Articles Tagged ‘easyJet’

easyJet opens bases at Barcelona and Venice Marco Polo airports

easyJet opens bases at Barcelona and Venice Marco Polo airports

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, London Gatwick unveils the latest part of its €2.6 billion transformation, while Thai AirAsia announces its next international service from Bangkok Don Mueang. More news also from St Petersburg and Abuja airports.

Global seat capacity up 7.3% in 2016 Q1; China and Ryanair see biggest increase in seats compared with 2015 Q1

Global seat capacity up 7.3% in 2016 Q1; China and Ryanair see biggest increase in seats compared with 2015 Q1

We reveal which are the leading airlines and country markets in the first quarter of 2016 and by how much they are growing (or shrinking). Plus a look at which airlines and countries are seeing the biggest increase in capacity.

easyJet adds new route trio

easyJet adds new route trio

easyJet links Edinburgh with Vienna and Venice Marco Polo, with the Italian city also witnessing the addition of a new Prague service.


easyJet leans into Pisa from Geneva

easyJet leans into Pisa from Geneva

easyJet commences a thrice-weekly service between the two cities facing no incumbent carriers.

LOT Polish Airlines celebrates winning Route of the Week title for launch of services to Tokyo Narita

LOT Polish Airlines celebrates winning Route of the Week title for launch of services to Tokyo Narita

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, easyJet celebrates its 20-year anniversary of flights to Aberdeen, while Singapore Airlines announces services to Canberra and Wellington. More news also from Wizz Air, Flybe, Alaska Airlines, TAM Airlines, Airports Authority of India, London Luton, Manchester and St. Petersburg airports.

Vienna Airport welcomes Eurowings base and easyJet expansion; UK market sees 40% growth with eight new services in last 12 months

Vienna Airport welcomes Eurowings base and easyJet expansion; UK market sees 40% growth with eight new services in last 12 months

The Austrian capital has seen traffic growth of 44% since 2005 and set a new record in 2015 with almost 23 million passengers. We look at the leading airlines and country markets and what’s new for 2016.


Intensified PELOCO5 competition - easyJet, Norwegian, Ryanair, Vueling and Wizz Air - 231 routes operated by at least two of them

Intensified PELOCO5 competition – easyJet, Norwegian, Ryanair, Vueling and Wizz Air – 231 routes operated by at least two of them

Europe’s five big pan-European LCCs (the PELOCO5) now compete against each other on 44% more routes than they did two summers ago. We reveal the 17 routes on which three of them go head-to-head.

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 1)

New airline route announcements and fascinating facts and figures we came across this week (2016 – week 1)

In a new feature we reveal what exciting route news and statistical trivia our data elves have come across during the last week while reading their e-mails (that’s short for elf-mails) and preparing this week’s stories.

Ryanair announces base #77 at Belfast International with initial service to London Gatwick; five more routes promised

Ryanair announces base #77 at Belfast International with initial service to London Gatwick; five more routes promised

On 7 January, Ryanair announced that from 27 March it will open based operations at Belfast International with one 737-800 initially, with a further two to follow in October. The first route announced is a four times daily service to London Gatwick, a route that Aer Lingus will drop on the day prior to operations […]


World’s airlines started over 3,100 new routes in 2015; easyJet, Ryanair, Vueling and Wizz Air take top four places for most new routes

World’s airlines started over 3,100 new routes in 2015; easyJet, Ryanair, Vueling and Wizz Air take top four places for most new routes

We have analysed our New Route Database to reveal some statistics for 2015 including whether Airbus or Boeing aircraft started more new routes. We also look ahead to 2016 for which we already know about 1,100 planned new routes.

easyJet CEO becomes “Dame” Carolyn McCall; ex-Virgin Atlantic’s Barry Humphreys gets CBE

easyJet CEO becomes “Dame” Carolyn McCall; ex-Virgin Atlantic’s Barry Humphreys gets CBE

The CEO of easyJet has become Dame Carolyn McCall, while another friend of anna.aero, Dr Barry Humphreys, who retired last year as Chairman of the British Air Transport Association (BATA), receives a CBE.

10 more airports slug it out for 2015 Arch of Triumph honours

10 more airports slug it out for 2015 Arch of Triumph honours

Will this FTWA for the Russian LCC Pobeda be good enough to break-up the party at the top of the leader board? Find out which one of 10 global airports has won the penultimate Arch of Triumph title of 2015.