Articles Tagged ‘easyJet’
Milan Linate still handling close to 10 million annual passengers; Alitalia has 55% of seats and monopoly on busiest route to Rome
Milan’s third busiest airport is the closest to downtown. Flights are capped at Milan Linate so growth has been negligible in recent years. We look at the leading airlines and routes, seasonality and the pattern of daily operations. Plus we reveal which routes Alitalia has dropped in the last 18 months.
Taking place on the island of Corsica between 22 and 24 February, CONNECT 2017 is expected to attract 65 airlines and 250 airports. As always, anna.aero will be there to produce its world famous conference magazines, and Chief Analyst Ralph Anker will also be leading a series of panel discussions, as well as giving his expert overview […]
Air Arabia Maroc is Morocco’s third largest carrier with 6.7% of seat capacity; Casablanca remains #1; four new airports join network
Air Arabia Maroc sits behind Royal Air Maroc and Ryanair as the third largest airline in Morocco this winter. During the past year, four new airports have joined the airline’s network, while seat capacity has grown 18%. We take a closer look at the development of the seven-year-old airline.
Barcelona Airport traffic grows 26% since 2012 with it now handling 40+ million passengers a year; next battleground for low-cost long-haul
Barcelona Airport last year welcomed over 44 million passengers through its two terminals, an increase of 11% when compared to 2015. With such spectacular growth, and Norwegian and IAG preparing to battle it out in the low-cost long-haul market from the hub, we take a closer look to see why this Spanish hot-spot is getting […]
Eurowings opens its latest base in Salzburg, its second in Austria after Vienna; one stationed A320 and 10 routes served this summer
Eurowings opened its latest base in Salzburg on 12 January, initially stationing one A320 at the Austrian airport. The Lufthansa in-house LCC will initially offer 21 weekly flights from Salzburg to five destinations. A further five routes will be added for the summer season. We take a closer look at the carrier’s new operation from […]
Airlines started 3,000+ new routes in 2016; Ryanair back on top beating easyJet and Wizz Air as Euro and US (U)LCCs dominate
We have analysed our New Route Database to reveal the startling statistics for 2016 – including whether Airbus or Boeing aircraft started more new routes. We reveal the top 20 airlines for new routes last year, and the top 15 country markets. We also look ahead to 2017 for which we already know about 1,150 […]
Ajaccio Airport sees international traffic quadruple; low-cost traffic accounts for 26% of passengers; gearing up to host CONNECT 2017
Serving the capital of Corsica, Ajaccio Airport has seen its annual traffic grow by 39% during the past decade, with traffic for 2016 (January-November) up 4.3%. The biggest development however is in the low-cost market, which now contributes 26% of the airport’s passengers. To learn more about traffic development of this year’s CONNECT conference host, […]
Flybe announces London Heathrow as its fifth London airport, but will its various operations from the UK capital in S17 be sustainable?
In December Flybe announced that from 26 March it will start multiple daily flights to London Heathrow from Aberdeen and Edinburgh, becoming the airline’s fifth UK capital airport. In the same week, the regional carrier announced an advanced agreement with Stobart Air to operate 12 new routes from London Southend. We look at Flybe’s various […]
German demand falls below Spain in 2016; airberlin, Eurowings and TUIfly still finalising S17 as Germania, Ryanair and Wizz Air attack
Passenger figures for the country’s airports are up just 3% in 2016 but this year is set to see fundamental changes in the German airline landscape. We look at current data for 2017 Q2 and take a closer look at Eurowings’ known plans.
Air Astana takes delivery of its first A320neo while Boeing further strengthens its lead in the 2016 delivery race
In November Boeing handed over 64 aircraft to its customers. With Airbus only managing to deliver 61, the US manufacturer increased the lead it has over its European counterpart in the 2016 delivery race to 104 units. Overall in the 11-month period to the end-November, both companies combined have distributed 1,258 aircraft, three units fewer […]
World Routes 2019 host Adelaide heralds Route of the Week win for its first link to China; Tampa toasts its Cuban Cake of the Week success
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Delhi also celebrates with its Route of the Week award, given for Air India’s new connection to Madrid, while Flybe announces that it will start flying to London Heathrow from March. More news also from Stockholm Arlanda, Brussels, Östersund, Malaga, Brisbane and London Stansted airports.
If your airport has aspirations of winning this year’s Arch of Triumph competition, you had better get a move on, as there is just one week left of this year’s battle. Nine more airports from around the world have probably their last attempts to break onto the 2016 leader board – see how they do.