Articles Tagged ‘BGY’

Blue Air adds Oslo Gardermoen and Helsinki to its network; 32 new sectors planned for S17 so far; soon to pass 100-route milestone

Blue Air adds Oslo Gardermoen and Helsinki to its network; 32 new sectors planned for S17 so far; soon to pass 100-route milestone

Blue Air has announced this week it will begin flights to the capitals of Norway and Finland from its Bucharest hub for S17, with many more new routes planned for summer from seven of the carrier’s eight bases. We take a closer look behind the scenes of the Romanian carrier’s expansion plans. 

Ryanair confirms Frankfurt expansion with 20 new routes and five 737s for W17/18, adding to existing four routes and two aircraft promised

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. 

The "best, most and worst" Ryanair airports 2007-17; 2,800 air services, from over 250 airports including 80+ bases

The “best, most and worst” Ryanair airports 2007-17; 2,800 air services, from over 250 airports including 80+ bases

Ryanair is Europe’s leading (U)LCC and the regular winner of anna.aero awards for most routes launched each year. But this week, we focus on which of its 80-plus bases have seen the lowest and highest turnover of routes during the last decade. Plus we identify 24 airports which have only ever had one Ryanair service.


bmi regional route churn slows down; Bristol and Munich biggest bases

bmi regional route churn slows down; Bristol and Munich biggest bases

bmi regional appears to be finally finding its niche in the European market, operating routes for large corporations and complementing those by finding city pairs with high levels of business traffic to sustain its regional jet fleet. We investigate the slowdown in the airline’s route turnover and where its operations are focused. 

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 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 […]

Katowice-Venice is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 23,000 annual searches; Nadi-Adelaide becomes our third success

Katowice-Venice is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 23,000 annual searches; Nadi-Adelaide becomes our third success

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that in the last year 23,000 potential travellers searched the flight comparison site for flights between Katowice and Venice ‒ but the route is unserved!? Having achieved our third successful new route start-up just before Christmas (Nadi-Adelaide) will this potential new route get adopted by Wizz Air or easyJet?


Sofia-Chicago is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 95,000 annual searches; American Airlines' next O'Hare service??

Sofia-Chicago is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 95,000 annual searches; American Airlines’ next O’Hare service??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that in the last year 95,000 potential travellers searched Skyscanner for flights between Sofia and Chicago ‒ but the route is unserved!? LOT Polish Airlines currently offers the only service from Central and Eastern Europe to O’Hare – American Airlines or United Airlines should consider this route.

Ryanair to open Naples base in S17; 17 new routes with three aircraft but only indirect competition on two routes with easyJet

Ryanair to open Naples base in S17; 17 new routes with three aircraft but only indirect competition on two routes with easyJet

Ryanair is expanding in Italy. Next summer will the airline launch its first ever routes to Naples and open a three aircraft base. We reveal the overlap with easyJet routes, the growth of the airport in the last 20 years and which are the leading airlines in 2016.

Aruba-Milan is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 33,000 annual searches; Meridiana's next move from Malpensa??

Aruba-Milan is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 33,000 annual searches; Meridiana’s next move from Malpensa??

Hot on the heels of having another of our unserved routes adopted, Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has discovered that in the last year 33,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Aruba and Milan ‒ but the route is unserved! We think Meridiana should fly this route.


Gdansk on course to hit four million passenger mark; Amsterdam is largest unserved market; Wizz Air-Ryanair domination starts to show

Gdansk on course to hit four million passenger mark; Amsterdam is largest unserved market; Wizz Air-Ryanair domination starts to show

Since the turn of the millennium, Gdansk has witnessed rapid growth, and from handling fewer than 600,000 passengers in 2000, it is on course to welcome four million this year. We take a closer look at the airport with regards to carrier development and route changes, as well as delving into new route opportunities from […]

Aena’s Madrid Airport shows-off Route of the Week award for Iberia’s Tokyo Narita launch and Budapest celebrates new Venice service

Aena’s Madrid Airport shows-off Route of the Week award for Iberia’s Tokyo Narita launch and Budapest celebrates new Venice service

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Flybe opens its latest Birmingham route while Prague celebrates the opening of its Ryanair base. More news also from Alicante, Berlin Schönefeld, Gold Coast and Sydney airports.

Ryanair launches a mammoth 38 new routes this week

Ryanair launches a mammoth 38 new routes this week

Ryanair has another busy week, launching 23 routes on 1 November, five on 2 November, six on 3 November and four on 4 November.