Articles Tagged ‘European airlines’
Simonas Bartkus, Air Lituanica’s CCO, found some time to talk to anna.aero’s associate editor Tadas Juozonis before the airline’s first scheduled flight between Lithuania and Belgium.
Already improving aircraft utilisation, and with just one in five of its 24 routes having direct competition, bmi regional is working on creating a sustainable business model with its fleet of 18 ERJ regional jets.
As Croatia readies up for the EU accession, its flag carrier prepares for a busy summer with six new routes in the pipeline, as it struggles to recover financially.
From S’13, HOP! will operate 530 daily flights to 136 destinations across 15 countries for parent Air France.
European and North American airlines prepare for minimal winter growth as Asia’s airlines schedule for 8% more ASKs
With the start of the (northern) winter scheduling season just days away we take a look at the three biggest aviation regions on the planet and see which major airlines are adding capacity and which are cutting capacity this winter.
Grounding planes in winter improves profitability: The new network planning reality explored among Europe’s airlines
We all know about Ryanair grounding 80 aircraft last winter but by how much did other European LCCs cut their capacity between July 2011 and January 2012? How does this compare with the year before? And how much have Europe’s legacy carriers started to follow this behaviour?
Europe’s flag carriers had a fairly decent 2011 in terms of passenger growth. But which geographic markets performed best and worst? Which airlines grew fastest in terms of passengers and ASKs? And which carriers improved their load factors the most? Which four carriers managed to achieve greater than 80% load factors for the whole year?
Aer Lingus adapts to new home in Dublin’s T2; adding Aberdeen, Izmir, Perpignan and Stuttgart for S11
How has the airline developed in recent years and which are its biggest airports after Dublin? On which routes does it face competition from Ryanair and how do fares compare with Ryanair on a basket of routes for an imminent weekend break?
AEA passenger numbers up 1.7% in first nine months of 2010; Tarom growing fastest with improved load factors
Which AEA airlines are reporting double-digit growth and which are averaging load factors above 80% this year? Demand for travel to which region is growing fastest this year, and which regional market is shrinking? Are load factors generally improving or declining?
Aegean and Tarom latest European carriers to join alliances; 20 of top 35 airlines in Europe now alliance members
How many airlines are now members of one of the three major alliances? How many of them are in Europe and which are the biggest airlines operating in Europe that are not members of an alliance?
AEA passenger numbers down 1.5% in first five months of 2010 (blame the volcano!); Tarom does growth ‘double’
How have Europe’s national flag carriers fared so far in 2010 compared with 2009. Which are the fastest growing (and shrinking) and who are the only four carriers to see load factors fall so far this year.
TAP Portugal expands in Africa; Brazil is leading country market from Lisbon where TAP has 60% of capacity
The Portuguese national carrier has grown quickly in recent years. Which are its top country markets and how seasonal is demand for its flights? Who are its nearest competitors in Lisbon and Porto?