Articles Tagged ‘France’
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?
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 […]
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?
Toulouse 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?
The 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?
France’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.
France’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?
Unlike British Airways Air France has managed to robustly defend its short-haul route network from the all-conquering threat of LCCs. But LCCs are making significant inroads in some country markets. What share of new short-haul routes have been started by easyJet and Ryanair alone?
The Mediterranean island of Corsica has four commercial airports which handled over 2.5 million passengers last year. Three cities in France dominate the island’s route network but LCCs such as easyJet and Germanwings are helping to stimulate international growth.
Despite easyJet’s best efforts Air France still dominates both major Parisian airports. How does it split its operations between CDG and Orly and what competition does it face on domestic routes? Which country markets are best served from CDG and which international routes does it operate from Orly?
With a fleet of 11 Airbus’ Aigle Azur serves North Africa and Portugal from various French airports. Passenger numbers have doubled in the last four years and new destinations have been added including Bamako in Mali.
French airport growth driven by LCCs; domestic demand still falling though LCCs stimulating inter-regional routes
Nine of France’s top 15 airports reported growth last year and demand was up 1.5% across all airports. But how much of that was down to LCCs? And what impact have easyJet and Ryanair had on French domestic routes? Which airport saw 50% growth?