Aerosvit’s latest new route launched is from Odessa in southern Ukraine to Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan.
53 new routes saw the light of day in the last week. But which low-cost airline took on three network carriers? And which airline returned to Baghdad after 21 years of absence? We have lots of pictures to go with the analysis and of course the downloadable spreadsheet detailing all the routes.
Although ‘only’ 30 routes launched in the last week, we have a comprehensive selection of great photos from celebrations all across the world – including lots of cakes! But which two landmark jetBlue routes are among them? And don’t forget the downloadable spreadsheet to keep track of all the routes!
Ryanair was once again the unsurprising winner of the Airline With the New Routes (320); at the other end of the spectrum, a resurgent Alitalia launched 26 routes to take the Flag Carrier Prize, while also in Italy, Eagle Airlines secured the upstart’s award for 12 new routes in its first year.
51 new routes were launched across the world in the last week, with Russian, German and Canadian airports represented the most. But which airport had 500 people celebrate the arrival of its first international passenger service? And in which country did three airlines launch domestic, regional services?
Although ‘only’ 38 new routes launched in the last week, we have witnessed an unusually busy week for cakes. It seems Easter gave a sweet tooth for the world’s route launch celebrations. But which airline launched a new international route last week with its single aircraft?
31 new routes have seen the light of day in the last week, but which two Asian carriers entered a new country market each? Which European charter carrier changed business models and began scheduled operations? And which US state capital got its second route with big jets?
Is Tarom European legacy carrier of the year? Passengers up 20%, load factor up almost six percentage points
Europe’s flag-carriers enjoyed mixed fortunes in 2010. Which ones grew fastest (and by how much) and which ones saw passenger numbers fall? Which carriers improved their load factors the most and which carriers flew with more empty seats? And if Tarom is the biggest winner, who’s the biggest loser?
We’ve identified over 600 new routes from 140 airlines that have already been announced to start in 2011. Which airlines (and countries) will see the most new routes based on what we know so far? With no World Cup or Olympics this year where will the world’s leading sporting events take place this year?
Download the spreadsheet with this week’s 250 new routes and see our fantastic photo coverage of launch celebrations all across the world. Ribbons have been cut in masses, lakes have been emptied for fire brigades to salute the arriving aircraft and the world’s master bakers have worked day and night to bake an amazing selection of cakes.
AeroSvit has launched 20 new routes this year including 12 from Kiev; reports record passenger numbers in August
AEA member AeroSvit started the year slowly, but is now setting passenger records. Which new routes has it added this year and which countries in Europe does it notably not serve? And which recently launched aircraft type does it operate?