Germania inaugurates flights from Erfurt Airport to Las Palmas Airport; commences services from Bremen Airport to Nice Airport, Tenerife South Airport, Las Palmas Airport, Fuerteventura Airport and Ibiza Airport.
easyJet launches 16 new routes spread across six bases; first ever flights from London Southend.
easyJet now flies new routes from Basel in Switzerland to the Canary Islands, from the UK to the Alps and between Paris and Bologna
Germany’s second biggest airline continues to add niche routes from Saarbrücken and Stuttgart, despite overall network reduction.
The Spanish low-cost airline Vueling now flies between its Barcelona base and Bordeaux in southern France, where it operates to the low-cost terminal billi.
The world’s airlines are again busy, having launched 93 routes in the last week. Ryanair contributes with 46 of them, but the rest were launched in all corners of the world. Which low-cost airline launched a new base? Which airline added a new South American country market to its network and which airline became the next to serve a dedicated low-cost terminal?
Magdeburg/Cochstedt Airport near Berlin in eastern Germany now has routes with Ryanair to Alicante, Girona, Gran Canaria and Malaga.
The second phase of the start of the summer scheduling season has brought almost 130 further routes. Again, we have the analysis, pictures, downloadable spreadsheet – and cakes! Which two Mexican routes were picked up, having been unserved after the demise of Mexicana? Which Asian national carrier added its third Australian route? And which European low-cost carriers opened new bases?
Among Ryanair’s new summer routes launches are the two new Swedish airports Karlstad and Skellefteå, which now have flights to the summer sun.
The summer season has started with a bang! Although only two days of the new season make it into our report of the latest new routes, we report on an entire 160 new routes. Accompanying the analysis is a downloadable spreadsheet, pictures of 11 gorgeous cakes and a long list of more amazing photos from launch celebrations.
Canary Islands traffic up 4.4% in 2010; Ryanair now basing aircraft there and leading foreign carrier at three airports
The Canary Islands used to be considered ‘off-limits’ to LCCs due to the longer sector lengths involved, but in just three years Ryanair has emerged as the #1 airline at one of the airports. Which one? How many routes are being started this winter and in the coming summer season?