Air Oradea is a planned Romanian regional carrier that plans on beginning services in the first half of 2022. The airline was proposed by Bihor County officials and the government of Oradea as a means of getting tourists from throughout Romania and the wider Danube area into the region. Oradea does not have a motorway or direct road network connecting the region to the countries capital so the airline hopes to promote connectivity and mobility for Oradea and Romania. The airline has stated that they will operate services from Oradea to Bucharest, once launched with plans to also serve 4 other European hubs, however, these haven't been publicised yet. The airline has not yet determined the fleet of aircraft they wish to use.
As of diciembre 2021, Air Oradea plans to begin services in 2022 to Bucharest 3 times daily (mon - fri) and 2 times daily at weekends. The airline also plans to operate services to other European hubs within the Danube area.
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The airline hasn't yet published its cabin baggage policy. However, it is expected that 1 item of luggage will be allowed onboard such as a small personal item, like a ladies handbag, briefcase or small backpack.
Similarly, the airline hasn't announced their checked baggage policy, if this is included on your ticket or an additional charge. It is hoped that the closer it gets to launch, more information will be available.
As the airline is still in the planning phases an app or website hasn't been established, so it is unsure if online check-in will be offered as of yet.
It is expected that once launched the airline will have check-in facilities at the airport. However, it is unknown if these will be included in the ticket or an additionally charged service for certain fare types.
Air Oradea haven't yet published information regarding the classes of travel onboard their aircraft, however, it is expected that the airline will offer an economy class product. It is unknown how this product will look, if snacks will be included, the seat sizes or baggage policies. But check back nearer the airline's launch for more details.
It is unsure whether Air Oradea will offer a business class product as the airline is still in the early stages of planning.
Air Oradea hasn't yet specified whether their aircraft will offer wifi or inflight entertainment. However, as the flights are expected to be domestic and regional, it is unlikely that these will be offered.
The airline hasn't yet published information about their inflight meal service. However, it is expected that due to the duration of the flights and nature of the business, complimentary drinks and snacks won't be available. There may be options to purchase drinks and snacks onboard, however, more information will be provided once the airline begins operations.
As Air Oradea hasn't formally launched yet it is unsure if they will offer a frequent flyer program.
The airline is still in the early phases of planning and hasn't yet decided on the aircraft type they will use. The airline is currently in a tendering process, however, this hasn't been finalised.
Oradea Airport will be the hub for the airline as routes are planned to arrive at and depart from this airport. The airport already has a range of airports offering connections to other parts of Romania, Europe and Egypt. Currently, you are able to travel to Antalya, Hurghada, Bucharest, Sharm el-Sheikh, Bergamo, Bologna, London (Stansted) and Weeze. The airport is currently served by Air Bucharest, Animawings, Blue Air, FlyEgypt, HiSky, Ryanair and TAROM.