Low-cost airline SkyEurope will offer for the winter season 250.000 tickets on the Bucharest-Vienna route for the...Low-cost airline SkyEurope will offer for the winter season 250.000 tickets on the Bucharest-Vienna route for the promotional price of one euro. The offer is available only for tickets purchased online.
SkyEurope is the biggest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and operates a total of 70 routes in 19 European countries. It was established in 2001 by Christian Mandl and Alain Skowronek. Since 27 September 2005, the company is listed on the stock exchanges in Vienna and Warsaw.
SkyEurope entered the Romanian market in December 2005 and offers four flights per week between Bucharest and Bratislava, with transfer to Vienna. Starting on September 11, the number of flights will be increased to six per week (every day of the week except Saturday).
Regular prices start from EUR 14 for a ticket to Bratislava and EUR 24 for a ticket to Vienna, including bus transfer.
In June 2006, the company carried a total of 283.388 passengers, 36.3 per cent more than in June 2005.
SkyEurope has operational bases in Slovakia, Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic, being the only low-cost carrier that owns more than one base in the region. The company recently ordered 32 new Boeing 737-700 airplanes.