Articles Tagged ‘Heraklion’

Aegean Airlines plans major international expansion this summer; 30 new routes will result in ASK growth of 14%

Aegean Airlines plans major international expansion this summer; 30 new routes will result in ASK growth of 14%

It’s not easy being a Greek airline, but Aegean Airlines is doing pretty well. We list the airline’s almost 30 new routes for this summer, while also noting what has been dropped. We also solve the ‘mystery’ of why the airline is operating two fewer daily flights to Heathrow this summer.

Greece's tourism airports doing reasonably well this summer helped by over 80 new services from Europe's LCCs

Greece’s tourism airports doing reasonably well this summer helped by over 80 new services from Europe’s LCCs

Tourism is critical to the ailing Greek economy so what do passenger figures for July for the country’s airports tell us about the industry? How seasonal is demand, which airports are shrinking, which are growing, and which of Europe’s LCCs have been particularly busy launching new services?