Articles Tagged ‘Amsterdam’

London Heathrow in FLAP: still busier than Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris CDG, but far fewer destinations

London Heathrow in FLAP: still busier than Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris CDG, but far fewer destinations

We have one of our free, downloadable spreadsheets to accompany this week’s lead story which compares the global networks of Europe’s four leading hub airports. Which airport offers the most destinations in Africa, Latin America, China, India, Russia, the UK and the USA?

Toronto Pearson and Ethiopian Airlines celebrate Cake prize; Amsterdam welcomes A380 services

Toronto Pearson and Ethiopian Airlines celebrate Cake prize; Amsterdam welcomes A380 services

There were other reasons to celebrate this week than the relatively slow week for new route launches. Which airline just upgraded its Amsterdam service to an A380? And how good do the GTAA and Ethiopian Airlines folks look with an anna.aero Cake of the Week certificate?

KLM looks to boost UK regional traffic to Amsterdam; bmibaby, easyJet and Flybe starting new services soon

KLM looks to boost UK regional traffic to Amsterdam; bmibaby, easyJet and Flybe starting new services soon

More than 20 UK airports have non-stop flights to Amsterdam, but how have passenger numbers developed in recent years by region? How many airlines currently serve the market and how much market share do they have? Which new UK services will start in the next few months?


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.

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?

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?

Orlando Sanford welcomes back 'lost' Allegiant routes; Arkefly to start Amsterdam flights in June

Orlando Sanford welcomes back ‘lost’ Allegiant routes; Arkefly to start Amsterdam flights in June

Orlando in Florida is blessed with two airports but the smaller airport suffered last year when Allegiant moved some flights to the bigger airport. Now they’re back and the airport expects traffic to grow considerably. In what year did international flights peak and what role do UK charter airlines play?

Barcelona El Prat now fastest growing of Europe's major airports; Copenhagen and Rome also up more than 10%

Barcelona El Prat now fastest growing of Europe’s major airports; Copenhagen and Rome also up more than 10%

With 10 months of data for 2010 we take a closer look at how Europe’s top 16 airports have performed year-on-year. Which is the only one not to have grown in any month so far this year? And which two airports just escaped this fate thanks to October growth?


Transavia.com re-focuses on Netherlands after Danish dalliance; six new destinations starting next summer

Transavia.com re-focuses on Netherlands after Danish dalliance; six new destinations starting next summer

Copenhagen didn’t work out for Transavia.com so it’s focussing on new Dutch routes for 2011. Which new destinations are being added and what competition will be faced? And which major European market has the airline pulled out of after seven years?

easyJet grows flights 13% this winter; nine airports added

easyJet grows flights 13% this winter; nine airports added

easyJet is growing faster than usual this winter. Which country markets and airports will see most new flights compared with last winter, and which are the nine new airports to see orange aircraft this winter?

Capacity growth at 22 of top 25 European country markets this winter; Greek and Irish stats reflect economic woes

Capacity growth at 22 of top 25 European country markets this winter; Greek and Irish stats reflect economic woes

Our annual review of European winter capacity shows that European capacity is up around 6% this winter, the UK is only just ahead of Germany, Lufthansa is holding off Ryanair and only one of the top 15 airports is reporting a decline.