Articles Tagged ‘Norwegian’

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 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 […]

Low-cost long-haul flights up 20% this summer; Norwegian now has more flights than AirAsia X; KL and London Gatwick are top airports

Low-cost long-haul flights up 20% this summer; Norwegian now has more flights than AirAsia X; KL and London Gatwick are top airports

The low-cost long-haul (LCLH) market is still in its relative infancy. We reveal the leading airlines and airports this summer, as flights are up 20%, but the number of airports involved has remained unchanged. Eurowings’ Cologne Bonn operation is adding several new routes this summer.

Ajaccio Airport sees international traffic quadruple; low-cost traffic accounts for 26% of passengers; gearing up to host CONNECT 2017

Ajaccio Airport sees international traffic quadruple; low-cost traffic accounts for 26% of passengers; gearing up to host CONNECT 2017

Serving the capital of Corsica, Ajaccio Airport has seen its annual traffic grow by 39% during the past decade, with traffic for 2016 (January-November) up 4.3%. The biggest development however is in the low-cost market, which now contributes 26% of the airport’s passengers. To learn more about traffic development of this year’s CONNECT conference host, […]


Ryanair gaining on British Airways as leading international airline from UK airports; Vueling more than doubles UK capacity in 2016

Ryanair gaining on British Airways as leading international airline from UK airports; Vueling more than doubles UK capacity in 2016

International seat capacity is up almost 10% from UK airports in 2016. We reveal the leading airlines and country markets and how much they have grown (or not) compared with 2015.

US airlines set to face more competition from Norwegian and Qatar Airways on long-haul routes; EVA Air propels Taiwan growth

US airlines set to face more competition from Norwegian and Qatar Airways on long-haul routes; EVA Air propels Taiwan growth

The three big US legacy carriers account for one-third of US international ASKs this winter. We reveal the biggest non-US carriers in the market and how fast they are growing. Plus we reveal the top 15 busiest country markets from the US by ASKs and their growth this winter.

Norwegian enters Finnish territory

Norwegian enters Finnish territory

Norwegian adds Rovaniemi to its network – Finnish city becomes destination #35 from London Gatwick


A sure bet: Sixel Airports Conference provides wins in Kentucky

A sure bet: Sixel Airports Conference provides wins in Kentucky

In October, more than 50 airports and a dozen airlines met for a series of productive meetings and classes during the Sixel Airports Conference in Lexington, Kentucky. As well as serious business, as ever there was serious networking to be had too, with the welcome event being held at Keeneland Race Course – the US’ prettiest race track.

Wizz Air and Ryanair are the biggest and fastest-growing airlines in Central Europe; Poland-UK remains biggest country pair

Wizz Air and Ryanair are the biggest and fastest-growing airlines in Central Europe; Poland-UK remains biggest country pair

We define a new region of 17 countries across Central and Eastern Europe and analyse which are the biggest and fastest-growing in 2016. Plus we reveal the top 15 airlines (and how fast they are growing) and busiest country pairs.

Cologne Bonn and London Stansted celebrate Cake of the Week vote victories while Sydney wins for Air China's Chengdu launch

Cologne Bonn and London Stansted celebrate Cake of the Week vote victories while Sydney wins for Air China’s Chengdu launch

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Shannon Airport welcomes the news that Lufthansa is to serve from next summer, while Ryanair celebrates multiple route launches from Brussels. More news also from Turin, Malta, Moscow Zhukovsky, Gran Canaria, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, Murcia, Warsaw Modlin and London Southend airports.


Aena’s Madrid Airport shows-off Route of the Week award for Iberia’s Tokyo Narita launch and Budapest celebrates new Venice service

Aena’s Madrid Airport shows-off Route of the Week award for Iberia’s Tokyo Narita launch and Budapest celebrates new Venice service

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Flybe opens its latest Birmingham route while Prague celebrates the opening of its Ryanair base. More news also from Alicante, Berlin Schönefeld, Gold Coast and Sydney airports.

Tenerife North wins Part I ‒ vote for the best of 16 W16/17 Fire Truck Water Arches Part II – get voting now

Tenerife North wins Part I ‒ vote for the best of 16 W16/17 Fire Truck Water Arches Part II – get voting now

With 35%, 15% more than the second placed airport, Tenerife North scooped Part I of the W15/16 Public Vote. Its straight onto Part II, with 16 entries from around the world, including two new cargo routes, vying for the second opportunity to convince the public to vote for their Fire Truck Water Arch.

Norwegian’s magic new route number is 10

Norwegian’s magic new route number is 10

Norwegian adds 10 new routes, including a new long-haul offering from Oslo Gardermoen to Las Vegas.