Articles Tagged ‘Ryanair’

Sweden - Lithuania market grows by 700% in a year!

Sweden – Lithuania market grows by 700% in a year!

Proving that some intra-European country markets are still anything but mature, we take a look at developments during the last year between Sweden and Lithuania. Which carriers have started, stopped and in some cases re-started services between these two northern European countries?

Does Ryanair’s EURO ANNIE mark the day that the low cost model changed forever? (Ryanair and successful partner airports celebrate prizes)

Does Ryanair’s EURO ANNIE mark the day that the low cost model changed forever? (Ryanair and successful partner airports celebrate prizes)

Ryanair’s CEO, and several of its successful partner airports, celebrated winning anna.aero EURO ANNIE prizes and, while the airline itself painted a future of slowed growth and hinted that it would withdraw from some markets, it mixed this in with assertions that it would open 6-10 more bases, including its first in North Africa.

New airline routes launched (17 – 23 May 2011)

New airline routes launched (17 – 23 May 2011)

Although ‘only’ 30 routes launched in the last week, we have a comprehensive selection of great photos from celebrations all across the world – including lots of cakes! But which two landmark jetBlue routes are among them? And don’t forget the downloadable spreadsheet to keep track of all the routes!


EURO ANNIES 2011: Airline Awards

EURO ANNIES 2011: Airline Awards

Ryanair was once again the unsurprising winner of the Airline With the New Routes (320); at the other end of the spectrum, a resurgent Alitalia launched 26 routes to take the Flag Carrier Prize, while also in Italy, Eagle Airlines secured the upstart’s award for 12 new routes in its first year.

New airline routes launched (10 – 16 May 2011)

New airline routes launched (10 – 16 May 2011)

The last week’s 41 new routes range from a US intra-state service of 360 kilometres to a major 13,800-kilometre intercontinental service. But which new low-cost airline launched operations in the last week? And which network carrier added two new transatlantic routes?

Bari celebrates EURO ANNIE success; traffic up 20% as germanwings, Ryanair and Wizz Air all launch new routes

Bari celebrates EURO ANNIE success; traffic up 20% as germanwings, Ryanair and Wizz Air all launch new routes

After just missing out on a EURO ANNIE last year, Bari Airport went one better this year. How has traffic evolved in the last 15 years? Which airlines have been busy starting new routes? Which is the bigger market – domestic or international? And which is faster growing?


New airline routes launched (3-9 May 2011)

New airline routes launched (3-9 May 2011)

Out of this week’s 63 routes, Ryanair stands for 20. But which US low-cost carrier entered a route where it faces five competing airlines that already operate over 30 flights a day? And which European national carrier began serving Turkey? Don’t forget the downloadable spreadsheet in left-hand column on the website, detailing all of this […]

New airline routes launched (26 April – 2 May 2011)

New airline routes launched (26 April – 2 May 2011)

51 new routes were launched across the world in the last week, with Russian, German and Canadian airports represented the most. But which airport had 500 people celebrate the arrival of its first international passenger service? And in which country did three airlines launch domestic, regional services?

Morocco sees airport traffic double in just six years; Royal Air Maroc still #1, Ryanair & easyJet now second and third

Morocco sees airport traffic double in just six years; Royal Air Maroc still #1, Ryanair & easyJet now second and third

Morocco’s ‘open-skies’ deal with the EU has been a resounding success but which airports are benefiting most from liberalisation? Which are the leading airlines in the market? The UK market grew by 38% last year but which new UK routes have started so far in 2011? And which other new routes have launched this year?


New airline routes launched (19 - 25 April 2011)

New airline routes launched (19 – 25 April 2011)

Although ‘only’ 38 new routes launched in the last week, we have witnessed an unusually busy week for cakes. It seems Easter gave a sweet tooth for the world’s route launch celebrations. But which airline launched a new international route last week with its single aircraft?

Ryanair launches 46 new routes in one week; Greek airports see the most launches

Ryanair launches 46 new routes in one week; Greek airports see the most launches

Half of this week’s new routes were launched by the low-cost carrier Ryanair, which among others added routes to Kos, Rhodes and Thessaloniki in Greece.

Europe’s LCCs face challenging market; growth slowing in 2011 as market conditions conspire against them

Europe’s LCCs face challenging market; growth slowing in 2011 as market conditions conspire against them

What strange statistical phenomenon relating to Europe’s biggest LCCs took place in February and March which hadn’t been seen before? Which LCCs are growing (and which aren’t) and what key network developments have there been recently? What are the key highlights in the coming weeks and months?