Articles Tagged ‘BCN’
Well we have been waiting for it for months, but finally IAG announced to the world LEVEL, its new low-cost long-haul airline to be based in Barcelona with two A330-200s from June. Initially serving four transatlantic routes, we take a look at capacity ‘levels’ of the competition in Spain and across Europe.
Hannover-Lisbon is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ 80,000 searches; anna.aero gets fourth adopted route success
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year nearly 80,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Hannover and Lisbon ‒ but the route is unserved!? This week we celebrate our fourth new route success since this feature began a year ago, as Delta Air Lines makes an important announcement.
Ponta Delgada traffic jumps 55% since 2014; Ryanair to add fourth route to Frankfurt Hahn for S17; easyJet and Ryanair impact shows
Ponta Delgada in the Azores welcomed 1.52 million passengers in 2016, up from the 0.98 million that passed through the airport two years previous. During that two-year window, both Ryanair and easyJet have joined the carrier line-up, helping the airport to achieve a 55% growth rate in passengers.
London Luton is easyJet’s fastest growing London airport; five new routes for 2017; some flights still cheaper than a pair of jeans
London Luton is the home of easyJet, starting operations with two leased 737-200s operating services initially to Edinburgh and Glasgow in 1995. Today Luton is the airline’s second largest London operation after London Gatwick. We take a closer look at the carrier’s development from its home airport, plus how its network has changed going into […]
Ryanair confirms Frankfurt expansion with 20 new routes and five 737s for W17/18, adding to existing four routes and two aircraft promised
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair confirms that for W17/18 it will begin flights from Frankfurt to Athens, Barcelona, Brindisi, Catania, Glasgow, Gran Canaria, Krakow, Lanzarote, Lisbon, London Stansted, Madrid, Milan Bergamo, Manchester, Pisa, Porto, Seville, Tenerife South, Toulouse, Valencia and Venice Treviso. More news also from Wizz Air.
Frankfurt with almost 300 destinations and Paris CDG with over 100 airlines lead global analysis of airport operations in S17
We reveal the top 15 airports in S17 as measured by most destinations served non-stop, most country markets served and most airlines welcomed. Not surprisingly some airports appear in all three categories, but can you guess which ones?
Larnaca-Madrid is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 120,000 annual searches; will it be easyJet orange or Cobalt blue to serve?
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that in the last year over 117,000 potential travellers searched the leading flight comparison site for flights between Larnaca and Madrid ‒ but the route is unserved!? With Cyprus having no national carrier as such (Aegean Airlines and Cobalt are trying to fill the vacuum), will it be left to the LCCs […]
easyJet closes in on 50 routes from Amsterdam Schiphol; capacity up 20% in 2016 and 2015 as Budapest and Lanzarote routes added
Among easyJet bases Amsterdam currently ranks fifth with 41 destinations being served in 2017. We look at how the airline’s Dutch network has evolved over the last 20 years and which country markets grew fastest in 2016.
SAS to establish bases in London and Spain in order to compete with the likes of Ryanair, Norwegian and easyJet
SAS announced this week that it is planning to open new bases in London and Spain. anna.aero takes a closer look at the airline’s operations to the UK capital and Spain, and establishes what it thinks the airline is planning for its first non-Scandinavian bases.
Reykjavik-Hong Kong is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 230,000 annual searches; Cathay Pacific’s 13th European route??
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that in the last year 230,000 potential travellers searched the flight comparison site for flights between Reykjavik and Hong Kong ‒ but the route is unserved! With demand driven from the Asian end of the city pair, when will this become Cathay Pacific Airways’ 13th European destination??
It will be Singapore Slings all the way when Norwegian starts its planned service to the Asian city from Oslo. The Norwegian capital narrowly missed out to Stockholm Arlanda when Singapore Airlines announced it would begin flights to the Swedish capital instead later this year, but clearly it has come out fighting, working hard to convince […]
Barcelona Airport traffic grows 26% since 2012 with it now handling 40+ million passengers a year; next battleground for low-cost long-haul
Barcelona Airport last year welcomed over 44 million passengers through its two terminals, an increase of 11% when compared to 2015. With such spectacular growth, and Norwegian and IAG preparing to battle it out in the low-cost long-haul market from the hub, we take a closer look to see why this Spanish hot-spot is getting […]