Ryanair launches 70 new routes across Europe this week. More to follow next week.
New Manchester base accounts for 12 of Ryanair’s 22 new routes launched this week. Leipzig/Halle is new destination.
Ryanair’s new route launches are spread out over two weeks but this week’s 12 new routes are good news in particular for Italian airports.
The struggling UK economy is not helping the country’s airports. Although passenger number are up marginally this summer compared to last, the leading airports in each geographic region have reported a range of results. Who’s doing better than average and who’s struggling this summer?
From Belfast, East Midlands and Leeds/Bradford, Jet2.com has launched three new routes to Alicante in Spain and Bodrum in Turkey.
UK airports report growth of less than 1% in Q1; London, Scotland and Leeds/Bradford performing above average
The UK air travel market is still not really in recovery mode. Traffic was basically unchanged during Q1 but some airports did significantly better than others. Which region has been performing particularly badly and which airports have seen traffic declines most often during the last 51 months?
The summer season start is over and route launches have calmed down somewhat, but we still have 44 new routes that began in the last week. New for this issue is that the new route list is also available as a downloadable spreadsheet. We will make the Excel document available until the next issue of anna.aero in a week’s time. Click the button in our website’s toolbar to download.
UK LCC Jet2.com with eight UK regional bases adds 20+ new routes this summer; now flies over 130 routes with 737/757s
How has Jet2.com’s network evolved in recent years? How seasonal is its operation? Which bases are growing (and shrinking) and which are its leading destinations? How many airports does it now serve and which new routes is it adding this summer? And what link does it have with Allegiant Air?
16 new routes launched across the world in the last week, mostly with low frequencies. But which airline added three new routes, both domestic and international, all with at least daily frequencies? Which low-cost carriers began serving two Asian cities’ capital cities? And which long-haul airline launched its second European route?
Ahead of Christmas, we have seen 83 new routes launch! You might have thought that route launch celebrations would be more low-key as Christmas celebrations take over, but we dare almost say it has been the contrary. We have fantastic photos from route launches all across the world!
Download the spreadsheet with this week’s 250 new routes and see our fantastic photo coverage of launch celebrations all across the world. Ribbons have been cut in masses, lakes have been emptied for fire brigades to salute the arriving aircraft and the world’s master bakers have worked day and night to bake an amazing selection of cakes.