Articles Tagged ‘LYS’

Transavia France grows summer capacity by over 40%; operates almost 80 routes across three bases; Portugal now leading country market

Transavia France grows summer capacity by over 40%; operates almost 80 routes across three bases; Portugal now leading country market

Air France’s in-house LCC has seen significant growth this summer. We reveal the rate of network growth since its launch and which are the leading country markets in S16 and how they compare with S15.

Flybe begins its first intra-European services

Flybe begins its first intra-European services

Flybe links Lyon and Milan Malpensa to its new Hannover operation.

Blue Air adds 14 airports to network; 43% increase in weekly seat capacity; first airline to launch non-capital Romanian domestic links

Blue Air adds 14 airports to network; 43% increase in weekly seat capacity; first airline to launch non-capital Romanian domestic links

anna.aero’s Assistant Editor Jonathan Ford recently went to Bucharest to meet Blue Air’s Revenue Management & Planning Director George Rizica. While there, Ford asked Rizica about what Blue Air looks for in an airport, and to find out why Wizz Air’s and Ryanair’s expansion in Romania helped push the carrier to grow more rapidly on […]


Lyon-Helsinki is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 31,000 searches ‒ will Norwegian or HOP! jump on it?

Lyon-Helsinki is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 31,000 searches ‒ will Norwegian or HOP! jump on it?

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software shows that in the last year 31,000 potential travellers searched for flights between Lyon and Helsinki ‒ but the route is unserved. Looking at the likely operators, it could be a legacy carrier (HOP!/Air France) or LCC (Norwegian) as the potential capacity provider.

easyJet launches 22 routes in a week

easyJet launches 22 routes in a week

easyJet starts flights from 12 bases to 11 different destinations across Europe.

Budapest celebrates fourth Arch of Triumph win at Hamburg Slots

Budapest celebrates fourth Arch of Triumph win at Hamburg Slots

Despite having back-to-back meetings to discuss the next batch of route launches, the Budapest Airport Business Development team at the IATA Slot Conference in Hamburg had time to celebrate last week’s win. Find out which of this week’s 14 entries takes the prize home.


Air Canada launches three international connections

Air Canada launches three international connections

Air Canada begins service between Calgary and San Francisco, Montreal and Lyon, plus Toronto Pearson and Seoul Incheon – will all face competition.

Aeroflot starts nine new routes, five from Moscow

Aeroflot starts nine new routes, five from Moscow

Aeroflot adds four new domestic routes, and five new European sectors from four different Russian airports.

Not one but two airports show off their Arch of Triumph certificates

Not one but two airports show off their Arch of Triumph certificates

First time winner Inverness and second time winner and 2016 competition leaders Lisbon pose in front of some serious fire tender kit with their recent award wins. Find out which one of the 14 airports competing this week will be able to do the same this time next week.


Blue Air begins 14 airport pairs

Blue Air begins 14 airport pairs

Blue Air begins 14 routes across Europe from its Bacau, Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Constanta, Iasi and Turin bases – six face direct competition.

Air France still dominates at CDG and Orly, but easyJet and Vueling continue to eat into its share

Air France still dominates at CDG and Orly, but easyJet and Vueling continue to eat into its share

Air France is still clinging on to having more than 50% of seats and frequencies at its main Paris CDG hub, despite the LCC onslaught. Seven years since our data elves last looked under the hood at the SkyTeam carrier’s biggest operations, they check the oil and kick the tyres again.

North America gets first Arch of Triumph victory with mile-high FTWA

North America gets first Arch of Triumph victory with mile-high FTWA

At the 26th attempt this year, a North American airport has secured its first win of 2016 in the Arch of Triumph competition. Find out the scores of the other nine airports which were soundly beaten this week.