Articles Tagged ‘easyJet’

Norwegian grows by 16% in 2014; Oslo Gardermoen accounts for 21% of weekly departures

Norwegian grows by 16% in 2014; Oslo Gardermoen accounts for 21% of weekly departures

Founded on 22 January 1993 to take over the regional airline Braathens in western Norway, Norwegian has expanded considerably, becoming the third largest low-cost carrier in Europe (after Ryanair and easyJet). As the LCC is currently serving a total of 84 airports in 31 countries, anna.aero looks at Norwegian’s recent developments.

2015 to be a record year for airline route launches following over 2,550 new routes in 2014

2015 to be a record year for airline route launches following over 2,550 new routes in 2014

anna.aero analysis reveals over 150 more routes were launched last year compared to 2013. Ryanair led with 134 new routes, while Airbus became the leading manufacturer of route launch aircraft. We also look ahead to 2015 for which we already know about over 1,000 new routes.

easyJet bolsters Belfast and grows at Geneva

easyJet bolsters Belfast and grows at Geneva

easyJet adds its third route from Aberdeen and begins Ireland’s only Iceland service.


Europeans prepare to hit the slopes this winter; easyJet #1 carrier for passengers heading for the Alps

Europeans prepare to hit the slopes this winter; easyJet #1 carrier for passengers heading for the Alps

Airports around the Alps are preparing for a busy period in the next few weeks. We reveal which airports will see the biggest change to their schedules and which new services will be started. Plus, which are the busiest airlines on the first Saturday in January across eight key airports.

Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport set for 15 million passengers this year; easyJet and Wizz Air help drive growth in Israeli market

Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport set for 15 million passengers this year; easyJet and Wizz Air help drive growth in Israeli market

Israel’s air travel market is dominated by Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport which has seen passenger traffic double in 12 years. We reveal the biggest and fastest-growing airlines and country markets and what new services are planned for 2015.

FIGUST country pair Germany-Italy grows by 7%; Lufthansa is #1; its partners are #2 and #3

FIGUST country pair Germany-Italy grows by 7%; Lufthansa is #1; its partners are #2 and #3

Far from being a stagnant mature market, the two FIGUST countries of Germany and Italy are still providing dynamic growth despite the continued economic gloom that persists in Europe. anna.aero reviews the big players, including newcomers like Meridiana in this heavyweight pairing.


Dutch airports on track to surpass 60 million passengers in 2014

Dutch airports on track to surpass 60 million passengers in 2014

A very densely populated country, the Netherlands is served by five commercial airports providing scheduled airline services, out of which Amsterdam commands 93% of total weekly capacity. In the first eight months of 2014, passenger numbers are up 4.6% when compared to 2012. anna.aero takes a closer look at the trends in demand at Dutch […]

Thomas Cook Airlines continues to right-size UK operations; Spain still #1 market, Manchester Airport is biggest base

Thomas Cook Airlines continues to right-size UK operations; Spain still #1 market, Manchester Airport is biggest base

The UK’s sixth largest carrier, Thomas Cook Airlines has seen its place in the market increasingly marginalised by the continued encroachment of LCCs. anna.aero analyses the extreme seasonality that the airline has to deal with and discovers its most important country markets.

Eurostar celebrates 20 years of London-Paris service with new trains; air travel demand cut by 55% from 1994 peak of four million

Eurostar celebrates 20 years of London-Paris service with new trains; air travel demand cut by 55% from 1994 peak of four million

Once one of the world’s busiest air routes, the London-Paris market has been severely impacted by the launch in 1994 of Eurostar’s high-speed rail services. We reveal what happened to air travel demand in the last 20 years.


Condor, Bahrain and Reykjavik/Keflavik airports receive awards

Condor, Bahrain and Reykjavik/Keflavik airports receive awards

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Cluj-Napoca Airport celebrates one million passengers in 2014, while Mahan Air lands at Beijing from Tehran. More news from Larnaca and Durban airports.

easyJet begins Basel to Lanzarote link

easyJet begins Basel to Lanzarote link

easyJet starts destination #42 and its 11th in Spain from its Swiss base in Basel.

easyJet starts six new services – Hamburg gets another four

easyJet starts six new services – Hamburg gets another four

easyJet’s third aircraft at Hamburg allows it to start Geneva, Fuerteventura, Krakow and Lanzarote.