Articles Tagged ‘easyJet’
Malta Airport on target for five million passengers in 2016; Ryanair now bigger than Air Malta and starting six new routes this winter
After a decade of stagnation, Malta’s traffic has surged since 2009 thanks primarily to Ryanair. We look at the airport’s recent growth, seasonality and shift in airline capacity. Plus which country markets are growing fastest and what’s new for 2017.
Wizz Air and Ryanair are the biggest and fastest-growing airlines in Central Europe; Poland-UK remains biggest country pair
We define a new region of 17 countries across Central and Eastern Europe and analyse which are the biggest and fastest-growing in 2016. Plus we reveal the top 15 airlines (and how fast they are growing) and busiest country pairs.
Funchal Airport traffic up 13.4% for the first three quarters of 2016; on course for three million; Lufthansa arrival opens global connectivity
Funchal Airport is the main gateway to the island of Madeira, and for the first nine months of this year the airport has welcomed just shy of 2.3 million passengers. With an average monthly increase so far this year of over 13%, up from 5.3% for the same period in 2015, the airport is poised […]
Lille-Rome is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 25,000 annual searches; will Vueling or HOP! jump to it?
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has unearthed that in the last year 25,000 potential travellers hunted for flights between Lille and Rome ‒ but the route is unserved! There are four potential carriers which could make this route work – HOP!, Alitalia, Ryanair or Vueling – who will react first to this Skyscanner data?
Aena’s Madrid Airport shows-off Route of the Week award for Iberia’s Tokyo Narita launch and Budapest celebrates new Venice service
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Flybe opens its latest Birmingham route while Prague celebrates the opening of its Ryanair base. More news also from Alicante, Berlin Schönefeld, Gold Coast and Sydney airports.
Tenerife North wins Part I ‒ vote for the best of 16 W16/17 Fire Truck Water Arches Part II – get voting now
With 35%, 15% more than the second placed airport, Tenerife North scooped Part I of the W15/16 Public Vote. Its straight onto Part II, with 16 entries from around the world, including two new cargo routes, vying for the second opportunity to convince the public to vote for their Fire Truck Water Arch.
London Stansted wins Part I ‒ Vote for the best Cake of the Week Part II – choose the winner from 16 culinary creations at the start of W16/17
Narrowly beating the baseball stadium created in Tampa, London Stansted secured the Cake of the Week Public Vote Part I for its Atlasglobal route launch cake. 16 more entries have been received week, as more airports look to take Part II – yummy!
Bristol-Zurich is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week”: 60,000 annual searches; route #8 for bmi regional’s base?
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software reveals that in the last year 60,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Bristol and Zurich ‒ but the route is unserved! bmi regional is Bristol’s third largest airline, it connects with other Star Alliance hubs, but not Zurich. Why not?
easyJet starts 12 new routes, including four to Krakow and three each to Gran Canaria and Berlin Schönefeld
Airports in Bulgaria seeing fastest growth for over a decade; Bourgas and Varna up 20% in S16; Ryanair opened Sofia base in September
Bulgaria joined the EU almost 10 years ago but only now is the demand for air travel really showing signs of significant growth. We analyse the country’s three main airports and which are the busiest scheduled carriers serving the capital.
easyJet has almost 40% of Geneva market; seven new routes launched in 2016; Fuerteventura, Inverness, Krakow and Munich new for W16/17
Geneva Airport is easyJet’s third biggest base in summer and second busiest in winter. We look at the airline’s growth at the airport and which are the leading country markets in summer and winter. Only eight of 83 routes ever dropped from airport.
Italy set to pass 160 million passengers in 2016; Ryanair now bigger than Alitalia as LCC share gets close to 50%; Germany still #1 market
Italian airport traffic is up 4.4% so far in 2016, with international growth outstripping domestic. Ryanair is growing faster than Alitalia, but not as fast as Volotea. Growth at top 15 country markets compared.