Articles Tagged ‘Ryanair’

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?

New airline routes launched (12 - 18 April 2011)

New airline routes launched (12 – 18 April 2011)

The world’s airlines are again busy, having launched 93 routes in the last week. Ryanair contributes with 46 of them, but the rest were launched in all corners of the world. Which low-cost airline launched a new base? Which airline added a new South American country market to its network and which airline became the […]


Scotland: Flybe #1 for domestic services; Ryanair #1 for international routes; easyJet #1 overall

Scotland: Flybe #1 for domestic services; Ryanair #1 for international routes; easyJet #1 overall

How have Scotland’s airports fared in the last three years compared with those of the UK as a whole? What have been the key airline developments during this period? And what new routes are currently planned to start this summer? Who would have bet on an Aberdeen – Azerbaijan link starting this summer?

New airline routes launched (5 - 11 April 2011)

New airline routes launched (5 – 11 April 2011)

The summer season start is over and route launches have calmed down somewhat, but we still have 44 new routes that began in the last week. New for this issue is that the new route list is also available as a downloadable spreadsheet. We will make the Excel document available until the next issue of […]

Ryanair makes Lanzarote its latest base; achieved 81% load factor in 2010; now serving 30 destinations this summer

Ryanair makes Lanzarote its latest base; achieved 81% load factor in 2010; now serving 30 destinations this summer

After 15 months of serving the Canary Island of Lanzarote, Ryanair is making it a base and adding 12 new routes this summer. How many passengers did it carry there in 2010 and what milestone should it reach in May? Which is the only destination to be served daily and what competition is there?


Ryanair now flies from Magdeburg/Cochstedt Airport to Spain

Ryanair now flies from Magdeburg/Cochstedt Airport to Spain

Magdeburg/Cochstedt Airport near Berlin in eastern Germany now has routes with Ryanair to Alicante, Girona, Gran Canaria and Malaga.

New airline routes launched (29 March - 4 April 2011)

New airline routes launched (29 March – 4 April 2011)

The second phase of the start of the summer scheduling season has brought almost 130 further routes. Again, we have the analysis, pictures, downloadable spreadsheet – and cakes! Which two Mexican routes were picked up, having been unserved after the demise of Mexicana? Which Asian national carrier added its third Australian route? And which European […]

New airline routes launched (22-28 March 2011)

New airline routes launched (22-28 March 2011)

The summer season has started with a bang! Although only two days of the new season make it into our report of the latest new routes, we report on an entire 160 new routes. Accompanying the analysis is a downloadable spreadsheet, pictures of 11 gorgeous cakes and a long list of more amazing photos from […]