Ryanair launches 45 new routes across Europe; opens new bases in Chania and Kraków.
Ryanair’s 50 new routes include opening of Zadar base, seven new routes from Girona, and six new routes from Trapani.
Last week Ryanair blamed Budapest Airport’s “increased charges” for deep 40% capacity cuts involving axing 10 routes and withdrawing two based aircraft. On closer examination anna.aero found indicators that the main reason seems to have been ‘good’ old-fashioned under-performance.
Ryanair launches new routes from Budapest Airport as the low-cost airline establishes a base at the airport after Malev’s recent demise.
Over 60 new routes this week with a strong bias towards European LCCs. Cimber Sterling, easyJet, Jet2.com, Ryanair and Wizz Air all launched multiple routes. But AirAsia, Avianova, BA CityFlyer, Delta, Flydubai, Southwest, Spanair and Transaero among others all had reasons to celebrate this week.
A staggering 118 new routes in 46 of the world’s countries have been launched in the last week. We have all the information about them, along with pictures of the cakes and celebrations. Read about the routes launched to and from 26 European countries, Australia, Bermuda, Canada, China, Egypt, Hong Kong, Israel, India, Japan, Kuwait, Morocco, Malaysia, Oman, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Turkey, Taiwan, UAE and the US.
Only three of Germany’s top 20 airports have reported growth this year. How have Lufthansa’s two hubs at Frankfurt and Munich performed? And which new airport is heading for top 20 status?
Infratil-owned Lűbeck has seen traffic decline in the last two years and is having a poor start to 2008. Ryanair has been reducing frequencies and axing routes. But what were load factors like in 2007 on individual routes? And which other LCCs have a presence at the airport?