Articles Tagged ‘Ryanair’

New routes launched during the last week<br> (Tuesday 6 April - Monday 12 April):

New routes launched during the last week
(Tuesday 6 April – Monday 12 April):

This week’s super batch of new routes were dominated by US carriers starting new domestic services. But Air Canada, Kingfisher, Lufthansa, Ryanair, Transavia.com and Virgin Blue were among others with reason to celebrate this week. We have lots more amazing cake photos to celebrate.

Malaga opens Terminal 3 to double capacity; Ryanair to establish base in June; UK market dominance decreasing

Malaga opens Terminal 3 to double capacity; Ryanair to establish base in June; UK market dominance decreasing

Spain’s fourth busiest airport (after Madrid, Barcelona and Palma) has a lovely new terminal to help stimulate growth, but how seasonal is demand? Which are the leading airlines and which are the top country destinations?

Ryanair starts over 50 new routes in one week; now serves 142 airports across Europe and North Africa

Ryanair starts over 50 new routes in one week; now serves 142 airports across Europe and North Africa

Another 100 new routes were started by the world’s airlines over this year’s (early) Easter as the summer season truly got under way. Love them or hate them, the cheeky Irish low cost revolutionary started up over half the world’s new services last week.


Rygge (Oslo) welcomes second major LCC; Ryanair usurps Norwegian as airport’s busiest carrier with three aircraft and 26 routes

Rygge (Oslo) welcomes second major LCC; Ryanair usurps Norwegian as airport’s busiest carrier with three aircraft and 26 routes

It’s a great story – and one we have heard before: Take an airbase near a big city, add a low cost terminal, attract the low cost airlines and start generating wealth. This year Moss Airport Rygge, 60 kilometres from downtown Oslo, expects to get some 1.5 million passengers as Ryanair moved in with a […]

New routes launched during the last week (Tuesday 30 March - Monday 5 April):

New routes launched during the last week (Tuesday 30 March – Monday 5 April):

You know what? It wasn’t all Ryanair this week. We also have great coverage from Qatar Airways’ two route launches, Avianova’s new operations from Sheremetyevo, easyJet and Norwegian in Malta, Meridiana in Helsinki and much, much more.

Over 150 new routes get summer 2010 season underway; Ryanair launches two new bases; Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, Kingfisher and Singapore Airlines add new Europe-Asia links

Over 150 new routes get summer 2010 season underway; Ryanair launches two new bases; Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, Kingfisher and Singapore Airlines add new Europe-Asia links

Yes, summer’s here apparently. The world’s airlines celebrate with over 150 new routes and we have a free, downloadable, sortable, spreadsheet for you to analyse at your leisure. Which airports get the most new weekly flights?


Ryanair launches 14 new routes from Leeds/Bradford; several will compete head-to-head with Jet2.com

Ryanair launches 14 new routes from Leeds/Bradford; several will compete head-to-head with Jet2.com

Ryanair’s latest UK base sees it going head-to-head with a local LCC on several routes. How do frequencies compare and how many routes are likely to be year-round? What might happen in winter?

New routes launched during the last week (Tuesday 23 March - Monday 29 March):

New routes launched during the last week (Tuesday 23 March – Monday 29 March):

Over 150 new routes to celebrate this week with the focus heavily on Europe. There are so many great cakes to choose from we’re asking you to help us identify our Cake Of The Week. And don’t forget, there’s a free, downloadable, spreadsheet for you to look at all the new route data any way […]

Budapest forecasts modest growth for 2010; Wizz Air now flying 20 routes; Delta and Hainan Airlines offer long-haul

Budapest forecasts modest growth for 2010; Wizz Air now flying 20 routes; Delta and Hainan Airlines offer long-haul

Hungary’s only major airport is the third busiest in Central Europe, but how dominant is Malev? Which other carriers have a significant presence and how many services have been gained and lost in the last two years?


AEA passenger numbers down 5.8% in 2009; back to growth in 2010; Turkish Airlines traffic up 37% in January

AEA passenger numbers down 5.8% in 2009; back to growth in 2010; Turkish Airlines traffic up 37% in January

Which three of AEA’s 28 member airlines reported growth in 2009? What happened to load factors and which regions are still reporting traffic declines? Which carriers have had a great start to 2010 in terms of traffic growth?

Ryanair adds seven new summer destinations from Reus base (near Barcelona) but cuts winter capacity by 40%

Ryanair adds seven new summer destinations from Reus base (near Barcelona) but cuts winter capacity by 40%

Ryanair’s other Barcelona base (after Girona) has seen dramatic growth at the expense of load factors in 2009. Winter capacity has been cut dramatically to raise load factors but which new destinations will be added this summer?

Veteran German fails to take pole: early summer capacity up 4.6% in Europe; LCCs make up for flag carrier downsizing

Veteran German fails to take pole: early summer capacity up 4.6% in Europe; LCCs make up for flag carrier downsizing

We’ve looked at capacity developments across Europe this summer by airport, country and airline. Who’s growing and who’s still shrinking, and by how much? We’ve got three graphs that summarise a huge amount of information.