Blue Air launches route from Liverpool to Romania’s second-largest city

clujRomania’s second largest city of Cluj has started to be served by flights from Liverpool John Lennon airport, says TravelWeekly.co.uk.

The twice-weekly service is being run by Romanian low-cost carrier Blue Air.

Cluj, with a population of around 330,000 and a metropolitan area around 500,000, joins Bucharest and Bacau on the airline’s network from Liverpool.

The city is also considered to be the to the unofficial capital of the historical province of Transylvania with links to the fictional character Count Dracula.

Blue Air will operate a fourth weekly service to Bucharest from Liverpool while Bacau will be served throughout the winter.

The airline’s chief commercial officer, Tudor Constantinescu, said: “It is indeed a proud moment for us at Blue Air to launch our maiden international flight between Liverpool and Cluj-Napoca, a city in the heart of Transylvania.

“There is a strong demand in travel between Romania and the UK from the Romanian community, while visiting friends and relatives in Romania.

“With the emerging IT industry and trade between the two countries, and especially in Cluj-Napoca, we are looking forward to playing an important role in supporting the ongoing economic growth and development of the second most populous city in Romania”.

 

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