Over 60 new routes this week from 30 airlines. Countries involved in celebrating new services include Australia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Fiji, France, Germany, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Kuwait, Libya, Lithuania, Netherlands, Nepal, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Russia, Singapore, Switzerland, Syria, Thailand, Turkey, the UAE, the UK, and the USA. Phew, I guess that’s what you’d call global coverage
Filling the void left after Sterling, Transavia.com was one of three LCCs entering Copenhagen about a year ago. How big has the Transavia.com base become? Which destinations are served and how much competition is the airline faced with? How do its fares compare to the competition?
Europe’s hubs have had mixed fortunes during the last year. Which appear to be doing best and how does traffic this September compare with September 2007? Which two of the 17 hubs examined have grown during this period?
Copenhagen received many famous visitors last week for the IOC’s vote on the location of the 2016 summer Olympics, but is the Danish capital still the leading airport in the Nordic region?
The start of September sees increased activity on the new route front. Nearly 30 new routes from 18 airlines covering Africa, Australia, Europe, India, Middle East, New Zealand, South America and the USA. Something for everyone.
Profitable for the last 10 years KLM’s wholly-owned subsidiary Transavia.com has had to set up a foreign base to maintain growth. At which Austrian airport is it the second busiest carrier in winter?
Another quiet week on the new route front as several planned new routes fail to materialise. That leaves us this week with American Airlines, Cimber Sterling, Estonian Air Regional and Manx2.com. But who gets our Cake Of The Week award?
Four-way fight on Copenhagen-Nice; newcomer Transavia.com is apparent price leader
Over 40 new routes took to the skies this week. Airlines feeling optimistic included Adria Airways, Aegean, Aer Lingus, Air Arabia, Air Astana, Air Austral, Air Southwest, American Airlines, Armavia, Brussels Airlines, City Airline, Karthago Airlines, LAN Argentina, LAN Ecuador, LOT, Luxair, Mauritania Airways, Northwest/Delta, Norwegian, SAA, Shenzhen Airlines, Sun D’Or, Swiss, Transavia.com, Turkish Airlines, V Australia, Virgin Blue and Wind Jet. Phew!
Sterling may be gone but its route network lives on in the hands of Cimber Sterling, Norwegian and Transavia. Malaga is now served by five airlines from Copenhagen but which other routes give customers a choice of at least three airlines?