Articles Tagged ‘France’

Pau-Pyrénées Airport targeting return of regular international services

Pau-Pyrénées Airport targeting return of regular international services

France’s 18th busiest airport saw traffic grow 6% last year to over 645,000 passengers. But the loss of international services from CityJet, Ryanair and transavia.com in recent years means the airport is now looking to attract new carriers and routes. anna.aero recently visited the airport and region to find out more.

Corsica’s airports pass 3-million mark; Ajaccio and Bastia both report double-digit growth in 2013

Corsica’s airports pass 3-million mark; Ajaccio and Bastia both report double-digit growth in 2013

The four commercial airports serving the French island of Corsica saw total traffic grow by almost 8% last year, the highest rate of growth since 1998. We determine the seasonality scores of three of the four airports, and reveal which airlines are contributing to the island’s range of over 30 new services this summer.

easyJet and Ryanair battle for #1 position for international services from French regional airports as Vueling and Volotea grow fast

easyJet and Ryanair battle for #1 position for international services from French regional airports as Vueling and Volotea grow fast

Air France is only the fifth biggest airline at French regional airports for international services, beaten unexpectedly even by British Airways. easyJet and Ryanair share over one-third of the market as other LCCs report the fastest growth.


Lyon Airport’s growth stable in 2013; Air France and HOP! dominate France's #4 airport

Lyon Airport’s growth stable in 2013; Air France and HOP! dominate France’s #4 airport

Serving the thriving French region of Rhône-Alpes, Lyon Airport recently took the anna.aero Cake Prize for TWIN JET’s new route to Le Havre. But with the growth of HOP! and the arrival of the likes of Emirates, Lyon has more network surprises in store.

FIGUS analysis - the leading international destinations from airports in France, Italy, Germany, UK and Spain revealed

FIGUS analysis – the leading international destinations from airports in France, Italy, Germany, UK and Spain revealed

Amsterdam is the leading international destination from UK airports, but which are the top 12 international destinations from airports in France, Germany, Italy and Spain? We’ve crunched the numbers, and can reveal which country markets have a clear winner, and which are much closer. Not surprisingly, London and Paris airports make several appearances.

French aviation market to be discussed in detail in Bordeaux at French Connect this week; anna.aero will be "live"

French aviation market to be discussed in detail in Bordeaux at French Connect this week; anna.aero will be “live”

The French market has outperformed its major European rivals in both 2011 and 2012. On the eve of the 10th French Connect, anna.aero takes a detailed look at the French market. We reveal which airports are growing fastest, which country markets are growing (and which are not), and which airlines are generating growth.


Biarritz: Beating the French market for growth

Biarritz: Beating the French market for growth

Growing by 6% in May and by 4% for the year to date, Biarritz Anglet Bayonne Airport, located less than 20 kilometres from the Spanish border, continues to post passengers statistics which are embarrassing most other major French Airports. With French Connect just over a week away, we investigate why this airport on France’s southwest […]

Air France’s HOP! leaves CityJet without a leg to stand on

Air France’s HOP! leaves CityJet without a leg to stand on

From S’13, HOP! will operate 530 daily flights to 136 destinations across 15 countries for parent Air France.

Nantes Atlantique: 10% growth already in 2012; Volotea adds the most routes

Nantes Atlantique: 10% growth already in 2012; Volotea adds the most routes

Volotea’s arrival to the Nantes Atlantique Airport in June 2012, helped boost the airport’s route network significantly, and the growth to-date this year is just about to hit 10%. anna.aero examines, how the airport’s business has changed in effect, and what new routes will be launching soon.


Bordeaux reporting 10% growth in 2012 as easyJet, Ryanair take on Air France and Volotea launches seven routes

Bordeaux reporting 10% growth in 2012 as easyJet, Ryanair take on Air France and Volotea launches seven routes

Bordeaux’s dedicated LCC terminal ‘billi’ has helped the airport grow its international traffic by 50% in just two years. Which new LCC has launched multiple new routes this summer? Which have been the fastest-growing major routes in 2012 and what has stimulated the growth?

Nice on target for 11 million passengers in 2012 helped by easyJet base; over 25 new services launched this year

Nice on target for 11 million passengers in 2012 helped by easyJet base; over 25 new services launched this year

France’s busiest regional airport is set for a record year. How has traffic grown in recent years, how seasonal is demand, and which airlines have launched new services during the last year? And which routes have seen the biggest growth in passenger demand so far in 2012?

Lyon plans next phase of terminal development as it looks to grow LCC share to 30%; Emirates coming soon

Lyon plans next phase of terminal development as it looks to grow LCC share to 30%; Emirates coming soon

France’s fourth busiest airport handled a record 8.4 million passengers in 2011. anna.aero visited the airport last week to hear what the airport plans for the future. Which are the leading airlines, routes and country markets and how much did they grow (or shrink) in 2011? What are the latest trends in 2012 and which […]