Articles Tagged ‘easyJet’
easyJet grows fastest in Italy, UK, France; still expands London Gatwick, Southend base opening soon
easyJet grew twice as fast as Ryanair in 2011, so what are its expansion plans for 2012? Which country markets are growing and which are shrinking? Which airports will see the greatest increase in flights this summer? Which airports have been added to (and dropped from) the airline’s network?
The folks at DFW were thrilled to win last week’s Route of the Week for their new Emirates route, but what milestone did easyJet and Cologne/Bonn Airport reach over in Europe? How did Rome’s two airports fare with the recent snowfall? And just how many cakes were baked to celebrate jetBlue’s 12th anniversary?
easyJet now flies the route from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Verona in northern Italy.
The boss of Berlin Brandenburg Airport Willy Brandt talked to us during the first day of operational readiness testing involving 250 volunteer ‘passengers’. We wanted to know how the new airport improves Berlin as a proposition for airlines – purely from a route development point of view.
Southwest celebrates 30 years in Las Vegas; easyJet reaches 50 million in Switzerland; Wizz Air 2 million at Brussels Charleroi; Chinese New Year comes to Helsinki
easyJet threw a big bash with a special flight to celebrate reaching 50 million passengers in Switzerland, offering Michelin star food and entertainment. Meanwhile, there have been further celebrations in Las Vegas, at Brussels Charleroi and Helsinki Airport.
UK airports anticipate over 130 new routes in 2012 as Olympic ‘fever’ grips the nation; Manchester and Ryanair lead way
The UK is gearing up for a high-profile 2012, but what does the year hold for the country’s airports? How many of the nation’s 20 airports that handle over one million passengers per annum are currently growing? Which airlines and airports will be launching most new routes this year?
Our preview of 2012 reveals that the world’s airlines have already announced plans to start over 830 new routes this year. How does this compare with this time last year? Which airlines are leading the way with new route initiatives? And which countries will see the most new route celebrations based on current data?
easyJet now flies new routes from Basel in Switzerland to the Canary Islands, from the UK to the Alps and between Paris and Bologna
easyJet and Ryanair can both claim to operate biggest low-cost base in Europe (depending on what is measured)
So which are the biggest low-cost airline bases in Europe? We rank them both in terms of destinations served and number of flights offered. Which other carriers apart from easyJet and Ryanair make it into the top 12? Which airport/airline combinations make it into only one of the two rankings?
easyJet announces Iceland as newest country market; flights from Luton to Reykjavik to begin next summer
Iceland will become easyJet’s 30th country market next summer, but what has been the history of traffic demand between London and Iceland during the last 15 years? Which LCCs have operated in this market and when did British Airways last serve Iceland?
easyJet links bases in Spain and UK with four weekly flights. Competes directly with Iberia and Ryanair.
Two new routes, a resumption and two routes changing airports in Rome comprise easyJet’s key winter schedule changes