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Blue Air

Blue Air flights had been available on the market since 2004. There are many destinations, for example Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Spain, and the United Kingdom. The carrier had nine operational bases, which were located in Alghero, Bucharest, Bacau, Cluj-Napoca, Constanţa, Iasi, Larnaca, Liverpool and Turin.

Blue Air was a full IATA member and had received the certificate of IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) from the International Air Transportation Association (IATA).


Blue Air baggage

Each airline has its own baggage policy. At Blue Air, passengers could take on board one hand baggage without any additional baggage fees. The hand luggage could not exceed 10 kg in weight and 55 x 40 x 20 cm in size.

Passengers could have up to 4 pieces of checked-in luggage, each piece could not exceed 32 kg in weight and 100 x 80 x 30 cm in size. The acceptable weight depended on the selected booking class (20 kg for the Classic travel class and 32 kg for the Premium travel class).


Blue Air booking classes

There were 3 booking classes at Blue Air: Light, Classic and Premium. All these classes had free check-in.

Light class was dedicated to people who didn't want to pay too much for the trip. There was one hand baggage included in the ticket price.

Classis class was for passengers who wanted to travel with additional small checked-in baggage (20 kg) and wanted to choose their seat. They also had a 50% discount for date or route change related fees.

The Premium class was related to a larger checked-in baggage (32kg). Passengers could choose their seat, receive free meals on most routes and they didn't have to pay for booking changes.


Blue Air check in online

Blue Air check in online was available 30 days before departure and no later than 12 hours before the flight. If there were any changes to the booking, passengers would have to check in again. Blue Air offered online check-in on almost every route. However, there were some exceptions, such as Lisbon, Palma de Mallorca or Tel Aviv.


The fleet consisted of various aircraft, such as Boeing 737, series 737-300, 737-400, 737-500, 737-700 and 737-800.

In 2017, the company announced an order for twelve Boeing 737 MAX 8, which entered the fleet from the second quarter of 2019.



The carrier had its main base in Bucharest-Otopeni (Henri Coandă International Airport).

The airport is located approximately 16 km from the city center. Passengers can get there by train, by bus (the last stop is Gara de Nord), by taxi or rented car.

However, Blue Air also had other operational bases. The bases were located in Bacău, Cluj-Napoca, Constanța, Iași (Romania), Alghero, Turin (Italy), Larnaca (Cyprus) and Liverpool (the UK).


Refreshments at Blue Air

The offer depended on the selected route. There were some routes with free snacks and drinks. Passengers could order hot meals during longer routes, as well as flights to/from Bucharest or Sibiu, in which case passengers had to book the desired meal at least 12 hours before the scheduled departure time.

Additional services

Passengers who planned their holidays with Blue Air could also purchase many additional services. For example, during the reservation they could purchase a bus transfer which was available for the following route: from Constanta or Brasov to Bucharest-Otopeni airport.

Tourists travelling via domestic routes in Romania could take one piece of checked-in luggage of 20 kg, free of charge, and would receive a free snack on board.


Blue Air destinations

There were many routes operated from the Blue Air operational bases, for example:

From Bucharest to: Bacau, Barcelona, Birmingham, Bordeaux, Brussels, Castellon*, Catania, Copenhagen, Cluj-Napoca, Cologne, Dublin, Florence, Glasgow, Hamburg, Helsinki, Iasi, Larnaca,

Lisbon, Liverpool, London, Lyon, Madrid, Malaga, Milan, Naples, Nice, Oradea, Oslo, Paris, Rome, Stockholm, Stuttgart, Tel Aviv, Turin, Valencia

From Bacau to: Bologna, Brussels, Bucharest, Dublin, Liverpool, London, Madrid, Milan, Rome, Turin

From Cluj-Napoca to: Bucharest, Dublin, Liverpool*, Tel Aviv*

From Iasi to: Barcelona, Brussels, Bucharest, Cologne, London, Milan, Munich, Paris, Rome, Torino

From Larnaca to: Athens, Birmingham, Bucharest, London, Thessaloniki

From Liverpool to: Alicante, Bacau, Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca* Malaga, Rome

From Alghero to: Rome

From Sibiu to: Stuttgart

From Turin to: Alghero, Bacau, Bucharest, Bari, Catania, Iasi, Lamezia Terme, Lisbon, London, Madrid*, Naples, Paris, Pescara, Reggio Calabria, Seville, Stockholm, Trapani*

*These flights were operating until the 31st of October 2018.