Serving the capital of the French island of Corsica, Ajaccio Napolean Bonaparte Airport, is the largest of the four international airports on the Mediterranean island. While the airport is showing steady growth, its extreme seasonality represents an annual challenge to the management.
From S’13, HOP! will operate 530 daily flights to 136 destinations across 15 countries for parent Air France.
Air Corsica again operates international flights, having launched new routes to Rome Fiumicino Airport in Italy.
The last week has been busy, with 56 new routes starting. But which single airline launched 20 routes as it opened two bases? Which island nation attracted three new routes? Which route resumed after a hiatus of over five-years? Which busy domestic route got a low-cost carrier to compete? And which capital city airport got four new long-haul services?
16 new routes launched across the world in the last week, mostly with low frequencies. But which airline added three new routes, both domestic and international, all with at least daily frequencies? Which low-cost carriers began serving two Asian cities’ capital cities? And which long-haul airline launched its second European route?
Air Corsica (previously CCM Airlines) adds international routes from Marseille; dominates domestic from Corsica
Newly rebranded Air Corsica links which Corsican airports with which airports in mainland France? What competition does it face? What role does Air France play? Which international routes does it operate and what aircraft does it use?
The Mediterranean island of Corsica has four commercial airports which handled over 2.5 million passengers last year. Three cities in France dominate the island’s route network but LCCs such as easyJet and Germanwings are helping to stimulate international growth.