Articles Tagged ‘GRO’
Thomas Cook Group carriers grow seat capacity 11% in two years as US market more than doubles; Birmingham biggest base without long-haul
The Thomas Cook Group operated just under 19.93 million seats in 2017, up 11% from its offering in 2015. With long-haul growth high on the agenda, will the carrier expand this strategy to more of its bases? Jonathan Ford looks to see where the airline has focused its capacity, and where it’s expanding in 2018.
Jet2.com launches multiple services to airports in Croatia, Greece, Italy and Spain.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Wizz Air announces new routes from Košice to Cologne Bonn and Tel Aviv, while easyJet celebrates its first flights from London Luton and Milan Malpensa to Stockholm Arlanda. More news also from Cologne Bonn and Malpensa, as well as from Brussels, Girona, London Southend, London Stansted and Sao […]
Ryanair adds another 37 routes to its growing network, including most importantly, four from new base Frankfurt.
Tallinn-Malaga is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” ‒ nearly 155,000 searches; Ryanair’s next Nordic newcomer?
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the past 12 months nearly 155,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Tallinn and Malaga ‒ but the route is unserved!? Both Ryanair and Norwegian have the market credentials to make this work, but who will get there first?
Ryanair leads the way in terms of S17 route launches, with nearly 50 new airport pairs.
The “best, most and worst” Ryanair airports 2007-17; 2,800 air services, from over 250 airports including 80+ bases
Ryanair is Europe’s leading (U)LCC and the regular winner of anna.aero awards for most routes launched each year. But this week, we focus on which of its 80-plus bases have seen the lowest and highest turnover of routes during the last decade. Plus we identify 24 airports which have only ever had one Ryanair service.
Thessaloniki Airport’s traffic is up 8.1% in 2016; handling 43% more passengers than it did in 2012; expansion plans delayed
Thessaloniki Airport in Greece between January and November last year welcomed 5.62 million passengers, an increase of 8.1% when compared to the same period of 2015. We take a closer look at Thessaloniki’s traffic and airline developments, plus we delve deeper into the expansion issues of Greece’s third largest airport.
Leeds Bradford to gain links to four European capitals in W16/17; traffic up 26% since 2010; on track for 3.6 million passengers in 2016
Leeds Bradford for this upcoming winter season will welcome connections to the capitals of Germany, Lithuania, Poland and Slovakia, three of which will be flown by Ryanair. The airport has also welcomed two new carriers this summer. Last year the UK airport welcomed just over 3.4 million passengers, with 3.6 million expected this year.
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair announces new routes from Birmingham to Chania, Girona and Reus, while China Southern Airlines is close to signing an agreement to serve Adelaide. Finally London City celebrates Flybe’s Rennes inauguration.
Jet2.com announces Birmingham base; anna.aero talks to Ian Doubtfire, Business Development Director, Jet2.com and Jet2holidays
Jet2.com has announced it will base four 737-800s at Birmingham Airport for S17, serving 15 destinations. Take a look to see which routes are starting, what carriers will be competing with the UK LCC, and what Mr Doubtfire has to say on the decision.
This week’s winner has secured its first victory of 2016, but its fourth overall since the competition began in 2013 (a year it didn’t win in!). Discover the European airport’s FTWA secrets to success here.