Lisbon Airport – new routes from Ryanair, Easyjet and Wizzair in 2015
The offer of low-cost routes to and from Lisbon Airport (LIS) is constantly increasing. Amongst budget carriers operating at the main airport of Portugal in early 2015 are Easyjet, Ryanair, Wizzair, Norwegian and Germanwings.
Ryanair new routes to Lisbon in 2015
In April 2014 Lisbon Airport, also referred to as Lisbon Portela, or simply Portela Airport became Ryanair’s third Portuguese base (after Faro and Porto). The inauguration of the new base was celebrated by opening new routes, amongst them to Dole, Dublin, Manchester, Faro, Marseille, Pisa and Porto. Later on, still during 2014, flights to Rome-Ciampino, Milan-Bergamo, Hamburg, Bremen and Eindhoven were added.
Ryanair new routes at Lisbon Airport announced so far for 2015 are:
- flights from Lisbon to Warsaw-Modlin, to begin operating 30 March 2015
- flights from Lisbon to Ponta Delgada, to begin operating 1 April 2015
Easyjet new routes at Lisbon Airport in 2015
Ryanair’s major competitors on the market of low-cost flights available at Lisbon Airport seem to be following the tendencies in new destinations closely . From 29 March 2015, cheap flights from Lisbon Airport to Ponta Delgada, in the Azores will also be available from Easyjet.
In early 2015, Easyjet operates flights to 17 destinations from Lisbon, amongst them: Amsterdam, Bristol, Edinburgh, Liverpool, London-Gatwick, London-Luton, Milan-Malpensa and Paris-CDG.
Wizzair flight Lisbon-Warsaw from March 2015
In Spring 2015, Lisbon will become more accessible also for low-cost travellers from Poland. The Hungarian budget carrier Wizzair will begin its operations at Lisbon Airport with an introduction of a Lisbon – Budapest route on 30 March 2015, to be followed by a Lisbon – Warsaw Chopin route, available from 3 March 2015.