75 aircraft were delivered by Airbus and Boeing in February, but which airline received its first wide-body aircraft? Where is Air France flying its second A380? And which is the airline that loves the 737-900ER so much?
Asia, Europe and North America’s top routes experience different levels of competition; Asia most competitive
How much competition is there on some of the world’s busiest routes? Which European route is still the busiest despite a 40% drop in traffic? And just how many carriers are there on India’s busiest domestic route?
London-Edinburgh/Glasgow traffic still in decline; British Airways, bmi and easyJet battle it out while Flybe looks on
Demand on the UK’s top two domestic city-pair routes peaked several years ago but how has demand shifted between the various London airports? Are frequencies still declining in 2010?
Toulouse has a new terminal to help it expand beyond six million passengers. How critical is the Paris route and what competition does Air France face on domestic flights? Which routes have been added and lost in the last two years?
Almost 30 new routes have been started since last Friday. Countries involved in celebrating new services include Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Lithuania, Macau, Malaysia, Mexico, Taiwan, the UK, the US and Vietnam.
Airbus and Boeing delivered 166 aircraft during September and October with Boeing handing over eight more aircraft than its European rival. But which carriers were receiving the most new aircraft and did US or Chinese airlines collect most new Boeings?
British Airways and Air France have come up with different ways of serving the New York market. But how do their networks (and that of Lufthansa) compare in terms of geographic spread and current ‘growth’?
This week we look at a west-east route involving five carriers though Air France and Czech Airlines are code-share partners. How does SmartWings compare with the likes of SkyEurope and Wizz Air?
France’s biggest regional airport served 10 million passengers last year but how is traffic developing in 2009? Which airlines have started new routes in the last year and to which destinations? What is it about Copenhagen? And what the heck is MIPIM and why is it important?
Unlike British Airways Air France has managed to robustly defend its short-haul route network from the all-conquering threat of LCCs. But LCCs are making significant inroads in some country markets. What share of new short-haul routes have been started by easyJet and Ryanair alone?
Despite easyJet’s best efforts Air France still dominates both major Parisian airports. How does it split its operations between CDG and Orly and what competition does it face on domestic routes? Which country markets are best served from CDG and which international routes does it operate from Orly?