Articles Tagged ‘Flybe’
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.
flybe commences four-weekly services from Manchester Airport to Waterford Airport.
Flybe inaugurates international services from Birmingham Airport, Glasgow Airport and Exeter Airport; launches domestic flights from Isle of Man Airport to Southampton Airport.
flybe launches Loganair-operated domestic flights from Norwich to Guernsey.
Flybe commences operations on the route from Exeter to Barcelona.
We take a closer look at the route network implications of what Ryanair was trying to achieve with its latest attempt to take over Aer Lingus. We reveal which routes Ryanair would have been left with and wonder what the whole point of the exercise was, apart from potentially destabilising a local rival.
flybe (Loganair) inaugurates stopping services from Manchester to Den Helder de Kooy in the Nethrelands
flybe (Loganair) commences flights from Manchester to Dutch Den Helder de Kooy via Norwich.
Flybe launches seasonal flights from East Midlands to Chambery.
Flybe now flies from Birmingham Airport and East Midlands Airport to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
Europe’s regional airlines face challenging future; how will bmi regional, CityJet, Minoan Air and OLT Express fare in 2013?
Europe’s regional airlines have had an interesting 2012 with some major developments scheduled for next year. Which are Europe’s leading regional airlines according to ERA and which have seen traffic grow (and fall) in 2012 so far?
Ryanair celebrates in Katowice and announces new routes from Lublin; Bengaluru Airport welcomes Lufthansa’s 747-8; Flybe celebrates in Exeter with paella
Ryanair didn’t launch any new routes in the last week, but the airline had reasons to hold three other celebrations across Poland. On the other side of the globe, Lufthansa paid a special visit to Bangalore, while in the UK, Exeter and Flybe celebrated with a giant paella.
Bye bye bmibaby at Belfast City, Birmingham, East Midlands; Aer Lingus, Flybe, Jet2.com and Monarch stepping in
Started in the summer of 2002, bmibaby’s passenger numbers peaked in 2007 as the carrier tried a total of six UK regional bases. Which routes was it operating this summer, what competition did it face, and which carriers have already stepped in to replace which services?