Articles Tagged ‘EMA’
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.
The UK remains the biggest European market in terms of passenger numbers at its airports. We look back at the monthly traffic trends over recent years, reveal which airports are growing fastest and which are the dynamic country markets driving growth.
Ryanair and Jet2.com pressure pushes Monarch Airlines to close East Midlands base; no routes lost at EMA next summer
Monarch Airlines’ services from East Midlands only began in August 2012 after bmibaby’s closure. Now the airline’s eight routes are being discontinued as seven of them faced intense competition from Jet2.com and Ryanair.
Jet2.com extends its operational footprint at its Blackpool, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Manchester bases.
Monarch Airlines operates in the fiercely competitive UK leisure market, but has managed to grow its passenger numbers by 15% in the last two years. We analyse the airline’s route matrix, reveal the airline’s growing seasonality issues, and look at which are the leading country and airport markets this summer, helped by 10 new routes.
Jet2.com starts weekly flights from East Midlands to Funchal in Portugal, competing with Thomson Airways.
Jet2.com adds new services to Budapest, Paris CDG and Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands.
Jet2.com starts flights from East Midlands Airport in UK to Prague Airport in Czech Republic and Budapest Airport in Hungary.
Ryanair starts 10 routes to seven countries.
Jet2.com commences weekly flights from East Midlands Airport to Gran Canaria Airport in the Spanish Canary Islands.
flybe faces challenging future; new CEO Hammad to lead network changes with focus on European and leisure routes
Exeter-based flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has a new CEO, and the airline has revealed how it plans to face the future. Changes in the network will play a key role. We examine flybe’s exposure to the UK domestic market, its biggest routes, and what routes have been added and lost in the last 12 […]
East Midlands Airport rebuilds after end of bmibaby; Ryanair still #1, but flybe and Monarch Airlines establish bases
Located in the heart of England, East Midlands Airport has had more than its fair share of airline comings and goings in recent years. But last year’s closure of bmibaby has resulted in almost 30 new services launching in less than a year, though Ryanair remains the dominant carrier with almost half of all seats.