Articles Tagged ‘Malev’

airberlin returns to Budapest after Malév collapse

airberlin returns to Budapest after Malév collapse

airberlin resumes daily Berlin – Budapest service with just three days notice. Has served Budapest from six German airports in the last 10 years.

Malév shuts down, but which carriers might be interested in the 27 monopoly routes from Budapest?

Malév shuts down, but which carriers might be interested in the 27 monopoly routes from Budapest?

This morning’s announcement that Malév ceased operations leads us to analyse how a Malév sized ‘hole’ at Budapest Airport might be filled. Which destinations did Malév have a monopoly on? What proportion of the airline’s capacity did that represent, and which carriers might be interested in taking over these routes?

Wizz Air operates 100 flights a week from Budapest, less than a fifth of Malev; Dortmund replaces Weeze

Wizz Air operates 100 flights a week from Budapest, less than a fifth of Malev; Dortmund replaces Weeze

How has Wizz Air’s network from its home base in Budapest developed since it launched services in 2004? How many destinations will it serve this summer, at what frequency, and facing what competition? Which are the airline’s newest route, and which routes have been tried and abandoned over the years?


Malev launches sunshine routes from Budapest to Bourgas and Heraklion

Malev launches sunshine routes from Budapest to Bourgas and Heraklion

From its base in the Hungarian capital Budapest, Malev launched two summer sun routes to Bourgas in Bulgaria and Heraklion in Greece.

New airline routes launched (14 - 20 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 June 2011)

A very busy week with 75 new routes starting in all corners of the world. But which Chinese airline launched its second trans-Pacific route? Which North American airline launched six transatlantic services? And which two airlines relaunched landmark services between Dubrovnik and Belgrade?

New airline routes launched (31 May – 6 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (31 May – 6 June 2011)

It has been a very busy week with an entire 86 new routes launched. We have all the analysis – and the cakes – of routes ranging from Emirates’ 26th destination in Europe to LOT Polish Airlines’ fourth Ukrainian route. But which European airline launched routes to both Asia and South America? And which US […]


New airline routes launched (22-28 March 2011)

New airline routes launched (22-28 March 2011)

The summer season has started with a bang! Although only two days of the new season make it into our report of the latest new routes, we report on an entire 160 new routes. Accompanying the analysis is a downloadable spreadsheet, pictures of 11 gorgeous cakes and a long list of more amazing photos from […]

Central European (CE) carriers abandon many long-haul routes; Delta, LOT leading long-haul airlines at CE airports

Central European (CE) carriers abandon many long-haul routes; Delta, LOT leading long-haul airlines at CE airports

Many Central European airports have benefited from increased short-haul services as a result of becoming EU members but what about long-haul services? Which routes are currently offered and which have disappeared in recent years?

Budapest forecasts modest growth for 2010; Wizz Air now flying 20 routes; Delta and Hainan Airlines offer long-haul

Budapest forecasts modest growth for 2010; Wizz Air now flying 20 routes; Delta and Hainan Airlines offer long-haul

Hungary’s only major airport is the third busiest in Central Europe, but how dominant is Malev? Which other carriers have a significant presence and how many services have been gained and lost in the last two years?


AEA passenger numbers down 5.8% in 2009; back to growth in 2010; Turkish Airlines traffic up 37% in January

AEA passenger numbers down 5.8% in 2009; back to growth in 2010; Turkish Airlines traffic up 37% in January

Which three of AEA’s 28 member airlines reported growth in 2009? What happened to load factors and which regions are still reporting traffic declines? Which carriers have had a great start to 2010 in terms of traffic growth?

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 12 – Friday 18 December)

New routes launched during the last week (Saturday 12 - Friday 18 December)Over 60 new routes this week from 30 airlines. Countries involved in celebrating new services include Australia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Fiji, France, Germany, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Kuwait, Libya, Lithuania, Netherlands, Nepal, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Russia, Singapore, Switzerland, Syria, Thailand, Turkey, the UAE, the UK, and the USA. Phew, I guess that’s what you’d call global coverage

AEA passenger numbers down 7.2% in 2009; load factors down 2.1 points

nl041209-trend-aea-100.jpgOverall traffic is recovering somewhat, but which region markets are growing? And which AEA member airlines reported load factors in the low-cost airline range this summer?