Articles Tagged ‘Flybe’

Start of northern winter season; around 250 new routes in first 10 days

Start of northern winter season; around 250 new routes in first 10 days

As far as aviation planners are concerned, ‘winter’ began this week. Due to the slot allocation system common in Europe, this tends to result in many new routes being launched. But how does this winter compare with last and what new factors might influence the introduction of new routes in the near future?

Flybe takes over Finncomm with help from Finnair; expands services from Helsinki and Tallinn

Flybe takes over Finncomm with help from Finnair; expands services from Helsinki and Tallinn

Exeter-based Flybe launched its new operations in Helsinki at the weekend having taken over Finnish Commuter Airlines. How big is the airline’s fleet and what changes has it made to the schedule and how many new routes does it plan to introduce this winter?

Flybe commences Nordic operations; plus two new Manchester routes

Flybe commences Nordic operations; plus two new Manchester routes

Flybe’s joint venture with Finnair to take over Finncomm’s operations sees the launch of seven new routes this week. Plus two new routes from Manchester.


Manchester persuades Ryanair to open base, and then recruits its Director of New Route Development!

Manchester persuades Ryanair to open base, and then recruits its Director of New Route Development!

The UK’s busiest airport outside of London has had an up-and-down last 10 years. easyJet has been growing fast since 2008 and Ryanair is about to open a base with 20 new routes. But which are the leading airlines, and which LCC is returning this winter after a four year absence? And which other carriers […]

Flybe launches new route from Inverness to Amsterdam

Flybe launches new route from Inverness to Amsterdam

Flybe now flies from Inverness in Scotland to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport in the Netherlands.

Hannover airport sees airberlin, germanwings and TUIfly tweaking their networks; returning football heroes welcomed in style

Hannover airport sees airberlin, germanwings and TUIfly tweaking their networks; returning football heroes welcomed in style

Germany’s ninth busiest airport is dominated by German carriers, but what impact did the opening of a germanwings base have on traffic in 2010? Which airline offers the most flights, seats and destinations? Which are the leading country markets and what were the local football team recently celebrating at the airport?


Flybe Nordic announces nine new routes; four from Helsinki and five from Tallinn to increase network to 24 routes

Flybe Nordic announces nine new routes; four from Helsinki and five from Tallinn to increase network to 24 routes

Finnair and Flybe’s takeover of Finncomm has been completed and the new owners have wasted no time in announcing nine new routes, eight of which involve at least one Finnish airport. Which is the odd one out? What competition will Flybe face on these new routes and how many destinations will now be served from […]

Aberdeen welcomes new routes from Aer Lingus, Azerbaijan Airlines, easyJet, Flybe and Lufthansa to Scotland in 2011

Aberdeen welcomes new routes from Aer Lingus, Azerbaijan Airlines, easyJet, Flybe and Lufthansa to Scotland in 2011

The UK’s 15th busiest airport (and Scotland’s third busiest) is growing at twice the UK average in 2011. Which regional airline operates most flights and serves most destinations? Which carrier offers most seats? And just how many carriers are competing on flights to Stavanger in Norway?

Finnair-Flybe partnership enters Battle of the Baltics

Finnair-Flybe partnership enters Battle of the Baltics

Finnair and Flybe have formed a joint venture to take over Finncomm and create Flybe Nordic, but how big is the Finnish domestic market, how has it developed in recent years and who are the key players? What hints have the new owners given about Flybe Nordic’s future network strategy?


Ryanair challenging easyJet to be #1 in Edinburgh

Ryanair challenging easyJet to be #1 in Edinburgh

For five years Ryanair operated now more than two routes from Scotland’s biggest airports, but since 2006 it has served, at one time or other, 50 destinations. But which routes is it operating this summer and which have fallen by the wayside? And on which routes does it compete head-to-head with other LCCs?

Flybe axes two of three Frankfurt routes; still serving five German airports from across four UK airports

Flybe axes two of three Frankfurt routes; still serving five German airports from across four UK airports

Flybe is axing two of its three routes to Germany’s busiest airports. We take a closer look at the competition it faces on these routes from Lufthansa. But, what other routes does Flybe operate from the UK to Germany and what competition (if any) does it face on these routes?

New airline routes launched (24 – 30 May 2011)

New airline routes launched (24 – 30 May 2011)

49 routes started in the last week, eight of which were to the Spanish island Ibiza. But which two airlines launched the same US domestic route? Which Asian low-cost carrier continued expanding with its third international route? And how come there is a new link between Baku in Azerbaijan and Aberdeen in Scotland?