Articles Tagged ‘MAD’

easyJet's 39 dropped routes revealed; but 64 new routes mean capacity is still up almost 3% this summer

easyJet’s 39 dropped routes revealed; but 64 new routes mean capacity is still up almost 3% this summer

LCCs are notoriously ruthless when it comes to unprofitable routes, but tend to keep rather quiet about which routes get dropped, and when. This week in a new, regular feature we examine which are the latest routes to have failed easyJet’s route profitability criteria.

Vote for the best Cake of the Week - Summer 2013 Season Part 2

Vote for the best Cake of the Week – Summer 2013 Season Part 2

From this week’s 153 route launches, our data elves have selected eight more breathtaking cakes for our Cake of the Week Summer Seasons Part 2 public online vote. These include those from airBaltic, S7 Airlines and Tiger Airways Australia.

Norwegian adds 19 new routes; builds up London Gatwick base

Norwegian adds 19 new routes; builds up London Gatwick base

Norwegian inaugurates nine routes from London Gatwick; launches Copenhagen to Liverpool and nine other routes.


Iberia Express turns one; Fraport has new Head of Sales

Iberia Express turns one; Fraport has new Head of Sales

In this week’s portion of Network Planning Community News, anna.aero reports from Madrid, where Iberia Express celebrated its first anniversary. We also introduce Fraport’s new Head of Sales.

airberlin launches Madrid from Berlin Tegel as Iberia pulls out

airberlin launches Madrid from Berlin Tegel as Iberia pulls out

airberlin inaugurates services from Berlin Tegel to Madrid in the wake of Iberia’s withdrawal from the market.

Jet2.com’s great celebration; Iberia embraces new fleet

Jet2.com’s great celebration; Iberia embraces new fleet

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, anna.aero reports on the great celebration of Jet2.com’s 10th anniversary in Leeds Bradford and Amsterdam, and showcases Iberia’s newest fleet addition.


Brussels Charleroi passes the six-million threshold; Ryanair is the growth engine

Brussels Charleroi passes the six-million threshold; Ryanair is the growth engine

Charging an average of 20 euros less per passenger than its neighbours Brussels Airport and Liege airports, Brussels South Charleroi is an established low-cost facility. As the airport celebrates its seventh year of double-digit growth, is there life beyond Ryanair?

El Salvador: Traffic up 3% in 2012; new services from AeroMéxico and United

El Salvador: Traffic up 3% in 2012; new services from AeroMéxico and United

The country of one airport, El Salvador saw it’s traffic grow steadily largely owing to TACA’s hub. But as the country exploits the open skies framework, is there a chance for better long-haul connectivity?

Heathrow becomes airport #50 for 787; average sector 3,400km – 25% of its 15,000km range capability!

Heathrow becomes airport #50 for 787; average sector 3,400km – 25% of its 15,000km range capability!

Most of the eight airlines operating the Boeing 787 are keeping them close to base while they build-up familiarity with the new airframe. At 5,245 kilometres, Qatar Airways’ Doha to London 787 route which touched down for the first time on 14 December, is only using around one-third of the aircraft’s 15,000 kilometre range capability.


Air Canada rouge launches all-leisure, long-haul services to Athens, Edinburgh, Venice

Air Canada rouge launches all-leisure, long-haul services to Athens, Edinburgh, Venice

Hands up airport business development managers if Air Canada’s network planners have told you in the past that without a first-class market they won’t fly long-haul into your airport? Well that problem has gone away this week following the launch of its all-leisure, discount carrier “rouge.”

Boliviana de Aviación launches services from Santa Cruz Viru Viru to Madrid

Boliviana de Aviación launches services from Santa Cruz Viru Viru to Madrid

Boliviana de Aviacion inaugurates services on the ex-Aerosur route from Santa Cruz Viru Viru to Madrid.

Air Europa adds new South American destination; launches flights from Madrid to Brussels

Air Europa adds new South American destination; launches flights from Madrid to Brussels

Air Europa commences services from Madrid to Santa Cruz Viru Viru in Bolivia; adds flights to Brussels.