Articles Tagged ‘France’

Biggest French airports nearly all growing in November; domestic traffic up at Paris CDG but down at Paris Orly

Biggest French airports nearly all growing in November; domestic traffic up at Paris CDG but down at Paris Orly

We take a look at the latest data from French airports including a detailed analysis of how the leading regional domestic routes have performed this year. Two have grown by over 30% but what about the rest? We also look at Paris’ domestic routes.

Ryanair's Marseille base closure – a quick analysis

Ryanair’s Marseille base closure – a quick analysis

Ryanair today announced that it would be closing its only French base next January. However, nearly half of its route network will survive operated by aircraft based elsewhere in Europe. The carrier starts seven new routes from the airport next month. Which ones will be short-lived?

Ireland and UK lag rest of Europe; taxation changes across Europe as Germany launches eco-tax from January

Ireland and UK lag rest of Europe; taxation changes across Europe as Germany launches eco-tax from January

How have Europe’s major country markets performed during the last three years? We look at monthly traffic trends for 12 European countries and identify the winners and losers. What can we expect in 2011?


easyJet adds 10th aircraft to Paris CDG base; now operates over 50 routes across two Paris bases

easyJet adds 10th aircraft to Paris CDG base; now operates over 50 routes across two Paris bases

easyJet’s Paris base is growing. Which new routes have been added this summer from CDG? And which new routes have been added from Orly? What new routes will be starting this winter? And which are the only destinations served from both bases?

Growth in UK-France market coming from non-Paris routes; Ryanair cuts back as Air France and Flybe forge closer links

Growth in UK-France market coming from non-Paris routes; Ryanair cuts back as Air France and Flybe forge closer links

France was once the second biggest European air travel market in Europe from the UK. Then the Channel Tunnel opened in 1994. How has the market evolved since? Which are the leading carriers and what are Air France and Flybe up to?

Deauville anticipates growth in visiting tourists flying in with CityJet’s new service from London City Airport

Deauville anticipates growth in visiting tourists flying in with CityJet’s new service from London City Airport

We were on board last week’s familiarisation flight from London City to Deauville and enjoyed a guided tour of the seaside resort town in Normandy. But which other destinations are served as charter routes from the airport?


Postcard from 'billi' Bordeaux

Postcard from ‘billi’ Bordeaux

anna.aero’s Jon Lassetter joined a group of low-cost airlines – germanwings, Ryanair, Cimber Sterling, Jet2.com, Vueling, WindJet and easyJet –  for a tour of billi, the first purpose-built low-cost terminal in France, which opens on 26 May. Cimber Sterling will be the next low-cost carrier to start services to the airport with a Copenhagen route […]

Most French regional airports heavily reliant on foreign carriers for links to major EU cities

Most French regional airports heavily reliant on foreign carriers for links to major EU cities

Air France operates few international routes from French regional airports with a couple of notable exceptions. Which major EU cities can be reached non-stop from the six biggest French regional airports? Which airport will see several new services this summer?

Will Toulouse’s new Hall D attract more foreign airlines? Paris 50% of current demand

Article Thumbnail: Airport FocusToulouse has a new terminal to help it expand beyond six million passengers. How critical is the Paris route and what competition does Air France face on domestic flights? Which routes have been added and lost in the last two years?


easyJet traffic up 34% in Lyon; new services to Brussels and Edinburgh begin this week

easyJet traffic up 34% in Lyon; new services to Brussels and Edinburgh begin this weekThe big Orange is expanding in the French regions and will carry over one million passengers through Lyon this year. How does it schedule its three aircraft and what competition does it face across its Lyon network?

French airport traffic down less than 3% in Q3; LCCs generating regional growth

Market TrendsFrance’s economy has suffered less than others in Europe during the recession, and the same can be said of its airports. We look at traffic trends this year at the top 15 airports, and also how passenger numbers in September compare with those of two years ago.

Nice airport welcomes 11 airlines starting new routes since early 2008

Article Thumbnail: Airport FocusFrance’s biggest regional airport served 10 million passengers last year but how is traffic developing in 2009? Which airlines have started new routes in the last year and to which destinations? What is it about Copenhagen? And what the heck is MIPIM and why is it important?