Articles Tagged ‘Darwin Airline’

Etihad Regional points finger at SWISS/Lufthansa as airline drops four routes

Etihad Regional points finger at SWISS/Lufthansa as airline drops four routes

Etihad Regional (a.k.a. Darwin Airline) has issued a strongly worded statement criticising SWISS and parent company Lufthansa for a number of actions. We look in more detail at the network/competition issues to reveal what SWISS was (and was not) doing.

Dresden Airport sees traffic decline of 7%; Etihad Regional arrives with Amsterdam and Zurich services

Dresden Airport sees traffic decline of 7%; Etihad Regional arrives with Amsterdam and Zurich services

Covering a catchment area that extends to three countries (Germany, Czech Republic and Poland), Dresden Airport handled 1.8 million passengers in 2013. With a total of 13 carriers operating to 23 non-stop destinations, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent activity and reveals how dominant Lufthansa is this September.

Geneva Airport on course to pass 15m passengers in 2014; excellent SVID result

Geneva Airport on course to pass 15m passengers in 2014; excellent SVID result

Switzerland’s second busiest airport handled 14 million passengers in 2013, growing by 3.9%. With a total of 50 airlines operating from the Swiss gateway to 44 countries within Europe, North America and the Middle East, anna.aero takes a closer look at the airport’s recent developments and reveals its top 12 airlines and destinations for S14.


Etihad Regional launches 20 new routes in 2014 mostly from Geneva and Zurich

Etihad Regional launches 20 new routes in 2014 mostly from Geneva and Zurich

Etihad Regional, which is the new brand name for Darwin Airline, has added 20 new routes this year. We identify them and the competition they face on each route. We also look at which are the airline’s busiest airports this summer and how many routes it operates from each airport.

Etihad Regional, Eastern Airways, bmi regional spice up dynamic European regional airline market; flybe still #1 despite cuts

Etihad Regional, Eastern Airways, bmi regional spice up dynamic European regional airline market; flybe still #1 despite cuts

Europe’s regional airline market has been stunned by the decision of MEB3 carrier Etihad Airways to partner-up with Swiss Darwin Airline. We reveal the top 15 ‘regional’ airlines in Europe (based on our own definition), and summarise what some of the leading (and more obscure) carriers have been up to, and have planned for S14.

Zurich Airport’s Emirates A380, AIS Airlines to Münster/Osnabrück and Etihad Regional’s launch; Jet2’s award; celebrations at Ixtapa Airport

Zurich Airport’s Emirates A380, AIS Airlines to Münster/Osnabrück and Etihad Regional’s launch; Jet2’s award; celebrations at Ixtapa Airport

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, anna.aero reports from Zurich Airport as it celebrates Emirates’ launch of A380 services, AIS Airlines’ first flight to Münster/Osnabrück and Etihad Regional’s launch. We also have news from the Travel Weekly Globe Awards 2014 and Ixtapa Airport’s celebrations. 


Etihad Airways makes Etihad Regional as it buys 33.3% of Darwin Airline

Etihad Airways makes Etihad Regional as it buys 33.3% of Darwin Airline

Etihad Airways calls its acquisition of a 33.3% stake of Darwin Airline to create Etihad Regional a ‘step-change in global aviation’, however we prefer the more Darwinian phrase ‘natural selection’ as it seeks more feed onto its European services. anna.aero takes a look at the impact of this latest cash withdrawal from the Bank of […]

Aberdeen wins Cake prize; Sydney sports Route award; Darwin finds cake photos; Hainan marks five-year connection; Air Lituanica gets a new plane; Yunnan holds first conference; and Ryanair confirms its return to Modlin

Aberdeen wins Cake prize; Sydney sports Route award; Darwin finds cake photos; Hainan marks five-year connection; Air Lituanica gets a new plane; Yunnan holds first conference; and Ryanair confirms its return to Modlin

A busy week for Network Planning Community News, including some award winners showing-off their certificates, more cake and event photos from our peers from around the world.

Darwin Airline – ‘the Origins of a Network’ continues to evolve with new Cambridge and Leipzig bases

Darwin Airline – ‘the Origins of a Network’ continues to evolve with new Cambridge and Leipzig bases

Darwin is no longer merely associated with famous English naturalists (who studied at Cambridge University) or that place right in the north of Australia, it is also a fast-expanding, Swiss-based regional airline that has grown by 165% in the last 12 months.


Darwin Airline launches Cambridge and Leipzig bases

Darwin Airline launches Cambridge and Leipzig bases

Darwin Airline launches Cambridge Airport to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Geneva Airport, Milan Malpensa Airport, Paris CDG Airport; plus, Leipzig/Halle Airport to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Paris CDG Airport.

Darwin Airline launches flights from Bolzano to Rome

Darwin Airline launches flights from Bolzano to Rome

Darwin Airline connects Rome Fiumicino Airport and Bolzano Airport.

Darwin Airline selects Cambridge Airport as first UK base

Darwin Airline selects Cambridge Airport as first UK base

Lugano-based regional carrier Darwin Airline has chosen Cambridge as its first base in the UK, operating four international routes from the beginning of September with Saab 2000s. We have the details and an exclusive interview with the airline’s CCO.