Articles Tagged ‘easyJet’

French airports report healthy growth in 2011 led by Paris Beauvais (+31.3%); easyJet stimulates Lyon - Nice by 70%

French airports report healthy growth in 2011 led by Paris Beauvais (+31.3%); easyJet stimulates Lyon – Nice by 70%

So what’s been happening at French airports in 2011? Which have been growing fastest, and which two have seen passenger numbers fall? How have the top 15 regional domestic routes fared so far in 2011? Which three have seen changes of more than 30%?

easyJet launched new routes from Paris CDG to Thessaloniki and Menorca

easyJet launched new routes from Paris CDG to Thessaloniki and Menorca

easyJet now flies from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Thessaloniki, or Salonika, in Greece and Mahon on the Spanish Balearic island of Menorca.

Swiss launches new route between Basel and Nice

Swiss launches new route between Basel and Nice

Swiss now competes with easyJet between Basel and Nice, having launched a seasonal summer route.


easyJet launches two new seasonal routes: Paris to Brindisi and Madrid to Menorca

easyJet launches two new seasonal routes: Paris to Brindisi and Madrid to Menorca

easyJet now flies between Paris Orly and Brindisi in Italy’s Puglia region as well as from Madrid to Mahon on Menorca.

easyJet launches two new routes to Catania and Jersey

easyJet launches two new routes to Catania and Jersey

The low-cost airline easyJet launched a new route between Glasgow and Jersey as well as from London Gatwick to Catania in Sicily.

Ryanair challenging easyJet to be #1 in Edinburgh

Ryanair challenging easyJet to be #1 in Edinburgh

For five years Ryanair operated now more than two routes from Scotland’s biggest airports, but since 2006 it has served, at one time or other, 50 destinations. But which routes is it operating this summer and which have fallen by the wayside? And on which routes does it compete head-to-head with other LCCs?


New airline routes launched (14 - 20 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 June 2011)

A very busy week with 75 new routes starting in all corners of the world. But which Chinese airline launched its second trans-Pacific route? Which North American airline launched six transatlantic services? And which two airlines relaunched landmark services between Dubrovnik and Belgrade?

easyJet CEO Carolyn McCall talks to anna.aero about the London Southend Airport base

easyJet CEO Carolyn McCall talks to anna.aero about the London Southend Airport base

Yesterday, easyJet announced it will open its 20th base at London Southend and straight away the airline’s boss spoke to anna.aero about why it had suddenly moved to the Essex seaside airport, largely overlooked since the 1960s.

Airbus delivers 50 aircraft in May including first A380 to Korean Air; Boeing to raise production of 737s

Airbus delivers 50 aircraft in May including first A380 to Korean Air; Boeing to raise production of 737s

Some major milestones for Airbus last month as Korean Air became the sixth airline to receive an A380 and easyJet took its 200th Airbus. Boeing has decided to ramp up production of its 737s, but which LCCs (no, it’s not Ryanair) took delivery of most 737s in May?


UK – Athens market about to welcome Hellenic Imperial to Gatwick; easyJet adding Edinburgh link in September

UK – Athens market about to welcome Hellenic Imperial to Gatwick; easyJet adding Edinburgh link in September

Hellenic Imperial has announced plans to serve London Gatwick from Athens with widebody aircraft later this summer, but how have passenger numbers developed between UK airports and the Greek capital since 1995? What have been the key capacity, frequency changes in the market during that period?

New airline routes launched (31 May – 6 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (31 May – 6 June 2011)

It has been a very busy week with an entire 86 new routes launched. We have all the analysis – and the cakes – of routes ranging from Emirates’ 26th destination in Europe to LOT Polish Airlines’ fourth Ukrainian route. But which European airline launched routes to both Asia and South America? And which US […]

Montpellier airport growing once more as bmibaby and Ryanair add new UK services this summer

Montpellier airport growing once more as bmibaby and Ryanair add new UK services this summer

With almost 1.2 million passengers last year, Montpellier Airport ranks as France’s 10th busiest. But how has traffic evolved in the last 15 years and which airlines are present? What impact has the developing TGV network had on the airport, and which LCCs are adding routes to which destinations?