Articles Tagged ‘Ryanair’

Norwegian joins airberlin, germanwings, Ryanair and SAS in serving Berlin-Stockholm market

Norwegian joins airberlin, germanwings, Ryanair and SAS in serving Berlin-Stockholm market

The capitals of Germany and Sweden are now connected by five different airlines. How do one-way fares for the next eight weeks compare and what “extras” do passengers have to pay for? Can you guess the ranking of the carriers in terms of average ‘basic’ fare? Probably, but exactly how wide is the range of […]

Which routes have Air France, British Airways and Lufthansa stopped operating during the last year?

Which routes have Air France, British Airways and Lufthansa stopped operating during the last year?

Airlines are very good at promoting new routes but rather less forthcoming when it comes to dropping routes. We take a look at which routes Europe’s top three legacy airlines have considered surplus to requirements during the last 12 months and examine how much of this was down to competition.

New airline routes launched (24 – 30 May 2011)

New airline routes launched (24 – 30 May 2011)

49 routes started in the last week, eight of which were to the Spanish island Ibiza. But which two airlines launched the same US domestic route? Which Asian low-cost carrier continued expanding with its third international route? And how come there is a new link between Baku in Azerbaijan and Aberdeen in Scotland?


Ireland West Airport Knock celebrates 25th anniversary; served by Aer Lingus, bmibaby, Flybe and Ryanair

Ireland West Airport Knock celebrates 25th anniversary; served by Aer Lingus, bmibaby, Flybe and Ryanair

Celebrating a quarter of a century this week is Ireland’s Knock airport. How has traffic developed since 1986 and how seasonal is demand? Which UK routes are the busiest and have the highest (and lowest) load factors? Which international destinations have been added in recent years?

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?