New Romanian flights from London Luton Airport
Published: 16 September 2013
TAROM the national airline of Romania and SkyTeam Alliance member has today announced a new service to Iasi, Romania which will see a 134 seat Boeing 737-300 operating in a two class configuration.
Services will operate twice weekly from London Luton commencing Tuesday 29th October 2013. This exciting new service will open up new trade and tourist routes between Luton, the South East of England and Iasi located in the North East of Romania.
Iași is one of the largest cities and municipalities in Romania. Located in the Moldavia region, Iași has traditionally been one of the leading centres of Romanian social, cultural, academic and artistic life.
Airport Managing Director, Glyn Jones, said “We are delighted that TAROM will shortly commence services. With convenient flight times, quality onboard service and competitive fares we are sure the Iasi flights with TAROM will be a great success.”
TAROM Project Director Sorin Georgescu stated: “We are delighted to commence services to London Luton Airport located in close proximity to London, one of the most important centres for business deals and most exciting destinations for tourists in the world”.
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Notes to Editors
London Luton Airport is one of the UK’s largest airports and carried 9.6 million passengers in 2012. The Airport directly and indirectly employs over 500 and 8,000 staff respectively, is a key economic driver for the region and a major base for ‘low cost’ or ‘no frills’ air travel.
easyJet, Wizz Air, Ryanair, Monarch, Thomson, EL AL, Blue Air and Flybe operate from the airport, departing to 100 destinations including services to Europe, Africa, and Asia, with onward connections to Mumbai, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, Beijing and Bangkok via Tel Aviv.
London Luton Airport Operations Limited, through its parent company TBI Limited, is owned jointly by the leading international infrastructure provider abertis Infraestructuras S.A. (with a 90 per cent shareholding) and the international business arm of Aena, the Spanish national airport and air traffic control organisation, Aena Desarrollo Internacional S.A. (with a 10 per cent shareholding).
TAROM S.C. Compania Națională de Transporturi Aeriene Române
TAROM S.A., operating as TAROM, is the flag carrier and oldest currently operating airline of Romania, based in Otopeni, with its headquarters and its main hub at Henri Coandă International Airport. It is currently the largest airline operating in Romania based on fleet size, international destinations and international flights.
The brand name is an acronym for Transporturile Aeriene ROMâne (Romanian Air Transport). Ninety-five percent (95%) of TAROM is owned by the Romanian Government (Ministry of Transport). The airline transported almost 2.2 million passengers in 2012, joining SkyTeam, the second biggest global alliance on 25 June 2010.