Heathrow, starting 1st of December 2020

Bucharest 30th of October, 2020

Blue Air announces direct flights between Bucharest Otopeni and London Heathrow, being the only ultra-low-cost operator flying at London Heathrow Airport. Ticket prices start at 29.99 Euro, one way - taxes and fees included.

Starting with December 1st, 2020, all Blue Air flights operated on the route Bucharest - London will have London Heathrow as their destination airport. Blue Air will transfer to Heathrow the flights previously operated at London Luton Airport, offering 5 weekly services under the 20/21 Winter Schedule and introducing 11 flights per week into the Summer 2021 Schedule.

From 1st of December, Blue Air will operate flights from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to London Heathrow (LHR) according to the following timetable:

· Winter Schedule 20/21 – 5 flights/ week

· Summer Schedule 21 - operations extend from 5 to 11 frequencies per week

"We are happy and thrilled to announce Blue Air direct flights between Bucharest and London Heathrow, the largest airport in the UK and one of the most important airports in Europe and in the world, both in terms of passenger numbers and in terms of the network of connections offered. London Heathrow launch sets a new pivotal milestone in Blue Air Network Strategy and confirms our commitment to deliver best in class ultra-low cost airline experience to the benefit of our customers who could now have additional travel options at an affordable price.

Heathrow is not only a preferred and most convenient option for London travelers, but also one of the most important intercontinental hubs for Europe. Blue Air intends to partner with several Heathrow carriers to enrich the connectivity for Romanian customers worldwide.", says Krassimir Tanev, Chief Commercial Officer at Blue Air.

About Blue Air

Blue Air is the largest Romanian airline in terms of the number of passengers transported. With a business model based on reducing complexity, respectively Low Cost - Low Complexity, with an approach focused on the needs of passengers, Blue Air aims to become a leader among airlines in Central and Eastern Europe.

The company operates Boeing 737 aircraft. With a team of over 1,000 aviation professionals, the company has an impeccable history of flight safety.

In its 16 years of operation, Blue Air has carried over 30 million passengers and flown over 340 million kilometers. The company is certified IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for exceptional operating standards and is a full member of IATA.