Articles Tagged ‘RNS’

London Southend bounces back with 25% growth in 2017; two new carriers announced; Dublin and Amsterdam are top destinations

London Southend bounces back with 25% growth in 2017; two new carriers announced; Dublin and Amsterdam are top destinations

London Southend has been rejuvenated under the stewardship of Stobart Group, and handled 1.09 million passengers last year, an impressive 25% increase on the figures of 2016. With the airport set to welcome two new carriers in 2018, Nick Preston looks at its recent network trends and upcoming route launches.

Vote for your favourite Fire Truck Water Arch ‒ S18 Part I

Vote for your favourite Fire Truck Water Arch ‒ S18 Part I

For one of the 27 airports involved in this week’s Arch of Triumph public vote it will be a great start to the summer season, because within seven days one airport will have a new certificate adorning the fire station walls, and the fire crews will be the toast of the airport. Let battle commence!!

easyJet enters four new markets

easyJet enters four new markets

easyJet starts new sectors from Edinburgh, London Luton and Lyon.


Malmö-London is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 75,000 searches; Flybe's next niche route from London Southend?

Malmö-London is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 75,000 searches; Flybe’s next niche route from London Southend?

In the last year, Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that nearly 75,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Malmö and London ‒ but the city pair is unserved!? With Flybe carving out a network of niche inbound routes into the UK capital city from its London Southend operation will […]

Bergerac-Dublin is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with 16,000 searches; Ryanair's sixth route from French airport for S18??

Bergerac-Dublin is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 16,000 searches; Ryanair’s sixth route from French airport for S18??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last year 16,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Bergerac and Dublin ‒ but the route is unserved!? Ryanair is both airports’ biggest operator, so will a new Dordogne route from the ULCC debut in S18? Or will Aer Lingus, CityJet […]

Vueling links regional France with UK capital

Vueling links regional France with UK capital

Vueling starts its second service from Rennes with London Gatwick connection.


United Airlines celebrates Route of the Week title for Hangzhou inauguration

United Airlines celebrates Route of the Week title for Hangzhou inauguration

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair announces new routes from Birmingham to Chania, Girona and Reus, while China Southern Airlines is close to signing an agreement to serve Adelaide. Finally London City celebrates Flybe’s Rennes inauguration.

Flybe starts route #8 from London City

Flybe starts route #8 from London City

Flybe flies into Rennes – its second French service from the UK capital.

Flybe scores six new routes from four airports

Flybe scores six new routes from four airports

Flybe adds three French regional routes, two Newquay services, as well as a hub connection for Dundee.


Volotea vaults onto 12 airport pairs

Volotea vaults onto 12 airport pairs

Volotea begins services on 12 new routes while also opening its latest base at Toulouse Airport.

Air France commences four new routes

Air France commences four new routes

Air France commences two routes from Paris CDG to Biarritz and Glasgow while Paris Orly gains a link to Figari – Rennes sees launch of flights to Amsterdam.

Europe Airpost parades into Porto

Europe Airpost parades into Porto

Europe Airpost begins twice-weekly services from Rennes to Porto – an airport pair that will operate twice-weekly with 737-700s.