As from the 1st December 2020, Romanian low-cost airliner Blue Air is moving its flights from London Luton (LTN/EGGW) to London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) creat ing the first low-cost link between Heathrow and Bucharest.
Initially the airline will operate flights between Bucharest and Heathrow 5-times-per-week which will increase to 11-flights-per-week in Summer 2021.
Krassimir Tanev, Chief Commercial Officer at Blue Air said “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 travellers, 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.”
The route will be operated by a Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
Its also understood that Blue Air is also looking to move its Cluj flight from Luton to Heathrow also.