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Jubilee Ryanair's passenger in Bydgoszcz Airport was Szafrańska Hanna, who flew to Birmingham with her husband. Passenger received from the Irish carrier voucher for a return flight in the selected direction, commemorative boarding pass and a set of gifts.
Ryanair is present in Bydgoszcz 11 years. The first flight took place on 30 October 2005. Boeing 737-8AS took first passengers from Bydgoszcz to London Stansted. Flights to the UK capital are still the most popular in Bydgoszcz Airport. Annually on this route more travels than 100,000 passengers. Due to the increasing popularity of the destination carrier has repeatedly increased the number of flights available per week. From this winter season Rynanair increases the frequency of flights to London Stansted to 6 per week with additional flight on every Thursday, starting November 3.
Since the beginning of the year to the end of September 2016 Ryanair has served more than 223 600 passengers on routes from Bydgoszcz. Currently Ryanair offers connections from Bydgoszcz to London Stansted, Dublin, Birmingham, Glasgow and Dusseldorf Weeze. The last two destinations will be suspended in the winter season, but will return to summer schedule on March 27, 2017.
Expanded by more than 1,000 m2 departure hall in Bydgoszcz Airport is now open. Passengers will await for their flight in a modern and well-equipped departure hall. New area can offer restaurant with panoramic view on aprons, duty-free shop, VIP lounge and special playground for the youngest passengers. Expansion of the terminal was part of long-term investment plan, which significantly increased the safety of air operations and raised the comfort of passengers.
The new surface of the terminal has been designed and equipped according to latest trends in airport planning. It also included suggestions of passengers for each functionality. New surfaces, as well as the airport, are suitable for disabled passengers. New area is connected with old part with escalators and elevator. The terminal uses ecological and energy-efficient LED lighting and a modern air conditioning system. We significantly increased the number of seats. Besides the store or restaurant we also developed a new VIP lounge, which is dedicated to business passengers.
Reconstruction of the terminal had began in November 2015 and was divided into two stages. The opened part of the terminal today is the end of the second phase of project in which were utilized nearly 750m2. In the first stage, it created an additional 250 m2 of departure hall through the expansion of the terminal building towards the apron. The general contractor for both phases was the company LECH.
Today at 15.10 from Bydgoszcz Airport departured first plane to Rome. On this occasion, Airport prepared for passengers many Italian surprises. The connection carried by the Italian airline Mistral Air is the first destination of this line not only in Bydgoszcz Airport, but also in Poland.
Flights from Rome-Bydgoszcz-Rome will operate twice a week, on Mondays and Thursdays. The journey will last about 2.5 hours, and passengers will travel by Boeing 737-300 with 148 seats on board. The plane from Rome Fiumicino will depart at 11.55. Landing in Bydgoszcz is scheduled for 14:25. The return journey will start at 15:10 and land at the airport Rome-Fiumicino at 17:35.
On the occasion of the inaugural flight on the route Bydgoszcz - Rome Airport prepared for assengers and guests many surprises. The terminal was guarded by Roman legionaries, with which one could make a commemorative photo. There were also traditional inaugural cake and Italian treats. The whole was completed with a mini concert of popular Italian hits. All passengers and visitors also submitted their signatures on a special plaque.
On the first plane from Rome to Bydgoszcz came authorities of Mistral Air and invited journalists who for the next 4 days will be exploring the Kuyavian-Pomeranian region. Guests will be visiting the most important attractions of Bydgoszcz and Torun, to be able to encourage readers to travel to Bydgoszcz.
This is the first regular connection to Italy in the 100 year history of Bydgoszcz airport. We hope that it will be used, not only by tourists and pilgrims going to Rome but also Italian tourists, who will use a direct connection to visit Kujawsko-Pomorskie. The connection will also be very attractive for entrepreneurs in our region who are linked to the Italian. - Says Tomasz Moraczewski, Chairman of the Board, Bydgoszcz. Airport
This is the second after Frankfurt connection to such an attractive place. We would like to see Rome permanently in Bydgoszcz Airport flights network. I am convinced that the new route will be attractive to business and pilgrims. We also count on arriving Italian tourists - highlights Marshal Zbigniew Ostrowski from Marshalls Office of Kujawsko-Pomorskie.
Mistral Air operates charter routes, regular transport and cargo. The company is present on the market for over 40 years. Since 2002 it is part of the Poste Italiana. In 2013, Mistral Air has handled more than 10,000 flights carrying more than 600,000 passengers. It is one of the most important medium-haul operators, and is the only Italian cargo carrier with a fully Italian capital using jet aircraft.
Kujawsko-Pomorskie is now directly connected with Italy. Rome, the eternal city is heaven for tourists, offers a rich history, culture and famous Italian cuisine. Just 30 minutes from the center of Rome are located beautiful beaches and lakes. Let us not forget that Rome is a city of the Pope! - Rosario Fava, President of Mistral Air- We are also working on this to strengthen our presence in Bydgoszcz Airport.
Tickets connection Bydgoszcz - Romem are available on the website of the carrier: mistralair.it, and travel agencies. Ticket prices start from 42 Euro.
Mistral Air launches a new service from Rome Fiumicino to the City of Bydgoszcz with fares starting from as low as €42 (PLN185)
On April 28, 2016 Mistral Air announced the launch of a new service from its base airport in Rome, Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci Rome to the Port Lotniczy Bydgoszcz Airport. To celebrate Mistral Air’s new service, the airline is offering one-way fares on the new route for as low as €42 (PLN185)
Mistral Air is very excited to launch this new route to the Kujawsko- Pomorskie region said Mark Camilleri, Mistral Air’s Chief Commercial Officer. We believe this route will be a great success because we feel that the Bydgoszcz area and the neighbouring city of Torun has a potential outbound market to Rome, the capital city of Italy. The local market needs a direct southbound leisure route and Rome offers a perfect destination especially in the summer season. The Eternal City is a paradise for tourists, offering History, Culture, world famous Italian Cuisine, Fashion, beautiful weather and lovely beaches and lakes just 30 minutes outside the centre of Rome. Additionally Leonardo Da Vinci Airport provides an extensive network of connections to other Italian cities, Europe and the World.
Mistral Air specializes in the pilgrim market operating regular flights to Mostar (Medjugorie) in Bosnia Herzegovina, Pau (Lourdes) in France, Tel Aviv (Jerusalem) and Lisbon (Fatima). This year Rome and the Vatican City are attracting millions of visitors after Pope Francis declared 2016 as The Holy Year of Mercy.
Additionally Mistral Air will market this route for the Roman outbound market, offering a direct service to western Poland, opening up new unexplored destinations of Bydgoszcz and Torun.
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The new route will operate twice weekly every Monday and Thursday. Operating in the middle of the day in order to allow for connecting flights. With this new route, Mistral Air will now operate 26 routes from 4 base airports of Rome, Naples, Bari and Catania. The season the new route offers nearly 12,000 seats, with plans to grow the route in the future.
Mistral Air is fully owned by Poste Italiane, Italy’s National Postal Service and one of the largest companies in Italy. The airline has been flying since 1981 and has developed from a cargo operator into Italy’s second largest charter airline. In 2015 Mistral Air carried over 800.000 passengers 16.500 tons of cargo. Mistral Air operates a fleet of 11 aircraft (6 Jets and 5 Turboprop)
Booking – www.mistralair.it or Travel Agents