Romania

By Helen Massy-Beresford
The new owner of Animawings plans to invest in bringing Airbus A220s and A320neos into the Romanian leisure carrier's fleet over the next three years.
Airlines & Lessors

By Tony Osborne
Ukrainian pilots are training to fly the F-16 fighter in Denmark ahead of potential transfers of the aircraft to Ukraine’s air force later this year.
Light Attack and Advanced Training

By David Casey
The latest airline route news, featuring network changes, schedule alterations, codeshares and interline agreements.
Airports & Networks

By Tony Osborne
Three F-16s of the 32 purchased by Romania left the Rygge airbase near Oslo on Nov. 28 following upgrade and maintenance to prepare them for Romanian service.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
The S-70M aircraft, built by PZL-Mielec in Poland, will be used for maritime and land search and rescue, firefighting, transport and medical emergency support.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
European defense ministers have inaugurated a center to train Ukrainian pilots to fly the F-16 combat aircraft.
Light Attack and Advanced Training

By Tony Osborne
The five aircraft touched down at the Fetești air base near Constanta, Romania, on Nov. 7, ahead of the formal opening of the European F-16 Training Center.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
Romania’s defense ministry has launched the process to acquire as many as 48 Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighters.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
Current plans call for the first Romanian F-35s to be delivered by Lockheed Martin in 2030 to replace the country’s F-16 fleet.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
Ukrainian pilots will begin training to fly F-16 combat aircraft this summer in a school to be set up in Romania.
Budget, Policy & Operations

By Tony Osborne
Norway has formally sold 32 surplus F-16A/B combat aircraft to Romania after securing approval from U.S. authorities.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Tony Osborne
Romania appears to be accelerating its long-planned move to buy F-35 Joint Strike Fighters.
Budget, Policy & Operations

By Aaron Karp
The Hungarian LCC’s Romanian expansion plans are revealed on the heels of Blue Air’s suspension of flights.
Airports & Networks

By David Casey
Confirmation of the flight suspension came shortly after the Romanian LCC announced plans to codeshare with regional startup Air Connect.
Airports & Networks

By David Casey
The Romanian ULCC is opening a fourth base in its home country close to the border with Moldova.
Airports & Networks

By Victoria Moores
The ATR 72 operator will focus on regional leisure routes.
Airports & Networks

By Aaron Karp
The carrier has had a base at LTN since 2017.
Airports & Networks

By Helen Massy-Beresford
The ULCC says it is adjusting its point-to-point network to 'maximally mitigate this impact by redistributing capacity.'
Airports & Networks

By David Casey
The LCC is expanding its network from Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca and Iasi as it eyes an upturn in outbound leisure demand this summer.
Airports & Networks

By David Casey
New leisure destinations are being added from Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca.
Airports & Networks

By David Casey
Blue Air is adding a fourth route to London Heathrow and its first not to originate at a point in Romania.
Airports & Networks

By David Casey
Blue Air will compete with Hungary’s Wizz Air on a city-pair basis.
Airports & Networks

By David Casey
Nonstop service between the Romanian city Cluj-Napoca and Dubai is set to resume in March.
Airports & Networks

By David Casey
The start-up carrier plans to launch two routes from the Romanian city in April.
Airports & Networks

By Wesley Charnock
COVID-19 will change how people travel once demand returns, according to tourism association.
Airports & Networks