Articles Tagged ‘Ryanair’
Our analysis of European LCCs has been shaken up by recent developments in Slovakia and Spain. How do load factors compare with a year ago and which country’s LCCs are struggling to grow?
Quite a busy week with new routes from airlines based in Australia, Bahrain, China, India, Iraq, Ireland, Latvia, Oman, Romania, Russia, Ukraine, the UAE, the UK and the USA.
Lufthansa is not as dominant in Germany as Air France is in France but it is more dominant than British Airways in the UK. Who are its biggest competitors on short-haul routes and what share do the ‘big 5′ have from Germany to various EU markets?
A dozen new routes from 10 airlines featuring airBaltic, Dragonair, IndiGo, Indonesia AirAsia, Kenya Airways, Kingfisher, Montenegro Airlines, Pacific Blue, Porter Airlines and a curious new route from Ryanair.
Ryanair now has 200 aircraft but in which EU countries is it providing most competition to the national carrier? We take a look across 17 European markets to see what market share the national airlines have and who their biggest competitors are.
easyJet has announced plans to close its East Midlands base but is being rather vague about when. We take a look at the history of the airline’s network at the airport and how competition has increased since 2002.
Some interesting new routes started this week. Aegean, Aer Lingus, AirAsia, Air India Express, Bahrain Air, jetBlue, Pacific Blue, Ryanair and SkyExpress have all had cause to keep their PR departments busy with some positive news.
The start of September sees increased activity on the new route front. Nearly 30 new routes from 18 airlines covering Africa, Australia, Europe, India, Middle East, New Zealand, South America and the USA. Something for everyone.
Valencia has had a turbulent 12 months with many routes starting and many being abandoned. Which is now the leading country market and which major European flag carrier has dropped all its Valencia routes?
Italy the focus for much of Ryanair and easyJet’s expansion in last 12 months; Spanish flights up over 20%
Europe’s two leading LCCs may have grown at quite different rates in the last year but their network strategies have had something in common. But how have they developed in their home markets?
Things are starting to calm down a bit as we move into the peak summer season period. But we still found airline starting over 30 new routes this week including Air Arabia Maroc, AirAsia Indonesia, Armavia, Blue Air, China Eastern, easyJet, firefly, flydubai, Levriero Fly, Lufthansa, Ryanair, Turkish Airlines, Volaris, Wind Jet and Wizz Air.
Ryanair’s new Director of New Route Development, Ken O’Toole, signed up to take part in the ACI EUROPE/anna.aero “BASEJUMPING” initiative at the 2nd Joint ACI EUROPE/anna.aero Network Planning Marketplace hosted by Aena at ACI EUROPE’s Airport Exchange in Barcelona 23-25 November 2009. Participation by the world’s most active network planner was seen as vital to the future success of the low cost airline base development exercise.