Articles Tagged ‘Ryanair’

Impact of Norwegian air passenger tax not yet discernible in airport passenger statistics; Oslo Gardermoen traffic up 4% in 2016

Impact of Norwegian air passenger tax not yet discernible in airport passenger statistics; Oslo Gardermoen traffic up 4% in 2016

The new government tax, introduced at the beginning of June, has yet to have a noticeable impact on traffic looking at monthly data for the top 10 airports. We reveal which airlines have grown (and shrunk) capacity in the Norwegian market this summer.

JetBlue Airways celebrates historic Route of the Week win while Southampton Airport showcases its Cake of the Week title

JetBlue Airways celebrates historic Route of the Week win while Southampton Airport showcases its Cake of the Week title

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Ryanair announces an increased summer programme from Liverpool for S17 while Columbus Airport in the US welcomes its first all-female veteran honor flight.

UK domestic market sees fastest growth for a decade; British Airways, easyJet and Flybe dominate; London-Scotland routes are busiest

UK domestic market sees fastest growth for a decade; British Airways, easyJet and Flybe dominate; London-Scotland routes are busiest

The UK domestic market is still 16% smaller than it was at its peak in 2005, but last year saw demand grow by 5%. We reveal how the market has developed in the last 15 years, the busiest routes, the leading airlines and the newest services.


Ryanair opens Sofia base

Ryanair opens Sofia base

Ryanair launches 15 routes from Sofia as it opens its first Bulgarian base – a third of the new routes compete directly with Wizz Air.

Madrid once more on track for 50 million passengers; Iberia, Iberia Express, Norwegian and Ryanair driving traffic growth

Madrid once more on track for 50 million passengers; Iberia, Iberia Express, Norwegian and Ryanair driving traffic growth

Spain’s busiest airport was also the fastest-growing airport among Europe’s top 10 in 2015. Traffic is up 8% in 2016. We look at traffic growth since 1997, the airport’s growing seasonality, its top airlines, routes and country markets.

Milan/Bergamo is Ryanair’s biggest base in mainland Europe and third biggest overall; over 70 destinations served across 25 countries

Milan/Bergamo is Ryanair’s biggest base in mainland Europe and third biggest overall; over 70 destinations served across 25 countries

First served in 2002, Milan/Bergamo became a Ryanair base in 2003 and has since offered flights to almost 120 destinations. We look at growth rates in the leading country markets and which will be Ryanair’s next new destinations.


Find out which European airport wins its third Arch of Triumph in 2016

Find out which European airport wins its third Arch of Triumph in 2016

Handling less than 1.5 million annual passengers in 2015, this small European airport joins Sydney in becoming the only two airports to have won three Arch of Triumph titles in one year. Find out which airport it is here.

Newcastle Airport traffic up 2.7% in first half of 2016; Ryanair gears up for rapid expansion; three domestic links no longer served

Newcastle Airport traffic up 2.7% in first half of 2016; Ryanair gears up for rapid expansion; three domestic links no longer served

During the past year Ryanair has added flights to Malaga from Newcastle. It will launch a further six routes in W16/17, followed by three more in S17. However, despite Ryanair’s success, United Airlines has decided it will end its route from New York Newark. We take a closer look at United’s short-lived route, and conduct […]

Ryanair debuts 16 new routes in seven days

Ryanair debuts 16 new routes in seven days

Ryanair launches base #78 at Timisoara, as well as bolstering Belfast International and Berlin Schönefeld operations.


Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen-Manchester is biggest-ever "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 440,000 searches; Pegasus Airlines’ next UK service??

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen-Manchester is biggest-ever “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 440,000 searches; Pegasus Airlines’ next UK service??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has uncovered that nearly 440,000 potential passengers in the past year searched for flights between Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport and Manchester ‒ but the route from is unserved! As our biggest unserved route ever, why is Pegasus Airlines not flying this sector?

Cardiff Airport growing once more; passengers up 30% in last 12 months; Flybe #1 airline serving 15 destinations; Vueling leading LCC

Cardiff Airport growing once more; passengers up 30% in last 12 months; Flybe #1 airline serving 15 destinations; Vueling leading LCC

The biggest airport in Wales is back in growth mode. We reveal the ups and downs of demand over the last 20 years and which have been the leading carriers at various points in time. Plus we look at the airport’s leading routes in 2015.

Prague Airport’s top 12 routes carried 40% of traffic in 2015; now linked to Beijing, Chengdu and Shanghai; welcomes daily A380 operation

Prague Airport’s top 12 routes carried 40% of traffic in 2015; now linked to Beijing, Chengdu and Shanghai; welcomes daily A380 operation

During the past year Prague has done something that most modest sized airports outside of Asia have as their number one aim – gaining a link to China. However, the airport has also seen developments in other long-haul markets as well as its new Chinese links. anna.aero takes a look at the airport’s traffic trends, […]