Jet2.com connects East Midlands Airport and Menorca Airport; Leeds/Bradford Airport and Split Airport; and Manchester Airport and Corfu Airport.
Leak of the Week: anna.aero reveals which UK airports are going to benefit from new leisure services next year and investigates whether charter passengers are still valuable to the UK’s airports, particularly when it comes to spending cash in their shops, despite decades of decline resulting from LCC encroachment.
Air Méditerranée launched Split from both Marseille and Mulhouse and Corfu from Marseille.
Ryanair launches 45 new routes across Europe; opens new bases in Chania and Kraków.
Ryanair’s 50 new routes include opening of Zadar base, seven new routes from Girona, and six new routes from Trapani.
Aer Lingus inaugurates flights from Belfast City to Malaga; launches services from Dublin to Corfu.
Ryanair starts a total of five new routes from Alghero, Brussels Charleroi, Weeze, East Midlands and Manchester.
Greece’s tourism airports doing reasonably well this summer helped by over 80 new services from Europe’s LCCs
Tourism is critical to the ailing Greek economy so what do passenger figures for July for the country’s airports tell us about the industry? How seasonal is demand, which airports are shrinking, which are growing, and which of Europe’s LCCs have been particularly busy launching new services?
Aegean Airlines now flies from the Greek island Corfu to Rome Fiumicino Airport and Milan Malpensa Airport in Italy.
easyJet now flies to Faro in Portugal’s Algarve from Basel in Switzerland.
Volotea, the rapidly expanding new airline, has launched new routes in Italy, Spain, France and Greece.