Articles Tagged ‘Air France’

Air France launches Marseille offensive with 13 new routes

Air France launches Marseille offensive with 13 new routes

Air France launched its new ‘decentralization’ strategy in Marseille this week with 13 new destinations being added to the 12 it already operates there. But how has Air France’s share of Marseille traffic evolved during the last decade?

Air France launched a new route between Montpellier and Strasbourg

Air France launched a new route between Montpellier and Strasbourg

Air France now flies from Strasbourg to Montpellier on the French coast during August.

French airports report healthy growth in 2011 led by Paris Beauvais (+31.3%); easyJet stimulates Lyon - Nice by 70%

French airports report healthy growth in 2011 led by Paris Beauvais (+31.3%); easyJet stimulates Lyon – Nice by 70%

So what’s been happening at French airports in 2011? Which have been growing fastest, and which two have seen passenger numbers fall? How have the top 15 regional domestic routes fared so far in 2011? Which three have seen changes of more than 30%?


Air France's regional offensive; Marseille is first to benefit

Air France’s regional offensive; Marseille is first to benefit

Air France has a new strategy for four major regional airports in France. Marseille is to get 13 new routes starting in October as the airline “competes” with LCCs. But how much is the airline really competing with LCCs? And how has Air France’s traffic developed at Marseille since 2000?

Air France grows South America network; launches Lima flights

Air France grows South America network; launches Lima flights

Air France launched a new route between Paris Charles de Gaulle and Lima in Peru.

New airline routes launched (7 - 13 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (7 – 13 June 2011)

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.


Montpellier airport growing once more as bmibaby and Ryanair add new UK services this summer

Montpellier airport growing once more as bmibaby and Ryanair add new UK services this summer

With almost 1.2 million passengers last year, Montpellier Airport ranks as France’s 10th busiest. But how has traffic evolved in the last 15 years and which airlines are present? What impact has the developing TGV network had on the airport, and which LCCs are adding routes to which destinations?

Which routes have Air France, British Airways and Lufthansa stopped operating during the last year?

Which routes have Air France, British Airways and Lufthansa stopped operating during the last year?

Airlines are very good at promoting new routes but rather less forthcoming when it comes to dropping routes. We take a look at which routes Europe’s top three legacy airlines have considered surplus to requirements during the last 12 months and examine how much of this was down to competition.

New airline routes launched (19 - 25 April 2011)

New airline routes launched (19 – 25 April 2011)

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?


New airline routes launched (29 March - 4 April 2011)

New airline routes launched (29 March – 4 April 2011)

The second phase of the start of the summer scheduling season has brought almost 130 further routes. Again, we have the analysis, pictures, downloadable spreadsheet – and cakes! Which two Mexican routes were picked up, having been unserved after the demise of Mexicana? Which Asian national carrier added its third Australian route? And which European […]

New airline routes launched (22-28 March 2011)

New airline routes launched (22-28 March 2011)

The summer season has started with a bang! Although only two days of the new season make it into our report of the latest new routes, we report on an entire 160 new routes. Accompanying the analysis is a downloadable spreadsheet, pictures of 11 gorgeous cakes and a long list of more amazing photos from […]

Air France still dominates domestic routes from French regional airports; international routes left to foreign carriers

Air France still dominates domestic routes from French regional airports; international routes left to foreign carriers

We all know Air France is big in Paris, but what does it contribute at French regional airports? At which airport has it cut several international services, and how much do French regional airports rely on the likes of easyJet and Ryanair for their international services?