Articles Tagged ‘El Al’
El Al faces growing competition in Tel Aviv; JFK is biggest route and US busiest market with Miami route resuming in November
Israel’s flag carrier El Al accounts for one third of traffic at the country’s main airport. We look at the growing competition in Tel Aviv, the airline’s recent network expansion and its fastest-growing country markets.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Miami-Dade Aviation Department (MDAD) Director Emilio González led a team of MDAD executives on a visit to Israel recently for meetings with senior officials from El Al and Tel Aviv Airport.
Following the recent additions of Brussels and Tel Aviv to Cobalt’s network, the airline’s new routes are coming thick and fast as it looks to include three more UK points in S17 to augment its three existing services to Birmingham, Manchester and London Stansted.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Budapest welcomes its 11 millionth passenger for 2016 while Prague celebrates the 25-year anniversary of El Al services from Tel Aviv. More news also from Savannah, Helsinki and St. Petersburg airports.
Atlanta-Tel Aviv is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 50,000 annual searches; time for Delta Air Lines to return?
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that in the last year 50,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Atlanta and Tel Aviv ‒ but the route is unserved! Will Delta Air Lines resume a route it abandoned in 2011 now that fuel prices are much lower?
El Al recently ordered enough 787-8s and 9s to replace its entire long-haul fleet and then some. Our data elves believe this deal will see the carrier return to the two previously served routes of Miami and Chicago. Other long-haul destinations in the US and Asia could also be on the cards – find out […]
In this week’s Network Planning and Community News, Birmingham Airport welcomes the arrival of Hainan Airlines’ first charter flight from Beijing, while Ryanair announces base #74 in Gothenburg. More news from Boston, Bristol, Düsseldorf, Madrid, Montreal, Moscow Sheremetyevo and Prague airports.
Times are tough for businesses in Cyprus, and the state-owned flag carrier Cyprus Airways is the latest victim of a weakened Cypriot economy. Following the European Commission ordering the airline to pay back around €65 million out of a €103 million state aid package received between 2012 and 2013, Cyprus Airways ceased operations on 9 […]
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.
By the end of 2014, Etihad Airways will have added three new US routes to its network, including San Francisco this week, complementing the seven already started over the last 12 months from the Middle East region. anna.aero investigates just how much of the growth between these regions is being delivered by the MEB3.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News London Airport in south-western Ontario celebrates the arrival of United Airlines from New York Newark with a fantastic cake and the traditional water arch salute, while SeaPort Airlines adds two new links from Tupelo Airport. More news from Brussels, Moscow Domodedovo, Munich, Belfast City, Bristol and Southampton airports.
With double-digit growth in weekly seats and flights, Ben Gurion Airport seems likely to break into the top 100 busiest airports in the next few years if these increases continue. anna.aero takes a look at the significant growth statistics of the Israeli capital’s gateway, along with the most important players in the market.