Articles Tagged ‘MAD’
Well we have been waiting for it for months, but finally IAG announced to the world LEVEL, its new low-cost long-haul airline to be based in Barcelona with two A330-200s from June. Initially serving four transatlantic routes, we take a look at capacity ‘levels’ of the competition in Spain and across Europe.
Ryanair is pushing eastward launching four new services from Kiev Boryspil and seven more from Lviv. We take a look at how the arrival of Europe’s biggest airline will shake-up the Ukrainian market and try to gauge just how scared the incumbents are.
Ryanair confirms Frankfurt expansion with 20 new routes and five 737s for W17/18, adding to existing four routes and two aircraft promised
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair confirms that for W17/18 it will begin flights from Frankfurt to Athens, Barcelona, Brindisi, Catania, Glasgow, Gran Canaria, Krakow, Lanzarote, Lisbon, London Stansted, Madrid, Milan Bergamo, Manchester, Pisa, Porto, Seville, Tenerife South, Toulouse, Valencia and Venice Treviso. More news also from Wizz Air.
India now #5 country for air travel; passes Germany for airport traffic with over 250m passengers in 2016; IndiGo’s 40% domestic share
India’s airports welcomed over 40 million extra passengers in 2016, representing growth of 20% compared with 2015. We look at the leading airports, compare international and domestic growth and reveal the market shares of the leading domestic airlines.
Nassau-Los Angeles is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 64,000 annual searches; American Airlines’ licence to print money?
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has discovered that in the last year over 64,000 potential travellers hunted on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Nassau and Los Angeles ‒ but the route is unserved!? Will it be American Airlines’ or Delta that provides travellers with a non-stop route from Bahamian bliss to La-La Land?
Frankfurt with almost 300 destinations and Paris CDG with over 100 airlines lead global analysis of airport operations in S17
We reveal the top 15 airports in S17 as measured by most destinations served non-stop, most country markets served and most airlines welcomed. Not surprisingly some airports appear in all three categories, but can you guess which ones?
Larnaca-Madrid is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 120,000 annual searches; will it be easyJet orange or Cobalt blue to serve?
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that in the last year over 117,000 potential travellers searched the leading flight comparison site for flights between Larnaca and Madrid ‒ but the route is unserved!? With Cyprus having no national carrier as such (Aegean Airlines and Cobalt are trying to fill the vacuum), will it be left to the LCCs […]
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.
Following the recent additions of Brussels and Tel Aviv to Cobalt’s network, the airline’s new routes are coming thick and fast as it looks to include three more UK points in S17 to augment its three existing services to Birmingham, Manchester and London Stansted.
Reykjavik-Hong Kong is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 230,000 annual searches; Cathay Pacific’s 13th European route??
Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has revealed that in the last year 230,000 potential travellers searched the flight comparison site for flights between Reykjavik and Hong Kong ‒ but the route is unserved! With demand driven from the Asian end of the city pair, when will this become Cathay Pacific Airways’ 13th European destination??
Barcelona Airport traffic grows 26% since 2012 with it now handling 40+ million passengers a year; next battleground for low-cost long-haul
Barcelona Airport last year welcomed over 44 million passengers through its two terminals, an increase of 11% when compared to 2015. With such spectacular growth, and Norwegian and IAG preparing to battle it out in the low-cost long-haul market from the hub, we take a closer look to see why this Spanish hot-spot is getting […]
Singapore Airlines converts its Singapore – Manchester – Houston Intercontinental route to an A350 operation
In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Aruba celebrates the arrival of JetBlue Airways’ new connection from Fort Lauderdale while United Airlines toasts 25 years of serving Madrid. More news also from Cornwall Airport Newquay, Luxembourg, Sao Paulo Guarulhos and Manchester airports.