XL Airways France connects Paris CDG and Pointe-a-Pitre in Guadeloupe.
Hands up airport business development managers if Air Canada’s network planners have told you in the past that without a first-class market they won’t fly long-haul into your airport? Well that problem has gone away this week following the launch of its all-leisure, discount carrier “rouge.”
XL Airways connects Marseille and St. Denis de la Reunion; launches services from Paris CDG to Fort-de-France in Martinique.
With a catchment of over five million people, Detroit remains a vital cog in the network of the world’s largest airline – Delta Airlines – as its third largest hub after Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta and Minneapolis/St. Paul.
Given its perfectly located home-hub of Baku, Azerbaijan Airlines has the potential (and the country has the oil wealth) to consider rivalry with Dubai, Doha or Abu Dhabi for passenger flows between Europe and the East. Orders for regional jets and game-changing 787 could help.
Flybe now flies from Birmingham Airport and East Midlands Airport to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
SAS Scandinavian Airlines now flies from Stavanger in Norway to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport in France.
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?
WOW air launches first five of 13 planned routes to France, Denmark, Poland and UK.
XL Airways France now flies from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to San Francisco in California, USA.
Georgian Airways again flies from Tbilisi in Georgia to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport in France.