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EURO ANNIES 2011: Airport Awards

EURO ANNIES 2011: Airport Awards

Italy again featured high in the airport prizes – Venice Marco Polo for the most new carriers, while Bari and Trapani both secured Traffic Growth Prizes. Moscow Domodedovo gained the Most New Routes, while Istanbul Atatürk and Schiphol share the valuable title for Most New Non-European Routes.

New airline routes launched (3-9 May 2011)

New airline routes launched (3-9 May 2011)

Out of this week’s 63 routes, Ryanair stands for 20. But which US low-cost carrier entered a route where it faces five competing airlines that already operate over 30 flights a day? And which European national carrier began serving Turkey? Don’t forget the downloadable spreadsheet in left-hand column on the website, detailing all of this […]

Vueling launches routes to Palma de Mallorca; continues Toulouse expansion

Vueling launches routes to Palma de Mallorca; continues Toulouse expansion

The Spanish low-cost airline Vueling now flies to Mallorca from Amsterdam Schiphol and Paris Orly, competing with airberlin, Transavia.com and Air Europa.


New airline routes launched (26 April – 2 May 2011)

New airline routes launched (26 April – 2 May 2011)

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?

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?

Transavia.com adds six new European ‘city’ destinations; Dutch regional airports see significant growth

Transavia.com adds six new European ‘city’ destinations; Dutch regional airports see significant growth

KLM-owned Transavia.com is focusing on Dutch regional growth this year after abandoning its Copenhagen base. Which new destinations has it added for 2011 and which routes have been moved from Amsterdam to Rotterdam? What competition will it face on its new Amsterdam routes?


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 […]

KLM now flies from Amsterdam to Xiamen in China and Aalborg in Denmark

KLM now flies from Amsterdam to Xiamen in China and Aalborg in Denmark

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines newest routes are from its Amsterdam Schiphol hub to its third Danish airport, Aalborg, and fifth airport in Mainland China, Xiamen.

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 […]


New airline routes launched (15-21 March 2011)

New airline routes launched (15-21 March 2011)

11 new routes in the last week could be called the calm before the storm as hundreds of routes will launch when the summer season starts later this week. However, we have great photo coverage from the latest new routes and one even launched a week early as a result of direct passenger demand communicated […]

Dutch airports recover as departure tax is abolished; traffic up 4.7% in 2010; Eindhoven and Maastricht up over 20%

Dutch airports recover as departure tax is abolished; traffic up 4.7% in 2010; Eindhoven and Maastricht up over 20%

While neighbours Germany have introduced an air travel tax in 2011, the Dutch abolished theirs back in 2009 and reaped the benefits in 2010. This year could be even better. Which are the leading country markets from the Netherlands and what share do KLM and its partners have of the Dutch market?

A game of two halves; easyJet looking to score big during summer to offset winter losses; Gatwick tops growth list

A game of two halves; easyJet looking to score big during summer to offset winter losses; Gatwick tops growth list

easyJet is having a self-confessed tricky winter so needs a good summer to sustain profits. So where has it shifted capacity compared to last summer? Which countries (and airports) are benefiting most, which new destinations have been added and which routes will not be continuing this summer?