Articles Tagged ‘Ryanair’

Ryanair's Frankfurt Hahn base shrinking gradually; average weekly frequency of routes plummets 60% since 2003

Ryanair’s Frankfurt Hahn base shrinking gradually; average weekly frequency of routes plummets 60% since 2003

Hahn is Ryanair’s second oldest base in mainland Europe (after Charleroi) and it has launched over 80 routes from the German airport. But when did it reach its peak? How quickly is it shrinking and which new routes (all to the same country) began this summer? Which routes are served this summer and at what […]

French airports report healthy growth in 2011 led by Paris Beauvais (+31.3%); easyJet stimulates Lyon - Nice by 70%

French airports report healthy growth in 2011 led by Paris Beauvais (+31.3%); easyJet stimulates Lyon – Nice by 70%

So what’s been happening at French airports in 2011? Which have been growing fastest, and which two have seen passenger numbers fall? How have the top 15 regional domestic routes fared so far in 2011? Which three have seen changes of more than 30%?

Air France's regional offensive; Marseille is first to benefit

Air France’s regional offensive; Marseille is first to benefit

Air France has a new strategy for four major regional airports in France. Marseille is to get 13 new routes starting in October as the airline “competes” with LCCs. But how much is the airline really competing with LCCs? And how has Air France’s traffic developed at Marseille since 2000?


Ryanair launches new London Stansted route to Rhodes in Greece

Ryanair launches new London Stansted route to Rhodes in Greece

Ryanair expanded its Greek network with a new route to Rhodes from London Stansted.

Ryanair returns to Malmö in southern Sweden; Alicante and Malaga now served

Ryanair returns to Malmö in southern Sweden; Alicante and Malaga now served

Ryanair has relaunched operations to Malmö, now serving the Swedish city from Alicante and Malaga.

Czech Airlines' new Bratislava base creates indirect competition with several key Ryanair routes

Czech Airlines’ new Bratislava base creates indirect competition with several key Ryanair routes

Slovakia’s main airport has a great new terminal but traffic peaked in 2008 before SkyEurope collapsed. Now Czech Airlines is basing an aircraft at the airport to serve major airports at major European cities. What competition does it face from Ryanair, and which routes has the Irish LCC giant cut at the airport for this […]


New airline routes launched (14 - 20 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (14 – 20 June 2011)

A very busy week with 75 new routes starting in all corners of the world. But which Chinese airline launched its second trans-Pacific route? Which North American airline launched six transatlantic services? And which two airlines relaunched landmark services between Dubrovnik and Belgrade?

Eco-tax impacts German routes as Spain’s summer markets get off to strong start; Ryanair now clear #1 with 42% growth

Eco-tax impacts German routes as Spain’s summer markets get off to strong start; Ryanair now clear #1 with 42% growth

Using May data from AENA we take a closer look at the trends in the Spanish market. Which airlines, airports and country markets are growing, and which are shrinking? How quickly is Vueling catching Iberia and which airport’s traffic is down 40% year-on-year?

New airline routes launched (7 - 13 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (7 – 13 June 2011)

53 new routes saw the light of day in the last week. But which low-cost airline took on three network carriers? And which airline returned to Baghdad after 21 years of absence? We have lots of pictures to go with the analysis and of course the downloadable spreadsheet detailing all the routes.


Gothenburg airports on track for best ever year; city prepares to welcome world’s airline schedulers to IATA conference

Gothenburg airports on track for best ever year; city prepares to welcome world’s airline schedulers to IATA conference

Gothenburg is one of Europe’s smaller cities to be served by two airports, but how have passenger numbers developed in recent years? Which are the biggest carriers at both airports and which are the busiest routes from Landvetter? Which routes should see significant growth in 2011?

New airline routes launched (31 May – 6 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (31 May – 6 June 2011)

It has been a very busy week with an entire 86 new routes launched. We have all the analysis – and the cakes – of routes ranging from Emirates’ 26th destination in Europe to LOT Polish Airlines’ fourth Ukrainian route. But which European airline launched routes to both Asia and South America? And which US […]

Montpellier airport growing once more as bmibaby and Ryanair add new UK services this summer

Montpellier airport growing once more as bmibaby and Ryanair add new UK services this summer

With almost 1.2 million passengers last year, Montpellier Airport ranks as France’s 10th busiest. But how has traffic evolved in the last 15 years and which airlines are present? What impact has the developing TGV network had on the airport, and which LCCs are adding routes to which destinations?