Articles Tagged ‘Ryanair’

Maastricht-Aachen becomes Ryanair’s first Dutch base; expects to break 500k passengers in 2013 for the first time

Maastricht-Aachen becomes Ryanair’s first Dutch base; expects to break 500k passengers in 2013 for the first time

After launching 50 other bases which had previously avoided the Netherlands, Ryanair’s base #51 and its first in the Netherlands, will add the UK and Ireland to Maastricht Aachen’s network. anna.aero looks at the prospects for the next 12 months at the cross border catchment airport.

Kraków Airport becomes Ryanair’s 53rd base; four new destinations launched with two based aircraft

Kraków Airport becomes Ryanair’s 53rd base; four new destinations launched with two based aircraft

Less than 24 hours after announcing the airline’s 52nd base in Eindhoven, and its second in the Netherlands, Michael Cawley hopped onto the Ryanair corporate jet — one of its 737-800s — and announces today that Kraków will become base #53. anna.aero investigates the impact on the Polish airport’s operations.

Ryanair brings the 100 thousandth passenger to Lourdes; easyJet and Newquay Airport ink a deal

Ryanair brings the 100 thousandth passenger to Lourdes; easyJet and Newquay Airport ink a deal

In this week’s portion of Network Planning Community News, anna.aero reports from Lourdes, where Ryanair just established another milestone, as well as from Newquay in Cornwall, which saw a major announcement from another low-cost carrier, easyJet.


Nantes Atlantique: 10% growth already in 2012; Volotea adds the most routes

Nantes Atlantique: 10% growth already in 2012; Volotea adds the most routes

Volotea’s arrival to the Nantes Atlantique Airport in June 2012, helped boost the airport’s route network significantly, and the growth to-date this year is just about to hit 10%. anna.aero examines, how the airport’s business has changed in effect, and what new routes will be launching soon.

Ryanair’s Budapest Airport cuts – not as bad as they seem

Ryanair’s Budapest Airport cuts – not as bad as they seem

Last week Ryanair blamed Budapest Airport’s “increased charges” for deep 40% capacity cuts involving axing 10 routes and withdrawing two based aircraft. On closer examination anna.aero found indicators that the main reason seems to have been ‘good’ old-fashioned under-performance.

Ryanair resumes services from Bremen to Riga

Ryanair resumes services from Bremen to Riga

Ryanair reconnects Riga and Bremen with thrice-weekly services after 10 months.


Ryanair launches 20 new routes, mostly to Eastern Europe

Ryanair launches 20 new routes, mostly to Eastern Europe

Ryanair now flies 20 new routes; adds five services to Vilnius.

Ryanair continues its Warsaw Modlin offensive with three more UK routes

Ryanair continues its Warsaw Modlin offensive with three more UK routes

Ryanair adds flights from Bristol, East Midlands and Glasgow Prestwick to its Warsaw Modlin offering.

Ryanair steps up the game for Wizz Air in Warsaw Modlin; adds a Spanish domestic route

Ryanair steps up the game for Wizz Air in Warsaw Modlin; adds a Spanish domestic route

Ryanair now flies to Warsaw Modlin from Frankfurt Hahn, Liverpool, Eindhoven and Paris Beauvais; connects Reus and Santiago de Compostela


Dortmund gains Ryanair but loses easyJet services; Wizz Air is leading airline with 16 routes to Central Europe

Dortmund gains Ryanair but loses easyJet services; Wizz Air is leading airline with 16 routes to Central Europe

Famous for its football team and beers, Dortmund’s airport is home to several LCCs but not Lufthansa, at least not directly. Which are the airport’s leading routes and which new destinations is Ryanair adding in 2013? Which new destinations has Wizz Air started this year, and what has been easyJet’s history at the airport?

Ryanair, Verona's second biggest carrier, withdraws 11 routes with immediate effect; Meridiana fly Volotea respond

Ryanair, Verona’s second biggest carrier, withdraws 11 routes with immediate effect; Meridiana fly Volotea respond

Ryanair has abandoned the Verona market at short notice after a disagreement with the airport authority. Which routes will be lost and which have already been taken up by other carriers (or soon will be)? Find out what both parties had to say on the matter.

Ryanair biggest airline in Hungary, Lithuania, Spain and Slovakia; close second in Belgium, Ireland and Italy

Ryanair biggest airline in Hungary, Lithuania, Spain and Slovakia; close second in Belgium, Ireland and Italy

Arguably Europe’s most European airlines with aircraft and crews based in 12 different countries, Ryanair is also the leading airline in several unexpected markets. In which country markets is it #1 and what share of the total market does it have? In which EU country does it have more than 50% of the market?